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Kendwa Beach

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Kendwa, Tanzania
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I never leave reviews but after this experience i felt like i should do something to repay the favor of kindness. After having being charged high prices by 90% of the island here, we decided to read some reviews and one name in particular kept...More

6  Thank Matin E
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Most clean, beautiful sand and water I have even seen. In rain season there is only a few tourist which makes it even more comfortable to stay. Maasai tribes made our trip even more interesting. I will encourage you to talk to people. They will...More

Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Kendwa beach is a place to go ....i can do it now tomorrow and forever yhoo we had fun lots and lots of fun there

Thank Tyani N
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful pristine white powder beach. We had a super driver there if anyone needs a driver or guide- Ma Diba +255777109284 very fair prices and totally went above and beyond when I lost my ferry ticket he helped me so much to replace...More

4  Thank Eva B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is one of the best beaches of Zanzibar! There is NO seaweed, the water is turquoise and the sand is nice. But the water is very deep.

1  Thank Petra_Somnea
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Do your research thoroughly. This is a party beach with some hotels playing thumping music occasionally.......... Although very beautiful with little tide movement, it's the opposite of "middle of nowhere" and there are lots of beach vendors.

2  Thank Peace5eeker
Reviewed 12 February 2018

I went to an amazing full day tour to Nanguwi area and Kendwa beach, beautiful white soft sand ,Turquise sea and nice small art galeries and coffee shops. TO MY OPINION THE BEST PLACE TO RELEX AND SWIM. I also had an amazing driver that...More

1  Thank aviva45
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Stunning white beach with plenty of activity going on. Vendors are continually trying to sell you local trinkets or day tours. They are not pushy though - very friendly. You need to watch the tides as the water is very low at low tide. Plenty...More

Thank Caz C
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

White sand and crystal blue sea. Best beach in Zanzibar. Almost no tide so perfect for swimming. Nice restaurants (Kendwa Rocks was our favourite for lunch) and lots of space for sunbathing. Beach sellers are really friendly, not pushy like some reviews say, and it’s...More

Thank Hayley_Mortimer
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Kendwa is the best beach we have ever found and we're from Western Australia where we're spoilt with some of the world's best beaches. After four months beach hopping in East Africa and a month searching Zanzibar for the best beach, we discovered Kendwa and,...More

5  Thank Harriet D
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Response from adil g | Reviewed this property |
Warere Town House Mitu Spice Tours (nearest), they charge $15 pp sharing but for private spice tour u can negotiate the price with a taxi driver. a Stone town tour could cost you at least $20 pp, anything beyond you can... More