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Located in Bwejuu, Xanadu Villas & Retreat features a restaurant and spa center. The resort has a year-round outdoor pool and a private beach area, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on site. At the resort, each room comes with a balcony with pool view. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, certain rooms at Xanadu Villas & Retreat also offer a patio. At the accommodations rooms come with a seating area. You will find a 24-hour front desk and private butler service, a shared lounge, hairdresser's and gift shop at the property. This resort has water sports facilities and bike hire is available. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling and diving. The resort also provides car hire. Breezes Beach Club & Rising Sun Dove Center is 0.6 mi from Xanadu Villas & Retreat, while African Blue Divers is 1.3 mi from the property. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, 35 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Activities:

Fishing

Spa

Canoeing


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 king bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 king bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2

This property is making considerable investments and efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’ve worked with experts such as Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable program – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.9
Facilities
9.9
Cleanliness
9.9
Comfort
9.9
Value for money
9.3
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Bwejuu
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Andrea
    United States of America United States of America
    hidden gem, perfect to relax, incredible service, beautiful villas, probably the most luxurious experience in Zanzibar. The food is unbelievable, approaching michelin star quality
  • Mylena
    Brazil Brazil
    amazing rooms, extremely friendly staff, food was unbelievable.
  • Vitória
    Brazil Brazil
    privacy and quality in everything! staff is amazing

Area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

Resort Facilities at Xanadu Villas & Retreat
Great facilities! Review score, 9.9

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Bar crawls
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Entertainment staff
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Body wrap
  • Body scrub
  • Body treatments
  • Hairstyling
  • Hair coloring
  • Haircut
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Hair treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • French
  • Swahili

House rules

Xanadu Villas & Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

From 2:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 5 are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

5 - 16 years
Extra bed upon request
$350 per child, per night
17+ years
Extra bed upon request
$700 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 5 and up are allowed)

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash is not accepted Xanadu Villas & Retreat accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that the rate includes:

- All meals & drinks (soft drinks, beers, ciders, spirits, house white & red wines) as well as a chef and butlers throughout the duration of your stay.

- Daily laundry service.

- Guided activities including sea kayaking, snorkeling and sup boarding from Xanadu’s beach.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Xanadu Villas & Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Xanadu Villas & Retreat

  • The prices at Xanadu Villas & Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Xanadu Villas & Retreat has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Xanadu Villas & Retreat include:

    • Suite
    • Villa

  • Check-in at Xanadu Villas & Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Xanadu Villas & Retreat is 2.4 miles from the center of Bwejuu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Xanadu Villas & Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Themed dinners
    • Swimming pool
    • Walking tours
    • Beauty services
    • Cooking class
    • Bicycle rental
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Facial treatments
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Hair treatments
    • Bike tours
    • Manicure
    • Beach
    • Pedicure
    • Bar crawls
    • Haircut
    • Hair coloring
    • Hairstyling
    • Body treatments
    • Body scrub
    • Body wrap
    • Spa facilities
    • Private beach area
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Head massage
    • Hand massage
    • Full-body massage
    • Entertainment staff
    • Fitness
    • Yoga classes