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Beach & Tropical Luxury Villas

Ycona Luxury Resort offers only 40 private eco-luxury villas, modernly designed to maximise natural light, privacy, romance and style, in harmony with the African luxuriant nature. 
Unique and modern beach front, ocean view, tropical lake, spice garden or jungle solutions.  
Available from June 2024
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Ycona Signature Lake View Three Bedroom Family Villa

From $1,120.00
• 1200 sqm plot | 210 sqm internal • 3 bedrooms: three king-size bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • large kitchen • 75 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • garden jacuzzi • large private garden • lake view • pet friendly (additional fee) • capacity: 6 guests

Spice Garden Three bedroom Family Villas

From $1,040.00
• 1200 sqm plot | 210 sqm internal • 3 bedrooms: three king-size bedrooms • 3 bathrooms • large kitchen • 75 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • garden jacuzzi • large private garden • garden view • pet friendly (additional fee) • capacity: 6 guests

Tropical Lake Two Bedroom Family Villas

From $895.00
• 1200 sqm plot | 180 sqm internal • 2 king-size bedrooms • 2 bathrooms • large kitchen • 75 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • garden jacuzzi • large private garden • lake view • pet friendly (additional fee) • capacity: 4 guests

Honeymoon Beach Front Villas - Adults Only

From $820.00
• 700 sqm plot | 85 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom • 40 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • 65 sqm panoramic rooftop with jacuzzi • ocean view • luxurious private garden • direct beach access • adults only • capacity: 2 guests

Ycona Signature Beach Front Villas - Adults only

From $745.00
• 600 sqm plot | 85 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom • 40 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • 65 sqm panoramic rooftop with jacuzzi • ocean view • cozy private garden • direct beach access • adults only • capacity: 2 guests

Panoramic Rooftop Villas

From $695.00
• 600 sqm plot | 85 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom; possibility for 1 extra single bed (additional fee) • 40 sqm private swimming pool with immersed table • 65 sqm panoramic rooftop with jacuzzi • ocean view (full or partial) • cozy private garden • pet friendly (additional fee) • capacity: 2 + 1 guests

Panoramic Rooftop Ocean View Jungle Suites

From $640.00
• 450 sqm plot • independent, private villa of 180 sqm built area | 50 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom • 50 sqm panoramic rooftop with cozy mini-pool • ocean & jungle views from the rooftop • outdoor patio with tropical shower & tub • capacity: 2 guests

Panoramic Rooftop Jungle Suites

From $590.00
• 450 sqm plot • independent, private villa of 180 sqm built area | 50 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom • 50 sqm panoramic rooftop with cozy mini-pool • palms / jungle view from the rooftop • outdoor patio with tropical shower & tub • capacity: 2 guests

Jungle Suites

From $520.00
• 350-450 sqm plot • independent, private villa of 130 sqm built area | 50 sqm internal • 1 king-size bedroom • garden view • outdoor patio with tropical shower & tub • pet friendly (additional fee) • capacity: 2
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Ycona Villas

Luxury Beach Eco-Villas


The ideal solution for romantic couple gateways.

The Ycona signature luxurious, spacious villas, facing the amazing white sandy beach and turquoise water of the Ycona Bay, are unique in the whole East Africa for style, design and eco-concepts. Choose among the fourteen one-bedroom beach front eco-villas, all equipped with private swimming pool, an iconic water immersed dining table, a private, covered outdoor patio, a luxuriant private tropical garden and, moreover, an amazing rooftop jacuzzi and solarium. All fed by solar panels and solar thermal water heating systems.

Out of the fourteen eco-villas, eight are adults only and have a beach front with direct and private access to the beach, while six offer the perfect mix between an amazing ocean-view rooftop and the maximum privacy of a cozy tropical garden.

The spacious, air conditioned villas are fitted with a stylish king-size bedroom, a magnificent wide bathroom, with a spacious shower and bath, a bright living area featuring full-length windows frontage, opening out to an elegant patio where Guests can enjoy outdoor dining, facing their private pools. The signature panoramic rooftop jacuzzi will make your romantic experience beyond unforgettable.

Luxury Family Villas


Just perfect for families, groups, smart-workers, and even for those travelling with their beloved pets.

Be amazed by the five majestic exclusive and modern villas (two- and three-bedroom solutions) immersed into the jungle and facing the amazing Ycona Tropical Lake Spa and the perfumed Ycona Spice Garden.

