At Ocean Paradise Resort Zanzibar, you will be greeted by a blaze of colour as you sweep down the imposing driveway, saluted by a Masai warrior as you pass through the entrance gate and be captivated as you arrive in reception and look out over the resort and the azure blue sea. Mature coconut palms swinging in the breeze, white sandy beach, beautiful landscaped gardens, traditional style round chalets with pitched makuti roof, a stunning waterfall feature and the largest swimming pool in Zanzibar are just some of the sights that await you. A big smile and the greeting of "Jambo" will be the first words you hear, as you begin to feel the warmth that the people of Zanzibar are famed for.
Situated on Zanzibar’s picturesque North East coast, overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean, it is as the name suggests a little piece of paradise.
From your arrival at Zanzibar Airport, the resort is a meandering 45 minute journey through un-spoilt scenery, passing typical African villages where the way of life has changed little for hundreds of years.
100 Bungalows, which whether set on the rise of the natural escarpment or in the palm grove fronting the beach offer incredible views over the white sandy beaches fringing the Indian Ocean beyond.
ROOM DCOR: The Bungalows are designed in traditional native styles using only the finest building materials. The design and dcor and the selection of furnishings have been influenced by the beauty of the surroundings, reflecting the traditional styles of native East Africa and combining colourful fabrics with local textiles and materials. Some have Swahili designs with traditional makuti-thatched roofing.
ROOM AMENITIES: You have a choice of either Twin, double and suites. Family bungalows are also available. They all have a private terrace, are all en-suite, have colour television and radio, telephone, walk in shower and are air-conditioned. Maid Service is also available.
SPECIAL FEATURE: The islands are steeped in history, shrouded in mystical and exotic images with a deep-rooted cultural heritage. The ancient capital stone town, now forming part of Zanzibar City, is listed by the United Nations as a world heritage site.
The main Restaurant set on the upper level with spectacular views over the resort comes with sounds ad sights of tropical Africa. You will be offered a choice of A La Carte menus, theme buffets and barbecues featuring a varied selection of fresh local seafood served with tropical fruits. The pool Bar overlooking the ocean allows you to enjoy a choice of refreshments and a variety of snacks be it in the open shade of the covered pool deck or within the pool itself. The Cave bar created within a natural coral rock cave is a night spot of unrivalled quality with its quality natural coral stone surfaces and enchanting echoes where you can dance the night away.
CONFERENCE FACILITIES: Air-conditioned, Multi-purpose facilities can cater for up-to 200 guests offering the very latest in technical support services.