Vacation rentals in Zanzibar

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Popular amenities for Zanzibar vacation rentals

Stay near Zanzibar's top sights

Stone Town82 locals recommend
Lukmaan Restaurant40 locals recommend
Park Hyatt Zanzibar3 locals recommend
Old Fort12 locals recommend
Darajani Market25 locals recommend
Zanzibar Serena Hotel3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Zanzibar

  • Total rentals

    800 properties

  • Rentals with a pool

    90 properties have a pool

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    190 properties allow pets

  • Family-friendly rentals

    320 properties are a good fit for families

  • Total number of reviews

    7K reviews

  • Nightly prices starting at

    $10 before taxes and fees

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Zanzibar?

    Zanzibar has a tropical climate. The average temperature ranges between 75°F (24°C) - 85°F (29°C) year-round. The dry season is from June to October, while the short rains occur in November and December, and the long rains from mid-March to May.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Zanzibar?

    Visitors to Zanzibar can explore the historical architecture of Stone Town, go snorkeling or diving in the clear waters, visit spice plantations, or take in the wildlife at Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. Relaxing on the beautiful beaches is also a popular activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Zanzibar?

    The most popular times to visit Zanzibar are during the relatively dry months of June to October and December to February. Zanzibar also hosts the annual Zanzibar International Film Festival in July and the Sauti za Busara Music Festival in February.

  • What are the best places to stay in Zanzibar?

    Stone Town is a popular area to stay with its rich history and bustling markets. For beach lovers, Nungwi and Kendwa in the north, or Bwejuu and Paje on the east coast, are often recommended. For a quieter experience, Jambiani or Kizimkazi are worth considering.

  • What are the best places to visit in Zanzibar?

    You can explore Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, visit the House of Wonders, or stroll around Forodhani Gardens. The Old Fort and the Palace Museum are also popular. Enjoying the sandy beaches of Nungwi and Kendwa is also often recommended.

  • What are some hiking trails in Zanzibar?

    While Zanzibar is predominantly flat, hiking in the Jozani Forest offers a unique experience. There, you can explore several trails and possibly spot the rare Red Colobus Monkeys. The Kiwengwa/Pongwe Forest Reserve also has light walking trails with diverse flora and fauna.

  • What are some family activities to do in Zanzibar?

    Families can visit the Cheetah's Rock wildlife sanctuary, go on a spice plantation tour, explore the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park, or take a dhow sailing trip. Several beaches like Nungwi and Kendwa also provide various water sports suitable for all ages.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Zanzibar?

    You can explore the historic Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, enjoy a Picnic at Nakupenda Beach, or discover the Jozani Chwaka Bay National Park. Visiting Prison Island, known for its giant tortoises, is also a frequently suggested day trip.

  • Do apartment rentals in Zanzibar have self check-in?

    Absolutely! We offer over 20 apartment rentals with self check-in in Zanzibar. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Zanzibar?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 380 vacation rentals in Zanzibar featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

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