Zanzibar Holiday Packages

Riu Palace Zanzibar Holiday (Adults Only)

The Riu Palace Zanzibar, part of the RIU Hotels & Resorts, is an adults-only resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania, offering you exclusive amenities with an all-inclusive meal plan, ensuring that you have an unforgettable holiday experience.

The 5-star RIU Palace Zanzibar is located on stunning Nungwi Beach, a beautiful white sandy beach with crystal clear waters that will make you feel as if you are truly in paradise. You will stay in absolute luxury at this hotel with each room decoratively designed and spacious. Each room comes with FREE Wi-Fi, air conditioning, satellite TV, a minibar, and a balcony or terrace.

Enjoy a refreshing dip at the pool with sea views, relax with a cocktail at one of the sun loungers or take advantage of the direct beach access the hotel offers. The hotel offers a great range of gastronomy experiences, with one main restaurant where buffet breakfast is served,  two theme restaurants serving exquisite dishes as well as several bars to savor in some snacks and appetizers.

Stay entertained throughout your stay at RIU Palace Zanzibar with entertainment programs offering activities, live shows, and music. Relax and unwind at the hotel's spa with some of the best treatments, get your heart rate up at the gym, or participate in various sporting and water-based activities like tennis and snorkeling.

Why book the RIU Palace Zanzibar?

  • An Adults-Only resort in Zanzibar ideal for honeymooners, couples, and friends
  • Located on the famous Nungwi Beach at the northern point of Zanzibar Island
  • A luxurious beachfront hotel offering all-inclusive meal plans to guests
  • Boasts a modern spa offering massages and treatments

Things to do in Zanzibar:

  • Enjoy some of the free water- and land sports available at your resort (Depending on the hotel)
  • See the bottle-nose dolphins on a Safari Blue Cruise in the Indian Ocean
  • Go snorkeling from the shore or on a snorkeling excursion to Mnemba Island reef
  • Visit Stone Town for souvenir shopping
  • Book an excursion to Prison Island to see the turtles breeding grounds
  • Spot the endemic Red Colobus Monkeys at Jozani National Park
  • Join the Spice Tour and look at small farms and plantations of the countryside and in the rural areas of Zanzibar
  • Reserve a table at the Rock Restaurant, a unique little restaurant perched on a rock off the east coast of the island.

Combine your holiday in Zanzibar with a Tanzania Safari to make it extra special!
Visit our Tanzania Tours and Safaris Page for options.
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All Inclusive


5* RIU Palace Zanzibar

(All Meals & Selected Drinks)
Rates in SA Rand 7 Nights
15 Oct - 22 Oct 2022 R 30,641 pp sharing
19 Nov - 26 Nov 2022 R 36,142 pp sharing
08 Dec - 15 Dec 2022 R 30,498 pp sharing


Note: Peak season surcharges and block-out dates may apply. This includes School Holidays, Easter Holidays, Christmas & New Year's Eve.

Package rates include:

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar
  • Charter flights depart every Saturday till November
  • Charter flights depart in December Saturdays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays
  • Accommodation in a Junior Suite Courtyard at Riu Palace Zanzibar
  • All-inclusive basis.
  • Return airport transfers
  • Air departure tax and air passenger tax.
  • Departure tax from Zanzibar.
  • Complimentary Stone Town Tour ( Excl Local fee of R200 pp)

Adults Only: Exclusive to adults over the age of 18

Package rates exclude:

  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • Gratuities
  • Visa – SA Passport holders can get this for free on arrival
  • Departure taxes of $50 (payable directly at the airport)
  • Inoculations – Yellow fever (Dependent on the country of origin
  • All guests staying at a hotel in Zanzibar will be obliged to pay 1 USD per person per night, starting July 1st 2015. Unless otherwise determined, the tax will be charged directly to the guests upon check-in at the resort.
  • Everything not mentioned above as well as items of a personal nature

Covid-19 (South African Citizens)

Please note the below information is to be used as a guideline only as restrictions change. Please contact us for the latest information.

  • All passengers from South Africa to Zanzibar must be in possession of a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours prior to arrival.

  • All passengers will be required to complete Port Health's Screening Questionnaire digitally at least 2 days prior to arrival. ( As well as Zanzibar's Traveller's Surveillanceform for the flight out of South Africa
  • All passengers will be subject to an antigen test on arrival in Zanzibar at a cost of USD25 per person, payable directly

Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations, and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.



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