Whether it is on the islands of Zanzibar or Pemba or in Pangani at the mainland, the beaches in Tanzania are a great place to relax after a hot and dusty safari or a tough mountain climb. Find out more in this category or through the links to beach hotels.
Take a short flight to Zanzibar for unforgettable seafood served with subtle spicing and sauces, some of the world finest scuba diving and snorkelling and the most relaxing beaches. Explore Stone Town, with its ancient rhythms, exotic atmosphere, fascinating architecture and spice tours. A great place to stay after visiting us!
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Despite a wealth of attractions, including primeval forest, atmospheric ruins, deserted beaches, beautiful offshore islets and some of the best diving reefs in the Indian Ocean, there are few tourists on the island at any one time. The bull fighting at the occasion of the clove harvest in between December and February should not be missed when you are there.
This must be one of Tanzania’s most underrated coastal destinations, boasting attractive sandy beaches, a friendly laid-back atmosphere and a wealth of atmospherical colonial buildings dating from the time of slave trade. Just 5 hours away from Arusha by car, passing through the fantastic landscapes of the Pare and Usambara mountains.