Tanzania offers some of east Africa’s very number of idyllic, intimate beach with great style, atmosphere and fine coral sands, both on the mainland and on the islands just off the coast – including Mafia and Pemba. palm-fringed elegance are order of the day on the charismatic swahili islands and the best mainland coastal retreats. These beach holidays vary from relatively inexpensive through to very high quality.
Part of the great attraction of Tanzania is its fabulous Indian Ocean coastline, easily combined with world class safari experiences. The simplicity of linking beautiful beach experiences to your safari allows for a different beach experience either side of your safari. We are beach experts. We care about the quality of the sand, the clarity of the sea. We love beautiful beaches, and are happy to discuss the best of the selection in Tanzania.
This glorious Swahili coastline can cater to every whim. Action or relaxation, air conditioning or a sea breeze, international buffets or a barbecue on the beach – all styles of accommodation exist here. From Zanzibar’s biggest resorts to the smallest mainland hideaways, all are imbued with an easy going, laid-back attitude, no doubt aided by the calm, clear water that provides a backdrop to each of them.
There is excellent diving and snorkeling on the reefs around Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia, big game fishing is offered from some beach locations and many also have sailing boats, kayaks and kite-surfing. This variety of activities is an important point of discussion at the time of booking. You want the lodge that best matches your tastes!