Nungwi Beach, Nungwi

4.4
#1 of 19 in Beaches in Tanzania
With powdery white sand set against a stark blue backdrop, Nungwi Beach lies at the heart of a bustling fishing village. Its bright turquoise tide doesn't go too far out, making this a suitable place for swimming and snorkeling. Several local outfits on site arrange offshore snorkel and dive experiences. The beach's proximity to the main strip of eateries gives you a wide set of dining options, with views from the sand. Plan to see Nungwi Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nungwi day trip planning website .
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  • We liked our stay at Nungwi. There are nice restaurants directly at the beach at night. During the day the beach is rather crowded but if you walk a bit you can find quiet places and even a bit...  more »
  • The beach and surrounding restaurants are lovely. Definitely worth a visit and swim, only problem is access. The roads in Tanzania off the main road are a disgrace.  more »
  • Popped up to Nungwi Beach for the afternoon. It really is beautiful, but frankly, the commercialization, vendors asking you questions, the numbers of people, all made it a bit underwhelming for me...  more »
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  • The beach is beautiful and clean, the water is crystal!
  • Excellent get away from stone town. Pros: wide array of restaurants and hotel to choose from. Clean water save for the seaweed. Sunset show cruise. Cons: far from town, need to arrange transport to and fro and the road is still under construction, tours and beach boys offering to sell you "stuff". Poor infrastructure in and around the resort/village can get very dusty on the way there
  • Best beach on zanzibar. Stay close to the village and avoid the hotelarea. Relaxed vibe on the beach. But again.... Stay away from the resorts.
  • Best place to watch sun set. Very nice beach and nice locals too
  • Some of the most beautiful sunsets from here! The beach is also super clean. Totally worth a visit.
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