Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar Island is breathtakingly beautiful, with white sandy beaches, crystal clear water, and delectable fresh seafood that will ensure a memorable stay. Many tourists who are planning trips to Africa for beach vacations are flocking to the island. Zanzibar Island is known as Africa’s tropical paradise, boasting some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. The Zanzibar archipelago also includes Pemba Island and some smaller islands.

Zanzibar Island offers a relaxed beach lifestyle as well as a variety of activities, cultures, and history. Visitors interested in culture can visit the Sultan’s Palace and the House of Wonders in Stone Town. The island offers a variety of activities, including a spice tour and swimming on the amazing beaches. The people of Zanzibar are enthralled with sea life, and fishing is a major source of income and food for the island’s residents. Zanzibar Island provides a variety of unforgettable excursions to ensure a memorable stay.


Zanzibar Island has beautiful beaches whether you visit from the north, east, west, or south. If you are looking for a once-in-a-lifetime beach vacation destination, Zanzibar Island is an excellent choice. All visitors to Zanzibar have one thing in common: they are all looking for the best beaches that will provide authentic memories. We have listed some of the best beaches on Zanzibar Island where you can stay for your beach holiday safari.



Kendwa Beach is located on Zanzibar’s northwestern coast. It is regarded as Zanzibar’s most beautiful beach, and it is widely known for swimming, snorkeling, diving, and sunbathing. In comparison to the rest of Zanzibar’s beaches, the ocean tides at Kendwa beach do not change.



Nungwi Beach is located on Zanzibar Island’s northern coast. If you love a variety of activities such as nightclubs, snorkeling, swimming with turtles, horseback riding, and diving, Nungwi is the place to be. Sunset cruising is a great way to see the best sunsets in the western region.



Matemwe beach is located on Zanzibar’s northeast coast, it is an excellent snorkeling beach in Zanzibar. Fishing is strictly prohibited in this area that is why you can see sea creatures such as Green turtles, Titan triggerfish, Moorish Idol, and many others. Matemwe Beach in Zanzibar is an outstanding snorkeling destination.



Kiwengwa beach is located on Zanzibar’s east coast. This is one of the best beaches in Zanzibar for swimming, sunbathing, kite surfing, and windsurfing. If you want to stay in the best hotels and resorts, Kiwengwa Beach is the place to be. There are many local beach boys selling goods to tourists on the beach.
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Pongwe and Uroa beaches are located on Zanzibar’s east coast. Uroa beach is a very quiet beach, and the wind here is so relaxing and incredible!! There aren’t as many beach activities as on other populated beaches. Pongwe beach is adjacent to Uroa beach, and its village occupations are similar; they are small-scale fishers who use traditional methods of fishing.


Kizimkazi Beach is located in Kizimkazi Fishers Village on Zanzibar Island’s southern coast. The beach is well-known for swimming with dolphins, and the majority of visitors come specifically to swim with dolphins and snorkel. Kizimkazi beach is the best option for those looking for a less crowded beach in Zanzibar.


The prison was built in 1893 with the intention of housing violent prisoners and the sick, but it is now used as a hotel and one of the best tourist destinations in Zanzibar. The island is famous for its Giant Tortoises, but it also provides opportunities for sunbathing and snorkeling. Most of our visitors prefer to relax on the beach after watching tortoises.
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During your beach vacation safari, Zanzibar Island provides incredible opportunities to participate in a variety of excursions. The presence of magnificent beaches ensures ideal relaxation for water sports activities. The presence of historical cities like Stone Town and other reputable locations ensures cultural exploration experiences.
stone town


Stone Town is a very lively place with a mix of Arabic, African, Indian, and some Western cultural interactions. You can see mosques, churches, and temples as you walk through the streets of this historical site.

Your local guide will take you on a historical and cultural trip through the old slave market, the House of Wonders, the Old Fort, and the Sultan’s Palace in Stone Town which is a UNESCO world heritage site. If you want to go on a cultural adventure, Stone Town is the place to be.



Portuguese traders brought spices to Zanzibar in the 16th century. Spice tours include a walking tour of spice plantations to see how spices, herbs, and fruits grow and are cultivated. Spice plantations are worth visiting because you will see spices, herbs, and tropical fruits such as clove, lemongrass, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, vanilla, coconuts, chili, black pepper, cardamom, cassava, and oranges.


Jozani Forest is a popular tourist destination. The forest is the only place in the world where you can see the Zanzibar endemic red colobus monkey. The forest is located in the island’s east, where many nature trails lead through beautiful forests to see red colobus monkeys. After visiting Jozani Forest, proceed across the street to visit the Mangrove Forest


The Rock restaurant is one of the great places to visit while on vacation in Zanzibar, and it is usually mentioned in every best Zanzibar restaurant guide. The restaurant is located in Pongwe, and TANEPIC safaris & adventure has made a memorable trip out to the Rock to capture some of the best experiences and beautiful photos of this iconic location.
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Zanzibar’s beautiful beaches provide fantastic opportunities for water sports such as game fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming with dolphins, windsurfing, and kite surfing. Visiting one of the beaches of this iconic destination will provide you with an excellent opportunity to create lasting memories for your vacation.

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