Zanzibar Island - Awesome Holidays Safaris

Zanzibar IslandSpice Island

AREA:1,666 sq kms (643 sq miles)
ALTITUDE:Masingini - 390 feet (119 m)

 
 
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Zanzibar Island

The Zanzibar archipelago is set in the Indian Ocean and made up of the larger islands of Pemba and Unguja (also called Zanzibar Island). Zanzibar is also known as the 'Spice Island' due to the delicious variety of spices grown on the islands many plantations. Stone Town, a World Heritage Site, boasts a labyrinth of winding alleys, bustling marketplaces, beautifully carved wooden doors, breathtaking mosques and grand Arab residences.

Zanzibar is an island steeped in culture and history ? a destination which brought adventurers, seafarers and traders from far and wide. Off the north-eastern coast of Zanzibar is Mnemba Island - an idyllic private island featuring luxurious accommodation, breathtaking scenery and rich marine diversity.


Key Attractions

    • Good sightings of less common antelope such as eland, greater kudu and sable
    • Guided walks available
    • Excellent mid-range lodges with prices aimed at expats from Dar es Salaam
    • En route to better known parks in the south such as Selous and Ruaha
    • Suitable for a weekend get-away from Dar es Salaam

Accommodation

Arabian Nights Hotel
Arabian Nights Hotel
Baraza Resort and Spa
Baraza Resort and Spa
Beyt Al Chai
Beyt Al Chai
Bluebay Beach Club
Bluebay Beach Club
Breezes Hotel
Breezes Hotel
Dream of Zanzibar
Dream of Zanzibar
Fundu Lagoon
Fundu Lagoon
Mafia Island
Mafia Island
Manta Island Lodge
Manta Island Lodge
Mapenzi Beach
Mapenzi Beach
Melia Zanzibar
Melia Zanzibar
Mnemba Island Lodge
Mnemba Island Lodge
Neptune Pwani
Neptune Pwani
Ras Nungwi Lodge
Ras Nungwi Lodge
The Palms
The Palms
Royal Zanzibar
Royal Zanzibar
Tembo Hotel
Tembo Hotel
Unguja Lodge
Unguja Lodge
Double Tree by Hilton Numgwi Resort
Double Tree by Hilton Numgwi Resort
Zanzibar Serena
Zanzibar Serena
La Gemma dell'Est
La Gemma dell'Est

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Hotels & Lodges

Accommodation around Zanzibar Island...