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Impressive beach and realistic view on village life.

We explored the shallows and had a good swim in the channel and at high tide on the brink of the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
YoungPensionado
I love this beach

soft white sand like clay, warm shallow waters, dhow sailing by, not crowded at all, love the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tamanunique
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Jambiani. Kikutani, Jambiani, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We explored the shallows and had a good swim in the channel and at high tide on the brink of the hotel. It all was quite relaxing. A stroll through the village shortly before sunset yielded real life pictures. The hectic of an African town...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

soft white sand like clay, warm shallow waters, dhow sailing by, not crowded at all, love the beach life here, farming seaweed, kitesurfing etc

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank tamanunique
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What I loved most about this beach was waking up early and watching the locals go fishing and the children playing in the ocean. It is a beautiful beach, the water is clear and warm, but the tide changes throughout the day so sometimes it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's perfect for making postcard photos. White, fine grained sand. Diving, Snorkeling and Surfing are possible.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning place, beautiful people. You may not regret to visit this peaceful place. Enjoy the sunshine, go for sunset fishing, snorkling…it is wonderful days that i ve ever.had there.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a fantastic Holiday and we spent two weeks based here doing daytrips out. If icing sugar sand, sunshine, great swimming and beautiful views are your thing then come here. The beach is very swimmable and lovely to do so for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach warm water and interesting villagers working collecting seaweed In the morning the tide is low so you can walk a long distance and swim in the lagoons of breathtaking clear waters You can see blue and red starfish You can do kitesurfing and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Very long and soft sanded beach, nice to take a looong walk. The tide is very noticeable at this beach..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ringstarr
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A very nice place to spend time - relaxing surroundings, interesting places to see and find interesting meals. Beautiful beaches

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael B. W
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I normally stay at Paje Beach but recently visited Jambiani to observe the difference. Jambiani has the same white sand, emerald waters as Paje Beach, with fewer hawkers disturbing you and more locals enjoying the water. I enjoyed walking along the beach, which was relatively...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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JAT600
November 21, 2018|
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Response from youcefc173 | Reviewed this property |
The ocean blue safari was ok. Anyone on the beach can set you up with that trip. It isn’t amazing though. Coral isn’t very colorful, but the fish are. It depends what your standards are. Interested to find out if you find a... More
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Bickfaya
October 2, 2018|
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Response from TheEngineerP | Reviewed this property |
Stayed at Stone House. Nice rooms, sea view with a shared terrace. Right on the beach. Pleasant staff and very helpful.
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Bickfaya
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Response from 657luut | Reviewed this property |
Hi Patrick. Prisión Island os no t the best of Zanzíbar, at all. Jambiani is one or the most beautiful beach of Zanzibar to walk thru. Very peaceful as well. So is Kizimkazi, but Jambiani s beach wins it all. If you wanna... More
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