Sultan Sands Island Resort is part of the Bluebay Hotels Group. It is the sister hotel to Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa. It is located on the beaches of Kiwengwa on the east coast of Zanzibar. Its architecture is African inspired. The furnishings used are traditional Zanzibari furniture, utilised in a modern setting. The tropical garden is landscaped and dotted with many palm trees.
Sultan Sands Island Resort has 76 rooms. The room categories are as follows:
- 56 Pwani Rooms – newly constructed
- 20 Bahari Rooms – original rooms
All rooms are African inspired rondavels with verandah, that are sea facing. In room facilities include: a spacious bedroom, mosquito nets, separate dressing room, en suite bathroom, air conditioners, ceiling fans, satellite TV’s, mini-bars, hair dryers, safes, telephones, Smoke detectors and fire alarms.
Sultan Sands Island Resort has various bars and restaurants:
- Mwambao Restaurant: Main dining
- Mawimbi Bar: Main Bar – overlooks swimming pool and beach
- Kivuli Bar & Restaurant: located on the beach
- Casablanca Lounge: Is open till late for both Sultan Sands and Bluebay guests
Food is grown in their garden and prepared by skilled chefs.
Facilities & Services
Sultan Sands Island Resort shares facilities and services of its sister hotel (Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa)
- Business Centre / Guest Services
- Children’s Club
- Groups & Incentives
- Medical Attention
- Spa (Oasis)
- Big Game Fishing
- Recreational & Water Sports Centre
- Scuba Diving
- Sports Facilities
The Spa at Sultan Sands Islan Resort is known as the Oasis. It reflects that spirit! – It has a wooden deck, a thatch roof built with palm trees growing up through it; exotic plants and the splashing water create a relaxing ambiance. This results in a rejuvenated body and mind. Professional massage services are available. They utilize natural treatments for their treatments some with aroma therapy properties to stimulate the mind.