History: Sultan Sands is situated on the same fabulous beach as its’ sister Resort, the Bluebay Beach Resort &Spa.

Previously known as La Villa Beach Club - a 20 roomed hotel, in 2007 the construction of 56 additional rooms was started on its extensive and unused grounds. It opened in July 2008, with the integration of the NEW rooms and the refurbished existing rooms, as the Sultan Sands Island Resort

Location: It is located on the east Coast of the Zanzibar, in Kiwengwa village. The resort is about 45 minutes drive from the Airport of Zanzibar.

Accomodation: The hotel has a total of 76 rooms, made up of 56 Pwani rooms and 20 Bahari rooms. Pwani rooms are the newly constructed ones. They are on rising grounds in beautiful landscaped gardens, facing out to the Ocean. They are built in single storey traditional rondavels, each with two tastefully decorated bed rooms with separate changing rooms leading into superbly appointed en-suite bathrooms.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety deposit box
  • Gift shop