Fairmont Hotel and Resort North East Coast Zanzibar
Fairmont Hotel and Resort, Zanzibar
North East Coast
The Fairmont Hotel and Resort Zanzibar is situated on the North East coast of Unguja, Zanzibar's main Island. The resort is only 45 minutes from ZanzibarInternationalAirport.
The hotel offers 109 newly renovated and luxuriously appointed rooms and suites that are spread throughout the lush tropical gardens of the resort. Fringed by the powder white sandy beach of the East coast, the Fairmont occupies a stretch of 350 meters of pristine open beachfront.
Zanzibar is famous for being one of the most romantic destinations in the world; The Fairmont's Zanzibar rooms are situated on white sand beaches looking out over the Indian Ocean and its amazing coral reefs. The architecture of the resort offers rustic exclusivity and luxury unparalleled on the African coastline. With 109 guestrooms ranging from Villas, Cottages and Deluxe Rooms, each en-suite room lies in the shade of the tropical beach forest and palm-covered walkways.
From the moment each guest arrives they are welcomed with genuine Zanzabarian hospitality.Guests can retreat to the privacy of their room where they will enjoy the comforts of home including air conditioning, satellite TV, coffee making facilities and hair dryers. Or perhaps they prefer to remain outdoors on their verendah with views of the grounds or tranquil blue ocean waters.
Dining at the Fairmont The Fairmont Zanzibar hotel offers a wide selection of dining options. Tradewinds family restaurant will cater to even the most discerning of palates. The Zama Lounge offers a menu inspired by the influences of Arabic African cuisines and the Nahodha Lounge offers small bites throughout the day. You can also enjoy the Mchanga Poolside Bar, the Mwanga Poolside Bar and in-room dining is available upon request.
Amenities Pool The resort offers two beachside pool. One includes a children's pool, while the other (Quiet Pool) offers a swim-up bar.
Fitness Centre The Fitness Centre features a well-equipped and maintained gym with modern equipment.
Cost: Complimentary for hotel guests
Age Restriction: Children must be 16 years of age or older in order to use the gym.
Hours of Operation: Accessible 24 hours per day
Spa The Burahi Spa opens in December 2008 It will offer a wide range of treatments and massages using the finest selection of Zanzibar infused products.
Diving at the Fairmont Hotel and Resort Located at the resort is a PADI (SUBEX) dive centre, which facilitates all the water sports imaginable including exceptional Zanzibar scuba diving excursions and dive training. A fully equipped dive center boast of a decompression chamber, one of only three in Africa.
Living reefs and year round warm water surround the islands of the archipelago. Along with excellent visibility and very few currents, the area is ideal for beginners and experienced divers alike.
There are dive training courses and all the necessary dive gear available at the resort. Explore the many top Zanzibar dive sites around the island including, the walls of the Mnemba Island Atoll, Leven Bank, Bawe Island, Prison Island, Menai Bay, The Great Northerner Wreck and Pange Sand Bank.
Water Sports Water sports take place on-site, in the Indian Ocean. Activities include canoeing, sea kayaking, paddle skiing, windsurfing, fishing, Hobby Cat sailing, snorkeling and more.
Cost: Free of charge for non-motorized water sports.
Beaches Zanzibar is home to some of the most pristine beaches in the world. White sand, palm trees, beautiful shells and crystal clear ocean waters are a highlight of this paradise island. Fairmont Zanzibar is located on the beach. Guests can simply relax on the beach or participate in activities like jogging, beach volleyball, bike riding, and beach games. Horseback riding as well as motorbike hire can also be arranged for trips along the beach.
Fishing Deep sea and game fishing expeditions are available on 15 and 22-foot ski boats. All fishing trips can be arranged through the resort as well as a fishing excursion with the Zanzibar locals aboard a traditional Dhow. Fairmont Zanzibar has already achieved fishing accolades. Honors go to Jason Wright for holding the all Africa record for the largest Wahoo caught on one of the resorts fishing trips.
On the beach, try water sports such as sea kayaking, windsurfing, kite surfing, canoe safari, and deep sea fishing. Also enjoy such activities as reef walking, canoe safari, volleyball, soccer, sea shell hunting, cricket, sand castle building, Henna tattoos and of course relaxing on a white sand beach surrounded by palm trees, clear blue water, and warm Indian ocean breezes.
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