Tanzania Beach Holiday in Zanzibar
Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of Unguja and Pemba Islands; also there are several small islands which are part of Zanzibar. Unguja Island is also referred as Zanzibar while Pemba is second largest. Zanzibar is termed also as Spice Island due to large scale cultivation and production of spice crops. Stone town is very known largest city and historic old town located in Zanzibar (Unguja island) an historic, bustling city of narrow alleyways and stone coral buildings.
Religion and Language: Zanzibar is dominated by mainly Muslim people, about 95% of the population being followers of Islam. The remaining percentage is a mix of Christians, Hindus and followers of various other religions. Swahili is the official and national language of Tanzania with other languages like English, German, Islam, Italian, and French is also spoken in Zanzibar,
It is located in the Indian Ocean, about 25 miles from the Tanzanian coast, and 6° south of the equator.
The beaches in Zanzibar are a paradise, interspersed with picturesque fishing villages, where the people live a simple way of life, unchanged over the years. There are more than 25 fantastic beaches in Zanzibar, and some are so peaceful and remote that the only noise breaking the silence is likely to be the ocean.
There are several zones of beach in Zanzibar.
There is northern tip of the island is Nungwi, approached by a road lined by banana palms, mangroves and coconut trees. This is the dhow building capital of Zanzibar Island, so it is a good place to see traditional craftsmen at work.
On the west coast of Zanzibar, Mangapwani beach is worth a visit, and to the east are the beaches of Matemwe, Pwani Mchangani, Kiwengwa, Uroa, Bwejuu and Jambiani, all with stretches of beautiful and uncrowded sands.
Zanzibar has large size of virgin and beautiful beaches which are well equipped to be enjoyed leisure travelers and tourists alike.
Zanzibar Beaches are wonderful vacation holiday destinations, revitalize and gain new spirit for daily routines on life,
Chelsea Tours provides expert guide to choice of beach hotels, beach resorts, beach resorts and spa, tour excursions, diving,scuba diving,snorkeling, swimming, fishing, cultural exhibitions e.t.c
Beach resorts, beach hotels and all accommodation generally vary depending on facilities they have, size of room, location of room, services provided and size of property. These factors can rate the beach hotels or hotels from 1 star to 5 star and hence price differs into these different categories.