Zanzibar is a Tanzanian archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a historic trade center with Swahili and Islamic influences. Its winding lanes present minarets, carved doorways and 19th-century landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a former sultanâ€™s palace. The northern villages Nungwi and Kendwa have wide beaches lined with hotels.
Want to escape the modern world â€“ Zanzibar is the island to go to. The island is so tucked away and is so rich in ancient tradition and culture, beautiful and exotic - that it feels like another world altogether.
Beaches with sand as soft and white as snow and the water is clear and warm enough to soak in it for hours while palm tree sway in the island breeze. Enjoy the glorious sunsets while exploring the beaches.
Zanzibar attracts visitors to fantastic diving and rich cultural heritage. Stone Town is an intriguing old city of narrow, winding alleyways and stone coral building which is full of atmosphere and immensely beautiful.
Visitors to Zanzibar typically spend their timediving, snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, kayaking, windsurfing, waterskiing, swimming and sailing on traditional local dhows.
The best time to visit Zanzibar is from June to October during the cool, dry months of spring. Another popular time to visit this tropical island is from December to February when itâ€™s hot and dry.
PLACES TO VISIT
FOR THE ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE
Gold Zanzibar Beach House and Spa can very well be a synonym for paradise. A lush oasis of elegance where you can regenerate your mind, body and spirit.
Say your wedding vows on a private beach with the beautiful Indian Ocean as your backdrop. Celebrate with friends and family in â€˜beach styleâ€™, with cocktails inhand and beach sand under your feet.
Swim with dolphins at sunset in the warm tropical sea off the coast of Zanzibar.
From the spice markets of Zanzibar to the thundering wildebeest migration of the Serengeti, East Africa is rich with safari and adventure experiences that have nocounterpart in the rest of the world.
Experience the full majesty of the great savannahs in the shadow of Ngorongoro Crater.
Witness lions taking to the treetops in search of food, as well as watching millions of wildebeest fight their way through rivers and plains in the Serengeti.
Dip your head through the crystal-clear surface of Lake Malawi to uncover a colourful sub-aquatic highway of underwater.
What better way to spend your holidayâ€¦!