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Zanzibar Tropical Dream Destination

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Imagine sinking your toes into the unspoiled soft white beach sand, taking a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, sipping on your favourite signature cocktail, or stargazing from the comfort of your stylish and panoramic rooftop jacuzzi at your private luxury beach front villa. Ycona turns your dreams into reality.

Ycona is a stylish, family owned five-star luxury boutique beach eco resort, comprised of 40 private villas set along our exclusive 500m private white sandy bay, situated on the island of Zanzibar known as the Pearl of Africa. The perfect hideaway!

With more than 60,000 sqm of unspoiled tropical forest, perfumed spice and botanic gardens overlooking the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Ycona guarantees an unforgettable

African island experience surrounded by world class comforts and a modern integrated African / Italian inspired design.

At Ycona, โ€˜luxuryโ€™ means uniqueness, eco-sustainable lifestyle, wellness, nature, and exclusivity situated in one of the most beautiful places on the planet.

Designed to guarantee your own personal piece of private paradise, only Ycona guests will enjoy the Ycona Dream. Select one of our 14 luxurious and breath-taking beachfront eco-villas in complete privacy, each equipped with its own private pool, rooftop jacuzzi, tropical garden and solar powered energy. For those wanting to relax with family or friends, you can choose from one of our 5 majestic fully equipped family villaโ€™s facing the idyllic Ycona Tropical or Spice Garden. Or simply engulfing yourself in the Ycona forest when staying in one of our 21 stunning tropical suites, immersing yourself in and becoming one with nature, all while enjoying your own private outdoor tropical tub and shower.

Four amazing restaurants, a stylish beach lounge and pool, spice and botanic gardens, tropical lake with over-water gym, iconic spa, yoga patio and underground wine cellar are just a few of the Ycona amenities.

Ycona is the perfect getaway for those who love style, privacy, tropical paradises, untouched nature, quality, personalized service with a passion for eco-sustainable practices. The ideal hideaway for romantic couples and honeymooners as well. Our iconically designed villa resort is also the ideal holiday retreat for families and private groups, while welcoming the new age remote smart worker.

" New branded luxury complex, especially for romantic stay.Very calm and private villas with pools and the ocean view is fantastic ๐Ÿ‘Œin terms of service - we are delighted with the personal attention and focus on providing pleasure and comfort in every situationMany thanks to Radka and other polite people from the team! "
Iliyan from Bulgaria
" This resort goes above and beyond. The staff, food, and location were amazing and Ycona is the perfect Honeymoon destination while traveling in Zanzibar. I would highly recommend it to anyone, especially honeymooners who love enjoying a private paradise. "
Roger from South Africa
" Beautiful resort, warm and friendly staff, great location and the food was spectacular. We traveled with our 9 month baby and they made sure it was the perfect experience. Special thanks to Anja, Nadir and Roman. We will definitely be visiting againโค๏ธ "
Linda from United Kingdom
" Everything looks even better than in the photos. It is a new center designed in a huge space. It gives a sense of privacy, comfort and luxury. The entire staff did an excellent job. In my opinion, the chef is a world champion. Perfect bartender. The perfect manager. The facility is very safe, "Maasai people provide security." Internet was avail... "
Jacek from Poland
" My recent stay at the YCONA Resort in Zanzibar was truly unforgettable. The resort offered the perfect mix of luxury and excellent service. The staff was friendly, accommodating and helpful when needed.  "
Alice from Italy
" Stunning place. Also tried the Mama Africa restaurant for both dinner and breakfast. This was undoubtedly the best quality food Iโ€™ve experienced on the island. Genuine farm to table concept, friendly staff and tasty food for a fair price. "
Karim from Tanzania
" The place was beyond beautiful and our stay was amazing. Literally the interior and exterior is an art piece with the location of the villa and the view โœจโœจโœจthank you to the great staff of Ycona Luxury Resort for a perfect stay ๐Ÿค๐Ÿค "
Hawraa from Kuwait
" Words cannot do justice to this place, the staff, the owners, the accommodation, the food etc. it is magical and so are the people of ycona. it is simply heaven on earth. we cannot wait to go back. "
Hassim from South Africa
" The resort is magnificent, the villas are decorated with great taste and very functional, and what can we say about the welcome and availability of the team... everyone is adorable and attentive! Thank you a thousand times for your precious advice, your little touches and your kindness! Special mention to the Mama Africa restaurant, every... "
Baptiste from France
" The best hotel/resort I've ever been to. Location, apartment and service is great. I can only recommend everyone to take a picture for themselves. I was lucky enough to be able to live in two different accommodations as part of a "soft opening". Both the family villas and the jungle villas are breathtaking "
Ferdi from Germany