Beach Vacation in Zanzibar - Tanzania

Welcome to Sound of Tanzania Explores Zanzibar beach vacation guide. A Zanzibar vacation offers the intrepid traveller the best that Africa’s coastal destinations has to offer. The islands of Zanzibar(also known as Unguja) and Pemba and surrounding peninsula together form Zanzibar are certainly one of the most attractive and restful locations in the world. With its Indian, Arab, Persian and Portuguese influences, Zanzibar is a combination of culture, people, tradition and color. Combine this with its natural beauty, tropical climate and laid back atmosphere, Zanzibar is, in our opinion, one of the best ways to begin or end your Tanzania safari holiday. It is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast, and just 6 south of the equator.

The capital of the islands is Zanzibar City. The main island is 60 miles long and 20 miles wide. The coastal areas with white beaches, mangroves, lagoons and coral reefs compliment the richly fertile areas inland where the spice farms are situated. Zanzibar is also home to the historic Stone Town – said to be the only functioning ancient town in East Africa. Time spent experiencing the different aspects of Zanzibar is highly recommended.

Zanzibar Beaches & Adventure Activities

Zanzibar’s, special white sand beaches bathed in the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean are what visions of paradise are made of. Here one is provided with the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun. The warm clear waters trim with coral reefs provide some cool sites for snorkelling, scuba diving and other water sports. There are more than 25 best beaches in Zanzibar many of these are remote and unspoilt but easily accessed.

Tanzania Safari & Zanzibar Tours Packages

11 Days Tanzania Safari and Zanzibar

You Visit: Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Zanzibar

8 Days The Sound of Tanzania Safari

You Visit: Tarangire, Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi