Turquoise waters, blue skies, waving palm trees, idyllic sandy beaches, pristine coral reefs and a relax atmosphere. Zanzibar is one of the most popular beach destinations, ideally located at the coast of Tanzania. This is the perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate. Chill out under a palm tree with a tropical cocktail while you watch the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Aside from the world’s most beautiful beaches Zanzibar offers a rich history, fascinating mix of cultures and exciting island activities.

Striking white beaches

Whether you crave soft sandy beaches, swaying palm trees, crystal blue waters or beautiful orange-red sunsets, Zanzibar Island offers it all. It’s the perfect place in East Africa to relax and enjoy laid-back beach life. Zanzibar has so many amazing tropical beaches, dotted with fishing villages. Zanzibar’s best beaches are found on the northern and eastern part of the island. These beaches are a paradise for surfers,snorkelers, divers and sunbathers.

Scuba diving and snorkelling

Zanzibar is one of the best year-round diving and snorkelling destinations in the world, due to the water temperature between 25 and 29 degrees, excellent visibility and abundance of coral reefs and tropical fish. Spot the most beautiful tropical fish (Moorish idols, blue tang and clowfish), turtles, stingrays and dolphins. Zanzibar is also a seasonal home to whales, whale sharks and manta rays. One of the best sites are Mnemba Island (Wattabomi, Big Wall), Nankivell, Kungui and Boribu.

Historical Stone Town

Stone Town is the cultural and historical centre of Zanzibar. It’s a unique blend of African, Arabic, Indian and European culture. Stroll through the maze of narrow streets and discover churches, mosques, markets and colourful shops. Soak up the great atmosphere of this magical old city. There is so much to see and do, from visiting historical building like Sultan’s Palace and the House of Wonders to lovely restaurants with heavenly cuisine.