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The Palms

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Platinum price level

Mango Opinion

The Palms is a small, luxurious option on the mainland of Zanzibar. The rooms are gorgeous and feel like small homes. This property is refined. The swimming pool and private beach access are quiet and serene. 

Of the luxury offerings on the island, this is not our overall favorite but they win for great beach and a small property. 

Located on the peaceful southeastern coast of the island on an untouched beach, The Palms is the ultimate getaway retreat providing a stunning refuge for the discerning traveler. It's a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility and wish to experience the very best of the magical island of Zanzibar. 

The Palms has seven villas, each with a bedroom, living room, en-suite bathroom, dressing room and large furnished terrace with views on the veranda. On the terrace, a silk draped four-poster Zanzibar bed accents a sunken, midnight blue private plunge pool with long views of the Indian Ocean. The Palms provides a range of beautifully appointed facilities reflecting the warmth and character of the local architecture in an elegant yet relaxed setting. Overlooking the beach, private palm thatched bandas shelter private day beds and carved sun loungers to provide intimate beachfront privacy. The Palms also features a spa in a beautiful setting.

The Palms chefs have an exotic menu fusing just-caught with fresh picked for a wonderful dining experience. Guests at The Palms make use the neighboring facilities that include a fitness center, floodlit tennis court, marine activities center with windsurfing and snorkeling and fully equipped and licensed scuba diving center.

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