AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEYFind your piece of paradise at The Sands, admire the turquoise of the Indian ocean and stroll along one of the most beautiful beaches in Zanzibar. Experience an oasis of peace and relaxation in an elegant, warm and authentic atmosphere. The Sands is the perfect destination to escape your everyday life. The blue ocean, the white beach and the many available activities and excursions will make your stay in Zanzibar really unforgettable.The Sands Beach Resort is located on the south-east coast of Zanzibar, Dongwe. The beautiful and long white sandy beach of Dongwe offers the opportunity of taking long walks. Close to the reef, the lagoon with its clear and crystal water offers many perfect spots for snorkelling and diving.TOP ISLAND BEACHThe Sands Beach Resort lies on Dongwe ? Bwejuu beach which was voted as one of the 30 Top island beaches in the world by Cond? Nast Traveler. What the beach offers is a unique combination of outstanding places and interesting activities close to the cultural delights of Stone Town, with Arabian fortresses and minarets.AccommodationNestled in a beautiful tropical garden the resort boasts sea view double and single rooms, sea view villas and 2 bedrooms villas with private pool and jacuzzi.STANDARD DOUBLE ROOMDesigned to welcome youThe Resort offers 6 independent Standard rooms nestled in a tropical garden. The rooms are 45 sqm with a 15 sqm patio. All rooms have a view of the ocean. Rooms are equipped with a king-size bed or two twin beds, closets, bedside tables, air-conditioning, minibar and big shower.SEA VIEW VILLASense of harmonyThe Sea View and Single Room Villas cover an area of 145 sqm with a 60 sqm patio, one king bedroom, one bathroom with both internal and external showers and a wide living room. All villas are fully furnished with air-conditioning, minibar and hairdryer. The view of the ocean and the tropical garden is a heaven for intimacy and tranquillity.TWO BEDROOMS VILLAAll the space you need and a private poolThe Sea View and Double Room Villas cover an area of 200 sqm with a 70 sqm patio, one bedroom with king-size bed and one bedroom with two twins, two bathrooms with a bathtub, both internal and external showers, a small toilet and a wider living room. All villas are fully furnished with air-conditioning, minibar and hairdryer. The double room sea view has a 30 sqm pool with Jacuzzi which is for exclusive use by the guests. The wide space makes these villas perfect for a family with children also.FacilitiesAt The Sands Beach Resort, you can swim a 30m long pool set in the middle of the property. A perfect place to relax and chill, even more at the nice circular pool with massaging water jets, between the pool and the beach. Large beach beds are all around the area offering a comfortable location for you to read your favourite book or get a tan.AQUAHOLICS SURF SCHOOL ZANZIBARAquaholics Surf School Zanzibar is the first and only surf school on the island and caters to all level of surfers. They have a range of more than 15 surf boards of many shapes and sizes. We offer surf trips and surf lessons, surf guiding & coaching on our tours to Zanzibars greatest waves.BUCCANEER DIVINGOpen water, Advanced, Rescue and Divemaster are the Buccaneer Diving Center?s most popular courses. The PADI 5 Star school includes a huge range of unique marine life speciality courses: seahorse, turtle, moray eel, nudibranch & shark aware diver and also Instructor Development Courses (IDC) twice a year.SNORKELING AT BLUE LAGOONJust a stone throw away from The Sands Beach Resort, you can snorkel at one of the best snorkelling spots in Zanzibar. This snorkelling trip in Blue Lagoon is tide dependent, low tide is usually better for sight and with calm water which makes it better underwater visibility of corals and fish as well as for swimming itself.SNORKELING AT KIZIMKAZI WITH DOLPHINSThe most popular dolphin spotting location in Zanzibar is in Kizimkazi village located on the Southern coast of Zanzibar Island where you can see both bottlenose and humpback dolphins. The shallow coastal waters around Kizimkazi are a favourite hangout for dolphins that come here for the reliable food supply, to nurse their calves, rest and socialize.DiningYou will love our restaurant and the big veranda that overlooks the property facing the sea. This is the place where we love to meet the guests and enjoy a fresh and tasty meal altogether. Close to the restaurant, the bar is always ready to serve a wide range of cocktails and wines that you can sip admiring the sea.THE RESTAURANTThe island reveals a unique combination of tastes and food influences, where international cuisine meets with Swahili traditions. Our restaurant offers local specialities and grills on the menu, with a fusion of Zanzibar and international flavours (vegetarian options also available).BEACH BARThe beach bar is located right on the beach, facing the sea and offering a selection of cocktails and snacks from the morning till the afternoon. Watch the sound of the waves and enjoy the sand between your toes.CELEBRATE SPECIAL OCCASIONSIndulge in your dreams of a perfect wedding at one of the most romantic destinations in the world. Influenced by the spice trade as well as the culture and traditions brought here from the Omani Arabs and the English, Zanzibar is a destination like no other.*Please note that rates are subject to fluctuations according to current exchange rates.