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Nakupenda Beach

Nakupenda Beach, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 773 670 296
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Idyllic

Visited as part of a snorkelling tour from Stonetown - we were the second boat to arrive so got to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Hope2HaveAHappyHol
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merseyside
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Must do

It's absolutely amazing. We arrived early so it was only us on the beach... We paid 90USD for 2. it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tang C
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sand bank” (15 reviews)
“white sand” (14 reviews)
“high tide” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Nakupenda Beach, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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+255 773 670 296
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Stone Town
US$1 244 per adult
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"sand bank"
in 15 reviews
"white sand"
in 14 reviews
"high tide"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 9 reviews
"prison island"
in 33 reviews
"clean water"
in 4 reviews
"sandy island"
in 2 reviews
"whole family"
in 3 reviews
"sea urchins"
in 4 reviews
"lobster"
in 6 reviews
"tembo hotel"
in 5 reviews
"small island"
in 5 reviews
"great seafood"
in 2 reviews
"blue safari"
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"day trip"
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"local boat"
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"couple of hours"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited as part of a snorkelling tour from Stonetown - we were the second boat to arrive so got to experience the tranquility before it gets very busy! Sand & sea is amazing, made even better when the sun shines. Really glad we went as...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's absolutely amazing. We arrived early so it was only us on the beach... We paid 90USD for 2. it includes LOTS of seafood (lobsters too), fruits, and soft drink. They also provided snorkeling gears for free. I personally prefer this beach than the prison...More

Thank Tang C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a good time fishing in zanzibar island,great guy to fish with Captain mohammed contact him for fishing trips snorkeling,prison island trips or to nakupenda 0773850047

Thank ismail s
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunalty we went here on a rainy day; nonetheless, still beautiful! We arranged to go there with a local. 50$ total for 3 people and fruits and snorkeling equiptment. We got there around 10 and the tide was really low. Lots of beautiful shells! It...More

Thank Amylonge
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely day out from Stone Town, also good in combination with a visit to Prison Island/Chumba Island. The sandbank disappears at high tide, so it is a great experience to see the island getting smaller as the tide rises. The trip will...More

Thank HollandMalinda
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Small peaceful beach, super clean water, thin sand, really nice. Some people are there preparing grilled fish and fruit to sell. Really nice

1  Thank CatiaGomes
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is the best beach i've ever seen in Zanzibar. We took a boat from Stone Town to Nakupenda and Prison Island. Be careful when you negotiate the price because every body want to make easy money from the tourists. When you discuss about the...More

2  Thank Theo I
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Picture perfect postcard beauty. I could have sat and stared forever. Absolutely stunning... clear water and white sand. It was all breathtaking

4  Thank Kashmirite
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

I'd read up about Nakupenda before our visit to Stone Town and it exceeded my expectations. It was the most incredible beach - when we arrived, it was only me and my boyfriend on the whole sand bank - absolutely stunning!!!! We didn't see any...More

8  Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This place is so good I have no words to describe is so amezin we do the prision and nakupenda the food was so good amazing place

Thank Milagro Rosa S
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TravelProNewYork
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
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