The spacious villas, each developed over a stunning private garden, offer a spacious internal area and are ideal for family, groups of friends or smart-workers who want to enjoy the African nature into a paradisiac beach resort.

Each villa, solar panels powered, is equipped with a large and modern 100% made in Italy, luxury brand, fully furnished kitchen, a dining and relaxing studio area, high speed Wi-Fi, solar air conditioners, two or three bedrooms and two or three bathrooms, a huge dining outdoor covered patio, a garden jacuzzi and a large private swimming pool, suitable for both kids and adults.

Enjoy the Ycona Tropical Lake and jungle view from the privacy of your pool or around your immersed pool table, while being delighted by the Ycona signature cocktail.

Designed by the Italian owners and a famous architect from Venice, these eco-gems are unique in East Africa for their elegant style and modern, Italian design.

Jungle Suites


The idyllic escape for nature lovers.

Immersed into the magnificent Ycona tropical jungle of native palms, the twenty-one one-bedroom private villas, developed over a breathtaking, luxuriant private garden, are the ideal place for couples who love nature and want to relax while living a real African experience.

Just a few meters away from the Ycona Bay and all the Ycona common areas and restaurants, you will feel part of the eco-system, in the privacy of your luxuriant jungle-garden. The cozy one-floor, air conditioned villa offers a large, covered outdoor patio, a unique outdoor tropical shower and Bali style tub, one modernly designed bedroom and bathroom, as well as a spacious storage area. Outdoor relaxing features will grant the ideal escape to relax.

Eleven villas have an upper floor with a modern panoramic rooftop and a cozy mini-pool, to enjoy stunning views of the ocean, of the Ycona Tropical Lake and of the jungle while enjoying the Ycona signature sunset cocktail.

100% made in Italy luxury furnitures and top class hotelier services will make your stay very comfortable. Affordable, stylish, just perfect.
Room Amenities
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels, bathrobe & slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (additional fee)

  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Portable Bluetooth Speakers - On Request
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi

  • Portable bluetooth sound system 
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary
  • Single bed (extra, in selected rooms)
  • Baby bassinet (extra, in selected rooms)
  • Pet accessories (extra, in selected rooms)
  • Fully equipped kitchen (in the luxury family villas)

Ycona Signature Lake View Three Bedroom Family Villa

From $1,120.00
The unique three-bedroom villa facing the Ycona Tropical Lake is elegantly designed in modern style while embracing the Tanzanian culture.

The Guests are surrounded by a breathtaking natural garden with unique autochthonous tropical palm trees, in which they can be pampered under the African sky, while in their private pool.

This villa is the Ycona signature accommodation for families; it is perfect in every detail, with an amazing view of the lake and a few meters away from the Ycona wellness centre (spa, gym, yoga), as well as the main restaurants.

Astonishing atmosphere at the sunset lights.

The one-floor villa has a private pool, a porch, jacuzzi, a modern, fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms, a relaxing living room, three finely designed modern bathrooms with chromotherapy shower, and a spacious external relaxing pool area.

Enjoy the Ycona Tropical Lake view and the amazing Ycona forest palm trees and river, from the comfort of your private pool, while being delighted by our Ycona complimentary signature cocktail.

In the kitchen, you can ask one of our chefs to cook for you or perform a private cooking show featuring delicious specialties.

The villas are powered by renewable energy (solar panels) and the water heating comes from solar thermal systems. The Guests will contribute to the environment during every stay at our eco-villas, to reach carbon neutrality.

The ideal place for families, and people who love smart working.


  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Spice Garden Three bedroom Family Villas

From $1,040.00
The two Spice Garden Three-Bedroom Family Villas are modern and elegantly designed while embracing the Tanzanian culture. 

The Guests are surrounded by a stunning natural garden with unique autochthonous tropical palm trees in which they can be pampered under the sky, in their private pool. The Ycona Spice and Botanic Gardens are easily accessible from the back of the villas. The beach is just 300 m away.

The one-floor villa has a private pool, a porch, jacuzzi, a large modern kitchen, three bedrooms, a relaxing living room, three finely designed modern bathrooms with chromotherapy shower and a spacious external relaxing pool area. 

Enjoy the Ycona Tropical River view and the amazing Ycona forest palm trees from the comfort of your private pool, while being delighted by our Ycona signature cocktail. 

In the kitchen, you can ask one of our chefs to cook for you or perform a private cooking show featuring delicious specialties. 

