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Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

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Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Outdoor pool, open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

4.0 star property
Upscale beachfront resort with spa, near Mapenzi Beach

9,0/10 Superb

127 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
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Kiwengwa Beach, North East Coast, Kiwengwa

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Nungwi Beach - 53 min drive

Getting around

  • Zanzibar Intl. Airport (ZNZ) - 70 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle (surcharge)

Restaurants

  • One Ocean - 11 min walk
  • Blue Fish Restaurant - 19 min walk
  • Madiba - 4 min drive
  • Msuri - 4 min drive
  • Jetty Lounge - 5 min drive

About this property

Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar

At Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, volleyball, and sun loungers, plus you'll have access to onsite windsurfing, sailing, and kayaking. The outdoor pool provides fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, facials, and mani/pedis. Ocean Restaurant, one of 3 restaurants, offers ocean views and serves breakfast. Other highlights at this upscale resort include 2 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a fitness center. The WiFi and restaurant get good marks from fellow travelers.

Languages

Afrikaans, English, German, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 98 units
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the ferry terminal and airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*
  • Ferry terminal shuttle*

Offsite

  • Area shuttle within 10 kilometers*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7 AM–10 AM
  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Private dining
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Beach volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Pool table
  • Scuba diving nearby

Working away

  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (4467 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 5 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2004
  • Garden
  • Fitness center
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Separate sitting area

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • WiFi (speed of 25+ Mbps)
  • Phone

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Spa

The onsite spa has 4 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Ocean Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast only.
Jahazi Restaurant - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Mawimbi Restaurant - This beach restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Reservations are required. Open daily.
Pool bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
Bahari Bar - This bar overlooks the garden. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: USD 1.00 per person, per night

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 70 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 6)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Guests under 13 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub, while guests under 12 years old are only allowed in the swimming pool, health club, and fitness facility with adult supervision
  • Guests under 12 years old are not allowed in the spa

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
As of 27 January 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar on 28 January 2023 start from R5 564, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Are pets allowed at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
Yes, there's free self parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 70 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar and nearby?
Have fun with onsite activities like kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar also has 2 bars and a fitness center, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar?
Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants, featuring alfresco dining, international cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include One Ocean (11-min walk), Amour Beach Restaurant (2.6 mi), and Local (3.3 mi).
What's the area around Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar like?
Ocean Paradise Resort & Spa Zanzibar is a short 11-minute walk from Mapenzi Beach and 16 minutes' walk from Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest.

Reviews

9,0

Superb

9,0/10

Cleanliness

8,9/10

Staff & service

9,6/10

Amenities

8,9/10

Property conditions & facilities

8,7/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Paul, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

NDC, 4-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great resort and professional staff. We really enjoyed our stay at ocean paradise, room was clean and quiet , food was delicious and night shows and entertainment was added value.
Muna, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

John, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Samie, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The staff went out of their way to do what I requested and nothing was too much bother for them
PARVINDER, 5-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The property is well kept and the staff is amazing. Everyone was very friendly and helpful.
Antoine, 9-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

tarhouni, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sara Tarek, 7-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

It was a lovely spacious hotel with a beautiful African theme spread out in beautiful grounds. The staff were lovely especially Hassan, the Bar Manager and the Animator boys Godgift, Marco and Festo who were great fun. We really enjoyed our holiday there.
9-night trip
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