Zanzibar, famous for its fascinating history, romantic tales of kings and princesses, racial/religious mix, peace and tranquility, is a paradise for those wishing to escape from the stresses of the Western world. It is a heaven for those who love swimming, water sports, game fishing or just undiluted relaxation. It offers fabulous SCUBA and snorkeling and is home to some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. Both Pembe and Zanzibar islands are blessed with palm lined white sand beaches, coral reefs, sea turtles and other virgin marine life.
As for history, culture and art, Zanzibar is the junction of Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. It was the origin of the trading route to Africa (thus the birth place of the trading language of Swahili) with a multitude of items traded ranging from spices to slaves. In more recent times, only Zanzibar's exotic mix could serve as the birthplace for the late legendary rock star Freddy Mercury. Old Stone Town, with its fascinating mixture of architecture, has been honored by UNESCO as a 'World Heritage Site'.
To the eco-tourist, one has the chance to visit the spice plantations, swimming with dolphins and touring the unique Jozani Forest Reserve to see the rare Red Colobus monkeys.
Just the name Zanzibar, evokes dreams of romance and the exotic. It's beaches are among the best in the world. The reality will not disappoint the traveler longing for an enlightening and enjoyable holiday experience Of course if you have pure relaxation, SCUBA, snorkeling or deep sea fishing in mind, we can make arrangements at a variety of resorts catering to most any budget.