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Kilindi Zanzibar

Jumia TravelUS$ 1,300*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 24 January 2016

We spend 8 nights at this fantastic hide-away. 8 days with totally relaxing, privacy, and the possibility to eat, drink, sleep whenever you wanted. No stress - no rules!The accommodation was very authentic with the most stunning view and a fantastic bed! Our private butler was outstanding :-) The wifi is only in the mainhouse, and the speed could be...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Dorthe We’re delighted to hear you had such a super time hidden away here at Kilindi. Such a pleasure to host you – hope you’ll return again soon. Thank you for your kind words. Best wishes Peter and all at Kilindi Zanzibar

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Recommended by the wonderful Henry Neame of Place to Place, Zilindi was the best place to relax post Xmas and enjoy the most glorious holiday. An overnight to Nairobi, a quick hop to Zanzibar and then just an hour's drive, our destination an amazing hotel in one of the most beautiful settings we have ever seen. 50 acres of tropical...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Sue You’ve so perfectly captured the essence of Kilindi, thank you so much. Salim and all the staff in camp very much enjoyed hosting you over the New Year – great to hear you enjoyed your evening on the dhow and your days relaxing in and around Kilindi. Perhaps we’ll see you again next New Year?! Do stay in...

Reviewed 29 December 2015

We had the most wonderful couple of days at Kilindi, the perfect start to our honeymoon. Our ‘room’ was absolutely huge and utterly stunning – a collection of beautiful domes, two plunge pools and a cracking view of the boats sailing past. All set in a lovely garden. Peter and all his brilliant staff made us feel so welcome –...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Rosie Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We were so happy to kickstart your honeymoon here at Kilindi and it was a pleasure to host you and Jack – and for him to celebrate his birthday with us too! We do hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels and can return rejuvenated...

Ethiopia
Reviewed 27 December 2015

We've never been anywhere so relaxing, No rules, no expectations, just relax, swim, eat, chill. Excursions are possible as are diving and snorkelling but we were looking to just relax, and that's exactly what we did. Kilindi is set in a coastal tropical forest, and the resort is very sympathetic to the setting with a delightfully rustic tone, although it...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Phil Thank you so much for posting such a fulsome and generous review of your time with us. We were so delighted to host you for Christmas at Kilindi and it’s great that you were really able to relax and enjoy the surroundings. We would be thrilled to welcome you back at any time – so do please come...

Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Kilindi is the epitome of luxury. If we could give this place more stars we would. It was the most amazing place to relax after our honeymoon safari and we loved every second of our stay. The people were lovely, the service was impeccable and the food was beyond delicious. Couldn't recommend Kilindi highly enough!

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Ellie What a lovely review, thank you so much. We truly loved hosting you both over your honeymoon trip and hope you had a fantastic time on safari too. Perhaps you’ll come and see us again one day? You’re always very welcome here. Best wishes Peter and all at Kilindi Zanzibar

Manama, Bahrain
Reviewed 20 October 2015

After a wonderful but busy safari in East Africa we decided to finish up our holiday with some R & R in Zanzibar and I am so glad we chose Kilindi. This truly is a unique sanctuary. We really felt like we had found our own little piece of Paradise. The hotel design is wonderfully light and open with a...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Thank you for such a thorough review – it’s great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us. You’ve so perfectly captured the essence of Kilindi and we do hope we’ll see you again soon. Best wishes Peter and all at Kilindi Zanzibar

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We were looking for the perfect wedding venue and honeymoon in Zanzibar and thankfully found it at Kilindi. We knew this when we saw our beautiful pavillion overlooking the sea and when we met our incredible butler, Daudi. Our pavillion was truly magical and very private, apart from the bush babies who came to visit occassionally. Having your own pools...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

What a fantastic review, thank you so very much. The staff at Kilindi really enjoy hosting weddings – and indeed honeymoons – and we were so chuffed you picked Kilindi for such a special celebration. It really was a wonderful day. Daudi so enjoyed being your butler and it’s lovely to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Please...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This was our first stop on our honeymoon. We arrived exhausted from our incredible wedding to be greeted effusively by Peter and our wonderful butler Salim. From the moment we arrived nothing was too much for Salim. He completely spoilt us and made sure we had the best time. Our villa was stunning (villa 3) and we were fully prepared...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Lexie Thank you for such a kind review – we really enjoyed hosting you for the start of your honeymoon trip and are delighted to hear you had such a super time. Salim, Caroline and all our staff very much enjoyed getting to know you both and Adriaan, our chef, is very happy to hear that you were such...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 12 October 2015

This is one of those places that you see in travel magazines and say "someday I'd like to go to a place like that." We stayed for 5 nights after a week in the bush on safari for our honeymoon, and had an amazing time. We stayed in villa 8 (the one in the pictures with the pool right at...

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Dana Thank you for such a superb review – so very thorough, I don’t think you’ve left a stone unturned! We really enjoyed hosting you during your stay and are so pleased that you too love Kilindi. We do hope to see you back here one day soon, you would be most welcome. Best wishes Peter and all at...

Welford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2015

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left we couldn't have chosen a more perfect place for our honeymoon. The location and setting couldn't have been more idyllic , our lodge was amazing and we woke up to beautiful views of the sea every morning. All the staff here are brilliant, our butler Daudi was fantastic, the best....

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ElewanaCollection, Manager at Kilindi Zanzibar, responded to this review

Dear Paul and Claire Thank you for your fabulous review – we and all the staff were delighted that you had a wonderful honeymoon at Kilindi. Our Chef will very happy indeed to hear that you so enjoyed our food – always lovely to hear such feedback. Hope you’ll come and see us again soon. Best wishes Peter and all...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the north-west coast of Zanzibar, and lying adjacent to the clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, sits the extraordinary and mesmerising Kilindi Zanzibar. Dotted across 50 acres of lush, tropical garden and blessed with a secluded powder-white sand beachfront extending over half a kilometre, Kilindi Zanzibar with its arched pavilion-style villas overlooks an ocean that has witnessed the spice trade route for over 500 years. ... more   less 

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Address: Kendwa, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar Island > Kendwa
Price Range: ₹ 63,249 - ₹ 97,661 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kilindi Zanzibar 5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Kilindi Zanzibar Kendwa, Zanzibar Island
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“Our pavilion was number 15, the furthest walk, but up the hill so has the best view.”
Fsamadi, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As best we know,all the rooms are similar although some have a longer walk to the communal areas”
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“All rooms are equally amazing”
543leilal, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The 15 pavilions are all the same 2 of them are family pavillions”
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“All rooms are very private, with views, but I would prefer 6, 8 or 9”
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