Kilindi is set on the north coast of
The fifteen pavilions, spa and restaurant are artfully appointed across the property’s 36 acres exploiting the elevation and expanse of the land, to ensure each unit has uninterrupted views over the 500 metres of beachfront, the ever-changing azure blues of the Indian Ocean and time-honoured dhow routes, for which Zanzibar is famous. The plot has been sensitively landscaped to retain the natural wilderness of the coast, whilst the spa and each pavilion is enclosed within the walls of its own private lush tropical garden, with plants specifically chosen to attract the birds and butterflies native to the region.
Kilindi, in its entirety, has been designed to subtly integrate inside and outside space in order to pay homage to the extreme natural beauty of the location. Each pavilion consists of a comfortable shaded baraza seating area, sun deck, an enormous wet-room with rain-shower and two cooling plunge pools from which to soak in the views, one of which lies at the foot of the spacious bed to naturally cool the room in concert with the sea breezes. Logically-eco principles of architecture take the form of domed roofs which deflect the heat of the sun and harvest rain-water that is recycled into the bathrooms and gardens.
The restaurant, which overlooks the 25 metre T-shaped infinity pool of the public area, is fast approaching the acclaim to be the best in
Number of Rooms: 15
Price Guide: US$600 a Pavillion per person, per night.