Zanzibar Beach Holidays

Zanzibar Beach Holidays Highlights

Zanzibar beach holiday offers many options for beach holiday seekers or sun and sand, but broadly, the island can be divided into five sectors: the east coast, the south-east, the west coast, Nungwi in the north, and a few offshore islands.

East coast of Zanzibar

East coast of Zanzibar is remarkable with the best and most Idyllic powder-white beaches. Miles of white sand adorn the beautiful and fabulous beach, coral reef, traditional villages and nature walks accommodations, delicious food, gorgeous opportunity for water sports such as snorkelling numerous activities, varied and talented.


Offshore you're find the magical Mnemba Island – the ultimate Mnemba Island Lodge

South-east coast of Zanzibar

South-east coast of Zanzibar the beaches are splendid Silver sand and a barrier reef, lined with plenty of swaying palm trees and a significant tidal range.  Here are villages and the pace is more tranquil as you travel further south and very hospitable people. A number of   fabulous beach resorts are found here that includes the Palms, Baraza and Breezes– each cater to different tastes from families to top-end honeymooners.  The other notable lodge is the Echo Beach. 

The Fumba Peninsula in south-west Zanzibar

The Fumba Peninsula in south-west Zanzibar most secluded beaches is a luxurious, imaginative, peaceful hideaway which, if you’re looking for solitude and tranquility.  South of Stone Town airport is the Fumba Peninsula.   Fumba Beach Lodge and Unguja Lodge are found here and you snorkel from the beach by day, and enjoy the sunsets by night.  Offshore is the award-winning eco-resort on Chumbe Island a tiny coral island surrounded by the protected marine park where under the water surface you'll find some of the best coral gardens.

The Northern beach

The magnificent Northern beach of Zanzibar covers the area between Kendwa to Nungwi asleepy fishing village. Mile upon mile of palm-fringed shores decorates the coastline that extends out into thriving, colourful coral reefs and the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Nungwi village is surrounded on three sides by turquoise ocean making Nungwi very popular for visitors who keep on coming back to enjoy this tranquil tropical paradise. Experience good diving and magnificent beaches, and delight by the nearby colourful villages with plenty to action.

On the very northernmost tip of the Island is Ras Nungwi beach, perhaps the best on the island.  Ras Nungwi is the dhow building capital of Zanzibar, so you will be able to see the traditional methods of dhow construction in action. This area of Zanzibar has some fantastic beaches and nearby coral reefs which are ideal for diving and snorkelling. The local villagers have built a turtle sanctuary where injured turtles and other marine animals are nursed back to health before being released back into the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Elegant accommodations are found here such as Gemma dell Este and The Z Boutique Hotel.

Mafia Archipelago

Mafia Archipelago is the largest of a small archipelago of islands and atolls and is truly a paradise in the Indian Ocean.  This tiny jewel is not part of the larger Zanzibar Island but it’s   more pristine, and quieter, than many places on Zanzibar. It is the southernmost of three islands (Pemba & Zanzibar) located off the coast of Tanzania.  Mafia offers some excellent diving and snorkelling plus its own marine park. Bwejuu, Mbarakum, Juani, Jibondo and Mafia and yet these little known islands make up the most beautiful archipelago in the Indian Ocean and offer pristine Tanzania beach holiday. Accommodation in Mafia Island includes Kinasi Lodge and Butiama Lodge on the west coast of Mafia. The Pole Pole Lodge and Mafia Island Lodge stands amidst tall palms on a sandy beach in Chole Bay, in the heart of the marine park near Utende village on South coast of Mafia.

Safari & Beach

All national parks and reserves in Tanzania can be easily accessed by short air flight or by road transfer. Our Tanzania Safari Expert will assist you craft your dream safari in the wildlife parks or a safari holiday featuring a combination of both Beach and safari.

