Zanzibar with pristine beaches, Turquoise waters and white sands. It certainly feels like a little slice of paradise. Whether you’re looking to relax by the beach, discover the history, or explore the country, Zanzibar has so much to offer. 

  • An epic and diverse trip 
  • A combination of some busy and some very relaxed days
  • A well-rounded visit that includes a bit of history, sightseeing, and of course….LOTS of beaches
  • Exploring different areas of the island Endless amazing memories

Things to Know Before You Travel to Zanzibar. 

Safety – Zanzibar is extremely safe for tourists. The country’s economy relies heavily on tourism and you will generally be treated very well. 

Clothing – Although a majority Mulsim country, there is no particular need to dress modestly unless you are visiting a mosque or a very not touristic town. The locals are very accustomed to tourists and they do not take offense to non-modest dress. 

Getting Around – The easiest and most convenient way to get around the country is by taxi. Public transportation is nearly impossible to figure out unless you’re a local.

Costs – Zanzibar is overall a relatively expensive destination. Hotel costs and food prices at nontraditional restaurants are similarly priced to most western European countries. 

Visa – Most countries require a visa to visit Zanzibar.

Days 1-3 Stone Town (2 nights)

First stop is Stone Town, the capital city of Zanzibar. Whether you’re arriving by airplane or by ferry (from the mainland Tanzania), you’ll still be entering through Stone Town. The airport itself is just about a 20 minutes drive from the center of Stone Town making this the perfect place to spend the first couple of days.

Also colloquially known as Zanzibar City, Stone Town is beautiful, full of history, and bursting with fun things to do. Countless yummy cafes and restaurants with lovely sunset views. A day trip to the infamous Prison Island or the pristine Nakupenda Island. The port, the tragic history of the slave trade, the spice market, it’s the main hub of the island.

The major downside of Stone Town is the beaches. Although they are swimmable, they are not the pristine white sand and turquoise water beaches that you picture of Zanzibar, which is why we would only recommend staying two nights in the city. Leaving just enough time to explore everything the city has to offer, but also adventure to the rest of the island.

Where to Stay in Stone Town

Being the main city of Zanzibar, Stone Town certainly has no shortage of lovely, beachfront hotels with stunning views.

Days 3-6 Ras Nungwi (3 nights).

After a few days exploring Stone Town, head on over to the north coast’s Nungwi Beach. Famous for its idyllic crystal clear waters, white sands, and honeymoon accommodations, this is certainly what you picture when you think of Zanzibar. Always quite busy with tourists, there is no lack of things to do. Water sports, day trips to go snorkeling, endless long walks on the beach, even horseback riding! Nungwi has it all! The nearby Kendwa beach is also lovely and offers a very similar experience.

The price includes:

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

Internet: standard Wi-Fi Internet is available and Ethernet Cable in the room.

Sunset bar Living & Pool Area Offers snacks, Soft drinks, in-house wine, local beer, juices, water, tea and Coffee. 

 It offers morning and afternoon teas and cool drinks, soft drinks, juices, throughout the day.

Daily activities and sports as per weekly recreational agenda (i.e. water gym, Fitness, Yoga, beach volley, )

Water sports, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing.

The price excludes:

Flight tickets, tipping and things of personal requirements.

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