There’s good news for travellers who want to invest in a holiday home in Zanzibar.
Phase one of the mixed use Blue Amber resort in Zanzibar recently launched in January 2018.
The aim is to create a resort that blends contemporary living with world class hospitality facilities. These include an 18-hole Signature Ernie Els Design Golf Course - the first in East Africa.
The first residential phase will consist of 47 luxury double storey villas, available for sale to both local and foreign buyers.
Saleh Said, Blue Amber managing director, said for the first time in history, non-Tanzanian residents will be able to invest in property on the tropical island.
“The Blue Amber resort – initially launched early in 2017 as Zanzibar Amber Resort – will enable non-Tanzanian residents to buy residential property in Zanzibar on 99-year leases with the option to extend ownership by 49 years,” she said.
The villas are set within a secure, private estate and are designed to maximise the spectacular views of either ocean, lakes, or golf course. Locally sourced materials such as sand render and coral stone cladding will be used in the construction of the villas to honour local tradition.