Zanzibar Honeymoons

All of our Zanzibar beach resorts make  fantastic honeymoon destination, but we have specially  selected a few of our favourite, most romantic retreats that we think make the most perfect settings for your dream honeymoon in Zanzibar.

Zanzibar Wedding

Zanzibar is a spectacular romantic destination for your weeding way.  A Zanzibar beach resorts may be   combined for your wedding with a honeymoon and adventure Tanzania safari.

Tailor Made Tanzania Holidays

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    • Zanzibar Serena Hotel in Stone Town, Zanzibar

      Zanzibar Serena Inn Eco-Resort in Stone Town is splendidly set on the sea-front of ancient Stone Town. Zanzibar is a magic word that conjures up stories of Sultans,slaves and scents of spice. Zazibar Serena in is friedly,comfortable,attractive and relaxing that you may find it difficult to leave and explore the rest of the Stone Town maze or any other place. The dinning room opens its large windows onto white sands and turquoise sea and the high tides the waves crash aganist the sea walls. Neighbouring  the hotel is an exotic mix of sultan's palaces, Portuguese forts, ancient dhow harbours, and bright bazaars. A member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World.The hotel is styled to represent the quintessence of Swahili style, ethnic style and Arabic lavishness, setting it apart as one of the finest hotels in Zanzibar. Zanzibar Serena Hotel: Highlights Access to the sights of Stone Town a world’s heritage site. wedding and reception venues, honeymoon suites  Business & Conference Facilities Zanzibar Serena Hotel: Accommodation Fifty one gorgeous rooms that catch breezes borne by the incoming tides and the best on beach accommodation     Zanzibar Serena Hotel: Activities It's worth taking a guided tour of Zazibar's…
    • Mafia Island Lodge

      Mafia Island Lodge is one of the beautiful Indian Ocean tropical resorts famous for deep sea fishing and scuba diving. Aquatic life is abundant and pristine coral gardens due to the protection of the Mafia Island Marine Park. Mafia is located between the Rufiji River delta to the west and the open Indian Ocean to the east. The dual influences of the river and the sea have combined to create a rich and exceptional biodiversity with unique landscapes under the sea and on dry land. Mafia Island Lodge: Highlights The warm, colourful waters of the Indian Ocean surrounding Mafia Island provide an ideal location for many sea activities including leisurely lazing on the tropical beaches Mafia Island Lodge: Accommodation Twenty four rooms are set among the coconut palms with their own veranda overlooking the bay. Mafia Island Lodge: Activities Enjoy some of the best scuba diving and snorkeling there is off the East African Indian Ocean coast exploring the many coral reefs that are teaming with tropical marine life.   There are over 400 species of fish inhabiting the reefs around Mafia. One can enjoy a picnic lunch at one of these locations after sailing there on a traditional dhow.…
    • Mnemba Island Lodge

      Mnemba Island Lodge a true ‘barefoot luxury’ is found in Mnemba Island. Mnemba Island lies off the north eastern coast of Zanzibar, sorrounded by vibrant coral reefs ideal for snokelling,scuba diving kayaking and swimming. Mnemba is just one and a half kilometres in circumference and lying off the spice Island off the coast of Zanzibar Archipelagos. This exclusive island and the powdery beaches, turquoise water and frolicking dolphins you can choose either to be as active or as leisurely as you want. Mnemba Island Lodge: Highlights Home to a fascinating green turtle population; peak turtle season is from April to August Landlubbers spend the day bird watching or relaxing on a daybed   on the beach with a book from the library. Bathe in Zanzibar's spectacular turquoise waters full of marine life and exquisite coral reefs and fine beaches. Swim with the dolphins and scuba dive in the clear warm tropical waters of Indian Ocean. Mnemba Island Lodge: Accommodation Ten private thatched luxurious chalets – known as ‘bandas’ fronted by palm in hidden in tropical beach forest fringed by a silver white beach      Mnemba Island Lodge: Activities PADI dive school  and two dive boats Water sports & bird watching…