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"Traveling to Zanzibar was so wonderful. My husband traveled to Zanzibar and it was amazing. The local people are so wonderful and the beaches are nice and peaceful. The tours and safaris were good value for money and well organised. We really enjoyed our trip and we will keep coming back.
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Zanzibar is one of Africa’s most popular safari and beach destinations. It is extremely simple because the flights are quick and inexpensive compared to flying to the Seychelles, Maldives, or Mauritius. Zanzibar Holidays Uitenhage has everything a luxury beach vacationer could want, but at a fraction of the cost.
While backpackers flock to Zanzibar for its cheap hostels, luxury travellers can still enjoy their own private oasis because the best boutique hotels are self-contained. Every visitor is catered for in true Zanzibar fashion, with a variety of hotel sizes, prices, and styles.
Zanzibar has a wide range of hotel options as well as beautiful beaches on the South Coast. From its pristine beaches and boutique hotels to its friendly locals and the hustle and bustle of the Town, it exudes beauty. Most visitors enjoy lounging in their hotels or diving into the Indian Ocean’s depths, but this is more than just a stretch of sand. Every year, tourists flock to Zanzibar because of its vibrant culture, history, and indescribable atmosphere.
Though Zanzibar is the main draw, other islands in the archipelago are also worth visiting if you have the time.
Pemba offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to live in an unspoiled environment. The activities in the Indian Ocean are endless, and the diving is spectacular; however, the beaches on Zanzibar’s North and East Coasts are not as pleasant. It is, however, fantastic for an authentic, off-the-beaten-path experience.
Zanzibar, likewise, is well-known for its scenic drives. It is best known for being home to the whale shark, the world’s largest fish. Zanzibar is a popular destination for underwater explorers due to the possibility of snorkeling with these incredible whales. Because the beaches, like those in Pemba, are not spectacular, this is a destination for those seeking adventure rather than sun, sand, and relaxation.
The most opulent beach experience in the Indian Ocean can be found just off the coast of Zanzibar on the luxurious and exclusive Mnemba Private. Visitors have exclusive access to the best of the archipelago’s bright white beaches because there is only one lodge on the entire island. It is an elegant beach lodge for those who appreciate luxury at its most personalized and authentic level, rather than a luxurious five star hotel experience.
Two Of The Best Reasons To Visit Zanzibar Are History And Traditional Shows
Dhows sail in Zanzibar
Zanzibar has a long and tumultuous history. It was once East Africa’s largest slave market and a popular stopping point for voyaging traders. Because of its aromatic spice offerings, it was known for the Spice, and it was also a major player in the ivory trade. Zanzibar has been influenced by a diverse group of people, including British, Arabs, Portuguese, Indians, Persians, and Africans, all of whom have left their mark. Take a ride on a traditional hand-crafted wooden dhow, a relic of the region’s trade history that is still used for transportation and fishing today.
Locals who have festivals in Zanzibar are known for their friendliness, and they are usually helpful to visitors. Outside of the hustle and bustle of Zanzibar, there is a vibe, a relaxed pace of life, and travel is reasonably safe.
Sauti za Busara (an annual African music festival held in February), Jahazi (a jazz and literary festival held in September), and Mwaka Kogwa are just a few of Zanzibar’s major festivals (a four-day festival held in July to mark Nairuzim – the Shirazi New Year). These events attract people from all over Africa, representing a diverse range of races, ages, and backgrounds. The Zanzibar International Film Festival is the most important cultural event in June and July. The festival draws a diverse audience by showcasing films, music, and performances from a variety of races, ethnic groups, and religions.
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Zanzibar has something for everyone, from unique five-star experiences to family-friendly affordability. Whether you are looking for ultimate luxury or a laid-back beach shack, Zanzibar Holidays Uitenhage has something to suit everyone’s taste and budget. In Zanzibar, getting around on your own is simple and convenient, allowing you to explore at your leisure. You can also choose from a variety of high-quality and low-cost Zanzibar vacation packages available on the internet.
Zanzibar Travel Recommendations
Yellow Fever: Visitors must have a valid yellow fever certificate obtained at least ten days prior to travelling for them to enter Zanzibar.Malaria: Because Zanzibar is located in the malarial belt, visitors should take all necessary precautions to avoid contracting malaria.April is the month to avoid because it has the most rainfall and, surprisingly, the most rainy days.
Tourists, particularly women, are advised to act and dress appropriately in accordance with local sensibilities and customs. Before photographing Zanzibar’s residents please get permission.
If you cannot find what you are looking for in Zanzibar, ask your travel agent for suggestions, as well as Zanzibar further South, or use our ‘Where to Go in Zanzibar’ feature.