Zanzibar Highlight

Holidays to Zanzibar Island

About Zanzibar

With pristine white sand beaches, azure waters and laid back beach bars, Zanzibar is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sunshine after an action packed safari. UNESCO listed Stone Town is rich in history and culture, with a labyrinth of narrow streets, ancient buildings and bustling bazaars and Nungwi in the north is a beautiful beachside resort with plenty of bars, restaurants and local markets.

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Zanzibar Tours

Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Zanzibar

Nungwi Beach | Zanzibar | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Zebras & Zanzibar

11 days FROM $1,559
Dhow boat Zanzibar | Tanzania | AfricaTailored To Suit You

Tanzania Safari & Beach

14 days FROM $7,579
Masai men under Acacia trees | Kenya Active Days, Rustic Nights

East Africa Encompassed

16 days FROM $2,999
Rhinos | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Zimbabwe to Zanzibar

16 days FROM $1,699
Running Cheetah | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Wildlife Express

22 days FROM $2,259
Gorillas | Uganda | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Gorilla Trek and Tanzania

25 days FROM $2,999
Flamingos in Lake Nakuru | Kenya | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Flamingos to Falls

27 days FROM $4,099
Monkey Bay | Lake Malawi | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Sun, Sea, Safari

30 days FROM $3,399
Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Kenya to Kruger

33 days FROM $2,999
Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Big Five Safari Explorer

36 days FROM $3,799
Okavango Delta | Botswana | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

An African Adventure

37 days FROM $3,399
Pride of lions | Serengeti | TanzaniaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Kenya to Cape

43 days FROM $3,599
Zebras | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

The Big Overlander

47 days FROM $4,699
Giraffe and zebras | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Absolute Africa

50 days FROM $5,399
Giraffe | African Safaris | AfricaActive Days, Rustic Nights

Great African Expedition

57 days FROM $5,399
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Zanzibar Hotels

If you are planning a Zanzibar holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:

Baraza Resort & Spa Zanzibar

Our Category: Lavish   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Deluxe Hotel

One of Zanzibar's most exclusive resorts, Baraza evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans. The 30 palatial villas have luxury interiors, hand carved furniture, stunning en suites and private terraces complete with plunge pool. The resort boasts a number excellent dining options including the Sultan's Dining Room. Guests can head to the Dhahabu Bar & Lounge for perfect sundowners after a long day at the beach! Located on Paje beach on Zanzibar's southeast coast - named as one of the top 30 in the world by Conde Nast Traveller magazine.

Diamond Dreams of Zanzibar Zanzibar

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 Star Hotel

Located on the East Coast of Zanzibar, Diamonds Dream of Zanzibar is superb 5 star all inclusive Resort nestled in the midst of exotic gardens on the beach front at Pwani Machangani overlooking the turquoise water of the Indian Ocean. The exclusive and elegant atmosphere of the hotel is perfect for guests avid of a perfect hideaway.

Matemwe Lodge Zanzibar

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Offering superb diving and snorkeling, and beaches of the finest white sand, Matemwe's secluded location and famed relaxed atmosphere makes it the ideal place to unwind. Each suite has a private veranda with a hammock and couch, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach Zanzibar

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Friendly and spacious, Sandies Neptune Pwani Beach is a retreat that has been meticulously created, emulating traditional Zanzibar style, using the best in local design, interiors and furnishing.

Sultan Sands Resort Zanzibar

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

It is a uniquely constructed magical Africa resort, with a choice of 76 rooms built in African style rondavels. The rooms are spacious and has a great range of facilities.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

Zanzibar Tailor made suggestions

Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Zanzibar.

Other Places to Visit in Tanzania

Active Days, Rustic Nights OTG Adventure
Active Days, Rustic Nights

Our OTG Adventure takes you to the true heart of adventurous destinations. Whether camping in the Okavango Delta, staying in rustic accommodation in the Peruvian Amazon or camping under the Saharan stars in Morocco, this range forsakes just a little bit of the comfort of OTG Signature Range, ensuring we deliver you the best value possible for your holiday.

OTG Adventure takes you straight into the centre of where it’s all at, typically using local transport or overland style vehicles and stay at simple, clean and locally-owned guest houses, haciendas, eco-lodges and simple hotels to maximize the opportunity to interact with the locals.

Tailored To Suit You OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You

On this range you won’t be joining other travellers, but will be on your own private itinerary. Accommodation, pace of travel and the style of trip is tailored to your individual needs. From pre-priced packages available off the shelf to fully curated tailor-made holidays, this range also includes our selection of one-night stopovers, day-tours and short breaks.

The OTG Independent range gives you all the great service aspects of our Signature range with the flexibility to create a truly unique and bespoke holiday or adventure to a variety of destinations around the world.

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