Experience Zanzibar Island, Tanzania

Just the name, Zanzibar, evokes dreams of romance and mystery and the reality will not disappoint.The island offers the perfect relaxation destination with its sister island that include Ugunja and  Pemba which have for centuries attracted seafarers and adventures from around the world.

Today, the main island of Zanzibar welcomes  new generation of explorers – those who have come to marvel at the rich heritage, reflected in architecture and culture of the people. By experiencing this island also offer cultural experience that include historic Stone Town which amongst the  seven Tanzania’s UNESCO World Heritage sites. Moreover, visitors can relax on the dazzling white, palm-fringed beaches, where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean beckons swimmers, divers, fishermen and water-sports enthusiasts alike and if that is not more than enough, visitors can breathe in the fragrant scents of cloves, vanilla, cardamom and nutmeg as you discover why the island is called “The Spice Islands.”

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Recommended Tours 

These sample tours will give you an idea of what to expect when either traveling to Zanzibar Island or how we incorporate Zanzibar Island with the other destinations in Tanzania. Please note that the following tours are meant to inspire you since your safari will be tailor-made by our travel experts to fit your needs and preferences within this destination. 

Zanzibar Island

14 Days

Classic Tanzania Safari
From $ 3,590 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Zanziba

Zanzibar Island

13  Days

Best of Selous Safari
From $5,551 per person sharing

Destination Visited: 
Arusha,  Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire,  Serengeti & Zanzibar.

Zanzibar Island

12 Days

Discover Tanzania Safari
From $4,396 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Dar es Salaam, Serengeti, Selous & Zanzibar  

Zanzibar Island

13 Days

Endless Plains Safari
From $3,045 per person sharing

Destinations visited:
Arusha, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Zanzibar

Map of Zanzibar Island

Places to Stay at Zanzibar Island

Below are some of our highly recommended places of stay at Zanzibar Island that have been tested and chosen by our travel specialists

Zanzibar Island

Breezes Beach Club & Spa

An ideal choice for those in search of a romantic getaway, Breezes Beach Club & Spa is famous for its attention to detail, intimate and private dining, its beautiful Zanzibari décor with stunning carving, glistening brass and rich fabrics creates an elegant and unique atmosphere.

Zanzibar Island

Dream of Zanzibar

Dream of Zanzibar is a superb 5 star all inclusive Resort nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean.



Zanzibar Island

The Palms Zanzibar

The Palms is a sanctuary for those in search of tranquility…a place to stimulate the senses and experience the very best of the Island of Zanzibar. The Palms is one of the world’s most romantic all-inclusive resorts, says Travel + Leisure.


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Matemwe Lodge

Perched on an outcrop overlooking a shallow, coral-fringed lagoon on the quiet northeastern coast of Zanzibar Island,Matemwe Lodge’s blissful location and famously relaxed atmosphere make it the ideal place to unwind.


Zanzibar Island

Zawadi Hotel

This private, intimate getaway beach retreat with only twelve spacious villas sits atop a cliff, with a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean, framed by swaying coconut palms and bougainvillea.

Zanzibar Island

Matemwe Beach House

This traditional three-room residence is the perfect escape for families or groups looking for a private slice of Zanzibar’s beautiful coastline.


Zanzibar Island

Mnemba Island Lodge

Mnemba Island is an exclusive paradise featuring twelve rustically chic beachside bandas, for just 24 guests, connected to the breathtaking Mnemba atoll.


Zanzibar Island

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach Hotel is situated on a picture perfect beach with white powdery sands, turquoise waters and shady palm trees – the perfect holiday destination


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