Which is the best beach to stay in Zanzibar?
What's the best time to go to Zanzibar?
The best time to visit Zanzibar is during the archipelago's dry season, from July to September, which is a very popular time to travel. However, it's worthwhile travelling at most times of year, with balmy temperatures between 28°C and 34°C and sunshine the norm.
Which beach is better Nungwi or kendwa?
Kendwa has the better beach, and the deeper water on the north-western strip means swimming is possible throughout the day; the island's eastern beaches are almost all tide dependent.
Marine Life of Zanzibar. Zanzibar is famous for its abundance of reef fish and large variety of small marine life. Zanzibar is not a diving destination for big pelagic such as shark, manta rays and whale shark.
It's very safe to swim in Znz waters. I heard there are sharks in the water but I have never heard of shark attack in Znz. It is safe yes, watch out for sea urchins – which can be painful when stood on, but are not poisonous. The only thing you should be cautious about is standing on a Stone Fish.
Despite this, Paje is extremely safe and one can appreciate Zanzibar's natural beauty by walking on the beach at midnight in total safety. Paje's beach can be tide-dependent - at low tide, one may need to walk almost a kilometer to reach the water, while at high tide the beach may disappear in places.
Zanzibar, Swahili Unguja, island in the Indian Ocean, lying 22 miles (35 km) off the coast of east-central Africa. In 1964 Zanzibar, together with Pemba Island and some other smaller islands, joined with Tanganyika on the mainland to form the United Republic of Tanzania.
The worst time to go to Zanzibar Islands
Avoid travelling to Zanzibar during the two rainy seasons–November and March to May. This is when NOT to visit Zanzibar. The main rainy season is from mid-March to May. The rains usually peak in April, so avoid visiting in this month.