17 August 2021
The beautiful island of Zanzibar is a gem in the sparkling Indian Ocean and a wonderful place to escape from the pressures of the modern world. Turquoise blue waters, shallow sandbars and the fascinating World Heritage Site of Stone Town are just some of the major attractions just begging to be discovered on this distinctive tropical island.
The Zanzibar Archipelago is located in the Indian Ocean just 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania. A low lying island, Zanzibar is fringed with white sandy beaches and coral cliffs kissed by a beautiful sea breeze. A former centre of the spice and slave trades, present day Zanzibar offers a delightful mix of African, Arab, European and Indian influences. Discover a fascinating history at historic Stone Town. Walk through its twisting alleyways with balconied merchant’s houses and grand House of Wonders and lose yourself in centuries of history.
Ringed by some of Africa’s best coral beaches, Zanzibar has much to explore. Discover the primeval Jozani Forest, home to the rare, Red Colobus Monkey, head to Kizimkazi to see pods of dolphins at play or head out by boat to the incredible Chumbe Island with its pristine coral garden and shoals of brightly coloured fish. Explore rural villages where welcoming locals are happy to show visitors age old traditions and sample local delicacies on this beautiful spice island. If relaxing on the beach is more your type of holiday then Zanzibar has some of the most beautiful in the world, as well as fine restaurants, bars and dance til dawn parties. History, beauty, nature, adventure and fun, it’s all here on this charming and magical island.
Secluded, tropical and magical...Zanzibar has it all.
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