Whist Zanzibar is the most popular seaside holiday destination in Tanzania and East Africa; there are many hidden gems on the mainland of Tanzania with beautiful beaches and great diving locations, as well as smaller remote islands just north of Zanzibar.


The tropical island of Zanzibar, off the coast of East Africa, forms part of Tanzania and features over 30 pristine beaches with many hotels and resorts. A visit to Zanzibar includes diving, snorkelling, swimming and exploring the beaches, not to mention, is home to Stone Town. Stone Town is an old city with narrow, winding alleyways and beautiful stone buildings with a variety of cultural elements. Stone Town is a city of prominent historical and artistic importance in East Africa and has a unique mixture of Persian, Arab, Indian and European elements and for this reason, was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2000. Guided spice tours amongst these historic buildings is a must see and do.

Zanzibar holidays are a great destination to relax, explore and unwind. Enquire about the Zanzibar packages – suitable for all budgets.


Just north of Zanzibar lies Pemba Island and Mafia Island. Both are fantastic diving locations and offer a more peaceful and remote holiday that Zanzibar.


Tanzania is also home to the Serengeti National Park, which is famous for the annual migration of over 1500 white bearded Wildebeest and zebras.

Combining a safari experience and seaside holiday is truly a memorable getaway.

View a sample itinerary for inspiration.

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