Take a deep breath of fresh Indian Ocean air. Relax and unwind on one of Zanzibar’s white sand beaches. Discover this island steeped in legend and mystery, an evocation of the exotic. You may choose to simply relax at a resort, enjoying the warmth of the African sun and the soothing sound of the waves, or you can explore Stone Town, a city rich in history and culture.
Zanzibar, the majestic spice island of the Indian Ocean. Over centuries different cultures have influenced Zanzibar to become what it is today. Sumerians, Assyrians, Egyptians, Phonecians, Indians, Chinese, Persians, Portuguse, Omani Arabs, Dutch and British have settled here at one time or another and influenced the local culture into the present fusion. It is famous for its clove production and its channels offer some of the best diving experiences in East Africa.