The villas are powered by renewable energy (solar panels) and the water heating comes from solar thermal systems. The Guests will contribute to the environment during every stay at our eco-villas, to reach carbon neutrality.

The ideal place for families, smart workers, or group of friends.


  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Tropical Lake Two Bedroom Family Villas

From $895.00
Surrounded by the midst of the luxuriant, exotic Spice Garden and with a breathtaking view of the Ycona Tropical Lake, the modern and luminous two-bedroom eco-villas are located in the middle of a private garden and will allow the Guests to enjoy an unprecedented atmosphere. 

Plunging into the private breakfast lounge, immersed in the exquisitely designed private pool, every conceivable comfort is only a few steps away from the beach, the gym and the Ycona Tropical Lake Spa.

The one-floor villa has a private pool, a porch, jacuzzi, a large modern kitchen, two king-size bedrooms, spacious and relaxing living room, and two tastefully designed modern bathrooms, with chromotherapy shower and a spacious external relaxing pool area. 

Enjoy the Ycona Tropical Lake view from the comfort of your private pool while being delighted by our Ycona complimentary signature cocktail at sunset. 

In the amazing modern kitchen, our chefs can cook for you, on demand, and even perform a cooking show featuring delicious specialties. 

The villas, a few meters away from the resort's wellness centre (spa, gym, yoga) are powered by renewable energy (solar panels) and the water heating comes from solar thermal systems. The Guests will contribute to the environment during every stay at our eco-villas, to reach the carbon neutrality.


  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Honeymoon Beach Front Villas - Adults Only

From $820.00

The Ycona Honeymoon Beach Front Villas are designed to deliver an unforgettable experience. They have breathtaking panoramic views. The ideal accommodation for couples, honeymooners, travel influencers or for those seeking to celebrate special moments. 

Upgrade your romantic getaway with the highest privacy and wider spacious leafy garden, creating the sensation that you are truly staying in paradise. On top, enjoy the privilege of the sound of crashing waves, and a private piece of white sandy beach, as well as the iconic sand bank, directly attached to your luxury beach front private villa. Walk-in from your pool to the white sands in seconds and experience the beauty of nature. 

This accommodation represents the ultimate romantic retreat and provides the essentials for private beachside living; yet room service, in-suite massages, private yoga lessons and ‘Y’ exclusive services are just a phone call or text away.

The creatively designed pool with an immersed table is perfect for private breakfast or lunches. 

The villa has direct access to the sandy beach and crystal waters of the private bay. It is unique and unmatchable on the island. 

The modern white and wood interiors are 100% made in Italy, to pamper the couple, along with the finest special Ycona amenities. In front and at the back of the villa, there is a leafy tropical garden to enjoy privacy into the natural surroundings. 

And because we want to "take it to the next level", a nicely designed exterior staircase will bring you to your rooftop eco-lounge, where the solar panels feed the jacuzzi, and where you will enjoy views of the coral reef and the private bay. Create those dreamed of memories with your partner, while tasting the complimentary Ycona signature cocktail.

One beYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.

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  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Ycona Signature Beach Front Villas - Adults only

From $745.00

Ycona Signature Beach Front eco-Villas are designed for an unforgettable experience and amazing breath-taking ocean views. 

The accurately designed pool with an immersed table for private breakfast or lunches, with direct access to the sandy beach and crystal waters of the Ycona private bay, makes the villas unique and unmatchable on the island. 

The modern white and wood interiors, 100% made in Italy, pamper the couple for romantic holidays, along with the finest special Ycona amenities. In front and at the back of the villa, a leafy tropical garden, to enjoy the natural surroundings in total privacy. 

And because we want to "take things to the next level", a nicely designed exterior staircase will bring you to the rooftop eco-lounge, where the solar panels feed the jacuzzi. The rooftop will offer unprecedented views of the coral reef and Ycona private bay, sharing unique emotions with your partner, while tasting the complimentary Ycona signature cocktail.

Select among the six unique villas that can accommodate even the most discerning Guests.

One beYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.

View our Terms & Conditions

  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Panoramic Rooftop Villas

From $695.00

The six Panoramic Ocean View eco-Villas, built on two floors, are the ideal accommodation for admiring the stunning views of the Indian Ocean, in style.

Feel inspired by an impressive panoramic view of the Ycona private bay and the exotic Ycona jungle, from the upper terrace and wonderful solarium, either while relaxing on your trendy beach lounge or while enjoying our complimentary Ycona signature cocktail, immersed in your private jacuzzi. 

