Anna of Zanzibar

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LOCATION:
Anna of Zanzibar is located on the wonderful white beaches of Zanzibar’s east coast. Anna of Zanzibar offers you ‘barefoot luxury’ – a combination of individual service, a relaxed atmosphere and all amenities of a five star boutique hotel. Situated between Paje and Raz Michamvi, Anna of Zanzibar is only an hour’s drive from Stone Town, a UNSECO World Heritage Site, with its fascinating fusion of Arabic, Asian, Portuguese and African culture. Anna of Zanzibar represents this melting pot of cultures in its design and style. From elegant colonial furniture over rich Arabian textiles and colourful African fabrics to Portuguese porcelain – Anna combines these influences and creates a warm and homely atmosphere in a breathtaking setting on the powdery white beaches of the Swahili coast.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
With only five villas spread in the tropical garden, Anna of Zanzibar guarantees privacy and exclusivity. The management is dedicated to the guest’s well-being and therefore offer a very personalized service.
All five of the luxury villas are situated in our tropical garden with views directly onto the Indian Ocean. Each suite includes a separate lounge area, a master bedroom, dressing room and bathroom.
The rooms are furnished in a luxurious fusion of colonial and original Zanzibari styles and have private verandas overlooking the ocean and our garden. Anna of Zanzibar provides full room service on request and each suite is equipped with the amenities suited to five-star luxury, including a mini bar, an individual room safe, a hairdryer and wireless internet connectivity. All master bedrooms are air-conditioned. Three of our villas are perfectly suitable for family, triple or quadruple occupation due to the air-conditioned living room, which can be turned into a second bedroom.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Meals can be taken either on the terrace of the main house, on your private terrace, by the beach or by the pool. Anna of Zanzibar offers a daily changing à la carte menu combining international specialties with Zanzibari spices. The kitchen’s focus lies on fresh fish and seafood and fruit and vegetables that can be sourced on the island. In any case, the chefs are happy to prepare anything the guest’s desire.
On a regular basis the hosts invite for a lobster BBQ or a Swahili Dinner accompanied by traditional Taraab music, bongo drum sounds or the acrobatic finesse of the Capoeira artists of Paje.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The main house is the heart of Anna of Zanzibar. This is where the guests meet for aperitifs in the evening, for afternoon tea or just for a chat during the day. The main house has the atmosphere of a private residence and is often referred to as our ‘shared living room’.
Two comfortable seating areas offer time to relax and unwind with a book from our library.
For those who enjoy movies we offer free PayTV (DSTV) and a wide range of DVDs.
A guest computer with wireless internet access is accessible for those, who don’t want to carry their equipment on holiday.
Deep sea fishing can be arranged on request; Anna of Zanzibar offers half day or full day fishing trips with the local fishers of Kizimkazi.
Anna of Zanzibar, in conjunction with Buccaneer Diving Center, offers access to some of the finest scuba diving sites in Zanzibar. The reefs on the south-east coast include soft and hard corals, sponges and anemones in abundance and the guests will be amazed by the sheer variety of fish species to be viewed in these waters. The dive center is located only 10 minutes away from the property and offers beginner courses as well as diving trips for professionals.