Zanzibar has been home to human beings for more than 20,000 years - we think it's something to do with the pristine beaches and gorgeous sunshine!
Be sure to explore the House of Wonders on your trip - this iconic palace is the cultural hub of Stone Town and has the perfect view of the ocean.
Once you're done in the city, hit Nakupenda Beach and enjoy the soft white sand and clear blue waters.
If you like spicy food, this is the place for you - Zanzibar is known for its cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and black pepper.
Nungwi Beach, Zanzibar.
Nungwi Beach is a popular spot for swimmers as it's one of the few places on the island that is good for swimming all day long!
Try a night dive and get the chance to see all manner of exciting nocturnal marine life, like octopi and Spanish dancers.
Visit the sea turtle conservation area for a chance to see the efforts going into preserving this endangered species, and maybe even catch a glimpse of these gorgeous creatures!
Party lovers will enjoy the vibrant night life scene - why not go all out and try a full moon party?
Find out more about Zanzibar
Population - 1.3 M
Local Currency -Tanzanian Shilling
Language - English and Tajik
Temperature: 25 - 287 degrees
Dry Days: 14
Best Time to Visit: June - October
Inexpensive Restaurant - 5 Dollars
Local Beer - 1.2 Dollars
Cinema Ticket - 6 Dollars
One - way ticket - 1 Dollar