Location: South West coast of Zanzibar
Rooms: 66 villas, all with private swimming pools
Facilities: Two restaurants & bar, spa, the Jetty, beachfront Infinity Pool, kids Club, boutique & gift shop, business centre, DVD & CD library, fitness centre, floodlit tennis courts, Jacuzzi, sauna & steam room, volleyball court & watersports centre
Activities: Kayaking, pedal Boat, Hobie Cat, daily guided snorkelling trip, kite surfing, deep sea fishing, dolphin safari, dhow cruise, scuba diving, cultural and nature excursions, bicycles or buggy with driver for exploring around the property, twice-weekly yoga classes
Children: Children of all ages are welcome at the Residence
Our opinion: The Residence is a fine 5* Deluxe all villa resort on a quiet part of the Zanzibar coast. The Residence offers modern & spacious villas and very attentive service. Those who have stayed at the Residence in Mauritius and the Residence in Tunis will find the same very high level of service.