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Northern Zanzibar
Northern Zanzibar

Northern Zanzibar offers a wide range of activities...

...as well as beautiful beaches and clear blue water.

Northern Zanzibar

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Northern Zanzibar offers beautiful white-sand beaches...
...warm and clear water...
...and are popular and bustling.
Most of the lodges have direct access to white sands...
...and offer beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
The pavilions at Kilindi offer luxury and seclusion...
...and each comes with two private plunge pools.
The bold architecture of Essque Zalu creates an impressive skyline...
...you can take in the views from the jetty...
...or enjoy a poolside massage.
Here you have good opportunities for fishing...
...and walking along the beach...
...or relaxing in a shady spot during the day...
...as well as practising many water sports.
Furthermore, you can visit a local village or a turtle center...
...where they rescue turtles caught up in fishing nets...
...before returning them to the ocean.
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Northern Zanzibar offers beautiful white-sand beaches...
Northern Zanzibar offers beautiful white-sand beaches...
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...warm and clear water...
...warm and clear water...
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...and are popular and bustling.
...and are popular and bustling.
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Most of the lodges have direct access to white sands...
Most of the lodges have direct access to white sands...
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...and offer beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
...and offer beautiful views of the Indian Ocean.
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The pavilions at Kilindi offer luxury and seclusion...
The pavilions at Kilindi offer luxury and seclusion...
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...and each comes with two private plunge pools.
...and each comes with two private plunge pools.
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The bold architecture of Essque Zalu creates an impressive skyline...
The bold architecture of Essque Zalu creates an impressive skyline...
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...you can take in the views from the jetty...
...you can take in the views from the jetty...
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...or enjoy a poolside massage.
...or enjoy a poolside massage.
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Here you have good opportunities for fishing...
Here you have good opportunities for fishing...
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...and walking along the beach...
...and walking along the beach...
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...or relaxing in a shady spot during the day...
...or relaxing in a shady spot during the day...
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...as well as practising many water sports.
...as well as practising many water sports.
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Furthermore, you can visit a local village or a turtle center...
Furthermore, you can visit a local village or a turtle center...
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...where they rescue turtles caught up in fishing nets...
...where they rescue turtles caught up in fishing nets...
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...before returning them to the ocean.
...before returning them to the ocean.
KICHAKA ZUMBUA in RUAHA

Holidays visiting Northern Zanzibar

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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$5,390 - US$7,360 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$5,260 - US$6,510 per person

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Where to stay in Northern Zanzibar

Our suggestions for beach lodges in Northern Zanzibar


Kilindi

Kilindi

Kilindi is a luxury property on the north-west coast of Zanzibar, fronting a long, secluded beach, with stylish modern pavilions.


95% (22 reviews)
The Z Hotel

The Z Hotel

Appealing to younger travellers, the Z hotel is a modern, stylish beach hotel with good facilities located on the vibrant Nungwi peninsula.


83% (7 reviews)
Essque Zalu Zanzibar

Essque Zalu Zanzibar

One of the newest hotels in the north of the island, Essque Zalu has the finish and facilities of a large, international-style hotel.


93% (3 reviews)
Zuri Zanzibar

Zuri Zanzibar

Zuri Zanzibar is a smart resort hotel on a beautiful beach where you can swim at all stages of the tide.


100% (3 reviews)
Zanzi Resort

Zanzi Resort

Zanzi Resort is located on the quiet north-west coast of the island, around 30 minutes' drive north of Stone Town.


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