You are using an outdated browser. For a faster, safer browsing experience, upgrade for free today.

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Featured Beach Destination by GURU

ELEWANA KILINDI


Description

Just 1hr 15min drive from the airport, on the north-west coast of Zanzibar, adjacent to the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, sits the extraordinary and mesmerising resort of Kilindi Zanzibar.

Originally designed for Benny Andersson - one of the members of the 1970's pop group ABBA - Kilindi is a true blend of the very best of diverse cultures to be found in Tanzania and on its adjacent island of Zanzibar.

Their 'open-to-nature' approach provides the true essence to any stay and crafts a private, intimate and 'barefoot' appeal that so many crave. If you love nature, you will adore Kilindi.

A 'waterfall' bar with the Main Pavilion overlooks a large 25-metre infinity pool which itself affords views out across the sparkling warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Dining takes place either on the alfresco terrace or even along the pristine white beach, which runs the length of the property.

Kilindi, comprising of a series of 15 eastern-styled white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Achieving the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open, 'back-to-nature' ambience throughout.

In each of the Pavilion suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi's colourful birdlife. Any stay at Kilindi will be a delight for the senses.

With each Pavilion set in its own private tropical garden and served by a dedicated butler, privacy is guaranteed. It is this same dedicated butler who will offer you a wide selection of places to enjoy your breakfast, lunch and dinner. Moreover, should our guests wish to leave the oasis of tranquillity and calm of their private Pavilion, the butler can help, advise and arrange as to the many activities and excursions that Kilindi and the island can offer.

The Pavilions have their very own private plunge pool and possess a separate but extraordinary 'rainfall' shower room which is annexed to each of the Pavilion rooms. These same showers provide not only a spectacular view of the ocean but the liberating sensation of being 'at one with nature'.

Kilindi Zanzibar is certainly a rarity and one that will reward all those who venture to experience all that it has to offer. A favourite with honeymooners and lovers, any stay at Kilindi will become the tropical memory of a lifetime.

Property details
Location Zanzibar airport is a 1hr 15min drive from the hotel, which is located on the north-west coast of Zanzibar
Accommodation 15-domed Pavilion Suites
Guest Room Facilities 'Cool-bed' Aircon, Plunge Pool, Safe, Internal telephone, WiFi, Gowns, Fan. Fridge, Mini Bar, Hair Dryer
Camp Facilities Pool, 24-Hour Security, Spa, Library, Bar, WiFi, Charging Facilities
Family Policy Guests of 16 years and older. Kilindi Zanzibar is ‘predominantly’ a couples-only hotel
Activities Scuba and Snorkeling, Jet Skiing, Water Skiing, Knee Boarding, Fishing, Tours (Spice, Stown Town, Jozani Forest), Sunset Dhow Cruises
Available Services Spa, Credit Card, Laundry Service Complimentary, Tours, Fishing
Included Snorkelling and Kayaking, All Meals and Drinks (excluding French Champagne), Laundry
Not Included Transfers, Activities & Tours, Gratuities
Why Elewana Kilindi? Couples Only, Intimacy, Privacy and Tranquility
US$650 pppn to US$800 pppn sharing in the festive season (Festive 20 Dec 2019 to 4 Jan 2020)
Activities, Excursions, Extras priced on Request (Minimum Night Bookings Apply)

Errors and Omissions Excepted (E&OE)



  • DESTINATION ENQUIRY FORM

    The more detailed information you provide us, the better we can assist you. We are happy to answer your questions or offer any help.






    Similar Featured Properties

    Laikipia Plateau, Kenya
    • 6 Luxury Villas
    • Laikipia Plateau
    • Distinctive

    Segera lies in the high grasslands of the Laikipia Plateau, its six timber and thatch villas raised above a profusion of botanical life to offer views towards Mount Kenya. Each large, en-suite bedroom has a private deck with sun loungers, swing bed and sunken Jacuzzi sunk into the deck outside the bedroom. Gracious Segera House and Villa Segera boast even greater privacy and luxury. The main area comprises the Paddock House, Wine Tower and renovated stables, complete with bar and dining room filled with contemporary African art from the Zeitz Collection.

    Volcanoes, Rwanda
    • 6 Forest Villas
    • Location
    • Luxurious

    Bisate Lodge, adjacent to Volcanoes National Park, combines the bucket-list gorilla trek with a pioneering vision of reforestation and community partnership. Bisate is located in the natural amphitheatre of an eroded volcanic cone, with dramatic views of the peaks of the Bisoke and Karisimbi volcanoes rearing up through Afro-alpine forests.

    Encountering one of the gorilla groups in the nearby Volcanoes National Park is a unique experience.

    Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
    • 12 Rooms
    • Superb Wildlife
    • Positive Luxury

    Located just off the northern tip of Chief’s Island, the largest landmass in the Okavango, Mombo is considered the most fertile area in the Delta, with its mix of habitats attracting large herds followed by numbers and varieties of predators.

    This recently-rebuilt camp maintains the integrity of its pristine environment through the use of natural materials, minimal human footprint and 100% solar status.

    Elevated on wooden decks beneath towering shade trees, Mombo overlooks a floodplain teeming with game. Elegant, expansive guest tents celebrate Mombo traditions while a large deck and plunge pool are ideal vantage points from which to observe the passing wildlife.