If you looking for a relax on beach zanzibar holidays is the best option The name “Zanzibar” in itself instills an aura of mystique and charm, zanzibar is an island located off the coast of tanzania, aptly nicknamed the “Spice Islands”, due to the abundance of spices farmed in its blessed soils. The island’s historical significance, blended with the virgin, sandy beaches, swaying coconut palms, crystal clear waters marking it a diverse delight and year round sunshine, makes it a paradise worth visiting and to discover the diverse and truly amazing amenities it has to offer.
It is a cauldron of diverse cultures merging the historical Middle East to the then Dark Africa!
Come to Zanzibar Holidays and you will experience the hospitality of the Swahili people, the beauty of the zanzibar beach island, and the lasting mystique of its regal history. Visit Zanzibar, and you will understand why century after century, travelers have come to its shores in search of magic and romance.
Stone town and its buildings are full of history and stories of the old times of Zanzibar, when Sultans and Arabs, the Europeans and Zanzibar is wrote the history of this beautiful island. You will visit the Anglican Cathedral and the Slave markets, the Palace of the Sultans, Tipu Tip’s House, the Old Arabic Fort, Forodhani Park and of course the famous Zanzibar Doors in our petite little streets. We will show you Henna Art and bring you to the fruit and vegetable market. So be ready for a walk through the long history of Zanzibar and its numerous rulers.
In a short Swahili cooking experience you will learn how to use our Zanzibar spices experience. After a guided tour through the show farm to explain each and every spice you can find in Zanzibar and once you are finished with the tour, fully packed with presents from our nature you will get your lunch served, using all of the preparation before and what you learned on your tour.
Prison Island Tour
Leaving from Stone town you are heading out on a 20 min boat trip in traditional wooden dhow to the island with 4 names: Changuu Island is the official name of the island. But as she was bought from the British First Minster in 1860s to build a prison for rebellious slave, she is better known as Prison Island. However she was never used as a prison, but as a quarantine station for yellow fever, there she got her name Quarantine Island. Nowadays is the island more famous for her sanctuary of the adorable colony of Aldabra Giant Tortoises and her name as Turtle Island.
After a further 3 minute drive you arrive at Jozani National Park. A guided journey through the forest and you will quickly learn about its uniqueness and witness the different species of monkeys unique to Zanzibar (and yes, without a thumb). After your forest tour you and a short hop to the other side of the national park, there is an opportunity to uncover the magical world of the Zanzibari Mangroves. A walk along the wooden trail and you will see the thousands of crabs at work under the mangroves and if you’re lucky you might even be able to hear the mangroves talking. See for yourself.