An unforgettable holiday in Zanzibar involves exciting experiences like relaxing on the sun-kissed beaches, and historical tours in the mainland. This and so much more awaits you when you fly to this magical city for a Zanzibar beach holiday experience.
Zanzibar is always in the itinerary of any beach safari along the shores of the Indian Ocean, in East Africa. In addition to Zanzibar’s pristine beaches, there are a number of islands around that are among the best destinations for diving and other water sports.
Zanzibar Beach Holiday Highlights
Stone Town, which was formerly the capital of the main island, is one of the places you must visit in Zanzibar. In addition to being a World Heritage Site, Stone Town also stands out for its host of attractions such as the House of Wonders and the Palace Museum.
Mnembe is a beach safari haven situated just 1 km from Zanzibar Island. It has the best snorkelling and diving spots; you can also tour the nesting site for the endangered green turtle on the island.
This uninhabited island is just 12 km from Zanzibar town, and it is one of the best attractions for diving enthusiasts. Watch out for the turtles, rare birds and about 370 species of fish.
Mafia Island is set south of the city of Dar Es Salaam. This tropical island is an intimate destination, away from the flock of tourists in Zanzibar.
Zanzibar Beach Holiday Accommodation
Accommodation in Zanzibar tends to be a blend of the relaxed and the exotic. There are many excellent hotels, boutique facilities and fully inclusive resorts situated on the island towns and beaches.
- Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar
- Zanzibar Serena Inn
- Jafferji House & Spa
Diamonds Star of the East
Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar is a superb all inclusive beach front resort nestled in the midst of an exotic garden overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Zanzibar Serena Inn
The Zanzibar Serena Inn is paradise for guests in need of serenity and elegance. This hotel is located in Stone Town, one of Africa’s most enchanting towns. The hotel’s design is largely influenced by the architectural style of the Swahili and Arabs.
Jafferji House & Spa
Jafferji House is a boutique hotel that captures the history and elegance of the spice islands of Zanzibar. The hotel has a rooftop spa with magnificent views of the ocean.
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