Location: Zanzibar
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Opening onto a panorama of soft white sand and crystal blue ocean, The Palms in Zanzibar resides along Bwejuu Beach; creating a dreamy setting for romance. Immerse your senses in the bright colours and diverse textures of the coral reef before succumbing to the soothing lullaby of the sea. 

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About The Palms

The blend of Arab, African, and European cultures gives Zanzibar a unique flavour, making it a spectacular retreat imbued with otherworldly beauty. Sip from a freshly cut coconut under the shade of a palm tree as you gaze upon the majestic waves. Savour each sound, taste, touch and sight with a romantic, candlelit dinner on the beach, and let the day draw to close enveloped by the muted tones and delicate fabrics of your sumptuous villa.

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Dining at The Palms

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Sundowners at the beach, The Palms

The Palms Accommodation

The Palms is an intimate resort limited to just six exclusive air-conditioned villas – each a dreamy hideaway from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The spacious villas each offer two gorgeous bedrooms with a large bed draped in cream and coffee tones. The full en-suite is a serene haven embellished with wood and natural colours.

A cosy and elegant living room opens out onto an exquisitely furnished terrace complete with plunge pool and an uninterrupted view of the turquoise tranquillity of the Indian Ocean.

The Palms Activities

  • Make the most of the coral reef and the spectacular sea life by going for a dive – The Rising Sun Dive Centre caters to beginners as well as experienced divers.
  • Learn to kite surf, wind surf, or sail with The Water Club.
  • Bask in dazzling views of Zanzibar’s coastline as you explore it on a bike ride.
  • Join in games ranging from beach tennis, to football, to pool volleyball.
  • A walk out onto the reef gives you the opportunity to discover the local juvenile marine life.
  • Get a little closer to life on the reef on a snorkelling trip with a member of the water sports team.
  • Skim the surface of the clear waters on a kayak or paddleboard.
  • Learn some of the language and history from a local Mwalimu.
  • The crafty can enjoy palm weaving on the beach.
  • Take the cuisine home with you by learning how to make classic Swahili dishes.
  • Experience some of the local life on a visit to the village of Bwejuu.
  • Test your agility by learning how to climb a coconut palm with nothing but a rope.

Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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