Zanzibar Featured DealsOften referred to as the 'spice island', Zanzibar is an exotic paradise of white palm-encrested beaches and ancient Islamic ruins. Located in the Indian Ocean and just 35km off the east coast of Tanzania, Zanzibar boasts crystal clear waters, glorious beaches and a fascinating history, evident from ancient sites in the capital Stone Town.
Why? Zanzibar’s magnificent stretches of white sand beaches make for a wonderful sun holiday. The island's many resorts offer a range of activities, such as water-sports, diving and snorkelling, sunset cruises on white-sailed dhows – not to mention delicious dining in fine seafood restaurants.
When?Zanzibar experiences warm weather throughout the year with an average of 7-8 hours sunshine per day. The coastal resorts on the north and east coast are tempered by sea breezes. There are heavy showers throughout the island in April and May when most tourists avoid the island and hotels close.
Who for? Today Zanzibar remains an irresistible attraction for those seeking a heavenly beach holiday or those looking for an exploration into its exotic culture.