Zanzibar White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa

Tropical-Beach Villa Resort

Paje, Tanzania, Africa


White Sand Luxury Villas & Spa is located on a long stretch of beach between Paje and Jambiani, on Zanzibar's East Coast. This is a place to feel African hospitality combined with high-end quality services. Guests can enjoy delicious dinner admiring the sunset or try diving or kitesurfing, after a safari on continental Africa. Warm turquoise waters for sun worshipers and beach lovers.

Rooms: 14

Opening year: 2015

Last renovation: 2021


  • Solar energy produced from photovoltaic solar panels on technical buildings and villas cover a considerable amount of our energy needs, while solar heating provides all of the resort’s hot water
  • Emphasis to favour of biodegradable materials throughout the hotel. Organic waste diversion program in place. Bio waste used for compost
  • Soaps and amenities are handcrafted locally by the team at Mwani Zanzibar, supporting the work of the community and the local know-how. Seaweed is picked daily on the beach, dried and processed in Paje.

Community interactions:

  • Support & encouragement to use local-owned business & culture; taxis, diving, bars, restaurants.
  • Creation of a carpentry workshop, creating upskilling in qualified jobs.
  • Emphasis on sustainable employment, future prospects & education.
  • Participation and organization of in beach cleanings.

Certifications: Pack for a Purpose, UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Management: local owner, local management