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Nakupenda Beach

Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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What you see is what you get

This is a small island made of sand and nothing else. Good for a private escape. Nobody else was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Woon Y
Singapore, Singapore

We visited here early morning and were the only ones there. It is beautiful and the water is fairly... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
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“white sand” (10 reviews)
“high tide” (7 reviews)
Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small island made of sand and nothing else. Good for a private escape. Nobody else was there when I visited, but I did pool some other tourists together to negotiate a better price for the boat ride there which took about 15-20...More

Thank Woon Y
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here early morning and were the only ones there. It is beautiful and the water is fairly warm (refreshing when the sun is beating down on you) and so clear. There is no shade on this beach and no shops, so make sure...More

3  Thank Rachelforsyth
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I was snorkeling best beac ever I had picnic party we had good day I will go there again beautiful atoll place to take boat ride.

Thank John F
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Nakupenda beach creates a beautiful scenery and romantic ambience with quality fine views and sunsets. Nakupenda is Swahili for ' I Love You'. The blue to green separated water color and white sands give an unforgettable experience.

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Stopping on this beach, which is a large sand dune in the middle of the sea, was most amazing and fascinating! We enjoyed this beach all to ourselves - played in the water and took many photos. We walked to see if we could get...More

Thank MirindaK
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Located maybe 20 minutes from stone Town's coast, is a big dune of sand which get submerged during the high tide and is a great place to rest, get tan, enjoy the water and relax. Keep in mind that there are no shaded areas there,...More

2  Thank LevyShahar
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went to Nakupenda in the morning - 9:30 or so - and were the first boat to arrive. It was so lovely to have the place to ourselves. We worked with a local boater and he was with us, took photos and watched our...More

Thank chelsea g
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the waters are salty that you don't feel that you have swam so you need get some purified water to freshen up.

Thank SamuelSamsisma
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It's one of the greatest beach tours I have done in my life. It's actually great with full of beach view, silence, nice breeze and so so so! I liked the culture of people there and the way they interact with others. Also we moved...More

3  Thank kellyhern77
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice beach near town swimming is possible at high tide white sand and a bar nearby Livingstones that has some live music and a DJ nice food and reasonable prices for beer

2  Thank Philip C
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9 June 2017|
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Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
You can book your trip from your hotel or directly in Stone Town, speaking with the guys who stay near the ocean shore. The price is half and you can negociate any kind of trips you want to do on the island.
17 May 2017|
Response from Cristina S | Reviewed this property |
No, take care, all the tours can be negociated whit the guide.