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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$1,600 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$1,450 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$2,200 - US$4,500 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$2,790 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$11,250 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$1,140 - US$2,150 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$8,430 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$3,860 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$7,450 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$14,440 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$6,030 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$3,310 per person

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Ms H. from London

Arrived 27 Dec 2022, 14 nights

"My Dec 2022 trip"

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr & Mrs ST from Cambridge

Arrived 9 Jan 2023, 11 nights

"Our Jan 2023 trip"

"Excellent - Everything went according to plan …" Read Mr & Mrs ST’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr & Mrs F from Sussex

Arrived 8 Oct 2022, 17 nights

"My Oct 2022 trip"

"Excellent - Our whole trip went like clockwork …" Read Mr & Mrs F’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Dr & Mrs B from Altrincham

Arrived 26 Sep 2022, 18 nights

"My Sep 2022 trip"

"We fell in love with Tanzania the first time, and we love it even more now. …" Read Dr & Mrs B’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mrs. K from Minnesota

Arrived 13 Aug 2021, 16 nights

"Experience of a Lifetime - Safari Aug. 2021"

"Our safari was truly a trip of a lifetime. It was perfect. Thank you! …" Read Mrs. K ’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Jenny from Faversham

Arrived 4 Sep 2022, 13 nights

"A wonderful and memorable trip"

"Thank you Expert Africa …" Read Jenny ’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mr R. from Cambridge

Arrived 27 Sep 2022, 19 nights

"My Sep 2022 trip"

"Memorable in so many respects. …" Read Mr R.’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Ms E. from London

Arrived 24 Aug 2022, 19 nights

"My Aug 2022 trip"

"Great trip...All guides were great. …" Read Ms E.’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Mrs C from Windlesham

Arrived 9 Sep 2022, 14 nights

"My Sep 2022 trip"

"It was the best. Thank you for making it so easy for us. …" Read Mrs C’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

Dr & Mrs S from Northants

Arrived 3 Sep 2022, 19 nights

"Return to Tanzania for the 4th time"

"Expert Africa arrangements were spot on and we had a marvellous holiday …" Read Dr & Mrs S’s full holiday review

Overall rating: Excellent

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