Tanzania is blessed with coastline of 1,424 km of which over 500 miles is pure white sandy and unspoiled beaches, all lapped by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The culturally and historically significant islands of Zanzibar and Mafia are incredible destinations in themselves. Tanzania boasts the second largest freshwater body in world in Lake Victoria, the second deepest in Lake Tanganyika as well as Lake Nyasa / Malawi. If you love beach life then Tanzania really possesses a multitude of options for you to enjoy.
Of course a visit to Zanzibar would not be complete without spending some time on one of the many secluded beaches. The pristine white sands lapped by the azure clear warm Indian Ocean are the beaches in heart of everyone’s imagination. Dolphin tours are also available as part of the beach holiday packages. Africanmagic-tours can recommend and organize an unbelievable beach holiday for you in Zanzibar. Contact us now and we will put together a superb journey for you.
With idyllic setting and tranquil milieu, the island of Mafia, once an important trading center between the 11th and 13th centuries, now draws tourists to it’s extrodinary coral formations and marine park. The waters of the island are splendid for swimming, snorkling, scuba diving,sailing and sport fishing.
About 50km south of Tanga in the north-eastern part of Tanzania. This quiet town is idyllically located on an estuary where the river and sea meet. Enjoy a sunset cruise along coconut plantations, relax on the beautiful ushongo beach, and see Maziwe Island Marine Reserve.
A small town 75km north of Dar es Salaam, in the 18th and 19th centuries it was the last stop before slaves were transported to Zanzibar. It Maintains beautiful beaches, a wonderful museum and the amazing kaole ruins. The waters of the island are splendid for swimming, snorkling, scuba diving,sailing and sport fishing.
Beach Holidays Zanzibar, Pemba, and Mafia Islands are part of a coral reef barrier along the Tanzania Coast. The resorts here are becoming recognized as among the top in the world. The crystal clear water, beautiful beaches and luxurious vegitation form a paradise that provides a wonderful combination of Swahili culture, superb diving and wonderful cuisine. A visit to any of these islands is easily added to one of our Tanzania or Kenya safaris. Zanzibar is immediately accessible from the mainland by ferry or by scheduled flights. Pemba is most easily reached by ferry from Zanzibar, and Mafia is best reached by charter flight from Dar Es Salaam.
Africanmagic-tours offers custom tours of any one or group of these wonderful beaches. And don't forget to ask us about the mainland beaches of Pangani and Bagamoyo. A short trip from Moshi or Dar Es Salaam, but a million miles away.