​Discovering the best beaches in Zanzibar

22/10/2019

Discovering the best beaches in Zanzibar

After experiencing the exhilaration of wildlife safaris in Tanzania's wildlife reserves, explorers will be able to spend the rest of their holidays relaxing in Zanzibar. They will easily find an agency that will organize their trip according to their expectations and desires. Those who need escape and calm will spend a true wellness stay in this archipelago. They will enjoy an exceptional view of the Indian Ocean thanks to accommodations particularly appreciated for their geographical situation. But whether it is to perform water sports, relax on the beaches or make excursions, this island will change the scenery of visitors. During their tour in Tanzania, they will experience an unusual adventure on the beautiful sandy beaches of Nungwi, heavenly corners known for their chic and bohemian atmosphere. They are located on the north coast of Zanzibar. For those who choose the east coast, they can opt for Paje, a town with wild turquoise sea fronts. These are great for swimming all day, as most of them are prone to high tides.

The inescapable island of Mafia

Located about fifty kilometers south of Zanzibar, the island of Mafia is a must for those wishing to tour Tanzania. It stretches over 40 km in length. This destination is ideal for enjoying the pleasures of the sea. The waters are incredibly translucent, giving scuba diving enthusiasts the opportunity to observe a wide variety of corals and various species of tropical fish. Indeed, the strong point of this atoll lies mainly on the characters of its seabed. It even has a national marine reserve with the purpose of preserving corals, mangroves, but also the forests on the islets. It should be noted that diving spots are suitable for beginners, because there are shallow sites to enjoy a long practice. Especially since the waters have a pleasant temperature. Nevertheless, Mafia offers to the followers of marine safaris other types of funds with magnificent drop-offs, tunnels and caves.

Seaside holiday on the island of Pemba

This island, also known as the Green Island, is one of the three big islands of the Zanzibar Archipelago. It has been open to tourism only since the 90s. To get there, just take a hydrofoil from Unguja (Zanzibar). It should be noted that even if scheduled flights start to operate, schedules may be indeterminate. The discovery of this island will bring an incredible experience to the followers of seaside activities. The first thing visitors will notice when they arrive is a vast expanse of crystalline sand beaches stretching as far as the eye can see. Pemba is well known for its untouched seabed characterized by beautiful coral reefs and incredibly diverse wildlife. During their tours in Tanzania, especially on this atoll, adventurers will have the opportunity to observe dolphins, whales and a multitude of fish during a dive.

Author / Author: Maguette Diaw

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