A truly superb newcomer to Zanzibar, White Sand Villas is fast becoming our favourite place on the island. It is luxurious, stylish and spacious and exactly the breath of fresh air that Zanzibar needed. The private villas are set amongst beautiful gardens on one of the best stretches of beach on the island.
White Sand Villas, Zanzibar - The Details
The newcomer to the island, Zanzibar has been crying out for somewhere like White Sand, elevating it immediately to our top choice for high end accommodation on the island. Both private and quiet, it makes an ideal honeymoon hideaway, as well as, oddly, being brilliantly appointed for families.
White Sand Villas has 12 exclusive villas with a range of room options spread through gardens stretching down a vast 2km beach on the east coast. The surrounding gardens are lovely and each villa, whether a one room, two room or the monumental five room presidential villa, has its own sandy ‘garden’, with plunge pool and comfortable chilling areas with beds and hammocks. All are huge. Each room boasts grand billowing nets and blackout blinds over the floor to ceiling windows and sliding doors.
Smart, slick bathrooms have generous rain showers inside, and glorious outdoor baths and showers amid private palms and frangipani flowers. Rooms are authentic and very well designed each boasting a huge sitting room with tv. The wifi, showers, coffee machines, air-conditioning and fans are all tip-top,
It is expensive, but if you can afford it, there is no question that this is where you should go.