June 11

Zanzibar Archipelago in Pictures

By Marlin Clark on June 11, 2024

An island escape is calling your name! The Zanzibar Archipelago, a secluded paradise of small islands off the Tanzanian coast, is ready to whisk you away from your daily life. Dive into our photo series to whet your appetite for what's to come. Spoiler alert: it features sun, fun, and maybe some rum! 


White sandy beaches with twinkling turquoise seas

Zanzibar's white sandy beaches with twinkling turquoise seas awaits you

Find rest on serene shores, where powdery white sands meet the warm turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Feel the stress melt away as you surrender to the blissful rhythm of paradise living. Did someone say piña colada?


Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, from above

Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania, from above

Spend some time exploring Stone Town, a historically and culturally rich place. We love sampling the island's incredible flavours and delving into its fascinating history. Plus, did you know that this is where legendary singer Freddie Mercury was born?


Dining at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort Sea View

Dining at Royal Zanzibar Beach Resort with a front-row sea view, Image Credit: Royal Zanzibar

Another cherished aspect of the Zanzibar archipelago is its fresh seafood, complemented by soothing surroundings. Whether it's a romantic dinner under the stars or precious family moments, these experiences provide the perfect opportunity to reconnect with those you love amidst the beauty of Zanzibar, creating forever memories.


Art market in the streets of Stone Town in Zanzibar

Art market in the streets of Stone Town in Zanzibar

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Stone Town's charm awaits at every corner, from locally crafted art to aromatic spices and other delightful treasures. Wander the streets, allowing curiosity to guide you as you uncover the myriad offerings this enchanting town has in store.


Beach view Zanzibar Tanzania

Is this not the very definition of "paradise"?

Bask in the warm sun, with only the gentle lull of the ocean as your soundtrack. Or, rev up the adventure by taking a trip to one of the nearby islands, where secluded beaches await, offering a slice of paradise away from modern distractions.


School of dolphins cruising in the warm tropical water of Zanzibar

Pod of dolphins cruising in the warm tropical water of Zanzibar

Go on a water-bound adventure for an immersive experience of nature's wonders. Cruise along the pristine shoreline, dive into the crystal-clear waters to snorkel among vibrant marine life and explore the breathtaking beauty hidden beneath the surface through exhilarating scuba diving expeditions.


WILDchild programme snorkelling activities

WILDchild programme snorkelling activities, Image Credit: andBeyond Mnemba Island Lodge

Zanzibar is a perfect fit for families, with many resorts offering children's programmes to ensure a memorable experience for young ones. If prioritising family-friendly activities is on your agenda, our Travel Experts are here to provide personalised guidance and recommendations.


Monkey eating in Jozani forest in Zanzibar

Cheeky monkey feasting in Jozani forest in Zanzibar

Explore the enchanting Jozani Forest, meander along scenic trails and encounter the rare red colobus monkeys indigenous to this lush habitat. Experience the serene beauty of the mangrove forests and embark on a journey of discovery through this ecological gem, where every moment is a chance to connect with nature in its purest form.


Street with palm trees in Jambiani town Zanzibar

Jambiani town is a zen part of the Zanzibar Archipelago 

Swaying palm trees and tranquil surroundings set the stage for a slow and relaxing lifestyle in Jambiani town. Here, you'll embrace the stress-free atmosphere with a true "Hakuna Matata" spirit. Say goodbye to rushed schedules and tourist-crowded beaches and soak up this island paradise's laid-back charm instead.


Romantic Beach Dinner on the beach

Imagine proposing right here, Image Credit: Royal Zanzibar

Witness the magic of the island's sunsets, creating the perfect backdrop for romantic moments. Secluded from crowds, these breathtaking vistas offer a sanctuary to breathe slowly and savour the beauty of the moment with your loved one by your side.

Ready to See The Zanzibar Archipelago in Real Life?

The Zanzibar archipelago is calling your name – are you ready to answer? Contact our Travel Experts to begin crafting your perfect, tailor-made paradise retreat. Come to Zanzibar, where you'll find rest, rediscover peace, and leave with lasting memories.

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About the author 

Marlin Clark

Marlin was born in Johannesburg, but moved to Cape Town at the age of five. Growing up, he's always been fascinated with colours and shapes - the Lego blocks he was obsessed with as a kid are now repurposed as stationary holders on his desk. Marlin is inspired by all things beautiful, has a positive outlook on life, and is driven by a desire to make things that matter. In his spare time he enjoys expanding his knowledge on all things design-related, loves to travel, and find opportunities to improve his outdoor photography. He'll never pass up a good cup of coffee.

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