Baraza Resort & Spa

Baraza Resort & Spa: Information from the owner

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Type Resort
No. of rooms 30
Last updated 4-Oct-2013

Main description of Baraza Resort & Spa

Baraza Resort and Spa is Zanzibar's most exclusive boutique resort. With just 30 villas, this stunning fully inclusive boutique resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans.

Baraza was featured in the Hot List for the 60 best new hotels in the world by Conde Nast Traveller, a Prestigious worldwide Travel Magazine and was voted as one of the Top 25 Hotels for Families & the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Africa on Trip Advisor.

Baraza Resort & Spa: Facilities

Property facilities Spa
Room facilities Air Conditioning, Complementary Wi-Fi, En-Suite, Internet, Lounge Area, Mini Bar, Outside Shower, Private Pool / Jacuzzi, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttles, Credit Card, Laundry Service, Room Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Boating, Cycling, Fine Dining, Jet Skis, Kayaking, Kite Surfing, Massages, Para Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Surfing, Tennis Court, Walks, Water Skiing, Whale Watching, Windsurfing, Beach, Bird Watching, Boat Cruises, Cultural Tours, Sailing

Units at Baraza Resort & Spa

 GARDEN VIEW TWO BEDROOM VILLA

GARDEN VIEW TWO BEDROOM VILLA

193 sq meters – Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room, second bedroom with two twin beds, en suite bathroom (with shower), living room, WIFI, TV, DVD Player, Sultan’s Lounge Bed, mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers and plunge pool.

 OCEAN FRONT ONE BEDROOM VILLA

OCEAN FRONT ONE BEDROOM VILLA

148 sq meters – Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room, living room, WIFI, TV, DVD Player, Sultan’s Lounge Bed, mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers, and plunge pool.

 OCEAN VIEW ONE BEDROOM VILLA

OCEAN VIEW ONE BEDROOM VILLA

148 sq meters – Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room, living room, WIFI, TV, DVD Player, Sultan’s Lounge Bed, mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers and plunge pool.

 PRESIDENTIAL TWO BEDROOM VILLA

PRESIDENTIAL TWO BEDROOM VILLA

54 sq meters Two master bedrooms, each with its own en suite bathroom and freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room and terrace. A central living room with spectacular sea front view, large plunge pool, outdoor daybed lounging area and terrace with sun loungers. The Presidential Suite also features a small kitchenette and a small separate guest washroom. There is also a separate, self contained accommodation for maid or butler adjacent to the presidential suite

 SULTAN TWO BEDROOM VILLA

SULTAN TWO BEDROOM VILLA

193 sq meters – Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and freestanding bathtub, walk in dressing room, second bedroom with en suite bathroom (with shower) , living room, TV, CD Player, Sultan’s Lounge Bed, mini bar area with tea/coffee making facilities, large terrace, two sun loungers and plunge pool.

Activities at Baraza Resort & Spa

Cultural and educational activities

Cultural and educational activities

Our Library features a wonderful selection of historical and educational books on Zanzibar and is a comprehensive resource on the History of Zanzibar and East Africa.
We also have a great selection on books with information on animals, trees, spices and fish relative to the Island and East Africa.
We organize classes “under the Palm trees” featuring Mwalimu (teacher) giving Swahili classes and lessons on the History of Zanzibar.
Guests can learn Palm weaving on the beach
Cooking classes are organized regularly where guests learn to prepare some classical Swahili dishes with our excellent chefs who talk about the local spices and their use and importance.
Aside from the Tours and Excursions that are offered at our Guest Relations Desk, Baraza features a selection of activities designed to explore our area and interact with the community

Diving

Diving

Welcome to Rising Sun Dive Centre. The only PADI 5* Gold Palm and National Geographic Dive Centre in Zanzibar. Located on the untouched South East coast of the island, our dive centre was the first to discover this unexplored region. With over 12 years experience we offer you the highest levels of customer care and attention whilst encouraging you to conserve and explore the marine environment.

We take divers from complete beginners up to professional level and have a massive variety of diving guaranteeing something for everyone. With our small groups of a maximum of 6 divers per guide we are able to offer you the chance to escape the large crowds and get the most from your dives. If you would like more detailed information about the Scuba Diving facility please visit www.risingsun-zanzibar.com