The 10 Best Beaches In Zanzibar

Zanzibar island is arguably the best beach getaway in east Africa, offering unbeatable tropical white-sand beaches — along with lush tea plantations, incredible history, and a fascinating culture. This semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, which sits 20 miles off the mainland in the Indian Ocean, is technically an archipelago. It contains numerous small islands, and two large ones: Unguja (the main island, referred to informally as Zanzibar), and Pemba. The islands’ relatively small size and ease of navigation means you’re never far from a beach when you’re in Zanzibar — in fact, it’s hard to select only one to visit. This top 10 list should help you decide.

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