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Infused with a laid-back, exotic yet totally natural spirit of Zanzibar, Tanzania, Nungwi is located on the northern tip of the Spice Islands and is the picture perfect place to relax and enjoy all that this extraordinary part of the world has to offer. The unspoilt beach at Nungwi is arguably one of the best beaches on Zanzibar which is complimented by a nearby coral reef yielding a beautiful tranquil lagoon.

The charming Nungwi Village is in close proximity to tourist hotspots and is the ideal base from where to explore and discover the riches of the area. Accommodation options are varied ranging from rustic beach huts, splendid thatched cottages, lovely bungalows and top-class hotel beachfront resorts. Most of the lodgings overlook the sparkling expanse of the iridescent Indian Ocean and have an open policy as far as access to the beach and restaurants are concerned attesting to the wonderful inviting vibe Nungwi radiates. There is hardly a better place to enjoy gastronomic delights under the stars than on the fabled island of spice oozing romance. The chefs at the lodgings relish the task of preparing appetising menus from an abundance of local ingredients such as fresh coconut and aromatic spices, the finest array of seafood and a variety of heavenly tropical fruit.

Nungwi has retained its wild untouched charm of the northern region; it is a place where the fish is still brought onshore in traditional fishing dhows and transported on the back of bicycles preserving the practises of yesteryear. Snorkelling and scuba diving opportunity is abounding with mesmerizing underwater gardens thrilling your visual sense or the more active visitor can partake in a myriad of exciting water sport activities on offer. Big game fishing and dolphin excursions led by experienced guides can be arranged by most of the accommodation establishments making your stay even more enjoyable. Explore the awe-inspiring Jozani Nature Reserve, visit the local turtle sanctuary, tour the many spice plantations, or venture to nearby Stone Town to get a glimpse into Zanzibar’s rich and diverse cultural heritage.

Romantic, pristine, welcoming and blessed with Mother Nature’s splendour, Nungwi is simply astounding; it is a remarkable place that will make all your dreams come true of an unforgettable island escape.