Zanzibar Beach Holidays


Beach Holidays

Tanzania Spice Island

Why Visit Zanzibar?

Zanzibar is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for an unforgettable beach holiday experience. The island off the coast of Tanzania is renowned for its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and pristine white sand, making it an ideal location for swimming, snorkeling, and scuba diving.



Stone Town, often referred to as Mji Mkongwe, is the historic section of Zanzibar City, which serves as the island of Unguja’s capital. You can visit and obtain an accurate impression of what it was like to live in the historic Swahili trading cities in East Africa by experiencing them firsthand. This community is the beating heart and soul of the island, filled with the sounds of Islamic prayer calls and atmospheric twisting old lanes smelling of spices at every turn. To create a place to remember, Stone Town combines the legacy of the Persian, Arabic, Indian, and European cultures.


The majority of people come in search of the uncommon red colobus monkey at this expansive and picturesque patch of green that is a biodiversity hotspot and a part of Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. The unusual screams and vivid coats of this simian specimen are the result of thousands of years of isolation from related species on the African mainland. Butterfly-filled nature walks, a boardwalk that drops into mangrove swamps, and a very remote possibility of seeing a leopard are all present. However, don’t get your hopes up too high; the last leopard sighting was decades ago.


You came to the Indian Ocean to bury your toes in coral sands as white and pristine as caster sugar, and Nungwi, on Zanzibar’s most northwesterly tip, is the spot to do it. There is a DoubleTree Resort by Hilton here, along with a few lodges surrounded by tropical gardens, beach huts, and restaurants with sea views. However, the area has not been overrun by large groups of foreign tourists, and locals mix freely with guests. There are many opportunities for water activities and sunset cruises, and you may plan deep-sea fishing expeditions to look for jumping sailfish and aggressive-appearing bull dorado.


Welcoming Zanzibar’s famous nighttime food market, a swirl of cooks juggling spitting pots, Forodhani Gardens morphs into a riot of calorific magnificence as the afternoon fades toward nightfall in the heart of Stone Town. The variety of foods is astounding, and the fragrances are wonderful. Bring a lot of food. Some of the options, like falafel the size of your fist or tandoori lobster kebabs, may be recognizable to you. The fish dishes with fried potato balls, naan, and samosas are among of our favorites. You won’t need to eat for a week, or perhaps only till tomorrow at the same time and place.


The Palace Museum, built in 1883 under Sayyid Sir Barghash bin Said Al-orders Busaid’s as the second Sultan of Zanzibar, is a beautiful confection of coral stone, silver accents, and acres of marble beneath your feet. Since the Sultan of Zanzibar commissioned it as a dwelling in the traditional Omani architecture, it has the appearance of a mansion. Zanzibar was ruled by the Omani Empire for over 200 years beginning in 1698. Since the middle of the 1990s, it has become a museum, displaying a variety of fascinating royal artifacts on three levels, including furniture, apparel, and written documents.


The House of Wonders, also known as Beit-al-Ajaib, is weak in some parts to the point of collapse and is a portion of a Unesco World Heritage site (and indeed, a partial collapse happened in December 2020, prompting the Omani government to pledge millions of dollars towards repairs). When it was finished in 1883, it was the biggest mansion in East Africa and the first one to feature a lift, earning the name “House of Wonders.” On Zanzibar, it was also the first to enjoy the convenience of electricity. It is the most important attraction in Stone Town.


Spices were first brought to Zanzibar by Portuguese traders some 500 years ago after they were brought from their colonies in South America and India. To follow your nose down winding backstreets while being escorted by a knowledgeable guide is one of the most sensory ways to explore the destination. You’ll breathe in delicious fragrances of cardamom, black pepper, vanilla, and turmeric. After the tour, you can purchase items to go home and have a lunch in Swahili that is flavored with the scents you have just experienced.


The Old Fort, Stone Town’s oldest structure, is situated immediately in front of Forodhani Gardens on the beachfront. The Old Fort, which was built in the 17th century to defend the island against an oncoming Portuguese invasion, is today one of Stone Town’s most popular attractions. The historic stronghold’s remnants can be explored, and you can stroll through the central courtyard to shop for a variety of fragrant local goods. Events and activities are still held at a historic amphitheater.


The Rock restaurant is an emblem of extraordinary culinary artistry situated on the unassuming Michamvi peninsula, on the east coast of the Unguja island in Zanzibar. Originally established as a critical source of sustenance for subsistence fishermen, it has now risen to become arguably the finest dining destination in Zanzibar. With just 12 tables available, the restaurant is regularly booked to capacity, but if you are lucky enough to secure a reservation, your taste buds will be in for a treat. As you sip on a bottle of freshly imported South African rosé, your culinary journey may consist of delights such as fish carpaccio accompanied by a heavenly coconut sauce, traditional Swahili pasta locally known as tambi, and stir-fried fish. You must indulge in the ultimate beach dining experience offered by The Rock restaurant.

Why Book with Us?

Local experts & knowledge

We have a team of experienced guides with an in-depth knowledge of Tanzania’s wildlife, culture, and history. We can design a customized itinerary that caters to your specific interests.

Commitment to conservation

We are dedicated to promoting sustainable tourism and protecting Tanzania’s wildlife and ecosystems. We work closely with local communities and conservation organizations to support conservation efforts

Excellent customer service

We provide excellent customer service, ensuring that your safari experience is stress-free. Our team of travel experts is always available to assist you, whether you need help with booking or have questions about your itinerary.

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