Zanzibar Travel Info, Zanzibar


Zanzibar Travel Info

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About 36 kilometers off mainland Tanzania you will find Zanzibar, which is a part of the United Republic of Tanzania but has its own semi-autonomous government.  Zanzibar was once the center of the trading world attracting Sumerians, Assyrians, Phoenicians, Arabs, Chinese and Malays. The island also attracted explorers such as Burton, Speke, Krapf and Livingstone.

The island is well known for its stunning sandy beached, beautiful coral reefs, crystal clear azure waters, perfect island escapes and fantastic water sports.  Stone Town, with its maze of winding streets, colorful markets, and vivid markets makes for an exciting cultural visit.

Zanzibar is commonly known as the "Spice Island"; famous for spices such as cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, cardamom, peper and others). Spice tours are a popular excursion.

Top Resorts in Zanzibar

Sandies Mapenzi Beach Club has brilliant white beaches lapped by the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean provide the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing . Added to this Mapenzi Beach Club is located futher away from the other Resorts and Hotels in the area giving you the time to relax and the feeling of privacy that you are the only one on the Island.

One of the main features of Mapenzi Zanzibar is that it offers its guests an fully inclusive basis which will cover you for all your necesities while in Zanzibar without having to worry about the bill at the end of your stay which often appeal to families travelling with younger children as the parents are not faced with a bill at the end of their stay and makes Mapenzi Beach Club an excellent value for money resort in tropical paradise.

Located on the North Western shores of magical Zanzibar about an hours drive from Zanzibar International Airport passing through rural villages and the intriguing countryside is where you will find Gemma Dell Est. A heaven of natural beauty, tranquility and happiness.

La Gemmar Zanzibar is an enchanting, luxurious and environmental friendly Resort Development and is the largest in Zanzibar, the resort was designed and constructed to melt with its magnificent surroundings and the marvelous contours of the landscape set in the midst of exotic and colorful tropical gardens and waterfalls inviting to enjoy the pristine and relaxing view over the Indian Ocean and the spectacular beach of Nungwi with its brilliant white beaches that provide the perfect place to relax, soak up the sun and take a break from some busy sightseeing.

Located on the East Coast of Zanzibar, Dream Of Zanzibar is a luxurious 5 star all inclusive Resort set in the midst of exotic and colourful tropical gardens directly on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the pristine and turquoise sea of the Indian Ocean. The distance to Zanzibar International Airport is about 45 km, Stone Town, the Island's Capital is just a mere 40 minutes drive away.

Dream of Zanzibar elegantly furnished, and is an ideal choice for those guests who are in search of a retreat that offers the “special touch”, taking into account the finest of details. The architectural style of the buildings recalls the fascinating African-Arab Palaces, where as the interiors combine the exotic whilst offering the highest of comfortable modern style of living. Fittings and furniture have been designed by Italian specialists and made in teak wood.

Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach Resort and Spa is a newly opened 5 star Resort that has been decorated in a Swahili theme using Zanzibari furnishings to give it a local feeling.

Neptune Pwani Beach Resort and Spa boasts 2 fresh water swimming pools, 4 bars, 3 restaurants, diving, animation, land and water sports, business centre, wellness centre and conference centre.
All rooms have a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean and are equipped with satellite TV’S, Hair Dryers, Tea / Coffee making facilities, Phone and Safes.

Diamonds Star of the East

Diamonds Star of the East Zanzibar offers eleven individual Villas designed in modern contemporary and African style and built to give the discerning guest the ultimate on space and luxurious privacy.Each villa comes with a private plunge pool and Jacuzzi, an extra large and fully furnished terrace with a covered and open area and a large tropical private garden to enjoy the un-matched views over the sea and the famous Zanzibar sunset.

Soak up the splendours of the Spice Island and be pampered by the exclusive butler service that makes Star of the East the perfect escape for those in search of Island pampering at its best.

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