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Health & Safety Standards

Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort is in full compliance with both global government requirements and requirements made by local departments of health as applicable. We are committed to the health and safety of all guests and staff.

Entering Zanzibar

  • Prior to arrival into Zanzibar, travelers are required to fill out an online Traveler's Surveillance Form, 24 hours prior to arrival arrival.
  • Upon entry, Zanzibar requires a negative RT-PCR COVID-19 certificate taken 72 hours before arrival. It is highly recommended that you regularly check government and airline websites for updates as the requirements are constantly changing.
  • Select travelers entering Zanzibar will be subjected to enhanced COVID-19 infection screening including a rapid test and temperature check. The rapid test costs 25 USD per traveler.  Please check the government website for nationalities required to comply as there are frequent changes.
  • Travelers arriving from or have traveled through India will be subjected to a rapid test on arrival as well as a 14 day mandatory government quarantine at their own cost.
  • All travelers must have valid travel insurance for the duration of their stay in Zanzibar.
  • It is suggested that your online visa form be filled in prior to your arrival.This can be completed here.

The full official document is available here.

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Entering Zanzibar


  • Everyone arriving at our properties has their temperature checked.
  • Luggage is sanitized prior to entering the rooms and kept in a luggage area before being transferred to the rooms.
  • 1.5m distance is kept between travel groups.


All team members have received enhanced COVID-19 related health and safety training, including correct procedures for wearing masks and personal protective equipment and physical distancing awareness.
  • All team members will be wearing masks
  • Distance based greeting throughout the resort
  • Temperature checks before each shift
  • Regular health checks will be carried out
  • Dedicated hygiene supervisors for each department

Public Areas

We have significantly increased cleaning schedules in all public areas with particular focus on high-touch areas. We strictly adhere to physical distancing best practices in all public spaces.
  • Use of proper grade chemicals for cleaning and sanitizing
  • Property is spread over 20 acres which also allows us to deal with social distancing naturally
Public Areas

Guest Rooms

  • Rooms are thoroughly cleaned and disinfected after every stay.
  • Towels are changed on request.
  • Guests are given the option of when and whether they would like their room serviced
  • Digitized hotel information provided to guest via e-mail
In the instance a guest feels unwell, the hotel doctor will be called in.
Guest Rooms

Perks of Booking Directly

  • Free return airport transfer (Minimum 5 nights)
  • Free Room Upgrade: Superior to Superior Deluxe
  • Late check-out (subject to availability)
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