The spectacular African coastline and islands off the coast of Tanzania are a wonderful adjunct to an African wilderness safari. Steeped in history, this region is where Africa meets Arabia.The vast Indian Ocean has some of the best beaches in the world, coupled with true luxury dream accommodation and worthy of the finest holiday memories, barefoot luxury, spa treatments, wildly beautiful beach shelters, private plunge pools and incredible underwater adventures – this African paradise awaits.
The superb quality of Indian Ocean beaches and private Indian Ocean Islands compliment any African safari itinerary. These are easily accommodated in most safari itineraries, and the eye-opening diving and snorkelling found here, can continue your wildlife adventure into this African paradise.
Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of the Zanzibar and Pemba Islands, and several islets. It is located about 25 miles off the Tanzanian mainland and known locally as Unguja, it is 97 km long and 32 km wide. Characterised by beautiful sandy beaches fringed with spectacular coral reefs, and the magic of historic Stone Town – the only functioning ancient town in East Africa.
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Seychelles – giant tortoises, coconut crabs, and black parrots claim this idyllic archipelago as home, due north of Madagascar. The dramatic rock formations along Anse Source d’Argent on La Digue Island compete with the more than 900-metre-high Morne Seychellois on Mahé and dense tropical forests of Praslin islands.
The best months to visit this African paradise is June to October.