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Address: Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania

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Great beach!

Located maybe 20 minutes from stone Town's coast, is a big dune of sand which get submerged during the high tide and is a great place to rest, get tan, enjoy the water and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Located maybe 20 minutes from stone Town's coast, is a big dune of sand which get submerged during the high tide and is a great place to rest, get tan, enjoy the water and relax. Keep in mind that there are no shaded areas there, so it's recommended to bring something to hide from the sun.

2 Thank LevyShahar
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We went to Nakupenda in the morning - 9:30 or so - and were the first boat to arrive. It was so lovely to have the place to ourselves. We worked with a local boater and he was with us, took photos and watched our bags while we walked from end to end. They were great! I would suggest brining... More 

Thank chelsea g
Kampala, Uganda
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26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the waters are salty that you don't feel that you have swam so you need get some purified water to freshen up.

Thank SamuelSamsisma
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It's one of the greatest beach tours I have done in my life. It's actually great with full of beach view, silence, nice breeze and so so so! I liked the culture of people there and the way they interact with others. Also we moved from one area to another without local people and nothing affected us. It's actually great... More 

3 Thank kellyhern77
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice beach near town swimming is possible at high tide white sand and a bar nearby Livingstones that has some live music and a DJ nice food and reasonable prices for beer

2 Thank Philip C
Melbourne, Australia
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

White sand island surrounded by crystal clear turquoise water and disconnected from civilisation. It's as relaxing an escape as possible

2 Thank Boagsforman
Eagle River, Alaska
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211 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We took a Dhow boat ride out to the island (~30 mins) and after dropping off our backpacks, we headed out to snorkel. The water was remarkably clear, but the tide was just too rough to have a super snorkeling day. Nevertheless we headed back to the island and enjoyed a great seafood (lobster & Calamari), chicken, and beef lunch... More 

3 Thank Alaska23_Family
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This place was AWESOME, right in the middle of the ocean and the breeze is amazing... I made sure to head there while everyone was going to Prison Island, took loadsa pics and took in the views - breathtaking...

3 Thank Tedd K
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Although it's a beautiful beach, it's literally just sand and water. There aren't any trees or any form of shade so be sure to bring your own otherwise your getting burnt to a crisp under the hot Zanzibar Sun. The swimming itself isn't that great as there are many coral rocks scattered everywhere upon entering the water, you have to... More 

4 Thank Fadia D
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a piece of paradise. White sand and blue water. A piece of sand in the middle of the Indian Ocean. This trip made our holiday in Zanzibar.

7 Thank Cristina S

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