Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Stone Town, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania
At a Glance
Luxury hotel with modern facilities in Stone Town
Superb beachfront position, offering great sunset views with dhows sailing past
Perfect location for exploring the maze of Stone Town's streets on foot
All rooms have air-conditioning
Infinity spool, spa and gym
Best time to Visit
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Situated only 6° south of the equator, Zanzibar enjoys ideal holiday weather. Temperatures average between 24°C and 27°C throughout the year with 7-9 hours of sunshine per day.
There are 2 rainy seasons: Acute, brief showers, lasting about an hour in the morning occur for a couple of weeks during November. The rains last longer in April and May, but even then it does not rain every day, and typically form in stormclouds in the late afternoon with heavy rainfall in the evenings and overnight. These rains replenish the island and are often referred to as the “Green Season”.
To start planning your holiday to Park Hyatt Zanzibar
The Park Hyatt Zanzibar occupies a superb position in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town, on the west coast of Zanzibar. Offering international standards and excellent facilities, it is a comfortable base for exploring this historic town.
The Park Hyatt brings international standards to Zanzibar's historic and cultural centre, Stone Town. With just 67 rooms and suites, and superb facilities, it is an ideal base for exploring the town on foot, visiting the historical sites, sampling the local delicacies and watching dhows sailing in the sunset each evening. The hotel is housed in two buildings, one of which is an old Zanzibari mansion dating back to the 17th century, centred around a peaceful courtyard.
There is a beautiful Anantara spa with three treatment suites, an oceanfront infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean and a state of the art fitness centre. Guests have numerous dining options to choose from, with an elegant dining room, outdoor terrace, cosy lounge and pool bar. In-room dining is also available 24 hours per day.
All of the rooms and suites are spacious and modern in their design - the smallest room measures a generous 45 square metres. All have air-conditioning which provides relief in the more humid months as well as all of the other mod cons you'd expect from an international hotel, including a separate bathtub and rain shower in the en-suite bathrooms. The Park View and Park Deluxe rooms enjoy lovely Indian Ocean vistas, and the suites have private balconies.
There are 67 rooms at the hotel, including 11 suites. All are modern in their design and spacious - the smallest room is 45 square metres. The Park View and Park Deluxe categories are oceanfront and enjoy lovely sea views, whilst all of the suites enjoy a private balcony with ocean views. All rooms have air conditioning, safe, iron and ironing board, minibar, coffee and tea-making facilities, satellite TV and services include 24 hour room service, dry cleaning and laundry services.
A dhow trip on the coast of Zanzibar
Sailing in a dhow, the traditional sailing boat used in Zanzibar, is the best way to view the island's coastline. Sailing in the late evening to watch the sun set is the best time of day and is wonderfully romantic.
A historic walk through Stone Town
Visit Zanzibar Towns old quarter, Stone Town on the west coast of Zanzibar. Here you will find beautiful architecture and historic buildings dating back to the 19th century, revealing the complex history of Zanzibar and its links with the slave trade.
Shopping in Stone Town
Stone Town, Zanzibar Town's old quarter, has an abundance of local shops selling a wide variety of antiques, textiles, and jewellery. Spend a whole day wondering through the narrow streets and pick up some truly unique finds.
With the Spice Islands named as they are you cannot visit this particular part of the world and not delve into its history by taking a Spice Tour on the island.
Swim with whale sharks in the Mafia Archipelago
Between November and February each year, migrating whale sharks make their way to the warm waters of the Mafia Archipelago.
The roof top restaurant at The Swahili House, Stone Town
Eating freshly caught seafood in the rooftop restaurant at The Swahili House Zanzibar is a perfect way to spend the evening. Located in Stone Town on the west coast of Zanzibar, dine here in the evening to watch the sunset over this unique historic town.
Location & directions
Stone Town, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania
Located on the seafront in Stone Town, the main town on the west coast of Zanzibar. The hotel is ideal for walking around the town and is approximately twenty minutes' drive from the airport.
How to get there
International flight into Zanzibar Airport and then a twenty minute drive into Stone Town. Alternatively fly internationally into Nairobi, Dar es Salaam or Kilimanjaro and fly onward to Zanzibar.
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