Winter Escape to Zanzibar

Leave the cold behind and Embrace Tropical Paradise

7 days
6 nights



Embark on a 7-day winter escape with Steven&Friends in enchanting Zanzibar. Stay at a boutique hotel in the peaceful coastal village of Matemwe, nestled on Zanzibar’s northeastern coast, creating the perfect setting for your serene getaway. Designed for all travelers, it’s the ideal winter retreat.

Explore optional activities like Stone town tour; additional options can be found in the What’s Not Included’ section. These experiences aren’t part of the package but can be arranged at the hotel; details will be coordinated upon your arrival.

Book early! Accommodations fill up fast during high and peak season. Secure your spot now to avoid missing out. If your preferred option is unavailable, we’ll offer similar alternatives.


Day 1

Karibu Zanzibar

Welcome to Zanzibar!

Upon your arrival at Zanzibar’s Abeid Amani Karume International Airport, your guide will warmly welcome you and accompany you to your accommodations for a restful overnight stay.

Take this time to relax and prepare for the incredible adventures ahead.

Day 2

Sunbathing and Beach Bliss

Enjoy a whole day of relaxation on Zanzibar’s beautiful beaches. The soft, sandy shores are perfect for unwinding and soaking in the warm tropical sun.

You can also choose to do extra activities like water sports such as kite surfing or pamper yourself with a relaxing massage treatment (at an extra cost) for the ultimate relaxation.

Day 3

Blissful Beach Day and Spice Farm Discovery

Immerse yourself in a day of pure relaxation on Zanzibar’s sandy shores, soaking in the stunning beauty of the beach.

Explore the fascinating world of Zanzibar’s incredible spices with a delightful spice farm tour, uncovering the secrets of these amazing flavors. After this captivating adventure, bask in the afternoon, unwinding by the pool or on the sunny beach, surrounded by serene beauty. It’s a day to rejuvenate your spirit and savor the wonders of Zanzibar.

Day 4

Beach Relaxation and Cooking lesson

Enjoy peaceful moments on the beach, letting the soft sands and gentle waves make your retreat truly calming. Lose yourself in the natural beauty around you as you unwind on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar.

Later, join the Head Chef for a delightful cooking class in the garden. Immerse yourself in regional culinary traditions through hands-on, enjoyable lessons, ensuring your getaway is a one-of-a-kind, immersive, and inspiring journey.

Day 5

Maalum cave adventure

Visit Maalum caves, a unique natural swimming pool in Paje, Zanzibar, for an extra special experience. There you can dive into the underground wonders, connect with nature, and find moments of peace in this unique place.

Day 6

Beach Relaxation

Make the most of your final day in this paradise! Take in the stunning nature, and perhaps savor your favorite drink as the sun sets over the horizon. It’s the ideal way to conclude your stay in this incredible spot.

Day 7

Farewell and Departure

Head to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport for your departure flight, bidding farewell to Zanzibar’s beautiful beaches, rich culture, and historic sites, and leaving with a treasure trove of memories.

Welcome back to Zanzibar!

As you depart, remember that this is just the beginning of a collection of memories that will stay with you until your next adventure and relaxation.

Karibu Tena Zanzibar 🌍✹


  • Transportations, from and to the Airport
  • Six nights accommodation at Zanzibar Retreat hotel
  • Warm welcome with a fruit platter
  • Half board (breakfast & dinner)
  • Cooking lesson
  • Maalum cave adventure
  • Spice farm tour


  • International airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activities at extra cost: Water sports, spa, Stone Town tour, Prison Island tour, Snorkeling tour, Jozani Forest tour, Dolphin Tour.
  • Local women’s project for producing soaps and jams.



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Best time to visit Zanzibar

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Unique experiences

Combine the following activities to tailor your unique adventure in Zanzibar. Contact us today, and let us assist you in planning a once-in-a-lifetime experience on this enchanting island.


Discover the heart of Zanzibar in Stone Town. Immerse yourself in vibrant local markets, winding lanes, and unique crafts. Enjoy the charm of fine hotels with cozy cafés and restaurants.

Don’t miss the legendary home of Freddie Mercury, adding a musical touch to your captivating journey.

Take a trip to Mnemba Island, a hidden paradise of natural beauty and peace. Explore the clear waters, snorkel or dive to see colorful fish and amazing sea creatures, and enjoy fun dolphin activities. Relax and have an amazing time on Mnemba Island, where you can unwind and have adventures at the same time.

Enjoy delicious seafood and a tasty local lunch while soaking up the stunning views of the island.

Journey into Jozani Forest and meet rare and friendly Kirk’s Red Colobus monkeys up close, exclusive to Zanzibar. Immerse yourself in magical mahogany forests and explore mysterious mangrove swamps.

Jozani Forest promises an unforgettable adventure with unique wildlife and captivating natural wonders.

spice farm zanzibar

Explore Zanzibar’s essence at a spice farm, supporting local agriculture and sustainability. Dive into the vibrant world of cloves and witness spices coming to life.

It’s more than a tour; it’s a sensory journey, bringing Zanzibar’s flavors directly to your fingertips for an enriching and eco-conscious experience.

Experience a unique adventure at Maalum Caves, a natural swimming pool in Paje, Zanzibar, for an extraordinary experience. Dive into the underground wonders, connect with nature, and discover moments of peace in this one-of-a-kind location.

Maalum Caves promise a captivating journey, offering a blend of excitement and tranquility for a truly special escape.

Embark on a captivating journey to Prison Island, near Stone Town. Explore the island’s history, engage with giant Aldabra tortoises, and snorkel in crystal-clear waters.

Experience a unique blend of history, wildlife, and relaxation on this exceptional excursion.

Set sail on an unforgettable adventure with Safari Blue, exploring the stunning coastline of Zanzibar. Discover secluded sandbanks, snorkel in pristine waters, and enjoy a delicious seafood feast aboard a traditional dhow boat.

Experience the beauty of Zanzibar’s marine life firsthand on this thrilling excursion, promising memories to last a lifetime.

Dive into the captivating Baraka Natural Aquarium to witness Zanzibar’s diverse marine life up close. Enjoy snorkeling, swimming, and playing with the turtles, as well as fish feeding activities for an engaging encounter with tropical fish and aquatic creatures. Learn about marine conservation efforts, fostering environmental awareness and appreciation.

Ideal for families and travelers of all ages, offering fun and educational experiences. Create lasting memories exploring Zanzibar’s underwater wonders at Baraka Natural Aquarium.

Escape to Nakupenda Island, a hidden treasure off the coast of Zanzibar, offering a private paradise away from the crowds. Discover beautiful white sand beaches and clear turquoise waters surrounding Nakupenda Island, perfect for relaxation and enjoyment.

Whether it’s a romantic trip or a peaceful getaway, Nakupenda Island offers intimate moments and unforgettable experiences for couples and solo travelers alike.


Welcome to Zanzibar Retreat Hotel!

This charming hotel is owned by our good friends and partners. Nestled in the serene village of Matemwe on Zanzibar’s northeastern coast, it offers a peaceful retreat just a short walk from the beach. Indulge in delightful half-board meals, and if you wish, upgrade to a full-board experience.

Reach out to us, and let’s create your dream tropical getaway!

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