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Where Should We Stay in Zanzibar?
The relaxing destination of Zanzibar is a good choice if you've been considering a getaway with your kids. The dolphin watching, snorkeling spots, and beaches are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), which is located 36.4 mi (58.6 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Zanzibar, you might want to consider one of the 144 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.
Families on vacation have good things to say about these accommodations:
Dongwe Ocean View - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free parking. Guests like the central location and helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi - Features a private beach, a children's pool, and 2 restaurants. This 4-star resort is popular with guests for its comfy beds.
Dream of Zanzibar - Offers 3 outdoor pools, a kids' club, and 8 restaurants. Guests like the clean rooms and helpful staff at this 5-star resort.
Uroa Bay Beach Resort - Features a children's pool, a restaurant, and free parking. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.
When Should We Visit Zanzibar?
You're likely hoping for good weather for your family vacation. Use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Zanzibar.
- Hottest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average temperature of 91°F
- Coldest months: July, August, September, and October, with an average temperature of 72°F
- Driest months: July, August, September, and December, with an average rainfall of 0.09 inches
- Rainiest months: May, November, December, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.14 inches
What Should We See and Do in Zanzibar?
While you and your family are visiting Zanzibar, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Mnarani Natural Aquarium and Zanzibar Ferry Terminal. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Mnemba Island and Muyuni Beach.Zanzibar is also well-known for its:
- Scuba diving