The makuti roofs and glowing Arabic towers of the luxurious Sea Cliff Resort and Spa, on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, forms an exotic backdrop for travellers looking forward to escaping to the tropical beauty of East Africa. Nestling on the Northern-West coast of Zanzibar, just twenty-five minutes from the historical magic of Stone Town, visitors to the Sea Cliff are known to start relaxing as soon as they land in this lap of luxury. The natural colour scheme of cream and gold is complimented by antique furniture that reflects the ancient history of the island.

Sea Cliff Resort and Spa offers tranquillity, peace and beauty, with accommodation lush tropical scented gardens, sparkling infinity pools, a variety of cuisine and attentive and helpful staff. The lounges, restaurant, bars and recreation area offers panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Think breakfast overlooking the ocean, dinner under the stars and sundowners on the jetty or on your own private balcony.

With a variety of activities and excursions your days are guaranteed to be filled with sun, sea and an appreciation for the rich history of Zanzibar.

Zanzibar is a unique destination, filled with history and character, beautiful beaches, exquisite views, colours, a variety of experiences and wonderful people. We look forward to welcoming you to this exotic island.

Karibu Sana

General Information

Golf Course

Seacliff has the only golf course on the island of Zanzibar. Golfers will enjoy our 9-hole Matkovitch course with its club house, under-cover driving range and practice greens, while enjoying the natural features of the island. To top it all, two of the last holes are played along the Indian Ocean. The course has been designed with variation in distance and direction on the front and back 9 to create an experience of playing full 18 holes. The course has a par 71, which includes short and long par 4’s and a couple of drivable options.
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Bars and Restaurants


Our restaurants offer a variety of meals in luxury surroundings. Choose from the Mangapwani for a local or international buffet or the Karibu or Starehe Lounge for light meals. The Kobe Bar offers casual dining, the Zanzi-Bar a more formal evening and the Jetty Bar sundowners and cocktails.
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At Sea Cliff Resort and Spa we understand the demands of modern-day life and therefore we believe a holiday should offer more than fun, but also finding peace and tranquility and restoring your energy. Zuri Rituals spa has five treatment

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Horse Riding

Zanzibar Horse Safaris at Sea Cliff Resort and Spa is a professionally managed stable with a qualified teaching and riding instructor. Our stable has been running for 10+ years and is now under new management. We have plenty of experience

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I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winner 2020

Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, Zanzibar is honored to be voted an I Prefer Members’ Choice Award Winner 2020. Out of more than 700 independent luxury hotels around the world, we were chosen as one of the top hotels in Tanzania. This award is a testament to our commitment to deliver on the I Prefer Hotel Rewards promise of discerning standards and memorable, personalized service during each stay. With over 3.5 million Members, I Prefer Hotel Rewards remains the world’s largest points-based loyalty program for independent hotels. We are honored to serve these Members and provide exceptional experiences to every guest, every stay. Read More

*As part of our commitment to providing high quality service, please be advised that from 1 February 2022, we will levy a nominal service charge of 5% on the total bill to share among our staff as appreciation for their efforts in delivering magical memories while staying with us!

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