Zanzibar has much more to offer than its beautiful beaches. Whether it is water activities or historical and cultural tours you're after, we'll be able to sort you out. We are keen to give you tips on what to do during your stay based on your own interest, so that you get the most out of your trip to our beautiful island.
Learn how to kitesurf in the shallow, flat, warm, crystal clear water of one of world's best spot. Advanced riders will appreciate the flat lagoon and waves at the reef.
Diving & Snorkeling
The diving in Zanzibar is pristine. The natural lagoons as well as the outside reef offers a wide variety of exciting marine life with some of the finest corals in East Africa.
Explore the lagoon in front of the hotel with our Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) boards (free for direct bookings) or go on a tour in the magical mangroves area.
Take on of our 2 kayaks (free for direct bookings) and enjoy the quietness of the Indian Ocean. If you feel adventurous you can kayak all the way to the reef.
Discover the uncrowded reefs of Zanzibar during one of the surf trips suitable for beginner to advanced surfers.
Go fishing with a local fisherman on his Dhow or join our partner for a big game fishing trip. Either way it will be an unforgettable experience.
Jozani Forest is Zanzibar's only National Park and home to the Red Colobus Monkey. Walk through the tropical mangrove forest and enjoy the scenery, Red Colobus Monkeys and other animals.
This mystical town with it's windy alleyways is the cultural and historic heart of Zanzibar. Wander through town and enjoy the beautiful mix of Arabic, Indian, Persian and European influences.
Zanzibar is often referred to as the Spice Island. And we know why. Learn how cloves, nutmeg, cardamom, vanilla and many other spices and fruits grow and how they are used.
Prison Island - officially called Changuu Island - thanks it's name to the prison that was built on it (but never used). It's know for the giant tortoises -a gift from the governor of the Seychelles.
Spend a day swimming and guided snorkeling and explore sandbanks, small islands and lagoons in the Menai Bay Conservation area. Drinks, snacks and delicious Swahili BBQ is included.
Enjoy a beach or sunset ride on Zanzibar's West Coast and spend the rest of the day using the facilities of the luxurious Seacliff Resort.
Did you know...
Freddie Mercury - best know as lead vocalist of the rock band Queen - was born of Parsi descent as Farrokh Bulsara in Stone Town, Zanzibar on 5 September 1946.
Even though did not often speak publicly about his upbringing in Zanzibar, you can visit his home, his family's place of worship and the court where his father worked.
We stayed here in September after researching most of the hotels/accommodation in Paje and we definitely made the right choice!
The rooms were spacious with air conditioning, a huge bed,... read more
This place is gorgeous! The beach is the best in Paje. Unfortunately while we were there the wind was too much to enjoy the beach. The pool is very fun... read more
Small Beach Hotel, Paje, Zanzibar, Tanzania