Hotel Riu Palace


Hotel Riu Palace

Opened in 2013, the Hideaway of Nungwi is one of Zanzibar's best upmarket beach resorts, offering stylish accommodation and a wonderful location on the north-west coast of the island.

Please note: The Hideaway of Nungwi has been rebranded as the Hotel Riu Palace.

Opened in 2013, the Hideaway of Nungwi offers stylish beachfront accommodation on one of Zanzibar's finest stretches of coastline. It's among the most impressive new resorts to open on Zanzibar, offering luxury accommodation and a 30m beach front.

Nungwi's location on the north-west coast of Zanzibar ensures it benefits from an absence of strong tides - the sea here is calm, making it safe for swimming and snorkelling.


Nungwi has 100 beachfront suites, each with a spacious dressing room, bathroom and balcony. 13 suites benefit from butler service and a private beach area, while 3 beach villas have access to private swimming pools, jacuzzi baths, and more spacious living areas.


There is a selection of restaurants catering to a variety of tastes. The Aqua Restaurant overlooks the beach and serves delicious buffet meals. Ishi-Teppanyaki serves Japanese cuisine, while the Carnivorous emphasises African flavours. There is a selection of bars.


Swimming pool
Tennis court
Fitness centre
Games Room (table tennis, pool)
Internet cafe

Child Policy

Nungwi accommodates families with children. There is a separate children's swimming pool and a children's club for ages 4-12.