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Top Rated Hotels for your Zanzibar Vacation

Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
5.0 out of 5.0 Shangani Street, Stone Town, Zanzibar Town
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Built in 2015, the brand new Park Hyatt Zanzibar features a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. You can take advantage of free parking, ...
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town
4.0 out of 5.0 90 / 90A Shanghani, Zanzibar Town
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4.4/5 (7 reviews)

I didn't like the fact That I had to pay for breakfast plus normal room price you advertised while it was not made clear during booking... I was sure itnwas included in the price but not

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019
Renovated in 2016, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Zanzibar - Stone Town features a 24-hour fitness center, conference space, and a terrace. Free parking is available ...
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments
4.0 out of 5.0 Forodhani Street, Zanzibar Town
4.8/5 (4 reviews)

My recent stay at Tembo House was amazing! The staff was pleasant and accommodating. The location in Stone Town cannot be beat, with the beach right there, the gardens and major attractions within walking distance. The restaurant on the property serves delicious local food (and other international ...

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020
Tembo House Hotel & Apartments features a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. There's free parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) ...

Things To Do during your Zanzibar Vacation

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Zanzibar vacations

Located off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is known for its picturesque beaches and diverse marine life and coral reefs. Orbitz makes it affordable to book your Zanzibar vacation resort along with your airfare. Packages from the US start as low as .

Zanzibar beaches

The best beaches are on the north and east sides of the island, where coral sands lead to a barrier reef and the Indian Ocean. Luckily, that’s where you’ll also find the best beach resorts in Zanzibar.

  • Visit Kendwa Beach to relax under the sun by day and party by night. Check out the full moon party at Kendwa Rocks, usually thrown on the Saturday closest to the full moon. Gold Zanzibar Beach House & Spa offers 5-star luxury right on Kendwa Beach. Book an ocean-view room and enjoy the sunset from your balcony.
  • Paje Beach is a popular spot for backpackers, as there are plenty of hostels, bars, and coffee shops. This beach is also a popular spot for kiteboarding, with plenty of schools to teach amateurs how it’s done. Arabian Nights Suites is steps from Paje Beach, and windsurfing, diving, surfing, and fishing are all offered on-site.

Hotels in Stone Town

Looking to add a little culture to your vacation? Stone Town is the oldest part of Zanzibar City, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore museums, stunning architecture, and local cuisine in this charming town. For pure walkability, James House is an excellent choice. It’s less than a 10-minute walk to local attractions like Palace Museum, Mbweni Ruins, and Hamamni Persian Baths.

All-inclusive hotels in Zanzibar

  • Diamonds Mapenzi Beach: Located right on the beach, this 4-star resort includes food at the property’s three restaurants and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks in the room price.
  • Zawadi Hotel Zanzibar: This gorgeous, 5-star, adults-only resort has its own private beach, a pool, and a free daily reception. Gourmet meals, cocktails, and all other beverages are included.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.