In Makunduchi, a small fishing village located in the south-east area of the island of Unguja, the main island of Zanzibar Archipelago, on the Indian Ocean.


By plane
From Dar es Salam to Stone Town: 20 min

By boat
From Dar es Salam to Stone Town: 2 hours

By Taxi or Car

From Zanzibar Airport to Ujamaa Beach Resort in Makunduchi: 1 hour.

Passport: necessary, with a residual validity of at least six months. All children must be in possession of an individual passport. For more
Vaccination information see your ASL.
Entry fee: $ 50 plus $ 50 for the exit
Compulsory Vaccinations: There are


With a time zone difference of only 1 or 2 hours (depending on the standard time or daylight), and therefore without failure related to the jetlag, you can enjoy an absolutely pleasant tropical climate.
The humid heat is never sultry, particularly on the northeast coast, thanks to the influence of monsoon winds.
The average minimum annual temperature is 29 °, while the average maximum is 32.5 °.
For those who plan to spend a holiday in Zanzibar any moment of the year is perfect, except April and May. The sea is always warm (26-28 degrees), the day is almost perfectly divided into two hours of light and hours of darkness.


In winter (June-August)
Light clothes, a sweatshirt for the evening, a light scarf for the breeze, sunscreen; For the coral reef; Snorkeling equipment, water shoes or with rubber sole.

In summer (December-February)
Lightweight and natural fiber clothing, a lightweight evening dress, a light raincoat or umbrella in December, sunscreen; Snorkeling equipment, water shoes or with rubber sole.


Spoken Languages: Kiswahili and English
Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Euro and Dollars are equally accepted and convertible into local currency at the numerous bureaux de change. The major banks offering Bancomat service are: Barclays, NBC, Standard Chartered Bank.
There are no particular restrictions on the import of currency. Credit cards are not widespread and are generally accepted only in major hotels. The most common are Visa, Master Card and Diners Club.
Time zone: GMT + 3


Area code to Italy: 00039
Area code from Italy: 00255
The cellular network is widespread even though some areas within the country are not yet well covered.


In Zanzibar is evident the phenomenon of the tides, especially on the east side: the tide changes 4 times a day with 2 peaks of maximum and minimum that vary in intensity depending on the moon phases , every day the tide changes by about 45 minutes more than the day before, the result is that the shades of green-blue sea change from minute to minute as a huge kaleidoscope.


tides for fishing