19 Best Beaches in Zanzibar You Must Visit Today Story

By Amanda Strube


19 Best Beaches in Zanzibar You Must Visit Today Story

Just off the mainland of Tanzania, on the east coast of Africa, is an Indian Ocean nirvana called Zanzibar. The... Read more

Beach 1

Nakupenda Beach

The Zanzibar archipelago boasts some of the most beautiful beaches globally, and Nakupenda Beach is by far one of them.... Read more

Beach 2

Nungwi Beach

If you are traveling solo or looking for more of a social vibe, Nungwi Beach could be the right fit... Read more

Beach 3

Paje Beach

Paje Beach is one of the best beaches for water sports. Kite surfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving are the biggest... Read more

Beach 4

Pongwe Beach

Secluded and serene, Pongwe Beach is ideal for a romantic getaway or anyone needing a quiet, solo holiday. There are... Read more

Beach 5

Jambiani Beach

If you are more into the authentic side of Zanzibar, Jambiani Beach is the place for you. This beach is... Read more

Beach 6

Kendwa Beach

If you like swimming, Kendwa Beach would be your ideal beach. Unlike some other beaches, the way the tides work... Read more

Beach 7

Kiwengwa Beach

Kiwengwa Beach is another pristine white beach with soft, fine sand that meets the turquoise blue sea. Tourists know this... Read more

Beach 8

Kizimkazi Beach

Kizimkazi Beach is magical and mystical. It experiences drastic tide changes, and at low tide, beach, reef, tide pools, and... Read more

Beach 9

Bwejuu Beach

Charming and alluring, Bwejuu Beach is considered one of Zanzibar's best beaches due to its serene, laid back village vibe... Read more

Beach 10

Matemwe Beach

Endless beach and ocean are what make this Zanzibar beach so appealing. Another quiet, secluded beach, this village is known... Read more

Beach 11

Mnemba Island

Mnemba Island, sometimes referred to as the Mnemba Atoll (which isn't actually correct), is an island just off the coast... Read more

Beach 12

Michamvi Peninsula

Michamvi Peninsula is a beautiful area to retreat to for a lovely holiday. The fine, powder-like sand is ideal for... Read more

Beach 13

Dongwe Beach

Another beautiful white sand beach lined with gorgeous palm trees awaits you at this tropical paradise. There are small beach... Read more

Beach 14

Pemba Island

Part of the Zanzibar archipelago, to the north of Zanzibar Island, lies Pemba Island. Literally meaning, The Green Island, this... Read more

Beach 15

Chumbe Island

Chumbe Island is a hidden gem among the islands of Zanzibar. This uninhabited island is a haven for rare and... Read more

Beach 16

Mafia Island

Mafia Island is also part of the Zanzibar Archipelago, located south of the main island. Mafia, also known by its... Read more

Beach 17

Pwani Mchangani

Similar to other beaches, this lovely spot is still a secret to the majority of tourists. While you can still... Read more

Beach 18

Fumba Beach

Overlooking Menai Bay, Fumba Beach is a secret to most travelers, for now at least. While more hotels, resorts, and... Read more

Beach 19

Bawe Island

This small island is a little slice of magic away from civilization. Bawe Island is a privately-owned island that can... Read more


Final Thoughts

If you are an ocean lover, enjoy diving or snorkeling, or are thinking about getting SCUBA certified, you should book... Read more