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 savour 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 snorkelling.

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 snorkelling from the shore or on a snorkelling 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!
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All Inclusive


5* RIU Palace Zanzibar

6 Night Zanzibar Holiday ex JNB
Rates in SA Rand All-Inclusive (All Meals & Selected Drinks)
22 - 29 Jan'24 R 39,710 pp sharing
20 - 27 Feb'24 R 42,680 pp sharing
16 - 23 Mar'24 R 33,305 pp sharing
03 - 10 Apr'24 R 26,435 pp sharing
07 - 14 May'24 R 27,350 pp sharing
15 - 22 Jun'24 R 32,695 pp sharing
09 - 16 Jul'24 R 41,035 pp sharing
10 - 17 Aug'24 R 38,535 pp sharing
05 - 12 Sep'24 R 34,840 pp sharing
10 - 17 Oct'24 R 36,825 pp sharing
13 - 20 Nov'24 R 42,580 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 to Zanzibar on the direct services of Fly Safair
  • Return resort transfers 6 nights accommodation plus an early check-in in a Junior Suite Courtyard
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & selected drinks daily
  • Imported alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages in all bars & restaurants as well as premium branded drinks throughout the resort
  • Canoes, water gym, stretching, beach volley, table tennis, gym, tennis court, Stocked minibar in the room, Beach towels, sun beds & beach umbrellas.
  • Wi-Fi in public areas & daytime entertainment several times per week
  • All taxes, levies & surcharges (estimate)

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 5 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
Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations, and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.

Junior Suite Courtyard View (Size: 34m²) These Junior Suites have everything needed to make your stay a unique experience. The rooms feature one king size bed, a sofa in the lounge area and a balcony or terrace.

Junior Suite (Size: 45m²) These suites are located on the ground or first floors, have private balconies or terraces facing the ocean and have a small sitting area with a sofa.

Suite (Size: 54m²) These suites are sea facing and are located closer to the seafront on ground and first floors. They have a sitting area with a sofa and private balconies or terraces.

Superior Ocean Suite (Size: 60m2) The suites are specially designed to offer everything needed during your stay. These rooms have a double bed, a sofa bed in the lounge area, a dressing room and a balcony or terrace.

Villa (Size: 125m2) The exclusive villas are perfect for those who want to enjoy luxury in every detail on their holidays. The rooms feature one king size bed, a sofa in the living room and a dressing room. In addition, on the terrace you will find a private pool and sun loungers where you can relax.

Jacuzzi Suite (Size: 90m²) If you want to enjoy a stay with maximum relaxation, the Jacuzzi Suites are perfect. The rooms feature a queen size bed, a sofa bed in the lounge area and lounge chairs and umbrellas on the private terrace.

Beach Villa (Size: 90m²) Beach Villas enjoy a great ground floor location near the beach front. There are 2 bathrooms, one of which has a hydro massage bathtub. Each villa has a small private pool on the terrace. There is also a separate lounge area with a sofa bed.

Disabled Rooms The resort has 2 Junior Suites Garden View, located on the ground floor that have been specially adapted for disabled guests and include step free showers and guard rails fitted in the bathrooms with sufficient turning space for a wheelchair.


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • TV with satellite channels
  • CD/DVD player
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Hairdryer and bathrobe
  • Special make-up mirror
  • Electronic safe
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar

Promenade Restaurant The main restaurant located on the beachfront, featuring indoor and outdoor seating areas. A lavish buffet including live cooking stations is available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The buffet dinner is themed twice weekly. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Krystal The resort’s speciality restaurant offering a fusion menu. Open for Dinner.

Beef Steak House A la carte traditional Steak House. Open for Dinner.

Pepe‘s Food Grill Open for lunches and located in the pool area. Open for Lunch.

Sunshine Pool Bar

Tiara Poolside Bar

Ginger The coffee and lounge bar with a large terrace overlooking the ocean.

Breeze Full service bar in the restaurant area.

The Makuti Beach Bar Located directly on the beach.

SPA The Renova Spa offers a provides extensive range of spa services tailored to personal needs, as well as a beauty salon and massages (additional charge) There is a spectacular central relaxation area with a relaxation pool.

Wi-Fi Complimentary throughout the resort.

WATERSPORTS & ACTIVITIES (* some at a supplement)

  • 4 Swimming Pools – one with an adjoining whirlpool bath and a chill out area
  • Excursions office
  • Diving school
  • RiuFit programme
  • Evening entertainment

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