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Testimonials

Your patience and understanding was superb. You went well out of your way to expedite things and arranged a great trip for us in the Mara. Everything went well ...

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- R Adams & A Beaty, Canada, October 2011

My trip was amazing and unforgettable. From the moment I arrived in Kigali, I was made to feel welcome by Stella and Isaac and I was very impressed by their pro...

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- D Joannou, USA, June 2011

I just returned from an independent photographic journey to Kenya, crafted by JDA and myself. I will, in future, hold this trip as THE standard and confidently ...

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- R Ruhl, United States, September 2013


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Baraza Resort & Spa

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Safari Highlights

Baraza Resort and Spa is a luxurious boutique hotel situated along the award-winning Bwejuu beach on the south eastern coast of the island of Zanzibar.

Baraza Resort & Spa, ZanzibarState of the Art

Baraza means ‘meeting place’ in Swahili, and this culture of hospitality is engrained in the resort’s interpretation of classic Swahili design, using carefully integrated hand-made details that celebrate the skills of local craftsmen – intricate plaster carvings adorn each pillar and artisan-made furniture in the traditional Zanzibari style. The 30 villa resort is a fusion of Arabic, Swahili and Indian style, a physical reminder of Zanzibar’s heritage. Each villa comprises an en suite bathroom, a Sultan’s lounge bed, mini-bar area, hand-carved furniture and intricate brass lanterns.

Baraza Resort & Spa, ZanzibarSimple Cultural Touch

Baraza has a state of the art design of Swahili culture that will tell it all beyond the décor. The library features a selection of historical and educational books on Zanzibar, Swahili language classes, and regular performances from Swahili dancers and singers help keep important cultural traditions alive. Finally, the resort restaurants take pride in showcasing the island’s produce and spices, drawing upon Arabic, Indian, Persian, Asian and Swahili flavors in their creative cuisine.