Kenya and Tanzania have long been favourites for those looking for a safari and beach holiday, with the vast plains of the Serengeti, Masai Mara and other reserves offering what many consider to be the ultimate safari experience. Wherever you go on your safari in East Africa, Zanzibar is the most popular choice for a beach extension, and it’s easy to see why given its beautiful beaches, warm waters and choice of wonderful hotels.
Zanzibar is a relatively small island, only 60 miles long and 20 miles wide, set the in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean about 25 miles from the coast of mainland Tanzania. The Island is easily reached by plane from either Kenya or Tanzania, and the vast majority of hotels can be reached within 90 minutes of the airport. There are some beautiful beaches all around the Island, although some on the East Coast in