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Sea Cliff Resort & Spa

Hotel description

Experience an island getaway at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa and you'll discover something truly unique.

A lovely resort on the west coast of the unique island of Zanzibar. With traditional makuti roofs and Arabic towers lighted by brass lights, the hotel is a one-of-a-kind blend of modern amenities and classic Zanzibar architecture. The cliffside site in Mangwapani overlooks the Indian water and provides panoramic views of the glittering water and beautiful white beach.


West Coast, Mangapwani.

Room description


All 120 rooms are located on the ground or first floor.

24 Garden Rooms (Size: 31m2)

All rooms are ideal for families or couples, and the bathroom only has a shower. Guests can unwind on a personal furnished balcony overlooking the tropical gardens; all rooms lead out onto the gardens and are a short walk from the pools, children, family, and other outside activities.

80 Superior Ocean View Rooms (Size: 31m2)

All rooms enjoy ocean views from the bedroom and balcony and are large with high-quality, tasteful furnishings. Interconnecting rooms are possible. The private outdoor views of the Indian Ocean are provided by the well-positioned balcony, which is outfitted with comfortable island-crafted furniture. The bathrooms only have a shower.

16 Deluxe Ocean View Rooms (Size 48m2)

All of the rooms are spacious, nicely designed, and stocked with the finest linen. Each room offers a magnificent bathroom with a free-standing spa bath, a separate shower with a Jacuzzi, twin wash basins, and a wall-mounted make-up / shaving mirror. Inter-leading rooms can be allowed for additional personal capacity. Each accommodation boasts spectacular ocean views with double balconies and is tastefully outfitted with typical island wicker furniture for our guests' undisturbed enjoyment of the Indian Ocean.

Room Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Mosquito nets
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Electronic safe
  • iPod Docking Station
  • Private balcony


Kids Club

The Kids Club is available for children aged 2 -12 years. Trained child minders supervise activities such as arts & crafts and there is a children’s playground with a mini climbing wall. Open 09h00 - 17h00


At Sea Cliff Resort and Spa we understand the demands of modern-day life and therefore we believe a holiday should offer more than fun, but also finding peace and tranquillity and restoring your energy. Zuri Rituals spa has five treatment rooms, including a couple’s massage room, sauna and steam room where visitors can find peace and tranquillity and restore their energy. Natural spices are Zanzibar’s wealth and is a revolving ingredient within our company’s core principles. At Zuri Rituals spa, we use natural botanical skin care products handmade with love in small batches to achieve the greatest degree of particularity and freshness. 

In addition, it is the only resort Spa offering a terrace, where authentic Ayurvedic treatments are offered and performed, in the pure Kerala tradition by a certified trained therapist from Kerala, India. The spa offers a range of treatments, including facials, manicures, pedicures, body scrubs as well as massages and a plunge pool.


Sea Cliff is home to the only golf course on Zanzibar.

Golfers can enjoy the 9-hole Matkovitch course with its club house, under-cover driving range and practice greens which include chipping, bunker and putting greens.

Zanzibar’s sandy beaches provide the 7th hole’s unique fairway bunker and the signature 9th hole is complimented by its exotic backdrop of the sea.

The course has been designed with variation in distance and direction on the front and back 9 to create an experience of playing a full 18 holes. The course has a par 71, which includes short and long par 4’s and a couple of drivable options.

After a round, golfers can enjoy the sunset from the Clubhouse’s Veranda, situated on a private beach and soak in the views of the ocean.

Hotel guests get preferential rates and tee off times and can hire golf carts and clubs.


Complimentary in all the rooms and public areas.

WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (* some at a supplement)

  • 2 Infinity swimming pools
  • 1 Children’s swimming pool
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Bicycles
  • Snorkelling
  • Table tennis
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Squash court
  • Fully equipped Techno Gym
  • Yoga deck
  • Horse riding
  • Complimentary shuttle to Stone Town
  • Conference facilities (10 - 120 delegates)



Meal Plans

The resort operates on a Half Board, Half Board Plus, Full Board and All Inclusive basis.

Half Board includes:

  • Breakfast in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • Dinner in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • House wines and house spirits, local beers, selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, juice, still water, tea and coffee (10h00 – 00h00).

Full Board includes:

  • Breakfast in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • Buffet lunch in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • Dinner in the Mangapwani Restaurant.

All Inclusive includes:

  • Breakfast in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • Buffet lunch in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • Dinner in the Mangapwani Restaurant.
  • House wines and house spirits, local beers, selected alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, juice, still water, tea and coffee (10h00 – 00h00).
  • Room service is not included.

Mangapwani Restaurant

Situated next to the swimming pool and overlooking the Indian Ocean offering alfresco and undercover dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Expect cuisine with local and international themes and live entertainment. Open for Breakfast (07h00 – 10h00), Lunch (12h30 – 15h00) and Dinner (19h00 – 22h00).

Kobe Restaurant

Situated at the Kobe swimming pool and offers casual light lunches such as wraps and pizzas. This menu is also available around both swimming pools, in the Zanzi-bar and lounges. Open for Light meals (12h00 – 18h00).


Formal bar overlooking the Indian Ocean offering the same light meal menu as the Kobe Restaurant. Open for Drinks (10h00 – 00h00 and Light meals (12h00 – 18h00).

Jetty Bar

Situated at the end of the jetty offering the ideal location to enjoy exotic cocktails while watching the spectacular sunset over the Indian Ocean. Open for Drinks (17h00 - 19h00).

Beach Bar

Located on the resort’s private beach next to the watersports centre. Open for Drinks and Snacks (10h00 - 17h00).

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