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The Bush Telegraph of 5 Recommended Zanzibar Resorts with Kids Clubs

24 April 2024

Exploring Zanzibar, Tanzania, as a family promises a remarkable adventure for your clients for both adults and kids. To guarantee a vacation filled with excitement and unforgettable moments for your clients’ children, consider recommending these Zanzibar resorts known for offering exceptional experiences tailored specifically for young adventurers.

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Baraza Resort & Spa - a recommended Zanzibar resort

zanzibar resorts | Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa   

Located on Kwenda Beach on the northwest coast of Zanzibar. This property is a prime example of luxurious Zanzibar resorts. Renowned for its beautiful beachfront location as well as stylish accommodation. The resort features a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, private beach area, spa, and fitness facilities. Your clients can enjoy various activities including canoeing, windsurfing, diving, cooking classes, and walking tours.

For your clients’ younger family members, Gold Zanzibar offers an exciting kids’ club for children aged 3 to 12 years old. The club provides a daily program. From beach and indoor games, along with fun activities, featuring morning and afternoon sessions. Additionally, there is a children’s pool, playground, and snack bar available. Babysitting services can also be arranged at an additional cost.

zanzibar resorts | Essque Zalu Zanzibar⁠

Essque Zalu Zanzibar is nestled in a natural cove, ensuring the resort offers stunning views of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean and lush green forests, making it a standout among Zanzibar resorts. The accommodation provides a variety of luxurious suites and villas to choose from. Your client can enjoy various activities such as diving, relaxing by the lagoon-style pool, and indulging in treatments at the in-house spa.

Clients with younger children will be able to enjoy the resort’s kids club called Tinga Club, catering to children of all ages. Here, your clients’ children can engage in fun and educational activities with offerings. These include cookery classes, magic shows, glitter painting, jewelry making, and so much more. The club is run by specially trained staff known as Petit VIP coordinators who are experts in childcare. The resort also offers childcare around the clock, which can be requested at an additional charge.

zanzibar resorts | Melia Zanzibar

This luxury all-inclusive resort is situated on the northeast coast of Zanzibar.

The property is home to a 40-acre estate with perfect pearly white sand beaches and is ringed by a natural coral reef, making it an incredibly safe place for swimming. Here, your clients can choose from various accommodation options, from private villas with their own garden and pool to various suite options. Guests can enjoy diving, snorkeling, swimming, windsurfing, tennis, the gym, or indulge in spa treatments.

The resort also offers a kids club for younger guests aged 4 to 11 years old. Here, your clients’ children can participate in fun and educational activities such as arts and crafts, beach games, treasure hunts, cooking lessons, and water sports (depending on their age). The resort also offers babysitting for children of all ages.

zanzibar resorts | Baraza Resort & Spa

This all-inclusive, family-friendly luxury resort is located on the southeastern shoreline of Zanzibar at Bwejuu-Paje Beach, a notable destination among Zanzibar resorts. The resort offers spacious villas, some with their own private plunge pools, perfect for families. Guests can enjoy various activities. Including water sports such as snorkeling and diving, as well as cultural tours and cooking classes. The resort also features an in-house spa offering a variety of treatments by the pool or even on the beach.

The resort’s kids club, called the Water Club, caters to guests under 12 years of age and offers a variety of educational and fun activities. The club provides water-based activities such as teaching children to snorkel, exploring tidal pools, building sand castles, and other beach games. They also offer indoor activities such as board games, table tennis, table football, as well as various movie options.

zanzibar resorts | The Residence Zanzibar

This beachfront resort is located on the northwest coast of Unguja Island in Zanzibar and is renowned for its beautiful location, luxurious accommodations, and excellent service. Here, your client will be able to choose from a variety of luxurious villas, some featuring private pools, perfect for families seeking exclusivity. Guests can enjoy snorkeling, diving, cooking classes, and various cultural tours. The resort also features several restaurants serving a variety of international and local cuisines.

The Residence also offers a fun and entertaining program for their younger guests. Their kids’ club caters to children aged 4 to 14 years. Here, the children can enjoy arts and crafts, beach games such as volleyball, table tennis, water gun fights, and building sand castles. There is also an opportunity for them to learn about local customs and traditions through games and storytelling.

If your client is travelling to Zanzibar with their family there are various Zanzibar resorts that offer a little something for everyone.

Contact African Safari Excellence to start planning your client’s dream family getaway for one of the many Zanzibar resorts we recommend. We are East Africa.