Zanzibar Beach Holidays Highlights
Zanzibar beach holiday offers many options for beach holiday seekers or sun and sand, but broadly, the island can be divided into five sectors: the east coast, the south-east, the west coast, Nungwi in the north, and a few offshore islands.
East coast of Zanzibar
East coast of Zanzibar is remarkable with the best and most Idyllic powder-white beaches. Miles of white sand adorn the beautiful and fabulous beach, coral reef, traditional villages and nature walks accommodations, delicious food, gorgeous opportunity for water sports such as snorkelling numerous activities, varied and talented.
Offshore you're find the magical Mnemba Island – the ultimate Mnemba Island Lodge
South-east coast of Zanzibar
South-east coast of Zanzibar the beaches are splendid Silver sand and a barrier reef, lined with plenty of swaying palm trees and a significant tidal range. Here are villages and the pace is more tranquil as you travel further south and very hospitable people. A number of fabulous beach resorts are found here that includes the Palms, Baraza and Breezes– each cater to different tastes from families to top-end honeymooners. The other notable lodge is the Echo Beach.
The Fumba Peninsula in south-west Zanzibar
The Fumba Peninsula in south-west Zanzibar most secluded beaches is a luxurious, imaginative, peaceful hideaway which, if you’re looking for solitude and tranquility. South of Stone Town airport is the Fumba Peninsula. Fumba Beach Lodge and Unguja Lodge are found here and you snorkel from the beach by day, and enjoy the sunsets by night. Offshore is the award-winning eco-resort on Chumbe Island a tiny coral island surrounded by the protected marine park where under the water surface you'll find some of the best coral gardens.
The Northern beach
The magnificent Northern beach of Zanzibar covers the area between Kendwa to Nungwi asleepy fishing village. Mile upon mile of palm-fringed shores decorates the coastline that extends out into thriving, colourful coral reefs and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Nungwi village is surrounded on three sides by turquoise ocean making Nungwi very popular for visitors who keep on coming back to enjoy this tranquil tropical paradise. Experience good diving and magnificent beaches, and delight by the nearby colourful villages with plenty to action.
On the very northernmost tip of the Island is Ras Nungwi beach, perhaps the best on the island. Ras Nungwi is the dhow building capital of Zanzibar, so you will be able to see the traditional methods of dhow construction in action. This area of Zanzibar has some fantastic beaches and nearby coral reefs which are ideal for diving and snorkelling. The local villagers have built a turtle sanctuary where injured turtles and other marine animals are nursed back to health before being released back into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Elegant accommodations are found here such as Gemma dell Este and The Z Boutique Hotel.
Mafia Archipelago is the largest of a small archipelago of islands and atolls and is truly a paradise in the Indian Ocean. This tiny jewel is not part of the larger Zanzibar Island but it’s more pristine, and quieter, than many places on Zanzibar. It is the southernmost of three islands (Pemba & Zanzibar) located off the coast of Tanzania. Mafia offers some excellent diving and snorkelling plus its own marine park. Bwejuu, Mbarakum, Juani, Jibondo and Mafia and yet these little known islands make up the most beautiful archipelago in the Indian Ocean and offer pristine Tanzania beach holiday. Accommodation in Mafia Island includes Kinasi Lodge and Butiama Lodge on the west coast of Mafia. The Pole Pole Lodge and Mafia Island Lodge stands amidst tall palms on a sandy beach in Chole Bay, in the heart of the marine park near Utende village on South coast of Mafia.
Safari & Beach
All national parks and reserves in Tanzania can be easily accessed by short air flight or by road transfer. Our Tanzania Safari Expert will assist you craft your dream safari in the wildlife parks or a safari holiday featuring a combination of both Beach and safari.
All of our Zanzibar beach resorts make fantastic honeymoon destination, but we have specially selected a few of our favourite, most romantic retreats that we think make the most perfect settings for your dream honeymoon in Zanzibar.
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