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Sultan Sands Island Resort & Spa

Wining & Dining

At Sultan Sands Island Resort & Spa the wining and dining venues are equally impressive, offering delicious local specialities as well as Far-Eastern and European favourites. The main Restaurant Mwambao is ideally located next to the pool and enjoys panoramic ocean views and a soothing sea breeze. Buffet breakfasts, lunches and themed dinners are all served at Mwambao depending on the chosen meal plan. Far Eastern Fusion cuisine is available on the beach at the Kivuli Bar & Restaurant while the poolside Mawimbi Bar is the perfect oasis to take a break from the sun and indulge in a cocktail.

The Casablanca Lounge is a traditional coffee bar, which transforms into a night-club after hours.

Mwambao Restaurant


The main dining facility at the Resort where breakfast, lunch and dinner are served, depending on the meal plan. The Mwambao Restaurant enjoys magnificent views over the swimming pool to the ocean beyond.

  • Breakfasts and lunch is buffet style with live cooking stations

  • Dinner is buffet or table d’hote with weekly beach and poolside parties

  • Guests enjoy 15% discount on a la carte meals at Kivuli and Bahari Restaurants

  • Dinners are themed with cyclic menus with different themes including Zanzibar, Italian, Swahili, Set Menu, Kiwengwa Seafood BBQ, etc.

  • Besides live music on most evenings, entertainment includes: traditional Zanzibar dancers; Taarab Music; acrobats; and other local performances.

  • Dress code: strictly smart casual for the gents (no shorts allowed during dinner).

  • There are smoking and non-smoking areas in the restaurant.

  • Restaurant is available for guests on all meal plans.

Kivuli Bar & Restaurant


Specialising in Far Eastern Fusion cuisine, Kivuli is located on the beach offering ‘toes-in-the-sand’ à la carte dining for either lunch or dinner.

Mawimbi Bar


Overlooking the swimming pool, beach and the ocean beyond, Mawimbi is the perfect oasis to enjoy a range of cool beverages, fresh juices and cocktails.

Cassablanca Lounge


Overlooking the Sultan Sands Island Resort & Spa swimming pool, the Casablanca Lounge is a coffee lounge during the day which transforms into a late night party venue for both Sultan Sands Island Resort & Spa and Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa guests. A wide selection of cocktails and beverages are available.

Experience the Magic of Zanzibar...

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