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 mini bar, 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 experience, 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 programmes 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 the 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 to in Zanzibar:

  • Enjoy some of the free water- and land-sports available at your resort (Depending on 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 (Adults Only)

All-Inclusive (All Meals & Selected Drinks)  
Rates in SA Rand 3 Nights
7 Nights
07 Jan - 20 Mar'21 From R14,450 pp sharing From R25,795 pp sharing
01 May - 31 May'21 From R12,650 pp sharing From R21,595 pp sharing
01 Jun - 25 Jun'21 From R13,650 pp sharing From R23,950 pp sharing
20 Jul - 31 Aug'21 From R16,650 pp sharing From R30,795 pp sharing
01 Sept-30 Sept'21 From R14,265 pp sharing From R25,395 pp sharing
01 Oct - 31 Oct'21 From R15,095 pp sharing From R27,350 pp sharing


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

Package rates include:

  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar on Mango fares
  • Airport taxes
  • 7 nights' accommodation at RIU Palace Zanzibar on All-inclusive basis
  • Return airport transfers

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
  • Health and 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 lastest information.

  • Covid-19 test certificates are required upon return to South Africa
    The tests can be obtained in one of 3 ways
    1. At your resort accommodation in Zanzibar 72 hours before departing back home. (US$ 100 pp)
    2. At OR Tambo Airport upon arrival in South Africa (Port Health). You will need to wait for the test to be completed before leaving the airport (2-6 hours waiting time)
    3. At a pre-approved quarantine hotel in Johannesburg (1-night booking required) by a private lab. You will need to wait for the test to be completed before leaving the airport (12-24 hours waiting time)

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




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