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This is an unmissable place. Try to arrive early, reserve some time (at least 2-3 hours) and bring... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marcelo A
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The best place to relax

For any help in nakupenda tours and airport transfers in good price contact Eric the best in... read more

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Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is an unmissable place. Try to arrive early, reserve some time (at least 2-3 hours) and bring snorkeling equipment plus nice waterproof camera to enjoy the most of this place. We were booked by Eric (+255 624 097 961) and everything worked out.

Thank Marcelo A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For any help in nakupenda tours and airport transfers in good price contact Eric the best in Zanzibar. +255624097961

Thank starzanzibar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing small beach in the middle of the sea. This is Nakupenda beach! By the way, it means I love you in Swahili. Try to get there in the morning because after 1pm is getting little bit overcrowded. I also recommend to combine Nakupenda beach...More

Thank NikaN80
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello! I am Mohamed Ali Zanzibar! Freelance Tour Guide. Is there any Tourists needs to do memorable trips to the island ? If yes, contact me via WhatsApp +255712908766 Memorable trips with fair price . Thanks

Thank Zanzibar_Experts01
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amaizing trip with Omy(the boatman) .to prison island and nakupenda sandbank we do snockling and relax at white sand at nakupenda beach. You can wasap him +255778881543 like 30$ each for both places.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This island small, but so beautiful! I was amazed . You may find a lot of people there, seafood barbecue, souvenirs there, if you going to make a pictures, it’s difficult to imagine better place. May be crowded , depends on season . But just...More

Thank Nataly N
Reviewed 1 week ago

While you get in Zanzibar, is better to visit Nakupenda Sand Bank cause its very close from the Beach when you catch up a Wooden Boat from Stone Town and it takes almost 35 minutes. At the Sand Bank you can snorkel/relax and take pictures...More

Thank Yussuf A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sand is really white and water is clear. There are not so many people but many fishes. I was lucky because it's very nice weather. Sun light is very inportant for the beach;)

Thank Makoto S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nakupenda beach is usually used as a place, where a lot of tourist groups have lunch. In most of the cases it is a sea food barbecue. The island itself is a narrow strip of sand and nothing else. You can come for an hour...More

Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got there before 9:30am, there are only a few locals there setting up shelters. The color of water is amazing. It was getting crowded before 12:00pm.

Thank Fei L
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16 January 2018|
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Response from Prashaant_Lunawatt | Reviewed this property |
Jus go there and negotiate, for $50 they may agree, tell them that you may pay $10-20 more if you guys are happy with the trip, its like incentive for them, please do ensure that you discuss the time they will wait for you... More
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Response from Kaveer M | Reviewed this property |
cheapest is probably on the beach of stone town at the harbour. I paid $10 at the hotel which was discounted. pay max $20 for prison Island. beautiful beach so make sure you go to swim there