Zanzibar Beaches

The spice island of Zanzibar is located approximately 45 miles (20 minutes’ flying time) from Dar es Salaam off the Tanzania mainland coast and is surrounded by beautiful tropical beaches and coral reefs.

Why visit Zanzibar Beaches ?

Zanzibar is an Indian Ocean paradise surrounded by some of the world’s most beautiful and unspoilt white coral sand beaches, particularly on the east coast. The island is protected by offshore coral reefs which attract divers from all over the world.

Once the world’s greatest exporter of cloves and still synonymous with exotic fruits and wafting spices, the island is still home to spice plantations growing vanilla, cloves, cardamom and cinnamon.

Jozani Forest is the largest remaining area of virgin forest on Zanzibar and plays host to a number of fascinating animals including the indigenous red colobus monkey, Sykes monkey, duikers and many species of birds and butterflies. A fascinating guided walk through the forest explains the ecology of the animals and plants of this beautiful area.

Located on the north-east tip of Zanzibar, Nungwi is a small fishing village with one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. Not only an excellent beach for swimming, it also boasts some local restaurants serving freshly barbecued fish for lunch which can be followed by a visit to see craftsmen constructing the dhows, which are still crafted in the traditional manner of centuries ago.

LOCATION

ZANZIBAR KEY INFO

Visa

A Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever vaccination required if arriving from an endemic area.

Time Difference

GMT + 3 Hours

Flight Time

11.5 Hours Indirect

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