This beautiful thirty villa, fully inclusive boutique resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans. A fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian design, with Swahili arches, intricate hand carved cement décor, beautiful antiques, hand made furniture and intricate brass lanterns, Baraza offers some of the highest standards of luxury on the Island of Zanzibar.
Baraza has fourteen one bedroom villas and fifteen two bedroom villas, as well as one Presidential two bedroom villa. All the villas are designed to characterize classic Swahili architecture featuring dramatic arches, cement Baraza benches and intricate hand carved cement decorations. Whilst the ocean front villas have lovely sea views, all the spacious villas feature luxury interiors, beautiful fabrics, hand carved furniture, brass lanterns and large bathrooms with luxury fittings as well as a spacious terrace. The rich theme of gold, consistent throughout the hotel, emphasises the luxuriant feel of this hotel.
There are a variety of venues at which to eat or drink each serving very different style of food.The Frangipani Spa at Baraza is an oasis featuring its own lap pool with underwater music, indoor and outdoor relaxation rooms, yoga and fitness centre and a tennis court.