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More About Our Zanzibar Beach Hotel
Looking to find out a little more about Zanzibar’s deep history.
Stone Town – Zanzibar – The world heritage site information and details about visiting.
Getting to Zanzibar
Looking for options on Getting to Zanzibar.. ferry details and flight details to visit the magical Zanzibar.
Best time of year to visit Zanzibar
Best time of year to visit Zanzibar – looking to find out when is the best time with weather, activities and prices.
Top 5 tours Zanzibar
Are you looking for the best tours in Zanzibar – read our list of top 5 tours zanzibar
Looking for Zanzibar Location- ever wondered where this paradise island is situated with its tropical climate.
Sauti za Busara – Zanzibar Music Festival
In February of every year, the Sauti za Busara (Swahili for “Sounds of Wisdom”) Zanzibar music festival brings an explosion of East African music and culture to the shores of Zanzibar.
Zanzibar’s history has been defined by the importance of the spice trade to its economy, giving it the nickname “the Spice Islands”. Sultans rose and fell based on how they controlled the lucrative supply of cloves to the world, and the Zanzibari people continue the grow all kinds of spice for day to day eating and trading as well as many other uses.
Best beach Zanzibar
We searched the whole island high and low in the 90’s for the best beach in Zanzibar and when we got to Pongwe, we knew we had found the perfect beach to build our eco hotel.
Diving on Zanzibar is one of the island’s greatest attractions. The Zanzibar archipelago hosts some of the worlds most diverse and finest coral reefs that sustain an abundance of thriving fish life
The Cultural Trip
Pongwe Beach Hotel was picked by The Culture Trip as one of our Zanzibar Local Favourites 2015
Zanzibar Film Festival
Every year, thousands of party lovers and film heart-throbs from all over the world flock to the Indian Ocean’s magical island of Zanzibar for the famous Zanzibar Film Festival. Zanzibar International Film Festival, or ZIFF as it is termed, is arguably the biggest multi-disciplinary art and cultural festival in Africa
Tanzania is the home of the African Safari – have a Tanzanian safari before your Zanzibar holdiay.