Belonging to the prestigious group Bluebay Hotels Zanzibar, it is situated by a phenomenally beautiful beach with sand of a powder consistency and delightful intensely turquoise shade of the ocean. Its name comes from the legendary sultans of Oman, who ruled in Zanzibar for hundreds of years. It was erected as an expansion of the small La Villa Club hotel, the intimate atmosphere of which has been maintained in the Bahari part. Very nice architecture with round fairy-tale huts, beautiful tropical garden and traditional uniforms of the staff highlight the exotica of African holidays. Guests are enchanted by this place and appreciate the excellent standard of the hotel cooking. The newest part of the hotel is the Baobab Village Adults Only Club: stylish and comfortable rooms, 2 separate swimming pools and a tropical garden offer privacy and complete relaxation to the Guests.
LOCATION: on the east coast of Zanzibar, in the region of KIWENGWA; the hotel is located in the vicinity of the Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa*****, belonging to the same chain, the facilities of which are available to Guests of the Sultan Sands hotel; approx. 50 km from the airport in Zanzibar.
BEACH: Kiwengwa, soft white sand, gently shelving down to the intensely sapphire-turquoise sea. Right next to the hotel there is an artificially built beach with free umbrellas, sunbeds, mattresses and towels.
HOTEL: four-star, opened in 2008, 76 rooms, in round bungalows in Swahili style with thatched roofs, 24 rooms in a separate area only for adults - Baobab Village Adults Only Club, completely renovated in 2016; elegant hall, 24h reception, 2 restaurants: main Mwambao, beautiful pool- and ocean-view - buffet meals, international cuisine, highchairs for children available, vegetarian dishes, Kivuli bar - à la carte, by the beach; main bar Mawimbi - by the pool, Kivuli bar - on the beach; boutique with souvenirs, money exchange; conference room for 40 people, garden, free wireless Internet; extra charges: childcare, hairdresser, bike rental; credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard; Guests of the Baobab Village Adults Only Club can use all the amenities of the Sultan Sands Resort hotel; Baobab Village Adults Only Club available only to guests aged 18 and above.
ROOM:Pwani: 2-person (1 extra bed available), approx. 30 m², elegant, modern, individually controlled air-conditioning, ventilator, mosquito net, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), satellite TV, telephone, wardrobe, safety deposit box; extra charges: mini-bar; free cot for children up to 2 years old; terrace (table and chairs), garden-view; Bahari: 2-person, approx. 20 m², by the smaller swimming pool, renovated, elegant, individually controlled air-conditioning, ventilator, mosquito net, bathroom (shower, wc; hairdryer), TV, telephone, wardrobe, safety deposit box; extra charges: mini-bar; free cot for children up to 2 years old; balcony (table and chairs), direct sea-view; Bahari room on order at a charge.
SPORT AND ENTERTAINMENT: swimming pool, free-form, mixed water, approx. 350 m², depth max. 1.8 m, Golf Bunker swimming pool, approx. 50 m², depth max. 1.7 m, wading pool for children, 2 swimming pools at Baobab Village Adults Only Club (only for guests of this p): sea water, approx. 49 m², depth. approx. 1 m, free umbrellas, sunbeds and towels; Bluebay Beach Resort Spa available for guests in the sister hotel: table tennis, snooker, pool table, beach volleyball, evening entertainment programmes; extra charges: tennis court, diving centre, windsurfing; Spa treatments in the sister hotel Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa.
ALL INCLUSIVE: buffet breakfast (7.0010.00) and buffet dinner (19.3021.30) at the Mwambao restaurant, buffet lunch (12.3014.30) at the Mwambao restaurant; coffee, tea, biscuits, snacks at Mawimbi Bar (16.0017.00); soft drinks (9.0024.00) and local alcoholic beverages (11.0024.00) in a designated place.
The hours of serving meals provided in the offer as well as the functioning of particular elements of the hotel infrastructure may be subject to slight changes due to seasonality, weather conditions, guests' requests or force majeure, which the hotelier will not have the control of.
*Information on the official categorization of the hotel can be found in the description of the presented facilities ("Hotel” p) and it is consistent with the categorization used in a given country. Each country uses its own criteria for assigning a specific category. The hotel categorization presented on the website www.itaka.pl and in the travel documents is our subjective assessment of the hotel standard. Half of the star means higher or lower category in relation to the official category.
The description includes all amenities that a hotel disposes. Due to local regulations regarding current hotel functioning and guests safety, the use of some of the hotel amenities may be limited. This condition may change in line with the introduction of new regulations or hotel occupancy.