Village

Kiwengwa, Zanzibar

Pristine beaches with crystal-clear turquoise waters.

Tanzania
Location
5,533
Population
17 m
Altitude

About Kiwengwa, Zanzibar

Kiwengwa, located on the northeast coast of Zanzibar Island, is renowned for its miles of white sandy beaches, azure waters, and vibrant coral reefs. This destination offers a tranquil escape with luxury resorts, traditional Swahili culture, and opportunities for water sports, making it a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure.

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Seasons

June - October
Best time to go
Perfect weather for enjoying all that Paje has to offer.
March - May
Low Season
Monsoon season with heavy rains, fewer tourists, and lower prices.
June - October
High Season
Dry season, ideal for beach activities and diving, with warm weather and minimal rainfall.

What to know

Safety & Vaccinations
Kiwengwa is generally safe for tourists, with common sense precautions recommended. Ensure vaccinations are up to date, including Yellow Fever if coming from endemic countries. Malaria prophylaxis is advised due to the presence of malaria in Tanzania.
For more information regarding vaccinations and health notices, view the CDC’s page :
CDC Travelers' Health
CDC Travel health notices and vaccination recommendations
Getting There
The primary entry point is Zanzibar International Airport, from where Kiwengwa is accessible by taxi or pre-arranged hotel transfers. The journey takes about an hour from the airport.
Getting Around
Options include hiring a taxi, renting a scooter or bicycle, or using the services of tour operators for excursions. Walking is also enjoyable within Kiwengwa village.
Visas
As Kiwengwa is part of Tanzania, visitors must follow Tanzanian visa requirements. Most need an eTA, obtained in advance online, with a few countries exempt. Always check the latest requirements before travel.
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