Kilindi Zanzibar, comprising of a series of white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Originally designed for Benny Andersson - one of the members of the 1970s pop group Abba - Kilindi achieves the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open 'barefoot and back-to-nature' ambiance throughout.
Kilindi provides a variety of intimate dining possibility, from the absolute privacy of your pavilion to a table on the pristine white beach which runs the length of the property.
A 'waterfall' bar with the Main Pavilion overlooks a large 25 metre infinity pool which itself affords views out across the sparkling warm waters of the Indian Ocean.
Tucked away in a peaceful corner of Kilindi’s tropical gardens is the Kilindi Spa, offering a range of treatments in a serene and elegant setting to improve well-being and enhance relaxation.
Guest can enjoy a range of activities including diving, snorkelling, spice farm tours, a visit to Stone Town and dhow cruises all of which can be arranged by the hotel at an additional cost.
In each of the 15 Pavilion Suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi's colourful birdlife. Each Pavillion is set in its own private tropical gardens and served by a dedicated butler
The Pavilions also have their very own private plunge pool, and a separate but extraordinary 'rainfall' shower room, which provide not only a spectacular view to the Ocean but the liberating sensation of being 'at one with nature'.
Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
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All meals; soft drinks, beer, house wine and selected spirits; paddle boarding and kayaking; and a laundry service are included. PLEASE NOTE: The rate excludes the US$1 per person per night Infrastructure Levy - this is payable directly to the hotel upon check out.
Children aged 16 years and older are welcome.
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Kilindi Zanzibar can be included in you own dream holiday.
Luxury Tanzania Safari and Beach Holiday
Arusha Coffee Lodge
Tarangire National Park
The Manor at Ngorongoro
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Serengeti Migration Camp
This 12 night itinerary is ideal for anyone travelling between July and October. You will enjoy an adventure to Tanzania's magnificent landscapes, iconic Parks and game-rich conservancies where you will encounter the migrating wildebeest and zebra in their millions. Staying at a selection of elite properties, you will enjoy the comforts of personalised service, luxurious accommodations and an authentic African safari experience, all the while being transported in supreme comfort aboard a 9 seater Executive class light aircraft caravan.
This is a 12 night itinerary including Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, The Serengeti and Zanzibar.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
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General Information For Guests
Each pavilion enjoys a spacious double suite with shuttered windows opening out onto a personal plunge pool flanked by sunbeds on a private verandah. Adjoined by a walk way, a luxurious bathroom boasts a refreshing rainfall shower.
All areas of the pavilion are designed to evoke the 'back-to- nature' feel, with wide windows and an open-faced design to capture the ocean breezes, and to let guests drink in the view.
The beds within the Pavilions have a 'Cool Air' air conditioning system which provides an oasis over and around the bed. The window spaces are fitted with traditional wooden shutters that allow the sea breeze to permeate throughout the room.
The Kilindi Spa offers world-class treatments to pamper your mind, body and soul. With treatments from massages to body scrubs and rejuvenating facials, you will leave feeling revitalised from head-to-toe. Spa treatments are an additional cost.
Other main guest facilities include a pool, a bar, restaurant, and a library. There is mobile phone connectivity and complimentary Wi-Fi as well.
Credit cards are accepted.
Zanzibar Airport is approximately a 60-75 minute drive from the resort.
Tanzania has a large Muslim population on the island of Zanzibar. Modesty of dress is expected when outside the hotel's grounds. Trousers are entirely acceptable, but short skirts and bare arms should be avoided. Scarves must be worn over the head (and shoes removed) when entering a mosque.
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