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Bawe Island

Duration: Half Day

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If you dream of whiling away the hours on an idyllic tropical island during your holiday in Zanzibar, this excursion will enable you to do just that. Bawe Island is a secluded private resort island, located approximately five miles away from the historic Stone Town on Zanzibar Island. Pristine white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise seas away you. This is a day of pure relaxation in paradise.

Thousands of travellers flock to Tanzania every year to relax on some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The nearby ‘Spice Island’ of Zanzibar is particularly popular with tourists and honeymooners looking for a romantic retreat. Situated off the East Coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar is actually the collective name for an archipelago comprising two main islands – Unguja and Pemba – and numerous offshore islands. Bawe Island is just one of these beautiful offshore islands. Not only is it a popular day trip for tourists due to its close proximity to Stone Town, but it is also considered one of the most beautiful islands in Zanzibar.

Your day will start with a 30 minute boat ride across the sparkling azure waters of the Indian Ocean, during which you can relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery. When you reach Bawe Island, spend free time relaxing on powdery soft white-sand beaches or snorkling in the warm tropical waters. Zanzibar offers some of the best snorkeling and diving off the East Coast of Africa, and Bawe Island is particularly popular with tourists.

The surroundings seas boats an abundance of marine species, many of which can be found inhabiting the vibrant coral reefs. Brightly-coloured exotic fish, manta rays, barracudas, sharks and sea turtles are just some of the creatures you are likely to spot on your undersea adventure. The beauty and diversity of this majestic natural aquarium will take your breath away.

Bawe Island offers excellent facilities for its guests and visitors, including hotel accommodation, thatched-roof cottages, a swimming pool, restaurant and beach bar – all of which boast stunning views of the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a refreshing cocktail on the beach or a delicious lunch of freshly grilled fish, caught on the day by local fishermen. However you spend your time on Bawe Island, its laid back atmosphere and natural beauty will undoubtedly captivate you.

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