® Official Site The Zanzibar Collection

Bwejuu Beach, South East Coast, Zanzibar

20 Things to do in Zanzibar, Tanzania…

…as told by people that live there


1. Wander off into the sunset…

Take a long walk on our untouched beach.

2. Explore the Undiscovered:

Try a discovery dive and see the incredible corals and marine life in our beautiful Indian Ocean.

3. How about a kite-surf lesson?

The east coast of Zanzibar experiences the best of the north-easterly and south-westerly trade winds, and is ideal for watery fun!

4. Have a cocktail on the beach:

Our Zanzipolitans are delicious…and they taste even better with your feet in the sand.

5. Ignite your taste buds

A grilled seafood platter on the beach is the stuff of many a culinary dream. The catch in Zanzibar is bountiful, and served same day.

6. Spice it up

A day trip to see the Spice Plantations and World Heritage Stone Town is a must. Experience this amazing cultural and historical melting pot.

7. Sip something delicious…

Try a Madafu…fresh coconut water out of the shell.

8. Sample the local life

Visit Bwejuu, for insight into life in a Zanzibari Fishing Village.

9. Swim with the Dolphins at Kizimkazi

Kizimkazi is the Dolphin meeting place in Zanzibar and a quick drive from us.

10. Embrace nature

Jozani Forest is home to the Red Colobus monkey and indigenous to Zanzibar. It is en route from the airport to the hotel. Stop by and see these unique animals in their natural habitat.

11. Get out to sea

Let the Trade-winds take your Catamaran out to the Indian Ocean Reef.

12. Sample cultural pastimes

Up for a game of bao? Let us teach you this traditional Zanzibari game.

13. Learn a skill

Try your hand at Palm weaving on the beach.

14. Pick up the local lingo

Learn some important Swahili words…Hakuna Matata.

15. Indulge yourself

Get a blissful massage in our award winning spa.

16. Communicate in the Universal language

Listen to the traditional sounds of Taarab, often playing in the evenings under the moonlight.

17. Walk over the water

A reef walk is a wonderful way to see a variety of marine life unique to our island.

18. Wander the Indian Ocean

Dive with Turtles in our beautiful deep blue.

19. Light it up

Bonfire party on the beach…splendid!

20. Absolutely nothing!