Paje Beach
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  • Tim G
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Tour to nmemba Island with dolphin
    We did dolphin tour and nmemba island with Ramso. He is very reliable and had the best experience for very low Price. Saw a lot of dolphins and the water was Nice and clear with Lots of Fish. Would always call him again +255 772 512 075 😊👍👍👌
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written July 30, 2023
  • thehoggfamily
    31 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A stunning piece of paradise
    A laid back beach that is buzzing but not too busy at all…..lots of activities going on; lots of kite surfing, people doing exercise, people working. A very safe and absolutely stunning environment. Wish we had stayed here for longer rather than Nungwi beach which had so many hawkers you can hardly get anywhere.
    Visited July 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written July 31, 2023
  • NilsM73
    Bergen, Norway76 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shallow sports paradise
    Wonderful sand. Shallow waters that is great for sport activities. Not really optimal for lying with a blanket/towel and too many sellers on the beach. Lots of hip and good bars and restaurants with quality food/ drinks. Easily worth some days, especially if you are into water sports.
    Visited August 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written October 17, 2023
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jo9161evans
28 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Family
Paje beach is beautiful looking beautiful coloured water and blinding white sands ( just like online photos) shame you cant step on it without being hustled or harassed we stayed in paje about 5 days , however on our first night there my 12year old was chased off the beach by a man with a giant knife!! We was constantly mithered by hustlers and avoid the beach boys who try to sell you the evening barbeque we booked with them the day before and said what drinks we wanted in with the cost however the next night when we went and they got my money they denied me the drinks promised saying I would have to pay more this was said in a threatening tone and I had my 12year old daughter to protect or I mightve said more we was also given a underlying threat by one of the stalls selling kite surfing lessons when they kept changing the deal on us we said we wanted to leave it and as we walked off the owner told us to "BECAREFUL NOW" he then even turned up at the property we was staying. Food is overpriced in paje too. We did a tour through the place we stayed and on one part we visited the top of the island that's more the lively tourist place here we ate at a restaurant the food was half the price at least and delicious and fresh. Definitely a better part to vacation for dining than paje. We did meet one lovely genuine guy in paje who we booked for the kite lessons for my daughter unfortunately forgot his name but did take it & his number for what's app he had come down from stone town so didnt have a stall but was genuinely nice and very patient with my daughter, he even offered to travel upto the next area we were moving to. All in all paje beach beautiful for day trip and the place for kite surfers but I wouldnt consider the place safe sadly
Written September 27, 2020
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ravensdale29
Auckland Central, New Zealand14 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
Lovely sandy beach but constant wind 24/7. This is great for the kite surfers (which many people come here for), but if you don't want to kitesurf the beach is not really a place to hang out. In our 3 days here we did not see one person lying on the beach and only a handful of people walking along the beach (other than hawkers).

Lovely to swim there at high tide but at at low tide the water goes about 1km out to sea so it's impossible to swim.

We love the beach and the ocean but at Paje we spent our time either in our accommodation which had a pool or in the local village. We went to the beach every day at high tide for a swim, but it;s not a place to sunbathe or lie around.

The cafes and restaurants on the beachfront are all very nice with good food etc but you have the constant wind the whole time which often means sitting further back in the restaurant to avoid the waterfront wind.

Overall, we much preferred Nungwi as a beach to sunbathe and enjoy during the day as it's simply too windy at Paje and only swimmable at high tide.
Written October 7, 2022
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Zarzouk
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2021
The most beautiful beach beacause the water is blue and green and she is endlessly... you can walk a long way and meet cow and kite surfer ... natural restaurant and bar to drink a fresh cocktail 🍹
Written January 3, 2021
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Kadzo K
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Friends
Beautiful amazing beach white sandy and very long but not good for swimming. Lots of activities and restaurants in this cool beach.
When its low tide you can walk some meters
We booked our transfers to paje and a trip to safari Blue with bably and erick through whatsaap
Very quick to reply, friendly and good prices
Whatsaap +255624097961
Instagram @starzanzibar
Written February 12, 2021
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SimoneC
Ta' Xbiex, Malta529 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Friends
Low tide is a sight to see! Walking it each morning was a pleasure and breath taking. One can check online when the tides are in and out. Most afternoons one can be entertained with the kite boarding that goes on, which is also beautiful. Very relaxed beach, with powder white sand. Loved wing here.
Written April 13, 2021
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maira mont
Montreal-du-Gers, France16 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
Paje is the most beautiful beach in zanzibar ,its very long and wide to take mornings and evenings walk when the tide is low.the palms on the beach make the beach to look more beautiful.beautifu pics of kite surfing.the water is very clear to swim .many restaurants of your choice on the beach.we were recommended kisiwa on the beach hotel in zanzibar by our guide babli and it was exactly of our choice.i can recommend you to use babli services for tours and everything in paje through whatsaap +255 756 983 368
Safari blue was the best day tour we did in zanzibar.
Written October 10, 2022
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Luciana B
Milan, Italy43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Couples
I think this is one of the most beautiful beaches in Zanzibar, if not THE most beautiful. It is made of white sand, which never gets too hot to walk on, therefore I think it is made of crushed corals, like the beaches in the Maldives. It is very long, and very wide, and you can walk for kilometers, enjoying the bright sun and the colours of the ocean, which are always different, depending on the high or low tides, and also on the time of the day. It is never too hot, because it is always breezy, so much so that many people enjoy going kite surfing. Although I never tried it, it looks like a lot of fun. If you want to take a rest from your walking, you can stop in any of the nice little restaurants waiting for you in the shade, like the Summer, the Bounty or the Delight. The service is VERY friendly, the food really delicious. Even having just a drink is an enjoyable experience,in the shade and with friendly people around you.
Written February 28, 2020
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kakaobohne_dot
Vienna, Austria22 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
The most beautiful beach I have ever seen! So nice. In the morning till late after midday you can't walk far out to the ocean on low tide, lay in the water on a sandbank and later when the water comes back you can swim and enjoy the waves. It is paradise here!

One contra are all the massai beach boys, which don't let you alone. You nearly can't walk 5 min without someone walking beside you and talk to you and try to sell you stuff. It gets pretty annoying the longer you stay here.
Written February 13, 2020
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julie o
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021 • Couples
paje is awesome,beautiful beach with amazing breeze.not very touristic like nungwi and kendwa.
you are free to walk down the beach with less harrasment from the hawkers.we really enjoyed the kiting.
for transfers and day trips we contacted babli +255 756 983 368
always ontime
Written November 14, 2021
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Marina K
Moscow, Russia4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Solo
Amazing and exquisite, above all my expectations. I felt like a celebrity during my stay. The personnel meets all your requirements.
BTW. The towels and linnen are provided free of charge. Clean bungalow and delicious food, the meal is different every day: chiken burger, grilled fish, spaghetti bolognese, etc. The immigration charges are included into the room rate.
Written December 5, 2020
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