An island located just off the coast of Tanzania in the vast Indian Ocean , Zanzibar promises luxury vacations that invigorate every sense. As part of the romantic 'Spice Islands', this exotic African nation boasts tropical breezes carrying the scent of nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves. A one-time trading post on the Spice Route and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the capital city of Stone Town is Zanzibar's colonial crown jewel. The history of the capital's Arab, British and Swahili influences provides a fascinating alternative to white-sand beaches for a beguiling luxury vacation.
Zanzibar was a center for the spice trade in the 19th century. Today, the island blends Swahili culture and Arab and Indian heritage with pure white beaches stretching far out to the turquoise-colored sea. Explore the winding alleyways of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that has changed little in the last...
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