Beaches of Zanzibar

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Beaches of Zanzibar


The island of Zanzibar is bursting with an array of beaches, which provide the ideal setting to relax after a safari. The east coast provides continuous coral reefs with white sandy beaches lined with coconut palms and small coves that offer shelter from the wind. Non-tidal beaches can be found along the northwest coast of the island between Nungwi and Kendwa, allowing for all day swimming, whereas the coral cliffs and lagoon coves of the southwest allow for an escape to a less touristy spot. The southwest islands have secret beaches that make for perfect picnic spots whilst the northeast island of Mnemba is reputed to have some of the finest beaches off the coast of Zanzibar.