Daja Salon and Spa | Park Hyatt Zanzibar

About us

Daja Polanska

DAJA Salon features Daja, an internationally trained, professional stylist specializing in Western hair. She started at the young age of 14, working in her Aunts hair salon in the Czech Republic and went on to receive a 4 year diploma as a hairstylist.

Since then, she has worked in Salons in Prague and Milano and now, in her own Salon in Zanzibar.
Over the years, Daja has built a broad portfolio of work in haircuts, colouring, events, publicity, bridal and fashion styling.

Her salon experience includes working at GYJA, Salon Romana, Salon Dasa, Namu Hair, Acqua di Parma at Yacht Club Milano where Vanity Fair and other Italian magazine’s proclaimed her as the “First Lady Barber in Europe”.




Daja’s scissor skills and years of experience leave all clients – men, women and children, feeling attractive and new.

Daja only uses professional hair products from Europe including Alterna, Plura and L’oreal and carries a full-line of all colours.

Her personal attention goes as far as to keep record of each client along with their past hair colours allowing her to be precise on every repeat visit.



History in Zanzibar

After extensive renovation, DAJA Salon first opened its doors in 2012 within the grounds of the ancient Mbweni Ruins.  Three years on Daja Hair Salon moved to the heart of Stone Town, where she is now situated in the magnificent Park Hyatt Zanzibar.



Bridal Hair

Make your Zanzibar Island Wedding picture perfect. Daja takes special care to make sure you feel beautiful on your special day. She will create a stunning style that not only compliments you but your bridal gown.

Pre-book Daja to style your entire bridal party on location anywhere in Zanzibar or at our fully equipped Salon.