The white and wood interiors 100% made in Italy, offer a perfect setting for a romantic couple holiday, along with the finest, special Ycona amenities. 

All villas have ocean views and an amazing and luxuriant private patio, pool and large garden. The interesting design and African touch will astonish all Guests. Powered by solar panels and solar thermals, these design eco-jewels are the top end solution you can find on the whole island. 

The possibility to add an extra bed is upon demand and additionally charged and should be requested prior to any arrival. 

BeYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.

View our Terms & Conditions

  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • Adjustable solar air-conditioning
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Panoramic Rooftop Ocean View Jungle Suites

From $640.00

These three unique jungle suites offer an amazing rooftop, with a pool which gifts you with breathtaking ocean and jungle views and are positioned close to the main pool lounge and the soft sandy beach of the Ycona Bay. 

Offering unprecedented privacy, the owners designed them so as to provide a totally immersed “tropical paradise experience” with a cosy Bali style outdoor tub patio, set in the private garden, just in front of the forest. A Yoga lesson in the privacy of your villa? Of course, it's possible! 

The accurately designed rooftop with pool, just below the luxurious coconut bearing palm trees, will make you feel like you are living in a true tropical paradise. 

The modern white and wood interiors, 100% made in Italy, along with the finest special Ycona amenities, will pamper even the most discerning Guests. 

Specially installed transparent glass in your bathroom will enable you to enjoy the vegetation of the forest while relaxing in the elegant shower or bathtub.

One beYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.

View our Terms & Conditions

  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • AC
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Panoramic Rooftop Jungle Suites

From $590.00

Enjoy the luxuriant nature of the Ycona native forest. Feel the true African soul, immersed in nature while staying just a few meters away from the Ycona beach and resort amenities. Experience the beauty of nature from one of these five beautifully designed private suites, offering seclusion and stunning forest views. 

The white and wood interiors 100% made in Italy, along with the finest Ycona signature amenities, will pamper even the most discerning Guests. The finely designed tropical shower and Bali style tub will make you feel like you have stepped into paradise. 

Savour a delicious breakfast on your outdoor cosy patio, or your elegantly designed panoramic rooftop, while lying in your pool and enjoying the sounds of the jungle and of the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, just a few meters away. 

A luxuriant private garden will provide the opportunity to celebrate your special moments.

At sunset, the exterior staircase will bring you to the rooftop lounge, where you will enjoy unprecedented views, emotions and a true sense of feeling connected with nature.

BeYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.


  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • AC
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

Jungle Suites

From $520.00
Enjoy the luxuriant nature of the Ycona native forest in one of these ten budget secluded garden villas. Feel the true African soul immersed in nature while staying just a few meters away from the Ycona Beach and resort amenities. 

The white and wood interiors, 100% made in Italy, along with the finest Ycona signature amenities will pamper even the most discerning Guests. The finely designed tropical shower and Bali style tub will make you feel as if you stepped into paradise. 

Savour a delicious breakfast on your outdoor cosy patio, while enjoying the sound of the forest and the moving turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, only a few meters away. 

A luxuriant, private garden will provide the opportunity to celebrate your special moments totally secluded, in a cosy tropical atmosphere.

BeYond guarantee: the entire journey is delivered with a warm and authentic smile.


  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels & bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Coat hangers
  • Laundry bag
  • Laundry service (on request; additional fee)
  • Iron & ironing board (on request) 
  • Baby Cot (on request; complimentary stay up to 3 y.o.)
  • Pet accessories (on request; additional fee for pets)
  • Mini-fridge
  • Water & wine glasses 
  • Tea, coffee, water
  • Safe box
  • TV & Wi-Fi
  • Portable bluetooth sound system - On Request
  • AC
  • Plug adaptors
  • Stationary

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Standard check-in / check-out timings

  • Check-in time is 14:00 (02:00 PM)
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM 

Early check-in or late check-out

  • Complimentary early check-in is subject to availability
  • Guaranteed early check-in (including breakfast and lunch) will be charged between 50% - 100% of the room rate (to be determined by the Reservations Department, on a case-by-case basis)
  • Complimentary late check-out is subject to availability
  • Guaranteed late check-out (including lunch and dinner) will be charged between 50% - 100% of the room rate (to be determined by the Reservations Department, on a case-by-case basis)
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Our Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
Our Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.
Our Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.