Zanzibar is an island located in Tanzania, in East Africa. One of the main industries in Zanzibar is tourism. Other main industries include spices, which led to the island being known as the Spice Island. The island is also known for its many animal species, such as the Zanzibar leopard.
Zanzibar’s location on the Indian Ocean means that the island enjoys a tropical climate. During the winter months, there are short bursts of rain which occur with the Kaskazi winds. The mwaka, which is the name for long rain, occurs in March and continues until May or June. The best time to visit Zanzibar is between July and October, when the average temperature is 25°C.
If you love visiting the beach, you will not be disappointed when you visit Zanzibar. The island offers many beautiful beaches where you can relax and enjoy the view of the Indian Ocean. For a perfect beach experience, visit the Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel, a short walk away from Nungwi, which can be found at the northern tip of Zanzibar. Other perfect beaches include Mangapwani Beach, Pwani Beach, Jambiani Beach and Kiwengwa Beach.