JUNE 30  –  JULY 8, 2018

FEBRUARY 9 – 18, 2018

ZANZIBAR: BEYOND THE BEACH THE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

ARRIVE. INDULGE.

Arrive in Stone Town checking into your hotel and rest at the rooftop pool of your boutique hotel digs. Be prepared for a welcome feast of grilled seafood, cocktails, and mingling with artists in town for Sauti Sa Busara before heading out to the opening night carnival.

City: Stone Town

Hotel: Kisiwa House Hotel (or similar)

Meals Included: Dinner

TASTE. FORAGE. PARTY.

Take a culinary tour through stone town first starting with the spice route then foraging Stone Town’s Darajani market for ingredients for your lunch. Accompanied by a local chef head back to the rooftop for a cooking class of epic proportions. Rest at the roof, spend time with new friends and do a street food crawl before heading into day 2 of the festival.

City: Stone Town

Hotel: Kisiwa House Hotel (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

SEE. LIVE. CONNECT.

Start your morning with the beautiful views of Nakupenda Beach, a sand bank with some of the clearest sea views near the city. Enjoy a seaside beach BBQ with cocktails before heading to Prison Island to explore Zanzibar’s history in the slave trade and see it’s gigantic colony of sea turtles. In the evening head back to Stone Town for day 3 of the festival.

City: Stone Town

Hotel: Kisiwa House Hotel (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast

WALK. ENGAGE.

Start the morning with a photo walk with local photographer’s exploring Stone Town’s city streets. Stop by palaces, forts, and markets for some hidden history of the city. After your walk enjoy lunch before heading to a traditional persian spa treatment. Spend the afternoon on your own dining at one of our favorite restaurants before heading back to the festival.

City: Stone Town

Hotel: Kisiwa House Hotel (or similar)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

JOURNEY. RELAX.

Depart Stone Town for Dongwe Beach and check in to your tricked out beach house. Get comfortable in your new digs and enjoy a beach bonfire under the stars.

City: Dongwe

Hotel: Private

Meals Included:   Breakfast,Dinner

RIDE. DISCOVER.

Start the day by scooter exploring the villages on the east coast of the island and making authentic connections with people who call Zanzibar their home. Make your way to Paje Beach and watch the kite surfers soar through the air.

City: Dongwe

Hotel: Private

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

SWIM. DIVE.

Spend your day at sea snorkeling, searching for dolphins, and discovering small islands off of Zanzibar’s coast. At sunset return to the mainland through mangrove forests with champagne in hand.

City: Paje

Hotel: Private

Meals Included: Breakfast

DEPART.

Spend your last few hours by the shore before packing up to head home. If you’ve got a long layover in Dar Es Salaam join us for a tour of this enchanted city.

City: Dongwe

Meals Included: Breakfast

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