The resort is situated on the north-east coast of Zanzibar, on the Kiwengwa shoreline, on one of the nicest beaches of Zanzibar. The Resorts are an hour’s drive from Zanzibar International Airport on good roads.



Featuring a terrace with Indian Ocean views, all Bluebay Beach Resort accommodation has four-poster beds. Set by sandy Kiwengwa Beach, the 30-acre site includes a spa, pool and sports facilities.

The spacious rooms and suites have a walk-in dressing room and seating area. Some are in a private area and have an outdoor shower. A few have private butlers in Swahili dress.

24 Garden Rooms: Comprising six bungalows, each with four en-suite rooms, the Garden Rooms overlook the resort’s beautiful landscaped gardens and share their own pool.

74 Superior Rooms: The Superior Rooms occupy an elevated position in the grounds, overlooking the verdant gardens to the azure ocean beyond. All rooms in this category are sea facing.

6 Junior Suites: The Junior Suites are spacious rooms (90m2) with their own lounge area, a huge veranda and a private garden featuring an external shower. Bathrooms have showers and bathtubs.

2 Sultan Suites: The two opulent Sultan Suites are situated at the ocean’s edge and offer a huge double room with a 2.5m bed and a separate dressing area, leading out onto a large veranda. Large ensuites have walk-in showers and bathtubs. Sultan Suites have their own private access to the beach. The Sultan Suites are interconnecting if required.



Makuti Restaurant: The main dining facility at the Resort where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served, depending on the meal plan. The Makuti Restaurant enjoys views over the swimming pool to the ocean beyond. Breakfast is buffet style with live cooking stations, Lunch & dinner is buffet or table d’hôtel with weekly beach and poolside parties. Guests enjoy 15% discount on à la carte meals at Kivuli and Bahari Restaurants.

Dinners are themed and include Zanzibari, oriental, African Arabian and Kiwengwa Seafood BBQ. Besides live music from our resident band, entertainment includes: traditional Zanzibar dancers; Taarab Music; acrobats; and other local performances. Dress code: smart casual. Gentlemen are discouraged from wearing shorts at dinner.

Bahari Grill: Serving seafood and local specialities, the Bahari Grill offers an exclusive dining experience for à la carte lunch and dinner.

Palms Pool Bar: Your poolside oasis offers a full range of cocktails, wines, spirits, fresh juices and specialised coffees. The bar features a Shisha Corner and there is a live band most evenings until closing time.

Blue Marlin Beach Restaurant: Situated at the ocean’s edge, the restaurant serves à la carte al fresco lunchtime grilled or stir-fried specialities including fresh seafood.

Blu Deli Terrace Cafe: For freshly ground coffee and a great selection of cakes, pastries and freshly made sandwiches. Also serving a delicious range of ice creams. Free WIFI available.


Variety of water sports and other activities can be arranged at the Recreation & Water Sports Centre including: Big Game Fishing; boat trips & dhow cruises; windsurfing; and beach sports*. There is also a children’s club* (Toto Club), floodlit tennis court*; table tennis* & pool tables*; and a fully equipped gymnasium*.

Oasis Spa

The Oasis Spa is situated at Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa. The experienced staff offer an impressive range of treatments – ideal for massages, de-stressing and rejuvenation.