Frequently Asked Questions


1. How can I book a stay at Ycona Luxury Resort?

  • Please email us at [email protected] with any booking inquiries. Our dedicated team will guide you through the reservation process and answer any questions.

2. Can I request a specific villa location or view when booking?

  • You can specify your preferred villa type, view, or location when making your reservation. While Ycona Luxury Resort strives to accommodate all such requests, availability may vary. We will communicate as closely as possible with you to meet your preferences.

3. Will I receive confirmation of my booking?

  • Absolutely. A confirmation email will be sent to your address, detailing your reservation specifics for your convenience and records.

4. What is the process for modifying an existing reservation?

  • To modify your booking, simply email [email protected]. Our team is ready to assist with any changes you need to make.

5. Is a deposit required to secure a booking?

  • Yes, a credit card is necessary to guarantee your reservation. For more detailed information, please refer to our Terms & Conditions.

6. When will my credit card be charged?

  • For billing procedures and timing information, please consult our Terms & Conditions.

7. What are the resort's payment and cancellation policies?

  • Our payment and cancellation policies are outlined in the Terms & Conditions. We advise reviewing these to be informed about all related procedures and any applicable fees.

8. Can Ycona Luxury Resort accommodate weddings?

  • Yes, Ycona is an idyllic wedding setting, offering bespoke services to make your special day unforgettable. From intimate ceremonies to lavish celebrations, we tailor every aspect to match your dream wedding.

9. What wedding planning services does Ycona offer?

  • Our dedicated wedding planners provide comprehensive services, including venue decoration, menu customization, and logistics management, ensuring a seamless and spectacular celebration.

10. Are there special accommodations for wedding guests?

  • Yes, we offer special rates and accommodations for wedding parties. Our villas provide luxury and privacy, making your stay memorable for you and your guests. For more details, please contact our reservations team.




Ycona Luxury Resort offers a seamless blend of opulence and natural beauty, providing guests with an unforgettable escape into luxury. With its exquisite accommodations, fine dining, and tranquil setting, Ycona ensures a lavish and serene getaway.

Imagine waking up to the warm sun caressing your face, having your first-morning coffee in your private pool sitting at your submerged dining table, strolling through a curated tropical garden, and only being a couple of steps away from the sparkling shores of the Indian Ocean, all of this and more is possible when residing in the recently-opened Ycona Luxury Resort in Zanzibar, a secluded haven designed for couples and their special celebrations, a swift 45-minute drive from the airport.  

Situated amid a mix of tropical forest, manicured grounds and spice gardens spanning more than 60,000smq, this 5-star, eco-friendly resort boasts 40 private villas, a contemporary-styled beach lounge, 4 restaurants, 3 bars, an underground wine cellar, a gym, a spa with yoga patio, a forest trail and a 50m private pearlescent beach just moments away. Everything lovebirds could wish for to make everlasting memories together can be found in one place. Couples seeking tranquillity and relaxation have landed in paradise, where luxury meets nature to create an unforgettable experience for two. 

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Sustainability is at the core of Ycona Luxury Resort. The team is committed to minimising human footprint by working towards being completely carbon neutral, and their boutique concept helps limit imprint on the environment. The resort plans to be the first carbon-neutral, eco-friendly resort in East Africa and is committed to solar conditioning and solar-powered thermal solutions. Not only this, but with low waste, giving back to the community and using farm-to-table solutions, Ycona Luxury Resort is a pioneer in sustainability in Tanzania and all of East Africa. 


When planning your special day at Ycona Luxury Resort, the sky’s the limit. From a ceremony on the sandbanks to a charming celebration with the Ycona Botanic Garden as your backdrop, the options for tying the knot are unlimited. Every wedding is unique and features a planning service to make it happen before your eyes. Choose between two main packages and tailor them to your needs (packages are for a minimum of 2 guests and a maximum of 100). 

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Pick the venue of your dreams, whether you prefer the glistening Indian Ocean to frame your day with the soft sands between your toes or the hundreds of trees, colourful flowers and fragrant spices staging your union. In your package, you’ll receive beautiful floral decorations, a wedding cake and a bottle of sparkling wine after the ceremony (the Silver Package starts from $1500). Upgrade to the Gold Package and receive photography and videography for your ceremony and a romantic, 3-course dinner on the beach with a bonfire (starting at $3000). To elevate your special event, the first honeymoon night is complimentary, and with the Gold Package, couples can experience a mesmerising sunset cruise in addition to lots of bespoke touches to add to their celebration.  

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Marumbi, Zanzibar 2675, Tanzania, East Africa, Africa
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At Ycona, our philosophy is rooted in celebrating fresh, farm-to-table products, emphasizing our commitment to supporting and uplifting the local economy. We take pride in offering our guests genuine and distinctive culinary adventures across diverse atmospheric settings that enhance the dining experience. Our menus are a testament to exceptional quality, featuring a selection of specialities crafted predominantly from ingredients sourced directly from local producers.

Elevate your stay with our signature offering: an intimate dining experience tailored just for you and your loved one. Dine in the privacy and comfort of your luxury villa, or select one of our uniquely curated natural locales designed exclusively for moments like these. This bespoke service is perfect for those looking to celebrate a special occasion or indulge in an unforgettable meal surrounded by Ycona's breathtaking beauty.


At Ycona Luxury Resort, we invite you to discover a sanctuary of exclusivity and elegance with our 40 private eco-luxury villa collections. Each villa is a masterpiece of contemporary design, thoughtfully crafted to enhance the natural influx of light, ensure privacy, and foster an atmosphere of romance and sophistication. Ideally in tune with the lush African landscape, our accommodations promise an immersive experience of luxury that harmoniously blends with nature.

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Our villas come in various unique and modern configurations to suit every preference. Whether you desire a beachfront location with unobstructed ocean views, a serene outlook over a tropical lake, a retreat nestled within a fragrant spice garden, or a hideaway surrounded by the dense jungle, Ycona offers unparalleled options. Each setting provides a distinct backdrop, ensuring that your stay is as memorable as it is luxurious.

Experience the ultimate in tropical luxury, where the beauty of nature meets contemporary comfort. Ycona Luxury Resort's villas are not just places to stay; they are destinations in themselves, offering a perfect escape into a world where every detail is curated to provide an unparalleled guest experience.

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