Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar

Formerly known as Hideaway of Nungwi, the new Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar is a large and exclusive property that boasts an excellent beachfront location and is relatively central to Zanzibar's capital, Stone Town, at only 55 minutes away. The hotel is set in 25 acres of beautifully manicured grounds and is a stone's throw away from the beach. Situated on Zanzibar's north-west coast, tides are not strong in this part of the island and guests can enjoy a range of water-based activities, from simple swimming to exploring the turquoise waters through snorkelling.

  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Guests can expect 100 spacious rooms, all of which boast charming private balconies from which guests can admire the sweeping views of the Indian Ocean. The rooms are very stylish with a modern contemporary chic pervading throughout. All rooms include plush bathrooms with walk-in showers, air conditioning and fans and a range of modern amenities.

The hotel offers many different facilities, including a variety of restaurants. Guests can enjoy Oriental style cuisine from Ishi-Teppanyaki while rare meats such as crocodile and ostrich are served up at The Carnivorous & More. Guests are also afforded complete relaxation in the form of the health club and spa, which offers a range of rejuvenating treatments. There is also an inviting pool on offer and facilities, including a kid's club, to cater for families and children.

Getting There

Around 55 minutes from Stone Town and the airport.


Kite surfing, deep sea fishing, snorkelling and a range of tours and excursions to places of interest in the surrounding area.

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Review of Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar

Terry & Rachel McCarty

Hotel was amazing and beautiful. The spa was incredible. And the rooms luxurious. There were occasions where the staff seemed to be working off of different information and the buffet food (at times) was quite bland. Evening entertainment was fun and 'special' themed dinners were fantastic especially the African night. Honeymoon extras were greatly appreciated

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