Kendwa Beach
Kendwa Beach
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  • Alia A
    Burbank, California465 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The best beach
    Kendwa Beach in Zanzibar is the ultimate beach destination. It has everything you need, from lively bars and beach clubs to a variety of activities. If you're staying in Kendwa Beach, you can easily walk to all the attractions without needing a car. Just be cautious of overpriced vendors offering fruits, hair designs, and massages. Remember to negotiate, as prices are often negotiable. Enjoy the best beach in Zanzibar and have a fantastic time at Kendwa Beach!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 August 2023
  • Fortune_Madhuku
    Harare Province, Zimbabwe551 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ultimate beach experience
    The widest beach on the island, crystal clear water and the centre for water sports and beach games. For best experience, hire a bed with a shade, to cover from the scorching heat of the sun and for security of personal belongings. It is most beautiful at low tide but you can swim all day.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 24 August 2023
  • camelia_d
    Bucharest, Romania75 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful beach
    This is a very beautiful beach, the proverbial white-sand-turquoise-water variety, pleasant and not very crowded in January. Approaches from local males on the beach are few, polite and they give up quickly if not replied, as opposed to other places. Some of them are dressed in Maasai clothing which, according to the local guide, is not always justified and somewhat dilute the Maasai warrior legend. We had a good seafood lunch and drinks at Essence bar, which also provide sun lounges.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 January 2024
  • Lucas Vald
    Barcelona, Spain5 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very Beautiful Beach
    Just wonderful.amazing beach in zanzibar Island.very perfect beach for swimming all the time.very busy beach with so many tourists. Kendal has the most amazing sunset. You can walk from kendal to nungwi and swim with the turtles when the tide is low.so much activities to do in kendwa beach. We had an amazing local guy who helped us move from one place to another for some activities in zanzibar . BABLI was always ontime replying our whatsaap messages and he gave us the best prices. Whatsaap +255756983368 for the best experience in zanzibar. You can also do a one day safari from zanzibar to mikumi national park.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 June 2024
  • Pratyush M
    93 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Magical Sunset
    One of the best beaches in Zanzibar for witnessing sunset. The orange hue over crystal blue water on the long sandy beach is simply amazing. There are plenty of lively bars and beach hotels and clubs. All the attractions are in walkable from Kendwa beach. There are a lot of parties which is organised by the beach hotels present here. Full Moon Night party by Kendwa Rocks is one of them.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 July 2024
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miloje
Belgrade, Serbia8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
After nungwi beach I can vote for kendwa beach the second prettiest,beautiful beach.stayed zuri Zanzibar hotel.its a private beach and the beach boys are not allowed to harass the guests different with nungwi beach.we were happy with the hotel everything wa perfect,the food,rooms and the staffs too.only the tours price was a bit high and we contacted Erick from with very nice and positive trip advisor recommendeations.his price was reasonable and the services was as it is recommended by other tourists who visited here before.
Anyone in kendwa who needs tours with transfer anytime you can call or WhatsApp the 🌟 boys,bably was our driver ,he was always on-time.

WhatsApp +255 624 097 961
Written 3 March 2020
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King David
Zanzibar Island, Tanzania2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2020 • Solo
Heaven is on the earth.. trust me!

Easy, slow, lovely, warm people, powder sand, affordable restaurant, crystal clear warm water will mend your soul and remind you that blissful can be achieved.

I enjoyed!
Written 5 November 2020
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Mphoentle Plaatjie
Vereeniging, South Africa89 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Friends
Very beautiful. Not too busy. Very warm. Friendly people. Safe to leave your items and go for swim. Food and cocktails can be served in your seat. Water sport available and the most amazing Gelato. However, I don’t think it’s a necessity to hire. Take cash, card transactions are charged between 5-7%.
Written 25 January 2020
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Florentina B
Moscow, Russia9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020 • Couples
We stayed in kendwa rocks for 3 nights after staying in nungwi beach.both nungwi with kendwa are very beautiful and not affected by the tides but the difference nungwi is always crowded with pushy beach boys who hassle you all the time.

I recommend booking tours online to avoid the hawkers and the beach boys.

We booked all our transfers/tours with star Eric

+255 6 24 097 961

Written 27 January 2020
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Lucas Vald
Barcelona, Spain5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Just wonderful.amazing beach in zanzibar Island.very perfect beach for swimming all the time.very busy beach with so many tourists. Kendal has the most amazing sunset.
You can walk from kendal to nungwi and swim with the turtles when the tide is low.so much activities to do in kendwa beach.
We had an amazing local guy who helped us move from one place to another for some activities in zanzibar .
BABLI was always ontime replying our whatsaap messages and he gave us the best prices.
Whatsaap +255756983368 for the best experience in zanzibar.
You can also do a one day safari from zanzibar to mikumi national park.
Written 8 June 2024
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Dwayne S
Sweden6 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
Kendwa Beach is hands down one of the most beautiful beaches I have been to in Zanzibar. The beach has an exceptional environment consisting of warm local people, sumptuous sea food and drinks and vendors. The pristine white sand and crystal clear waters are equally enticing. A little bit of disclaimer is that you should seek the services of a professional tour guide lest you get lost in the sea of people at Kendwa. I recommend the services of Babli ( +255756983368), an extremely professional and committed guide.
Written 12 July 2021
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OZCH
Zug, Switzerland46 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
It could be a very nice long and wide beach...BUT there a lot of fisher boats doing theirs fishing business during night and throwing all the garbage in the ocean and beach. It is and looks so dirty, not only fool of empty oil metal cans, plastic bottles and other small little garbage.
They don't care and are not educated. They don't understand that their environment will be dead if they continue like this. I guess it's their culture to live in the garbage, as you can see driving around the island away from the hotel's.
Really not one of my favourite locations...sadly they don't look after.
Written 4 July 2022
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alfred
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020 • Friends
Kendra beach is my favourite beach in zanzibar,clean beach and well maintained,clean white sand with blue beautiful water.different activities available here.i highly recommend bably and star for all activities and transfers
Whatsapp +255624097961
Written 23 December 2020
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Haytham Abu Firas
Qatar19,225 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Solo
Entrance is 10 dollars tag gives you a towel and free Wi-Fi. Long viral beach, many restaurants, cafes and bars. Thousands of people play, walk, run or swim. Massage on the beach or try coconut juice while watching the huge tides.
Written 11 March 2023
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Alia A
Burbank, CA465 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Kendwa Beach in Zanzibar is the ultimate beach destination. It has everything you need, from lively bars and beach clubs to a variety of activities. If you're staying in Kendwa Beach, you can easily walk to all the attractions without needing a car. Just be cautious of overpriced vendors offering fruits, hair designs, and massages. Remember to negotiate, as prices are often negotiable. Enjoy the best beach in Zanzibar and have a fantastic time at Kendwa Beach!
Written 7 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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