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White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa

4 stars

Zanzibar, Africa

For the ultimate getaway, the White Sand luxury boutique hotel offers a perfect retreat for a relaxing kitesurfing holiday.

The private resort is on the edge of Paje Beach, on the east coast of Zanzibar, these luxury villas offer private, direct access to the clear white sands and turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. The area is relatively untouched by tourism, giving you that relaxed Island feel and the hotel is just a short walk along the beach to reach our kitesurf centre.

This bouitique style hotel offers luxurious accommodation directly overlooking the beach. Room categories include:

Beach Front 1 bedroom Villa: ocated right on the beach front, with private access to the beach and sea, the 1 bedroom villa consists of a star/ hanging bed, ensuite, outdoor bathtub and rain shower, a private swimming pool, panoramic rooftop terrace, TV, free A/C and Wifi throughout.

Family Villa: A 2 bedroom Villa with private swimming pool and recreational area, perfect for a family or friends. Both bedrooms have star/ hanging beds and are ensuite. There is also a seaview balcony, outdoor bath tub and rain shower, air conditioning, Wifi throughout and TV on demand.

Presidential Villa: A grand 5 bedroom villa iwth 3 ensuite bathrooms. Each bathroom has a rainshower. The villa also boasts a private pool, jacuzzi, panoramic terrace, home cinema, TV on demand and air conditioning and Wifi throughouti. Ideal for larger families or groups, comfortably sleeping 10 guests.

Zanzibar Garden Villa: The villa has 4 independent double or family rooms with a garden view. Rent a room or the whole villa, with access to the Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa facilities. Offers excellent value.

The Resort offers a fine-dining restaurant, serving a blend of Zanzibari dishes with an International twist. There is also a roof top lounge area with views over the resort and the African sunset, where you can enjoy cocktails and fresh juices from the bar, as well as by a large swimming pool with sunbathing areas and loungers. The Spa, located just next to a waterfall, offers a sauna and wellness area with specialised treatments, using locally sourced products made by the local communities using seaweed, coconut and Zanzibar spices.

5* PADI IDC Diving centre within 15 minutes walk offering a complete range of PADI courses. More >

Price from £1,445 Including flights - Enquire about this hotel >

Fact File

Diving Conditions

House Reef Shore Diving Boat Diving Wreck Diving Tech Diving






Best Time: July - March

Average Air temps: 27°C

Average Water temps: 24°C

Visibility: 10-30m

Top Dive Sites: Mmenba Marine Park and Atoll, 'Pemba' channel, Mafia Island and Pange Reef (for beginners), Mnemba Atoll Leven Banks pinnacle, .HMS Pegasus (19th Century battle cruiser).
Inside the reef - The Lagoon, Lagoon Mounding & Stingray City with shallow depths 6-18m, colourful coral & varied marine life with gentle conditions for courses and novice divers. More >

Dive Centre: Courses and Dive Packages  More >

Great Reasons to Dive in Zanzibar, Tanzania

  • Ideal for Learn to dive
  • Mantas, sharks, groupers & large pelagics
  • Caves and Caverns
  • Beautiful walls & corals (multiple nudibranchs)
  • Whale Sharks (Oct-Mar)
  • Humpback Whales (Sept)
  • Fast drifts
  • Spectacular sand beaches, historic stone town to visit.


Dive Holidays Sportif

Sportif Dive is a specialist tour operator offering a wide range of diving holidays all over the world. Our choice of destinations is extensive from established locations in the Red Sea, Maldives, Caribbean and the Far East to the exotic and unusual such as Rodrigues Island in the Indian Ocean, Wakatobi, Truk, Palau, South America & the Pacific. Whether you are looking to for a Learn to Dive course, group expedition or trip of a lifetime we can help. With over 30 years experience and a personal approach, we can advise on the ideal location to suit your needs, at a price to suit your budget.

Our extensive knowledge of the destinations means we can recommend the right location for you. Our diving centres are selected for their excellent standards of service and safety. Whatever your priority, whether starting out or wishing to dive a technically challenging site we can recommend a range of options offering the best diving for when you wish to travel. We can organise all your travel arrangements for you, pre-book equipment and diving packages in advance to maximise your time when you get there.

As an independent tour operator, we select only the hotels, liveaboards and diving centres that offer the best standards and quality of service but at the right price. Without the overheads of a large mass market operator, we can offer the best value diving holidays often with great discounts and special offers.

Our consultants have many years experience in travel and are divers. They are able to closely match your needs and take time to recommend from a carefully selected range of accommodation and diving packages. With first hand knowledge, they are passionate about diving and travel and providing the perfect holiday for you.

Sportif also have a specialist multisport division offering instruction and rental packages for windsurfing, kitesurfing and surfing. Our specialist centres are located in some of our diving resorts, often minutes from the Dive Centre for easy coordination of activities. Packages offered included taster and learn to right through to intensive coaching weeks up to expert level. Children can start from 8 years.

Sportif Dive are an ATOL bonded operator which means that every element of your holiday is secure. With the worry of disruption to your holiday plans from weather disruption or airline failure you can be sure that we will be there to help every step of the way.