Situated on the exotic spice island of Zanzibar, Meliá Zanzibar is contained within a beautiful 40 hectare estate providing spectacular, uninterrupted views of the magnificent Indian ocean. The resort offers a private beach of pearlescent white sand lapped by warm ocean waters. The island is ringed by a natural coral reef, making bathing and snorkeling a relaxing and safe experience. For the more adventurous, the island of Zanzibar offers a range of activities and excursions. Explore the magical streets and alleys of East Africa¿s oldest functioning city and a visit to Stone Town will allow you to experience a melting pot of African culture, architecture, history and tradition. Or you could head to the northern most tip of the island to enjoy the unforgettable experience of interacting with wild dolphins in their natural habitat. For the adrenaline junkies, the island offers a range of water sports including; paragliding, kite surfing, scuba and snorkeling exercursions and deep water fishing exhibitions.