BeYond Luxury

The Owners | Our Philosophy

Ycona Luxury Eco-Resort Goes BeYond

“At Ycona, we believe in the 4Y‘s: the new generation resort 4.0 must act EthicallY, ResponsiblY, SustainablY, without compromising LuxurY”.

Ycona is a slice of Heaven on the island of Zanzibar, a booming paradise in the hospitality sector, accurately designed around the couple’s celebration.

Ycona Luxury Resort, which began construction in mid-2019, welcomed its first guests at the end of 2023 after four years of dedicated construction. Following a six-month soft opening period, the grand inauguration is scheduled for June 2024.

Nestled within a captivating blend of tropical forests, lush gardens, and sprawling spice plantations spanning over 60,000 square meters,the resort boasts a 500-meter stretch of pristine, private white sandy beach.Its impressive offerings include 40 individual private villas, a chic beach lounge, four distinct restaurants, three vibrant bars, an underground winecellar, a fully-equipped gym, a serene spa complete with a yoga patio, a scenic forest trail, and much more.

Whether meandering around the tropical lake or strolling through the botanical and spice gardens, guests are promised a serene escape,fully immersed in the lap of luxury amidst nature's bounty.

Driven by a deep reverence for the environment, the resort's design ethos is centered around renewable energy eco-buildings, seamlessly integrating quality, modern aesthetics, privacy, and eco-sustainability into every facet of the project.

Eco-conscious and imbued with an authentic African flair,the resort's architecture features elements such as stone walls, wood accents,expansive glass panels, private pools, and breathtaking panoramic rooftops equipped with soothing jacuzzis. Each element harmoniously melds with thesurrounding natural landscape, complemented by the finest furnishings and materials, elevating the Ycona experience beyond conventional luxury.

The resort's profound appreciation for nature is evident throughout, with meticulously landscaped areas showcasing an array of indigenous trees, exotic fruits, aromatic spices, and vibrant blooms enveloping each private villa, ensuring the utmost comfort and delight for our esteemed guests.

At Ycona, we believe in making guests feel at home from the moment they arrive. Our dedicated team of over 100 passionate individuals, representing various nationalities, is committed to ensuring the utmost satisfaction of our clients. Upholding our guiding principle that "Excellence is a choice," we strive to exceed expectations and create unforgettable experiences for every guest who graces our shores.