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Kitesurf. Have fun in Zanzibar!

Kitesurf in Zanzibar

Sport lovers will find a surprising location in Zanzibar. One of the major highlights of this area is the reliable wind… and this is the reason why the island has become a famous kitesurfing spot, a good environment both for learners and experts.

Kitesurf is one of the most fun activities you can try out during your stay in Tanzania. This surface water sport uses the power of the wind to propel a controllable power kite across the water on a kiteboard.

Despite the way it looks, it is quite easy to learn the basic techniques of kitesurfing, plus it doesn’t require to be very trained or strong, so that it is suitable for most of people of any age.

Just a few and simple rules, that you can get during a short course, will be enough to go on and exercise yourself in total safety. As one becomes more confident, it is possible to specialize in different styles, from speed racing to freestyle.

If you want to add this experience in your itinerary, we can help you to choose a kitesurf course suitable for your training level. Contact our experts at info@savannahtz.com.

Playing golf in Tanzania & Zanzibar? Excellent choice!

Not everybody know, but there are some golf locations in Tanzania that are very popular. It’s not difficult to figure out the reason – from the mountains to the sea landscapes are so various and incredible, not just a pleasure for the eyes but also a good ground for unique golf courses.

Today we want to give a some tips about where to go, if the goal is… playing great golf in superb places!

Kili Villa, best nearby the mountains

Kili Villa Golf
Discover an unprecedented golf course right on the doorstep of exclusive private villas. With spectacular all-round views, the course is undoubtedly one of the leading golf courses on the African continent. It actually is been listed in the “Top 10 Best golf courses of Africa” – with a spectacular scenery of Mount Meru and Kilimanjaro.

Kili Villa Accommodation
You will be accommodated in a private villa distinctively decorated to showcase the best of local African design and craftsmanship combined with colonial style furniture. Built around a central private courtyard, each villa boasts a reception, living and dining room with the ground floor hosting 2 suites with bush or pool views and additional guest bathroom.

Sea Cliff Zanzibar, best nearby the sea

Sea Cliff Zanzibar Golf
The first and only course on the island of Zanzibar. This magnificent course, designed by Peter Matkovich, consists of an undercover driving range, practice greens, 9 holes, 18 tees, golf carts and clubs to hire. A qualified PGA Golf Instructor is also on hand for any tuition and tips.

Sea Cliff Zanzibar Accommodation
You can find accommodation at Sea Cliff Resort & Spa, an exquisite sanctuary of tranquility, peace & beauty, boasting 120 bedrooms, sparkling swimming pools and an abundance of many cultural cuisines. The resort is located on the Northern-West coast of the exotic Island of Zanzibar, and conveniently located a mere 20 minutes from the historical and eclectic Stone Town.

Gymkhana Golf Course, best in the city

Gymkhana Golf Course Dar Es Salaam
Opened in 1926, Dar es Salaam Gymkhana Golf Course is one of the world’s most spectacular golf course situated against the ambiance of the Indian Ocean. It is the largest golf course in East Africa and remains an excellent 18-hole par 72 running 7,530m with sweeping views down to the coast. The mild climate guarantees year round golfing and attracts many enthusiasts from colder parts of the world.

You can choose among many accommodation available in the surrounding area – including international chains like Hyatt Regency Dar es Salaam The Kilimanjaro, Dar Es Salaam Serena Hotel, Holiday Inn Dar Es Salaam and Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam.

If you want to play golf during your trip to Tanzania, contact us at info@savannahtz.com. Our experts will be pleased to assist you!