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With soft white sands and crystal clear waters, Zanzibar is the perfect beach add-on to a family safari holiday or even a tropical island getaway on its own. The calm waters around Zanzibar are perfect for young children and on-land there is plenty to keep all ages entertained too. From spotting bush babies in the Jozani-Chwaka National Park to visiting a traditional Swahali village and kitesurfing in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is an adventure playground for young and old.
We’ve shortlisted our top five family friendly hotels on Zanzibar, each with fantastic facilities to help you make the most of your family holiday.
Breezes Beach Club & Spa
Set on a pristine stretch of white sandy beach, the Breezes Beach Club and Spa offers a catalogue of activities to sate the adventure seeking appetites of teens and children. From the resort, take a tour of Prison Island, spot red colobus monkeys in Jozani Forest or explore the beautiful Zanzibar coastline on board a traditional dhow.
White Sands Luxury Villas & Spa
White Sands Luxury Villas and Spa offers accommodation in private villas, making it perfect for families wanting to spend quality time together. Set on a stunning stretch of beach, the resort is a haven for kite surfers in Zanzibar too.
Baraza Resort & Spa
With one of the island’s best kids clubs, Baraza is perfect for a holiday with children. Luxurious villas at the resort come complete with private plunge pools making them perfect boltholes for families.
When it comes to smaller, more intimate resorts, Matemwe Lodge has the answer. Its laid-back atmosphere makes it ideal for families, and the spacious rooms at the hotel feature a mezzanine floor giving families with younger children space to relax too.
Pongwe Beach Hotel
With accommodation in 23 cottages, Pongwe is a beachfront resort which enjoys total privacy in an idyllic location. A beautiful reef sits just a kilometre from the shoreline, confirming the resort as the perfect spot for scuba diving or even game fishing. Hiring a 4WD and spending a day exploring the island of Zanzibar makes for a fantastic adventure with the kids in tow.
Take a look at our top itineraries for families in Zanzibar:
Family Selous Safari and Beach combines an exciting safari in the Selous Game Reserve with a relaxed beach stay on Zanzibar. Family Safari and Zanzibar takes in the wonder of Tanzania with time spent at Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, before a retreat on Zanzibar where you can do as much or as little as you wish.
All of our family holidays are entirely tailor-made, call one of our specialists now on 020 3141 2810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to get the ball rolling.