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Kendwa Beach

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“beautiful beach”(18 reviews)
“low tide”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited for a day and we were impressed, quality of sand and water is incredible. So far due to it's sharm, remotness, silentness and facilities is the best beach in Zanzibar for us. Good prices on Sunset Kendwa for food, beer,cigarettes, refreshments.Shower and sunbeds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Catalin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The beach is beautiful. As I was walking along the beach with my 12 year old son, a fisherman waving a knife came running and threatened us, ostensibly for having photographed him. This was not true - I checked my phone afterwards, in case I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank adrivdal2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Watch the sun go down on the beach, or get on an old boat with lots of people for an hour or so and drift through the clear waters. If you need a drink or a snack there are plenty of places to imbibe from.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DavidP11166
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with different shades of blue. Water was warm and amazing for swimming. Sand was soft and White.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Zainlavongola
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

White powder sand, turquoise sea, clean, easy to swim, great snorkeling nearby, good restaurants on the beach, some beach boys but they are not aggressive, we felt safe and had a great week of sun and sea

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NyaJensen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool spot on the island Good restaurant kendwa rocks White sand & turquoise water No worries regarding low/high tide Must do when in Zanzibar!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Curious449791
Reviewed 21 November 2018

The best beach of the island, white flour beach, gorgeous sunsets, nice walks for 10 km with low tide to nungwi and back.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paolinopaolino123
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

From what we have seen this is one of the best beaches on the Island. Beautiful soft sand and stunning sunsets. I recommend this beach

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JasonZiggy
Reviewed 14 November 2018

It was the most empowering moment that you feel you are on top of the world and all you have to do enjoy what life has to offer.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank PwezatoursandTravel
Reviewed 10 November 2018

As far as tides are really a problem in Zanzibar for those who love to swim, Kendwa is the right place. You'll not feel the low tides hear. And will see plenty of starfishes and the bounty-like views.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Игорь К
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Response from adil g | Reviewed this property |
Warere Town House Mitu Spice Tours (nearest), they charge $15 pp sharing but for private spice tour u can negotiate the price with a taxi driver. a Stone town tour could cost you at least $20 pp, anything beyond you can... More