Riu Palace Hotel

Located on the North West Coast of Zanzibar, on a spectacular white beach, this adult-only resort offers a unique landscape considered to be among the finest in the world. Here an ocean front setting lends itself to the perfect location for romantic sunsets in a magical atmosphere.

The rooms are notable for their design and spaciousness. In all of them, you will find air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar and a balcony or terrace, along with many other amenities. Plus, the hotel offers villas with private pools for those who want a stay in total luxury.

At the Hotel Riu Palace Zanzibar you can enjoy a refreshing dip in one of its three pools, relax under the sun in a lounge chair, or go to the beach and enjoy the private area for hotel guests. When it comes to gastronomy, you're spoiled for choice on the all-inclusive meal basis.
From R 17 140
For 5 Nights
All Inclusive
At A Glance
Bars / RestaurantsSpa / WellnessSwimming PoolBeachAdults Only



Junior Suite
Riu Palace Zanzibar offers you its Junior Suites for an unforgettable stay. These 45-m2 rooms have a queen-size bed (180×200 cm), a sofa in the lounge area, satellite TV, air conditioning, an electric kettle, a safe, and a balcony or terrace.

These 51-m2 rooms are equipped with the best amenities. In the Suites at Riu Palace, you have a queen-size bed (200×200 cm), a sofa or sofa-bed in the lounge area, satellite TV, an electric kettle, air conditioning, and a balcony or terrace.

Jr. Suite with garden view
These 34 m2 junior suites have everything you need to make your stay a unique experience. These rooms have one king-size bed (180×200 cm), a sofa in the lounge area, satellite TV, air conditioning, an electric kettle, a safe box and a balcony or terrace with views of the hotel gardens.

Suite Jacuzzi
If you want to enjoy a stay with maximum relaxation, the Jacuzzi Suites are perfect for you. In these 90-m2 rooms you’ll find a queen-size bed (200×200 cm), a sofa bed in the lounge area, satellite TV, air conditioning, an electric kettle, a safe, and lounge chairs and umbrellas on the private terrace.

The Villas at Riu Palace guarantee you a stay with every luxury. In these 90 m2 rooms, you have a king-size bed (200×200 cm), a sofa-bed in the lounge area, a hydromassage bathtub, satellite TV, air conditioning, a kettle, a safe, and a private swimming pool with lounge chairs on the terrace.

Dining & Entertainment

Rui Palace’s award-winning chefs serve up exquisite international cuisine and guests are spoilt with a choice of restaurants, cafés and bars. For fabulous indoor or alfresco dining, the main Aqua Restaurant serves lavish buffets with tables piled high with local fare ranging from tropical fruit and vegetables to pizzas, pastas and succulent seafood pulled straight from the sea. Try to experience one of the ever-popular themed buffets, served by the pool under a starry night sky.

Dine on the freshest sushi and sashimi at the sophisticated Ishi-Teppanyaki and watch professional sushi chefs prepare your meal with expert skill and genuine passion.

Hearty diners will relish a meal from Carnivores & More, specializing in local meat dishes cooked over glowing coals. Crocodile, ostrich and springbok can be found on the menu along with seafood and vegetarian dishes.

For something less formal, retreat to one of the beach bars. Enjoy lunch in Robinson Crusoe-style at the Makuti Beach Bar or a Zanzibar afternoon tea next to the pool at the Sunset Bar. And at the end of the day, sink into comfy couches with a cocktail to watch the setting sun from the convivial Horizon Terrace Cigar & Shisha Lounge.


An exclusive sanctuary set on Zanzibar’s untamed north-west coast, this oceanfront resort is packed with amenities and activities. Whether a stand-alone destination or one in combination with an East Africa safari, groups of friends and honeymoon couples alike will love Riu Palace Zanzibar, which spares no luxurious detail when it comes to delivering idyllic island living.

Dive into the dazzling depths of the Indian Ocean and explore the island’s spectacular coral reefs, accompanied by dolphins, green turtles and – on occasion – whale sharks. Sail on the cinnamon-scented breeze, relax in a deck chair under the canopy of an umbrella or indulge your senses with the smell of cloves and nutmeg as you roam spice plantations.

This Adults-Only hotel in Zanzibar, offers amenities such as a dive centre and kite surfing school to ensure that there is plenty of adventure, exclusive to adults over 18 years old.

As the sun sinks, dine beneath the stars on ocean-fresh seafood and let the charms of this Indian Ocean retreat envelop you.


After a sumptuous buffet breakfast, spend the morning exploring the spectacular coral reefs in the bay on diving or snorkelling expeditions. You could also try your hand at kite surfing on Zanzibar’s spice-scented breeze – the resort hosts a kite surfing school. Lunch could be taken in the cool shade of a palm tree at one of the resort’s beach bars.

Riu Palace’s spa offers private pampering, beauty and wellness treatments and you are welcome to join a yoga class or head for the Health Club for a state-of-the-art workout.

If you are the mood for an adventure, your Africa Safari Expert can easily arrange tours and excursions across Zanzibar. Visit the cultural heart of the island – the World Heritage Site of Stone Town – or the ruins of Persian baths and Omani palaces further afield. Other excursions include hikes through the Jozani Forest Reserve or gentler strolls through the local botanical gardens.

Total package price from: R 17 140

Packages are priced per person sharing, inclusive of:

  • Return flights to Zanzibar on the scheduled, direct services of Mango
  • Return resort transfers
  • 5 nights accommodation in a Junior Suite Garden View
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & selected drinks daily
  • Canoes, water gym, stretching, beach volley, table tennis, gym, tennis court, Stocked minibar in the room, Beach towels, sun beds & beach umbrellas.
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)

15% Early Bird Discount included – Book by 30 April

Prices are a guideline and may vary depending on date, time and class of travel, final rates would be confirmed at time of booking.

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