- The former getaway of ABBA’s Benny Andersson is now a boutique retreat, with 50 acres of forest and a secluded beach on the spice island’s popular north coast. Each whitewashed, three-room pavilion has plenty of space, a personal plunge pool and sea views, with fishing boats and dhows cruising by.
- Set within 20 hectares of lush tropical garden on the north-west coast of Zanzibar.
- Exudes luxury while encouraging an open, ‘back-to-nature’ ambience.
- In proximity to over half a kilometre of white sand beach.
- Kilindi can arrange various tours including a historical Stone Town tour.
- 15 pure white Pavilion Suites come complete with private plunge pools and a separate rainfall shower room.
- Indulge yourself in the Intonga Amasatchi Stick Massage, the Kilindi Spa’s signature treatment, not available anywhere else.
- Take some time to watch the local fishermen sailing in and out of the bay in their colourful traditional dhows each morning and evening to present their fresh catch to Kilindi’s chefs.
- Indulge in a natural pedicure – walk through the white coral sand after using some handmade Zanzibari soaps to soothe your feet.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Enjoy a comprehensive view and walk in Stone Town, and attain a deeper insight into the rich cultural heritage and history of the island of Zanzibar.
Experience the beautiful Minai Bay Conservation Area whilst cruising in one of the traditional Zanzibari dhows. Get a chance to see the dolphins, as well as swim on one of the pristine sandbanks. Your tour will also visit some of the nearby islets and provide opportinuties to snorkel at the coral reefs. Your full-day includes snorkeling equipment with guides and instructions and a sea food barbeque with fish, calamari and slipper lobster served hot from the grill.
Following a short 10-minute transfer arranged by the hotel, you will join the dhow crew who in turn will warmly welcome you aboard a wooden sailing dhow. This hand-crafted dhow, constructed with the same traditional techniques that have been used for a thousand years, willl then take sail to begin what will be an undeniably memorable 2-3 hour journey along the coastline of north-west Zanzibar. As part of this exotic and iconic experience, you will have the opportunity to snorkel in the warm and soothing ocean and admire the marine life that can be found along the Kendwa reef. Snacks and a selection be provided ahead of your return to Kilindi and your evening dinner.
Enjoy a unique chance to visit to a local spice farm on Zanzibar and see why traders from afar would travel the oceans to reach this magical isle. A spectacular opportunity to see, smell and taste a variety of spices such as cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, black pepper, tumeric, nutmeg, and vanilla, as well as tropical fruits and tropical plants.
With its location on Zanzibar’s northern tip, Zanzibar Watersports is situated in close proximity to some of Africa’s best deep sea fishing grounds. The waters between Zanzibar and Pemba are home to some excellent game fishing opportunities. Three professional deep sea fishing boats are on offer: Haraka, Timimi and Suli Suli. All are equipped to the highest international safety standards. They also have the latest technology, with GPS navigational aids, echo sounders and fishfinders.
Kilindi Zanzibar, comprising of a series of white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Originally designed for Benny Andersson – one of the members of the 1970’s pop group ABBA – Kilindi is a true blend of the very best of diverse cultures to be found in Tanzania and on its adjacent island of Zanzibar. Kilindi achieves the perfect marriage between Scandinavian minimalism and the dramatic architectural overtones of Middle Eastern heritage, whilst encouraging an open, ‘back-to-nature’ ambiance throughout. In each of the Pavilion suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean.
In each of the Pavilion suites, white wooden-slatted shutters embrace wide-arched glassless windows each affording spectacular views over the Indian Ocean. This same openness allows the gentle ocean breeze to waft throughout each of the rooms and carry with it the delightful soundtrack of Kilindi’s colourful birdlife. Any stay at Kilindi will be a delight for the senses. Kilindi Zanzibar, comprising of a series of white-domed Pavilion guest rooms all set in 50 acres of lush tropical gardens, is a rarity in the world of luxury boutique hotels. Originally designed for Benny Andersson – one of the members of the 1970’s pop group ABBA – Kilindi is a true blend of the very best of diverse cultures to be found in Tanzania and on its adjacent island of Zanzibar.
The stylish accommodation at Kilindi is in 15-domed Pavilion Suites each with cascading waterfall pools, magnificent ocean views and butler service. These uniquely designed rooms have a domed bed chamber with stained glass skylight and a spacious wet room with a rainfall shower. They are all set amongst lush tropical gardens and have their own day pavilion and sun terrace with lounge furniture. Each stunning villa has two private plunge pools that are linked by water features and a waterfall. All rooms also have an air con system. There is also a two bedroom pavilion consisting of two adjoining Pavilion Suites, on double and one twin with a shared en suite Pavilion shower room.
Fifteen Eastern-inspired domed pavilions are private sanctuaries, each overlooking the kaleidoscopic colours of the Indian Ocean. Each pavilion enjoys a spacious double suite with shuttered windows opening out onto a personal plunge pool flanked by sunbeds on a private verandah. Adjoined by a walk way, a luxurious bathroom boasts a refreshing rainfall shower. All areas of the pavilion are designed to evoke the “back-to- nature” feel, with wide windows and an open-faced design to capture the ocean breezes, and to let guests drink in the view. The beds within the Pavilions have a ‘Cool Air’ air con system which provides an oasis over and around the bed. The window spaces are fitted with traditional wooden shutters that allow the sea breeze to permeate throughout the room.
Kilindi boasts a fine dining room with a lovely alfresco terrace and spacious public sitting area just near to the stylish bar area. There is also a great deck area surrounding the 25m infinity pool. Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage and other treatments in the spa or a film in the mini-cinema. If needed all guests can obtain internet access.
Dining takes place either on the alfresco terrace or even along the pristine white beach, which runs the length of the property.
There is also a great deck area surrounding the 25m infinity pool. Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage and other treatments in the spa or a film in the mini-cinema. If needed all guests can obtain internet access.
Should they tire of solitude, guests can venture to the elegant bar, which overlooks a vast infinity pool and the azure waters of the Indian Ocean itself.
Tucked away in a peaceful corner of Kilindi’s tropical gardens we invite you to discover Kilindi Spa. Reflecting its picturesque island setting and inspired by the natural elements , the spa offers a range of treatments in a serene and elegant setting to improve well-being and enhance relaxation. We have created spa programs and treatments to suit your needs using only the best products. This experience will transform your holiday. We can design a bespoke or custom made spa program for you to either Relax, Pamper, Detox or be Rejuvenated. Our skin care products have been developed to revitalize the skin and prevent damage done to the skin by free-radicals, stress and the African climate. The active ingredients in our skin care products are valuable in the repair process and assist with the restoration of damaged skin tissue. You can never be too young to start this preventative process.