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Kisiwa on the beach resort

Hotel description

situated on the South Eastern Coast of Zanzibar Island's breathtaking white sand beach. Only 45 minutes by car from the Zanzibar Airport, the all-villa Kisiwa on the Beach resort is perfectly hidden next to the lovely settlement of Paje.

Well-appointed private villas with optimal sea views are available to visitors at Kisiwa on the Beach. nestled between lovely sandy beaches and exotic vegetation. The hotel gives visitors the chance to enjoy the height of barefoot luxury.

Room description

Kisiwa on the Beach prides itself with 22 spacious villas built amidst lavish tropical gardens and white powdery beaches, allowing guests to experience barefoot luxury.

All of the villas open to their own private balcony with furniture and provide the services and amenities that one would expect in a top-class boutique hotel.

Available in the villas:

  • Covered Veranda
  • Bathtub & Amenities
  • Separate shower
  • Double vanity
  • Dressing room
  • Refreshment center
  • Telephone
  • LCD Flat screen satellite television
  • Self Controlled Air Conditioner
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Personal electronic safe
  • Hair dryer
  • Wi-Fi

Villas at the Hotel:

1. Bahari Beach Front Villa

80 sq m. each

For our most discerning guests, choose from our three Beach Front Villas featuring spacious living areas opening out to the expansive Indian ocean.

2. Bahari Grand Villa

80 sq m. each

Choose from our 2 very spacious and tastefully furnished villas, situated only a stone throw away from the ocean and the swimming pool. Soak up the sun on your exclusive private patio.

3. Raha Luxury  Villa

70 sq m. each

Our six luxurious Villas are steps away from the pristine white sandy beach.

4. Starehe Luxury Villa

70 sq m. each

Our eleven luxury villas are set amidst swaying palm trees and lush serene tropical gardens; most have Garden views and adjoining doors perfect for families and friends.

Conference rooms

1 conference room available. Maximum number of conference participants: 50.


Themed as an area where you can escape to the bygone Safari era, through the old maps and books. Ideal for your after dinner coffee, drink or for a game of ‘Bao’. A selection of worldwide books, including many African titles are on display and available to our guests. Board games are available for your pass time.

Fitness center
A modern air-conditioned gym is available at Kisiwa for free use to our guests. Elliptical machine, weights and treadmill are there for the guests wishing to continue with their indoor fitness activities.
Shower and locker room facility available.

Gift shop
Gifts, souvenirs, specialty items, toiletries and custom hotel merchandise is available.

Swimming pool
On the beach front is our fresh water swimming pool. Deck loungers and parasols are provided with towels.
Our attentive pool attendants are present to serve you with the cocktails of your choice or a freshly cut coconut water.

Blossom Spa
Built and designed on Feng-Shui principles, guests are treated to a day of relaxation in a serene sanctuary.
With 2 treatment rooms, luxuriously appointed, outdoor showers and a bathtub laid out in total privacy amidst a lush courtyard graced with frangipanis, bougainvillea, jasmine and tropical flowers.
The tranquil surroundings will take over your spirit and rejuvenate your well being.

Kisiwa has one conference room that can comfortably seat 30 persons in a boardroom style and 50 persons in a theatre style arrangement.
The room is located next to the main lobby and provides LCD projector, TV, flipchart stands and photocopy facility. Wi-Fi is available free of charge.


Delicious lunches and dinners can be enjoyed at Bembe, our al-fresco style restaurant overseeing the main pool and the ocean.
The menu and meals are inspired by island’s fresh ingredients and spices, offering a wide assortment of dishes and local specialties to indulge our guests.
Savour our chef’s freshly prepared catch of the day with open views and calmness of the ocean breeze.

Enjoy an ice cold cocktail by your side while you watch the canoes and dhows sail by at our Poa Bar adjacent to the restaurant, which caters for drinks all day long for the beach and the poolside, but will really come into its own from the early evening when it will become the focal point for guests ready to enjoy their evenings.

We do exotic, island style, beach BBQs on request at a nominal additional charge.

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