Top areas in Zanzibar
The island of Zanzibar has been drawing travelers for centuries with its beautiful beaches and quality spices. Whether flying in from Abeid Amani Karume International Airport or arriving by ferry, an exciting world of wonder awaits on this little archipelago. Hotels in Zanzibar cater more to the high-end crowds, but budget options are still available.
The history and beaches of Zanzibar offer enticing reasons to visit this city. From the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town to the Old Slave Market, those with a fascination for historic architecture and events will have plenty to explore. Also known as The Spice Island, Zanzibar has long been a provider of spices common to the Middle East and Asia. Tours can be arranged to visit farms and try such spices as cinnamon, saffron, and nutmeg.
The beaches of Zanzibar offer all the wonders of the sea, sand, and sun. The white sands and teal waters of the East Beaches and the Full Moon parties of Kendwa Beach offer incredible opportunities to relax and experience Zanzibar.
Hotels in Zanzibar are generally found along the west coast of the island. The majority of accommodation can be found in Stone Town, with some housed in historical buildings. Find the most suitable accommodation for you by clicking on our interactive map and exploring Zanzibar for hotels and must-see destinations.