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Destination guide

Historical Zanzibar Town will entice you

Take a holiday to Zanzibar Town and enjoy the area's history, museums and culture. This walkable city is known for its local tours, shopping and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Zanzibar Town

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Zanzibar Town is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Forodhani Gardens (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Shangani Beach (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Chapwani Island (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Prison Island (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Nakupenda Beach (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Unguja (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Zanzibar Town

The nearest airport is in Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Zanzibar?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 33 holiday lettings around Zanzibar. From 3 villas to 11 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Zanzibar?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Zanzibar. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Slave Market: 96 holiday lettings
  • Chapwani Island: 101 holiday lettings
  • Old Fort: 96 holiday lettings
  • Livingstone's House: 98 holiday lettings
  • Malindi Mosque: 97 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zanzibar listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Zanzibar?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3 Villas in Zanzibar. Our other popular types of Zanzibar holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 11 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zanzibar?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Zanzibar. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.