Zanzibar personifies sun-kissed beaches, crystal blue waters, romantic sunsets and exotic spices; a honeymoon haven dotted with palm trees and some of the world’s best diving spots with beautiful coral reefs and incredible marine life. Apart from its pristine beaches and the warm Indian Ocean, be sure to visit the ancient Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the brightly coloured markets known for their beautiful printed material and beach kikoys. Unguja is the main island and most visited, however the pristine islands of Chumbe, Chapwani, Bawe and Mnemba are more private and secluded. Zanzibar offers the perfect post-safari relaxation destination, a honeymoon retreat offering romance and tranquillity.
Capital: Zanzibar City
Population: 1,3 million (2012)
Geographic coordinates: 6° 8′ 0″ S, 39° 19′ 0″ E
Area: 2,461 km2 / 950 sq mi
Time: +3 hours GMT