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The Palms

A small and intimate lodge with great food and service

The Palms Zanzibar
The Palms Zanzibar

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Review

The sister property to both the Breezes and Baraza, The Palms was the first truly high end property on Zanzibar and, while it has had new competition over the years, it still offers something a little different. The main reason that it has managed to remain as popular as ever is the fact that, while it is located on a fairly thin strip of land, it is still very small and so the onus is on the service and the general feeling of exclusivity. With access to the many facilities of Breezes, it is no wonder that many keep coming back.

Beach

The beach that runs from the Palms right through to point at the north is one of the most spectacular that we have seen on the island. Again, at low tide, there is a lot of beach exposed, but, for most of the time, this is a truly spectacular sight with pristine and powder white sand. Definitely one of the best beaches on the island…the only potential drawback these days is the increase of beach sellers.

Rooms

Each of the luxury villas in the Palms is very spacious and crammed with all of the amenities that you would expect from this level of property. All have tvs with dvd players, aricon, a full lounge area and vast bed and bathrooms. On top of this, outside also features a private Jacuzzi and lounge area.

Layout

As mentioned in the overview, the physical plot of land that the Palms is on is fairly thin and, as such, the villas are slightly closer than we would have ideally placed them…but this is not the end of the world and there is still a good amount of room between them. Otherwise, the hotel is very well laid out, with a good dining area on one side, a good sized pool in the centre (with a second restaurant) and your own gazebo directly on the beach.

Features

The key to the Palms it the facilities and features! The rooms are a really good size, and every amenity is catered for…but the service is exceptional. Anything that you should be after is quickly found and brought to you!

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Great service, very comfortable rooms, all the facilities you could want

The plot is a little crowded

Our rating: 
5
User rating: 
5
Price: 
4

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