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Zanzibar: The bounty island of Tanzania

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Zanzibar: The bounty island of Tanzania.

A great destination for a versatile tour is  Zanzibar, an island off the coast of Tanzania.

Here you will find not only beautiful, white beaches and wonderful weather but also special architecture.

In the old part of the capital Stonetown, you can stroll through narrow alleys and enjoy a beautiful view of the sea. In Stonetown you can also admire a lot of different styles in architecture, such as Indian and Arabic as well as Ottoman buildings.

Zanzibar: The bounty island of Tanzania:


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Authentic Zanzibar

For the truly authentic Zanzibar, you have to be in the eastern part of the island, for example in the village of Matemwe. Here you can relax because you will not find pushy salesmen who try to sell tourists one or the other. You will see many fishing boats and beautiful beaches here.

Experience Barefoot Luxury With a Stay on Mnemba Island

For an unforgettable luxury experience of your own, indulge in a night or two at 5-star and Beyond Mnemba Island–the only accommodation on this idyllic private atoll off Zanzibar’s northeast coast. Here, indulgence is served up Robinson Crusoe-style. You’ll sleep in one of 12 rustic chic beachside bandas, and dine on exquisitely prepared seafood at tables set feet from the water’s edge. How you spend your time in between meals is up to you. Unwind with a yoga class or in-room massage, or set sail across gin-clear waters on a traditional dhow cruise.

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Need a little more life in the brewery? Then the beaches in the west are recommended, where the famous “full moon party” is held every month.

Explore Beautiful Coral Reefs on Snorkel or Scuba

Zanzibar’s serene turquoise waters conceal colorful reefs that teem with marine life, making the island a paradise for snorkelers and scuba divers. 

Where to Stay: Stone Town Hotels 


During your stay at Emerson, get lost in its secret garden while enjoying a coffee at Emerson On Hurumzi. Don’t miss the authentic Swahili dinner at the Emerson Tea House held on the impressive rooftop terrace, which offers a breathtaking 360-degree view.

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Jafferji House

If you prefer an intimate teatime then look no further than the patio of Jafferji House, located in the heart of Stone Town.

Serena Zanzibar

A timeless oasis in the city that offers the best view of the Indian Ocean, accompanied by warm Swahili hospitality. Don’t miss the aperitifs at sunset with live taarab music and a seafood dinner under the stars.


Chole Mjini

An eco-tree house boasting a starry sky every evening, flickering candles, great company, and the opportunity to truly immerse oneself in nature, is the main attraction here.

Fundu Lagoon Resort

This resort in Pemba is where one can end up lost in the beautiful scenery and experience an idyllic marine safari. A world-class diving center allows visitors to literally dive right into the island’s breathtaking nautical scenery, while numerous other aquatic activities, such as game fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding are also offered on-site.


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Nestled in a tropical garden along a secluded beachfront on the north-west coast, Kilindi Zanzibar features pavilion-style luxury accommodation, spa facilities, and an infinity pool.


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Xanadu Villas & Retreat

There are nods to the spice island’s Arab history in domed buildings, alongside African art. Each villa has a private plunge pool, steps away from the Indian Ocean and Bwejuu beach’s soft, white sand

Zuri Zanzibar

A marvelous ecological hot spot with sublime villas overlooking a sprawling white-sand beach. 

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