Your tour begins in Stone Town, Zanzibar, where you are collected and transferred to Matemwe Beach House on the east coast of the island. Matemwe is a private beach villa with lovely tropical gardens and views of the Indian Ocean. With two large bedroom suites as well as a mezzanine level that is perfect for accommodating two children, this luxury villas is ideal for families or small groups.
Days 2-5: Tropical island vacation in Zanzibar
Wake up totally refreshed and ready to enjoy your island holiday with friends and family. Enjoy snorkeling, diving, canoeing and reef walks. A personal butler and chef are on hand to ensure your family is well taken care of while they enjoy the beach. If you are in the mood to simply relax, enjoy spa treatments and massages in your bedroom, relax in a quiet nook on daybed, have a leisurely swim in the pool, or order a fruity drink from the bar.
Beach bats, kites, Frisbees and snorkeling gear will keep children entertained, and you can also embark for a nearby sandbank island for breakfast or a delicious seafood barbeque. Excursions to other parts of the island can easily be arrange and on day four, you will embark on a full-day tour of Stone Town, Zanzibar’s cultural and historical heart, including a trip to Prison Island.
Stone Town is a maze of old buildings protected by brass-studded doors, with some streets not having changed for centuries. The smell of cloves and other spices permeates the sultry air – Zanzibar is known as the ‘Spice Island’ and for decades was the centre of the region’s marine trade.
Day 6: Return to Stone Town
A vehicle transfer returns you to Stone Town where you can continue with onward travel arrangements.
Full day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour with lunch