Zanzibar Just the name, Zanzibar, evokes dreams of romance and mystery. And the reality will not disappoint the traveler bored with mass tourism, seeking and enlightening and enjoyable holiday experience. Zanzibar, the name includes the main island, Unguja, and its sister island, Pemba - has for centuries attracted seafarers and adventurers from around the world. Now it welcomes a new generation of explorers, those who have come to marvel at the rich heritage, reflected in the architecture and the culture of the people. For this is where Arabia meets Africa. Visit ZanzibarÕs historic Stone Town, where the sultans once ruled. Relax on one of 25 dazzling white, palm-fringed beaches, where the azure waters of the Indian Ocean beckons swimmers, divers, fishermen and water sport enthusiasts alike. Breathe in the fragrant scents of cloves, vanilla, cardamom and nutmeg, and discover why Zanzibar is called "The Spice Island". Explore the forests, with their rare flora and fauna. Or visit some of the ancient, archaeological sites. Spend a few days here after a safari on the African mainland, or better still allocate a week or two and immerse yourself in the magic that is Zanzibar.