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Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?

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Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?

I'm doing an GAP Adventures tour of Tanzania - climbing Kili, then a bit of Safari and the trip ends in Zanzibar. I want to stay on in Zanzibar and I'm assuming i'll be on my own (unless fellow travellers who i meet on the tour plan to stay on). I want to do some diving and generally relax, but i want to make sure i can meet up with other single travellers - any ideas on where is best to stay for this kind of thing? Also i'm 27 and while i enjoy a party i don't necessarily want to be with a bunch of over excitable kids!

I've been looking at Coral Rock Hotel in Jambiani (south east coast) - has anyone any thoughts on this as a place to stay?

Any suggestions would be much appriciated.


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1. Re: Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?


What is matter here is environment which make solo travellers to feel as apart of community.

But all this rely on your attitude to be with others,to be friendly etc.

For Beach Hotel take North Coast.Rest of Coast are so quite and Hotels are distance to each other.

But North Coast is the best for all water Sport Activities.On top of that,the Villagers are so friendly to Tourists and will get a time to be with them and experience the real local life.

You will see Dhow Builders and Turtle Aquarium around the Village.If you are lucky you may Go to Kendwa Beach for Full moon Party which is about 10 minutes by Car and about 7 Minutes by Local Motor Boat.

Hotels are like Mnarani Beach Cottage,Langi Langi beach Bungalows,Nungwi Inn,Amaan Bungalows,Nungwi Village Beach resort etc.Depend on Your Budget.

Alternatively at Kendwa Village,Sunset Kendwa Beach Bungalows or Whitesands Beach Bungalows


Be care with beach boys,some other time they can sell a Marijuana to foreigner who use it, and at the sametime they go to police to report which will make you to be arrested and Police need money which they will share with them.No case will proceed.(Sorry,I dont mean that you are the one,just a piece of advice).



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2. Re: Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?

It sounds like you're in my situation. I will be traveling alone in Zanzibar from May 28th to June 1st. Let me know if you hear anything, and feel free to message me, too.

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3. Re: Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?

Head north. Not many people down at Jambani at the moment.. try Nungwi. Much better place for single travellors.

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4. Re: Single traveller in Zanzibar end of may - where to go?

That not bad Hotel a bit of enjoying and quite place

But if you need more croud I highly recommend

Noth cost at Nungwi or kendwa

Thanks for your kind attention

Regards - Amana Zanzibar

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