On the island of Zanzibar stands the luxurious Baraza Resort which offers unparallelled standards of luxury. This is a beautiful 30 villa full inclusive boutique hotel. Arabic, Swahili and Indian design influences are dominant, with Swahili arches, intricate hand carved cement décor, beautiful antiques, hand made furniture and intricate brass lanterns.
Reflective of Swahili architecture there are dramatic arches, cement Baraza benches and intricate hand carved cement decorations. There are one and two bedroom villas and a Presidential 2 bedroom villa. The spacious villas feature luxury interiors, beautiful fabrics, hand carved furniture and brass lanterns, large bathrooms with luxury fittings as well as a spacious terrace and private plunge pool.
Restaurants & Bars
The menu is designed to feature the best produce the island has to offer. It is inspired by Arabic, Indian, Persian, Asian and Swahili flavors using the local Spices for which the island is famous as well as favorite continental offerings. Every evening features a different influence showcasing the islands produce and spices. The various Restaurants and Bars are as follows:
• Livingstone Terrace
• Ocean Lounge Bar & Restaurant
• The Sultans Dining Room
• Dhahabu Bar & Lounge
• The Library – Open from 10:30am – 10pm
• Business Center – Featuring Photocopying, Internet, Telephone and Fax services.
• Conference Room – For groups up to 20 people.
• Medical Care – For any medical assistance please report to the reception for information.
• Cashiers Office – Travelers checks, cash, MasterCard, Visa and Eurocard accepted. Currency exchange.
• Fitness Center – Open from 9:00am to 6:00pm
• Frangipani Spa – offers a fully equipped gym.
• Tennis Court
• ‘The Stone Town Bazaar’ – guest shop
• Tours and Excursions Desk
The Frangipani spa in Baraza is an oasis of tranquility featuring its own lap pool with underwater music, indoor and outdoor relaxation rooms, the Sultans bath (their signature treatment for two), as well as a yoga center, fitness center and tennis court.In this beautiful setting, reflecting a sophisticated Swahili style enhanced with candlelight and spice scented aromas, you can enjoy a variety of treatments and therapies, all aimed at relieving the negative impacts of a modern lifestyle such as stress & exhaustion.Their team of professional therapists also offers an “Après Safari Treatment” which is a specially designed combination of treatments to soothe and rejuvenate after the dust and bumpy roads of the African Bush. An excellent option if you want to recover after an adventure filled African safari.The highest quality natural skin care products are utilized in all treatments, as well as a selection of local spiced essential oils. These treatments, together with a wide array of specialized Massage techniques, including the Renowned Thai massage, will stimulate your senses and allow you to experience a complete relaxation of body & mind.
The Water Club
This water sports Center is located on the beach front. It features a great selection of new equipment and offers instruction in wind surfing, kite surfing and sailing on the Indian Ocean. Baraza has been approved as the First BEST KITE SCHOOL IN ZANZIBAR. Their IKO certified instructor will have you flying in No time with their new 2008 Kites and Gear.
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner
• In-house alcoholic drinks
• Soft drinks & mineral Water
• Beer, in house wines and cocktails
• Use of tennis court
• Use of Fitness center
• Use of swimming pools
• Afternoon tea
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED:
• Airport Transfers
• Room Service
• Tours and Excursions
• Spa Services and Treatments
• Water sports Activities
• Scuba Diving
• Gift shop purchases
• Telephone & Internet Connections