Dozens of safari parks to explore, going for a hiking adventure, savoring local experiences and making most of the time in just few days. Planning a holiday to Tanzania can get overwhelming and you surely don’t want to miss out anything special especially when it is about relaxing on its world famous beaches.
Zanzibar the tropical paradise has become a must visit destination for most safari goers who prefer to rejuvenate by the ocean and indulge in soothing retreats post an intense wild dusty experience be it enjoying The Big 5 sightings, the bumpy game drive and active walking safari. However with limitations in time, budget and other factors, not everyone is able to make it to the spice island. One may often ask is the island really special, who should go to Zanzibar and what are some amazing things to do there?
With our experience of tailoring holidays for over 70 years, we recommend Zanzibar as a ‘must go destination’ to travelers that have come to Tanzania for that special holiday. If you are from one of these mentions, here is why this celebrated isle is a destination you should not miss.
Impressive Privacy for Honeymooners and Couples
Away from the crowd, a promising intimate experience in Zanzibar for couples
One reason why most couples love Zanzibar is for its intimate holiday resorts that have surpassed expectations and its world class hospitality. After a busy working year or a consuming wedding, the island renders the most relaxing experience in all its fine luxury. It is here, you will find over 20 beaches just on this tiny isle, form the popular Nungwi and Paje brimming with activities to the quite Nakupenda and Changu sandbanks, hidden amid the Ocean. Whether you simply want to lay by the pristine beaches throughout your holiday or indulge in activities from horse riding to jet skiing, Zanzibar is an inevitable destination for honeymooners and couples. Moreover, there are a number of hotels and resort to choose for every budget and experience.
Gala time Family
Special moments in Zanzibar for the family
Snorkeling, kite surfing, turtle swimming, village walks, spice tours, quad biking, sailing, deep sea fishing. You name it and Zanzibar has got it. Apart from being a convenient option for families with children of varying age, Zanzibar makes for a family friendly destination for a number of reasons. The beaches are known to be a safe destination and resorts offer a host of activities that keep children entertained especially during festive breaks such as Easter, Christmas and New Year. For safari goers on a long break, Zanzibar makes for a perfect beach destination to end your dusty road trips to soothing beach days, one filled with sunshine, cool dips and miles of beaches with the most promising views. Top hotels and resorts are often family friendly where one can see their children enjoying all by themselves while parents enjoying their own private time. So you can truly enjoy a host of activities without any compromise.
Kite surfing and diving in Paje and Nungwi are filled with thrills
If you are someone who enjoys a holiday filled with thrill and active adventures, Zanzibar will still not disappoint you. The deep sea diving experiences at Mnemba Atoll, kite surfing experiences in Paje, kayaking in Nungwi and horse riding in Mangapwani, Zanzibar is not only for the laid back travelers. Post the green season, Zanzibar is brimming with adventure activities and invites active travelers from all over the world to experience its water thrills. Over time, several adventure companies have emerged and offer unique experiences on the island. From sup yoga, quad biking and cycling tours to water sports adventures, Zanzibar makes for an equally exiting holiday for those who want to enjoy the beaches and an active holiday on the island or a combination of the bush and the beach just in a couple of days.
Stone Town, a perfect learning spot for all photographers
Amateur and Professional Photographers
Zanzibar begins to charm travelers right there from its images on post cards, paintings and videos. It is here you will get to see everything from the rustic ruins in stone town that have remained intact since centuries to dense jungles of Jozani forest, idle beaches and a treasure of sea creatures to discover under the ocean. Zanzibar makes for a promising destination for all kinds of photographers. While care should be taken to seek permission before capturing human portraits, it is here you can capture all sorts of frames from drone shoots of floating isles to the signature Zanzibar doors, unforgettable wedding and energetic festivals. The island gives unending opportunities to budding and professional photographers who have always wanted to discover new places that are magical and diverse.
Are you keen to visit Zanzibar with your special people? We are here to plan an unforgettable holiday, just the way you like it. Reach out to discuss and let us start planning.