USEFUL INFORMATION ABOUT ZANZIBAR
Visa fee is 50 US$ per person and is a 90 days single entry visa.
Zanzibar is rated world class destintation for its beaches and water sports activities.
Stonetown - The Capital of the Island is 55 km west of the hotel.
Local Currency is Tanzanian Shilling.
ATM machines are only available in Stone Town. Traveller cheques are not common.
Zanzibar International Airport is 55 kilometers away close to the Capital Stone Town. Taxis are available. The fare from the Airport or Harbour to the Hotel is around 50 US-$ for parties up to 6 persons. Transfer can be arranged by the hotel.
Local Public Transportation is called 'Dalla Dalla'. They leave StoneTown at Darajani Market. The one that takes you to Jambiani is No 309. The fare is around 2000 TSH per person. Tell the conductor to drop you off at Pakachi Beach Hotel & Resort. It is the first stop in Jambiani.
The nearest Medical Facility is 4 km from Pakachi Beach Hotel & Resort called 'