Holidays in Zanzibar have this uncanny feeling that makes you think time has stopped and there is nothing in the world to worry about. A lot of that has to do with the endless white sandy beaches, clear blue sky and perfect turquoise sea. Zanzibar is part of Tanzanian and an archipelago off the coast of East Africa. On its main island, Unguja, familiarly called Zanzibar, is Stone Town, a historic trade center with Swahili and Islamic influences. Its winding lanes present minarets, carved doorways and 19th-century landmarks such as the House of Wonders, a former sultan’s palace. The northern villages Nungwi and Kendwa have wide beaches lined with hotels.
The name Zanzibar is an Arabic word that is translated as ‘the coast of black people’. The island has the best beaches in the world – and this is not an exaggeration. Holidays in Zanzibar will allow you to indulge in pristine white sand beaches, abundant sunshine, exotic Swahili dishes, a hospitable people and luxury tourists resorts.