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Nakupenda Beach

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Carribean like Island

This is a sandy island 30 min by boat from the Harbour. It's a place not to miss when in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul N
via mobile
Beautiful island! Dreamy :)

You can go on your own (i did, i had limited time) but in future, I would go with a tour group and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ols22
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“sand bank” (11 reviews)
“white sand” (13 reviews)
“high tide” (7 reviews)
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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a sandy island 30 min by boat from the Harbour. It's a place not to miss when in Zanzibar. Tip: As you arrange your trip ensure the boat men will pitch for you a simple cloth tent to relax in as the place...More

1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 5 days ago

You can go on your own (i did, i had limited time) but in future, I would go with a tour group and spend more time on this island :) . the tour groups also organise tents for shading and food :)

Thank Ols22
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect sand, perfect sea. that's all. there is absolutely nothing on the small island beyond sand and sea. Good for having a good and relaxing time for max 2 hours.You can also ask in advance your boat staff to bring some mobile shade with them...More

Thank Bulent U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the most of the best place in world,the trip of nakupenda sand bank is the best excursion can you do in island"we love it" im highly recommend to do that.

Thank Kassim Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here approx 5 30 pm. Spent an hour here and watched the most amazing sunset. Id recommend spending more time over there if you can. Bring some food and a few drinks with you and enjoy this special place .

Thank david r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it was very nice trip, everyone of us was excited, foods was great, and snorkeling i can't even explain it, was real trip pf life time

Thank Alessandro A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to some agency and hired a boat for the day. We were two people on the boat and paid 60$ for a trip Stone Town-Prison Island-Nakupenda beach-Stone town. We had 2h30min on each island. Snorkeling equipment/water/soft drinks/turtle sanctuary entrance fee were included. I...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

The place is awesome, a must visit when you are staying at zanzibar. Take some food and water with you because you can't buy any when you reach this land. Ans take some towels and snorkeling equipments

1  Thank Manal M
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

One of the most amazing experiences we had. Thank you to the Nakupenda Isles Tours crew particularly Mr Safe who took great care of us. We will definitely be back again next year

Thank Salie45
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Nakupenda , that in local language means "i love you" , it's a very particular island, quite typical of the zone, with white sand , clean water (they also organize a snorkeling session). As in every zone the sun is very strong in any season,...More

Thank Enrico L
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mjtoncc
June 8, 2017|
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Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
You can book your trip from your hotel or directly in Stone Town, speaking with the guys who stay near the ocean shore. The price is half and you can negociate any kind of trips you want to do on the island.
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omololaadekunle13
May 17, 2017|
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Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
No, take care, all the tours can be negociated whit the guide.
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