Did you know you can relax by the beach in Tanzania? There’s a really popular destination just off the mainland known as Zanzibar. It holds a reputation for having amazing blue waters with rich marine life that many tourists enjoy visiting and exploring. There’s definitely something for everyone when they visit Zanzibar. Tourist can either idly relax by the waters or enjoy water sports that are available in the area.
If you’re looking for something more to do in Zanzibar then you’d be glad to know that there are historical and cultural sites you can visit as well. The most notable one would be Stone Town, a UNESCO Heritage protected site. Here, you can learn more about the coastal town and get to know about its slave trade past. A sad portion in its history but still something worth learning and exploring. In Zanzibar you can enjoy not only the beach but a cultural tour too!
Zanzibar makes the perfect destination to head to after enjoying a bush safari. Many tourist prefer to have this location at the end of their tour so they can properly unwind before heading home. It’s a great way to reflect on the beautiful experience you have enjoyed as you immersed yourself in the safari experience. So what are you waiting for? Come and enjoy the waters and cultural sites of Zanzibar!
Some of the beaches you should definitely visit on the island include Paje, Bwejuu, Kendwa and Ras Nungwi. Paje and Bwejuu are found in the southern area of Zanzibar. Paje is a great place to meet travellers and enjoy the beach. Tourists enjoy the restaurants and beach bars in Paje. Bwejuu is found just north of Paje. Bwejuu is the place to be if you want to be away from the crowd and just enjoy the natural beauty of the place. Ras Nungwi and Kendwa are found in the northern area of Zanzibar. Ras Nungwi is known for not having to deal with high or low tides. There are a number of bars and clubs located at this beach but even so it still carries a very chill relaxing vibe. Kendwa on the other hand is the quieter version of Ras Nungwi. The perfect place to be lazy and to just enjoy the water.
Check out our Top Zanzibar Tours! It’s a combination of the bush and beach safari experience. You’ll get to explore your adventurous side as we take you to all the best spots of the island. You’ll get to enjoy the island culturally, historically and bask in its natural beauty. It’s a great stop after a bush safari excursion where you can expect to get to relax and explore the beauty of Zanzibar too!
A safari that takes you to Amboseli National Park in the foot hills of Mount Kilimanjaro while in Kenya. Tanzania’s premier parks – Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Top it with 3 days at Serene Zanzibar beach.
One of the best safari to indulge in, traversing Tanzania’s best protected areas for Big five viewing, through Lake Manyara National park, Serengeti park and the famous Ngorongoro crater. Plus, a relaxing stay at Zanzibar.
See all the Best of Tanzania wildlife destinations and get to relax by the pristine waters of Zanzibar. Get the best of both safari and beach with this tour. An adventure of a lifetime. A perfect combination for a vacation!
Zanzibar is a great tourist destination that many clamor to experience! It’s a paradise that those have visited keep coming back to. Not only that it’s conveniently situated near Tanzania where there are numerous safari activities available. You’ll get to explore the scenic views of the country and experience being close to gaming animals that many only dream of seeing. Tourists can enjoy various excursions while on the island.
If you’re up for a marine adventure you can enjoy swimming with dolphins while on the island. Or if your interest lies more in the gastronomical experience then make sure to take part in the Zanzibar food and spices tour. You will learn how to prepare some local sauces and the history Zanzibar played in Spice trade in the old days.
This tour is often combined with a visit to the only natural park in Zanzibar, Jozani Forest. Here, you can go for a relaxing walk through the park to see the lush forest and nature first hand. Jozani Forest is also the only place in the world where you can see the Red Colobus Monkey in its natural habitat.
Another exciting excursion to try while in Zanzibar is going on a day trip to Prison Island where you can see the giant land tortoises. It’s usually a half day trip visiting the island but once there you can also enjoy snorkelling and swimming in the clear blue waters. As you can see, Zanzibar is not just a romantic destination but packs a unique experience for everyone. Head on over to Zanzibar and enjoy a one of a kind experience!