Things to do in Zanzibar
THINGS TO DO IN ZANZIBAR
Zanzibar is one of the most popular destinations in Tanzania. . There aren’t too many places in the world like this island just off the coast where you can find incredible diving opportunities and Africa’s version of the Caribbean. The island is made up Zanzibar Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, that is about 25–50 kilometres (16–31 mi) off the coast of the mainland, and made of several small islands and two major islands: Unguja (this is the main island, referred commonly as Zanzibar) and Pemba. The capital is Zanzibar City and is located on Unguja island. Zanzibar is famous for its historic sites and its historic center is Stone Town, which is marked as a World Heritage Site.
Beaches of Zanzibar
The island of Zanzibar is bursting with an array of beaches, which can be the ideal way to relax after a safari. The east coast provides continuous coral reef with white sandy beaches, lined with coconut palms and small coves that shelter from the wind. Non-tidal beaches can be found along the northwest coast of the island, between Nungwoi and Kendwa, allowing for all day swimming whereas the coral cliffs and lagoon coves of the southwest allow for an escape to a less touristy spot. The southwest islands have secret beaches that make for perfect picnic spots whilst the northeast island of Mnemba is suggested to be one of the finest beaches in Zanzibar. Inquire and book..
Historical Sites in Stone Town (Zanzibar)
The Stone Town of Zanzibar is a unique place filled with an intriguing history, being a Swahili coastal trading town. Explorers, exotic spices, sea traders and Sultans are all part of the history of Stone Town and many historical sites remain intact to be visited. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and comprises of interesting architecture of coral stone buildings in narrow streets, with a range of influences from various cultures and traditions being imprinted across the area. Inquire and book..