Great holidays come from the right choice of destinations; and one of them has to be Zanzibar. This idyllic island is one of the best destinations to secure fantastic holidays in Zanzibar. There are lots of offerings in Zanzibar that would stock up delightful memories.

There are many ways to create great holidays in this idyllic island of Zanzibar. One can plan a personal itinerary or opt for one of the numerous holiday packages that are readily available by tour agents for fantastic Zanzibar holidays.

The holiday packages are usually standard fare for first time tourists to Zanzibar. There are many choices as Zanzibar is quite big with a lot of beautiful offerings. These standard holiday packages usually include return air fares, transfers, taxes, accommodation, half board and some sightseeing. Such standard holiday packages offer good savings to those who are visiting Zanzibar for the first couple of times.


There is no lack of good places to stay when visiting Zanzibar as there are many choices of hotels available. The Stone Town hotels are located in the ancient city of Stone Town which serves as the cultural heart of Zanzibar.

The hotels may be small but stylish and comfortable with an affordable pricing. These Stone Town hotels are close to most of the action which include bustling bazaars, delightful gastronomic restaurants and eateries as well as some grand and historic sights like stylish Arab houses and 19th century buildings from various cultural influences.

There are also luxury hotels on this idyllic island for those who want and can afford luxury and comfort during their holidays. These luxury hotels provide modern and luxurious accommodations, facilities and services in a beautiful and tranquil setting such as beach fronts, gardens and unobstructed sea views.


Most tourists to Zanzibar would want to include some sightseeing in their Zanzibar holidays; this would mean checking out the historical sights of the place and exploring the winding alleys and narrow streets leading to ancient Arabic styled mosques with 19th century architecture. There would be visits to museums, traditional markets and shopping malls besides tasting various cuisines offered in Zanzibar.

Quaint fishing villages on the island are worth visiting with active shipping ports that are filled with a hive of activity every day. One would be awed with the shipping of local and imported goods as Zanzibar lies central to the shipping route between India, Europe and the Middle East.

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