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Zanzibar beach holidays

Indian Ocean beach holidays on Zanzibar

If you are looking for a great beach holiday, to relax and unwind after a safari on the African mainland, Zanzibar might be the ideal island for you.

Surrounded by powder-white beaches and a barrier reef on the eastern side, Zanzibar holidays are also great for diving and snorkeling. There the long palm-fringed beach stretches beside turquoise waters, creating a classic location for a beach holiday.

While on Zanzibar, don’t miss Stone Town. This lively and vibrant quarter, mostly built in the 19th century, has been almost unchanged since then. You can find old palaces, mosques and many old Arab houses here, as well as some great cafés and restaurants.

For more information about a Zanzibar holiday, and how to add one onto an African safari, please contact us.

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Cinnamon Beach Holiday

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Explore Zanzibar’s east coast beaches and historic Stone Town, with this good value, family friendly beach holiday.

US$1,320 - US$1,510 per person

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Clove Beach Holiday

5 days • 1 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

An idyllic beach retreat tucked away at an isolated, sandy cove, this great-value beach holiday is a great place to rest up after an active safari and reflect on your wildlife experiences.

US$1,180 - US$1,370 per person

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Coconut Beach Holiday

6 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

A luxurious island getaway split between a small boutique hotel in Stone Town and your own sumptuous private villa on a spectacular swath of white sandy beach.

US$2,170 - US$4,180 per person

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Cumin Beach Holiday

5 days • 1 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

The Cumin Beach Holiday is a great-value beach stay with five nights at Qambani Lodge, combining luxurious accommodation and beautiful beaches on Zanzibar’s picturesque Michamvi Peninsula.

US$1,820 - US$2,630 per person

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Dik Dik Safari

12 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Combine safari with peace and relaxation on Zanzibar’s white-sand shores during this exploration of Tanzania. Stay in three high-quality sister camps within Tarangire National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti National Park before concluding with a stay on Michamvi Peninsula.

US$7,890 - US$10,140 per person

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Ginger Beach Holiday

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Combine historic Stone Town with the palm-fringed beaches of Zanzibar’s beautiful east coast, staying in two lively hotels offering plenty of facilities and activities.

US$1,130 - US$2,000 per person

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Masala Beach Holiday

9 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Two luxuriously elegant hotels offer relaxation on Zanzibar’s beach-front and exploration of Stone Town. Combine peaceful tranquility with fine dining, indulgent comforts and vibrant culture.

US$5,820 - US$7,950 per person

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Papaya Beach Holiday

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

A relaxing holiday with a range of activities, where Chumbe Island Lodge and Matemwe offer tranquil atmospheres, considerable exclusivity and the chance to learn about worthwhile local conservation efforts.

US$2,580 - US$3,640 per person

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Red Colobus Monkey Safari

11 days • 3 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

This luxury holiday suggestion combines a wildlife safari in Ruaha National Park with a week on Zanzibar, exploring Stone Town’s narrow streets and relaxing on a palm-shaded beach.

US$5,680 - US$7,030 per person

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Regal Sunbird Fly-in Safari

12 days • 5 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Experience the highlights of Tanzania with a safari in the country’s famous northern parks followed by historic Stone Town and the palm-fringed beaches of Zanzibar, staying in high-quality accommodation throughout.

US$8,400 - US$13,000 per person

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Turaco Safari

12 days • 4 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

This top-value holiday idea combines two safari areas with a week on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar. Photograph lions and elephants, then relax under the palms on a powder-sand beach.

US$4,920 - US$5,430 per person

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Turmeric Beach Holiday

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Relax on powdery white beaches and snorkel over colourful reefs on Zanzibar’s picturesque east coast before heading on to Stone Town to explore the labyrinth of cobbled streets.

US$2,090 - US$3,120 per person

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Prof & Ms M from MD

Arrived 2 Mar 2022, 29 nights

"Our March 2022 expedition "

"Serengeti at the peak of the migration and then Zanzibar - can't top that …" Read Prof & Ms M’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Annabel from Somerset

Arrived 25 Jan 2022, 15 nights

"My Jan 2022 trip"

"Brilliant...much better than I'd hoped or even imagined. …" Read Annabel’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Ms C. from Seattle

Arrived 1 Feb 2022, 28 nights

"My Feb 2022 trip"

"I wish I could book Expert Africa for all of my trips. …" Read Ms C.’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr R & Ms D from NL

Arrived 21 Oct 2021, 14 nights

"My Oct 2021 trip"

"our second journey with Expert..very happy with the service & overall experience …" Read Mr R & Ms D ’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr W. from Brussels

Arrived 5 Aug 2021, 21 nights

"My Aug 2021 trip"

"Expert Africa are extraordinary in the depth of their knowledge …" Read Mr W.’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mandolin from Surrey

Arrived 25 Oct 2020, 41 nights

"The trip of a lifetime."

"The trip of a lifetime …" Read Mandolin’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Giovanni from Biot

Arrived 16 Oct 2020, 14 nights

"Excellent vacation"

"Excellent vacation...it was exactly the kind of experience we were looking for …" Read Giovanni’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr G from California

Arrived 22 Aug 2020, 28 nights

"My Aug 2020 trip"

"Maruska put together a trip in 3 days and did an exceptional job …" Read Mr G’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Muz from Colchester

Arrived 11 Feb 2020, 23 nights

"A wonderful safari and beach experience"

"One of our best holidays ever...Expert Africa have come up trumps again. …" Read Muz’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr & Mrs P from Barcelona

Arrived 21 Feb 2020, 16 nights

"a wonderful holiday"

"Everything worked very well. We were met and well looked after wherever we went …" Read Mr & Mrs P’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

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