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White Sands


Very Good 4/5 Score from 4 reviews

White Sands, Paje Beach

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0.003km

White Sands is a beautiful detached house located right on Paje Beach, on the east cost of Zanzibar, which is about as close to a tropical island paradise as you can get.

The house has stunning open views to the Indian Ocean and faces onto a sheltered lagoon where the water is shallow and safe for swimming. It's a perfect place to chill out, laze on the beach, snorkel, fish or enjoy the local cuisine in one of several bars and restaurants close by. Paje Beach is famous for kitesurfing and the villa is perfectly situated to enjoy theis sport. There are several schools and equipment hire centres within easy walking distance.

It has been completely refurbished and redecorated and is now operating under new management.

The house has a large living room/kitchen and a big veranda looking over the gardens and towards the beach and the sea. There are three spacious bedrooms with big Zanzibari beds and full en- suite facilities. The house is situated in a good sized, walled plot and occupies a prime central position on Paje Beach.

The house is priced for 3 options. The whole house is priced for 8 people. The front area, which can accommodate 4 people has a living room, kitchen and bathroom, a double bedroom and two additional beds while the two other bedrooms, which have separate access and each comprise a double bedroom and en suite bathroom are priced for 2 people.

The house is well equipped with all you need for fabulous holiday.

Zanzibar Stone Town is a World Heritage City with winding alleys, bazaars, mosques and grand Arabian houses. Stone Town can be easily reached by hire car or local bus.

Other excursions include Jozani National Park, Spice Tours and dolphin watching. A beautifully restored Arab dhow can be hired for sailing, snorkelling or fishing.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Paje 3 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 50 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Zanzibar Stone Town 40 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The house is very comfortable and spacious with a well fitted kitchen and fully tiled bathrooms. It has just been completely refurbished and redecorated in a clean elegant modern style.

There are two large verandas and an attractive garden with all the facilities for entertaining, barbecues and lounging about in the sunshine.

The views of the sea are stunning.

Further details outdoors

A very attractive house with a thatched roof right on Paje Beach.

There are shops and restaurants nearby and you can sail, snorkel, dive and swim as much as you like.

Further details

The house is available for holidays or for lettings.

25% deposit needed to confirm bookings.

The Zanzibar region

Zanzibar is an exotic tropical Island, set in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles off the coast of Tanzania. It has a superb sunny climate with no hurricanes or other hazards. The temperature is stable at about 30 degrees centigrade through the year, evenings are warm and balmy.

There are two rainy seasons, one in April/May the other in November – the rest of the year is dry and sunny.

The island has a fascinating history based on trade in spices and slaves and an exotic mixture of Arab, Indian and Swahili culture. Zanzibar Stone Town is a World Heritage site.

The island offers many places to visit including local fishing villages, forests, spice tours, historic sites and abundant snorkelling, wind and kite surfing, sailing, fishing, snorkelling and diving. Zanzibar is reputed to have some of the best diving in the world with abundant marine life, good visibility and a water temperature of about 27 degrees C all year round.

The local language is Swahili but most people speak English. Italian and French are also spoken.

There are plenty of ATM machines and banks in Stone Town.


Paje has one of the best beaches in Zanzibar with palm fringed, white powdery sand and a tropical lagoon enclosed by a coral reef about a kilometre away. You can walk on the reef and see local spear fishermen hunting squid, octopus and brightly coloured reef fish. There are no sea urchins and no strong currents at high tide.

The beach is gently sloping so it is perfect for swimming for up to 12 hours each day. There are several local hotels and restaurants along the beach serving food, cocktails, beers and freshly squeezed juice all day long.

The people are friendly and charming and there a local shops, a post office, a little supermarket and lots of places with free wi fi internet access. The rare red colobus monkey as well as tropical and mangrove forests can be seen at Jozani National Park, only ten minutes away. Google Paje, Zanzibar and see what you find.

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Review 1-4 of 4

3 Jan 2013


"Top location, stress free, great value"

My wife and I have travelled to Africa on holiday many times and no trip or location has ever been as charming as Zanzibar.The beach was utterly amazing and with hardly any other people on it, at time… More

6 Mar 2012


"a relaxing holiday away from the hussel and bussel of life"

Overall, a relaxing break in a delightfully located, 3 bedroom, bunglow - literally on the beach, with a walled garden. The accommodation is basic but perfectly adequate, having all the necessary fur… More

Since these guests stayed at the Villa it has been completely redecorated and refurbished to a luxury standard.

28 Jan 2012


"bad accommodation in perfect setting"

the setting was amazing, hardly can be better. the house it self one could call acceptable but over all below average. hardly anything in the kitchen really worked eg. very low water pressure-so washi… More

Since these guests stayed the Villa has been completely refurbished and redecorated to a luxury standard. New management has been introduced and the problem of noise from the neighbour has been resolved.

28 Nov 2011


"White Sands Villa in beautiful Paje"

Lovely setting on the amazing beach. Beautiful local black residents very friendly and helpful. Fresh fish, fruit and cattle every where. Snorkeling in turquoise clear water, outtings, if you wante… More

The Villa has been completely refurbished and redecorated to a luxury standard since these guests visited.

Review 1-4 of 4

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