Nungwi Beach
Nungwi Beach
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  • shvarz
    New York City, New York270 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good beach
    Nice beach, fairly clean, great sand. Local folks keep coming over, but not too aggressive, you can just politely refuse and they go away. Decent restaurants on the beach. At low tide, there are some sea urchins in the water, be careful.
    Visited June 2023
    Written 7 July 2023
  • jamal h
    Qatar16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    BEST EXPERIENCE
    One of the best beaches to swim but be aware of the sea urchins in the ocean.Nungwi is among the cleanest and whitest beach in the world. Very beautiful sunsets.The hotels have alot of watersports activities and also the locals down the beach do the same thing.we took all our activities with ERICK +255 756 983 368,Good rates,amazing and friendly services. Best experience.A MUST in zanzibar
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 August 2023
  • Fortune_Madhuku
    Harare Province, Zimbabwe462 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Turquoise blue water
    This is the most beautiful beach on Zanzibar island, with its fine white sand and turquoise blue water. When the tide is low, the stretch from Nungwi to Kendwa becomes one beach and you can see a multitude of tourists enjoying a dip in the sea, sunbathing or walking along the sandy shores. There are plenty of nice restaurants and local shops, so you can be on the beach for the whole day if you want. I ended my day with a sundowner cruise on a big dhow boat and enjoyed the performance of awesome local musicians who played drums and sang Swahili songs. I liked the welcome song, 'Hakuna matata'. Indeed, hakuna matata in Zanzibar!
    Visited August 2023
    Written 24 August 2023
  • zoltan b
    Hungary18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely beach
    Really nice beach,tourqouise water . alot of things to do.Everything is amazing,hotels ,restaurants. we had hard time to relax on the beach due to some locals who trying to sell things on you. some locals have respect to the visitors.we did two trips from nungwi with babli +255 756 983 368 half day fishing nd mikumi day safri by flight.very reasonable price,very honest,always on time and not pushy like the beach boys.he recommended us to spanish diving,very professiona company for mnemba dive.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 December 2023
  • Victoria Nguyen
    Houston, Texas11 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Miss Universe
    I'm not a beach type of person, because I do not like to get sunburn. I came to Zanzibar on a tour. My tour guide booked the hotel for me to stay at Nungwi Beach for four days. So I decided to put on my swimsuit bikini and swam an hour at this beach for fun. The beach was so beautiful. The water was so clear and warm.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 3 March 2024
  • Bourkejulie
    Berlin, Germany5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Crystal Beach, Nungwi - a wonderful place to chill!
    We spent three days (17 to 20 March) in Nungwi. While we were there, the rainy season started and gave a bit of relief to the hot, sticky, humid weather. We stayed at the Crystal Beach Hotel at the most northerly point of Zanzibar. It was a great place to stay, beautiful views, spotlessly clean, really helpful, welcoming hosts and great food in the little restaurant directly on the beach. We will return some day ….
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 23 March 2024
  • Safe Adventures and Expeditions
    Nairobi, Kenya57 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nungwi, Zanzibar, Tanzania
    Scenery: Pristine white sands, turquoise waters, and swaying palm trees create a serene atmosphere. Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving opportunities abound. Atmosphere: Peaceful and welcoming ambiance, perfect for relaxation or socializing. Services: Nearby village offers markets, seafood restaurants, and cultural experiences. Personal Experience: Enchanted by Nungwi's beauty and tranquility with each visit. Recommendation: Highly recommend Nungwi Beach for a rejuvenating escape in Zanzibar.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled on business
    Written 9 April 2024
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cas brat
Limburg Province, The Netherlands3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The most beautiful beach in zanzibar with alot to do.This is truly the paradise.very friendly locals.we enjoyed the sunset at the zhotel
Written 12 April 2024
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Safe Adventures and Expeditions
Nairobi, Kenya57 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Business
Scenery: Pristine white sands, turquoise waters, and swaying palm trees create a serene atmosphere.
Activities: Swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving opportunities abound.
Atmosphere: Peaceful and welcoming ambiance, perfect for relaxation or socializing.
Services: Nearby village offers markets, seafood restaurants, and cultural experiences.
Personal Experience: Enchanted by Nungwi's beauty and tranquility with each visit.
Recommendation: Highly recommend Nungwi Beach for a rejuvenating escape in Zanzibar.
Written 9 April 2024
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Bourkejulie
Berlin, Germany5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
We spent three days (17 to 20 March) in Nungwi. While we were there, the rainy season started and gave a bit of relief to the hot, sticky, humid weather.
We stayed at the Crystal Beach Hotel at the most northerly point of Zanzibar. It was a great place to stay, beautiful views, spotlessly clean, really helpful, welcoming hosts and great food in the little restaurant directly on the beach.
We will return some day ….
Written 23 March 2024
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Rafik Sonday
Cape Town Central, South Africa28 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
One of the most beautiful and perfect beaches on Zanzibar and in my opinion top 10 in the world.

The water or crystal clear and the temperature is perfect. The only negative is the hawkers trying to sell you something every 2 minutes min stop.
Written 5 March 2024
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Victoria Nguyen
Houston, TX11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
I'm not a beach type of person, because I do not like to get sunburn. I came to Zanzibar on a tour. My tour guide booked the hotel for me to stay at Nungwi Beach for four days. So I decided to put on my swimsuit bikini and swam an hour at this beach for fun. The beach was so beautiful. The water was so clear and warm.
Written 3 March 2024
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anna lucia
Barcelona, Spain15 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Wer stayed in nungwi for a couples of days,very beautiful top beach,Were recommended by our guide babli before coming to stay in nungwi beach turacco,very beautiful hotel with friendly staffs and amazing service.The food ,rooms was super amazing.We took some tours and one day mikumi day safri with him +255 756 983 368,Very professional and friendly local driver
Written 29 February 2024
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Agnieszka C
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Wonderful beach so beautiful long you can walk for miles . Water is absolutely wonderful warm mostem of the time calm however can be very strong
Written 15 February 2024
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graham e
Birkenhead, UK564 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Stunning beach on the north east tip of Zanzibar. Basically split into 2, one side has the luxury hotels which use this public beach, the other has a laid back feel with beach bars, where you can sink a cold beer and watch the fishing boats come and go.
There are a few shops , bars and restaurants further back from the beach. This is an ideal place to go for 5 star luxury or back packing
Written 9 February 2024
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Voyage08458707871
2 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
It's a pretty white sand beach, but the beach is overcrowded and we were constantly approached by people trying to sell sunglasses, boat trips, trinkets, etc. Literally every 30 seconds to a minute, someone would come up and then try to engage in conversation with the goal of selling something. It was exhausting, and there were some sketchy people around, so it's highly advised to keep a close eye on your belongings. Don't leave them on the beach on go swimming. While I appreciate that locals are just trying to make some money, there should be a much greater degree of government regulation around tourism. Overall, it was a very unpleasant experience and no one in our group would go back to Nungwi.
Written 1 February 2024
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hermy01
London, UK56 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Undoubtedly the beach is beautiful and lovely turquoise sea . However, it feels totally overcrowded and, as many reviews mention you are constantly bombarded by people trying to sell you tours, sunglasses, curios etc. I know people have to make a living but it’s overwhelming. Beach is clean but outside this area there’s rubbish everywhere. Feels like the balance here has really tipped. We were a mixed age group 20’s to 60 and none of us enjoyed it.
Written 30 January 2024
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