Four Seasons and Albwardy Investment, a prominent global investment firm, have joined forces to unveil a new luxury resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
The upcoming Four Seasons Resort Zanzibar promises a distinctive experience for travellers seeking a unique getaway in this renowned destination.
The partnership between Four Seasons and Albwardy Investment has a rich history, having successfully brought luxury hotels and resorts to life in locations including Buenos Aires in Argentina, Johannesburg in South Africa, Hoi An in Vietnam, Serengeti in Tanzania and the Seychelles at Mahé and Desroches Island.
The latest venture reflects the commitment of both entities to curate exceptional travel experiences while respecting the distinctive spirit of each location.
Bart Carnahan, president of global business development at Four Seasons, expressed enthusiasm about the collaboration. “It’s an honour to partner with Albwardy Investment on this exceptional project in Zanzibar.”
He highlighted their shared vision for creating top-notch experiences, introducing a new resort that showcases the dynamic character and beauty of the island.
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Zanzibar: a spice island with rich heritage
Known as the “spice island”, Zanzibar boasts a storied history shaped by its pivotal role in the global spice trade during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
The island celebrates a rich cultural heritage and unique flora and fauna. It offers excellent diving, snorkelling and kiteboarding opportunities in its turquoise waters.
The Four Seasons Resort Zanzibar aims to highlight these features, enriching the region’s vibrant hospitality landscape.
Ali Saeed Juma Albwardy, chairman of the board at Albwardy Investment, emphasised the opportunity to showcase Zanzibar’s natural beauty and cultural heritage through the new resort.
He expressed confidence in the project’s ability to enhance the region’s hospitality offerings while staying true to the legendary service that defines Four Seasons.
The Four Seasons Resort Zanzibar
Designed by the internationally renowned eco.id firm, the new Four Seasons Resort Zanzibar will feature 60 private villas with one to three-bedroom configurations.
Accommodation has interior design by MOMA and eco.id and offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean across the expansive 126-acre beachfront property.
The resort’s architecture and design aim to complement the island’s allure and create a unique haven for guests seeking a blend of luxury and natural beauty.