Baraza Resort and Spa

Baraza Resort and Spa is a luxurious, family-friendly beach resort located southeast of Zanzibar Island; it’s an all-inclusive resort with just 30 spacious beach Villas, which are nicely set on a beautiful garden overlooking a white sandy beach. It’s a great place for honeymoon, families and small group of friends who want to spend some quality time relaxing or engage in various beach activities.

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About Baraza Resort and Spa

Baraza Resort and Spa is a family-owned beach resort with personalized services that spice up the luxury accommodation and beach activities it offers; the resort is beautifully nestled on Bwenjuu beach, southeast of Zanzibar Island. It’s a 5 star all-inclusive beach resort with just 30 villas that are nicely designed with a mixed fusion of Swahili, Arabic and Indian architectural design and decorations that portray the rich historical heritage of Zanzibar dating back to Sultan’s era.

The 30 Villas are nicely spaced to ensure privacy and intimacy; the villas are in three different categories that include 14 one-bedroom villas, 15 two-bedroom villas and a Presidential two-bedroom villa. All the villas are furnished with a king size bed, a mosquito net, suite bathroom with a dressing area, a lounge area, a private terrace and a small pool. The Presidential villa has additional suite bathroom, a large pool, a large terrace to lounge or dine, a small kitchenette and a separate room for nanny or other personal staff.

Meals at Baraza Resort and Spa are well planned and prepared from fresh local product that include exotic fruits, vegetables, exquisite sea food, African and international cuisines; the meals are usually served at the main dining/restaurant area, on your private terrace or on a nicely set sea front candle lit table(on special arrangements). 

Facilities and Activities

Additional hotel facilities at Baraza include a beautiful spa with lap pool, tennis court, fitness center, main swimming pool, kids club, a well-stocked library, a gift shop, a business center, a fully equipped fitness center, a tennis court, various lounges as well as several bars and restaurants. Additional services include laundry services, 24 hours customer service, diving courses, Spa treatments, Babysitting, airport pickup and drop offs.

The water club at Baraza offers a wide range of activities that include guided wind surfing, kite surfing, snorkeling and diving courses from the PADI 5 star center. Other activities include relaxing at the resort and enjoying various Spa treats, playing tennis, indoor games, swimming or going to the gym.

Getting there

Baraza Resort and Spa is located along Bwenjuu beach southeast of Zanzibar Island; the best and easiest way to get there, is flying to Zanzibar international airport, then take a 1 hour drive to the resort. There are regular flights to Zanzibar Island from most airports in Tanzania; it’s a 25 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam and 75 minutes from Arusha.

Alternatively you can take a direct speed boat or a public ferry from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar (Unguja) and then drive to Baraza Beach Resort.

Other nearby Attractions

Other attractions near Baraza Resort and Spa includes; visiting nearby marine national parks, going on Zanzibar cultural and historical tour, tour the stone town and the spice market, visit Jozani Forest or extending your beach stay to Pemba and Mafia Island.

Nearby Shopping Places

The Baraza Resort and Spa is located in a remote area, there are no modern shops around; the nearest modern town is Zanzibar Town, a 50 minutes’ drive from the resort.

Other Equal Lodges in Tanzania

Lodges and hotels with similar settings and standard to Baraza Resort and Spa include Anna of Zanzibar,Green and Blue, Matemwe Lodge, Sunshine Marine Lodge, Pongwe Beach Hotel, Unguja Lodge, Zanzibar Serena Inn, Emerson Spice Hotel, Mashariki Palace Hotel.