Kendwa Beach
Kendwa Beach
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  • Ana Brlec
    Ljubljana, Slovenia202 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sunny Kendwa Beach
    One of the best beaches in Zanzibar. Mostly sunny and alive. Long sandy beach with crystal blue water and good service at Kendwa Rock Restaurant. U can find peace and also entertainment. Many sports activities and options for trips around Zanzibar. The sunsets are amazing..
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 July 2023
  • Alia A
    Burbank, California465 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best beach
    Kendwa Beach in Zanzibar is the ultimate beach destination. It has everything you need, from lively bars and beach clubs to a variety of activities. If you're staying in Kendwa Beach, you can easily walk to all the attractions without needing a car. Just be cautious of overpriced vendors offering fruits, hair designs, and massages. Remember to negotiate, as prices are often negotiable. Enjoy the best beach in Zanzibar and have a fantastic time at Kendwa Beach!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 August 2023
  • Fortune_Madhuku
    Harare Province, Zimbabwe505 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ultimate beach experience
    The widest beach on the island, crystal clear water and the centre for water sports and beach games. For best experience, hire a bed with a shade, to cover from the scorching heat of the sun and for security of personal belongings. It is most beautiful at low tide but you can swim all day.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 24 August 2023
  • camelia_d
    Bucharest, Romania75 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach
    This is a very beautiful beach, the proverbial white-sand-turquoise-water variety, pleasant and not very crowded in January. Approaches from local males on the beach are few, polite and they give up quickly if not replied, as opposed to other places. Some of them are dressed in Maasai clothing which, according to the local guide, is not always justified and somewhat dilute the Maasai warrior legend. We had a good seafood lunch and drinks at Essence bar, which also provide sun lounges.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 January 2024
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Joseph Maziku
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
So beautiful beach, never see in un Zanzibar like this, I went with my friends, we swom there and walk around there playing with maasai.
Written 9 May 2024
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Timon travels & tour
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
place was so amazing, a day trip with my guests was so beautiful, i can't explain, my guest were so happy, they didn't want to leave the place. i really wish go back again there.
Written 5 April 2024
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Hamza Adnan
Saudi Arabia3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The beautiful hotels,white soft sand and the incredible sunset views makes kendwa the most beautiful beach in zanzibar.We loved it more as you can swim all day and not affected by the tide.if you are planning to visit zanzibar kendwa is the best choice.Whatsaap babli who will give you more information about tours and the best places to stay +255 756 983 368
Written 29 March 2024
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Sommerstar
Bath, UK99 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Kendwa and Nungwi on Zanzibar have the most beautiful beaches and crystal clear warm seas which are amongst the best in the world BUT they are marred by the constant harassment of tourists by the locals and the ‘Maasai’ who seek to exploit visitors. The worst incident being that of parading captive monkeys to attract the ignorant and exploit them for money. Tourists should be wise to the exploitation of wildlife and not encourage this practice.
Written 5 March 2024
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camelia_d
Bucharest, Romania75 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
This is a very beautiful beach, the proverbial white-sand-turquoise-water variety, pleasant and not very crowded in January. Approaches from local males on the beach are few, polite and they give up quickly if not replied, as opposed to other places. Some of them are dressed in Maasai clothing which, according to the local guide, is not always justified and somewhat dilute the Maasai warrior legend. We had a good seafood lunch and drinks at Essence bar, which also provide sun lounges.
Written 8 January 2024
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zore i
10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
White sandy beach with clear water. Good restaurants and bars. The people there are so nice and always smiling. And willing to help you in everyway. Good for families also.
Written 6 November 2023
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amandime colette
Cannes, France28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Very amazing and attractive beach in the nothern part of zanzibar.very beautiful with great views.we had a very wonderful moment enjoying the natural beauty of this cool beach.This is the best beach in zanzibar due to its crystal waters and the beautiful white sand beach.Beautiful 5 stars hotels,lodges.We did some water activities with Erick +255 756 983 368 His prices were reasonable compared with hotel prices and the services were of high standard.It was easy to contact him through his whatsaap.
Written 4 November 2023
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isis h
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
The most beautiful beach in zanzibar.stayed here for 2weeks at zuri zanzibar.beautiful sunsets.Amazing waters.many activities to do.The locals are very friendly.
Written 29 October 2023
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Fortune_Madhuku
Harare Province, Zimbabwe505 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
The widest beach on the island, crystal clear water and the centre for water sports and beach games. For best experience, hire a bed with a shade, to cover from the scorching heat of the sun and for security of personal belongings. It is most beautiful at low tide but you can swim all day.
Written 25 August 2023
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alvaro c
Ibiza, Spain17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
This is the best beach i have ever been.i can highly recommend kendwa as the most beautiful beach in zanzibar island.Clear crystal water,beautiful hotels.Amazing sunsetsalot of different water sports activities to do.very easy and safe tobook your activities with babli +255 756 983 368.
we everyday had some mornings walk from kendwa to nungwi but be ready to say no to the beach boys who approaches you after every minute.
Written 15 August 2023
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