Rift Safari
Travelling along the Rift Valley: hotel, lodges and resorts along the south-west coast of Zanzibar
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SOUTH-WEST COAST Guide to Zanzibar Island
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KIZIMKAZI
UNGUJA LODGE upper-mid 8 $ 369
KARAMBA budget-mid 8 $

Unlike the east coast of Zanzibar this side of the island does not offer broad beaches but rather little secret coves and provisional beaches Unlike the east coast of Zanzibar this side of the island does not offer broad beaches but small coves and provisional beaches that arise and disappear with the changing of the tides.

It is an interesting option for travellers looking for facilities contextualized with their environment, far away from mass tourism locations, for those who love sailing among islets, atolls, sandbanks and visit the small fishermen villages.

It offers several excellent dive sites with coral gardens, tropical fish, occasionally green turtles but above all it is interesting for the large pelagic species that can be encountered in deeper waters. According to the time of travelling you might expect to see migratory whales, yellow fins tuna, barracuda, gray reef sharks, hammerhead sharks, white and black sharks, tiger sharks while dolphins are resident and normally enter the bay early in the morning ...


Kisiwa on the beach White sand Luxury spa and villas Unguja Lodge Karamba