Stone Town’s jumble of streets are a riot of colour, with lively markets and historic buildings, heavy with the aroma of rich spices. Too narrow for cars, the streets are a delight to explore on foot, immersed in the buzz of daily life, with women haggling for exotic fruits and vibrant textiles and children playing in the ornately carved doorway of a pastel-hued house.
Dating back to the 19th century, the old town offers a fascinating glimpse into the city’s trading past, with mosques, palaces and cathedrals in a diverse melange of architectural influences, including Arab, Indian and Swahili.
Park Hyatt Zanzibar
Stone Town, Zanzibar and the coast, Tanzania
The Park Hyatt Zanzibar occupies a superb position in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage site, Stone Town, on the west coast of Zanzibar. Offering international standards and excellent facilities, it is a comfortable base for exploring this historic town.
Family Fun in Tanzania
Selous, Stone Town & Zanzibar Beach
Journey to Tanzania for an activity filled exploration of the lesser visited Selous Game Reserve. This hidden gem in the south is ideal for intrepid families, due to its offering of immersive safari activities. After an exhilarating wildlife experience, fly over to the island of Zanzibar and delve into the enthralling culture of Stone Town, before...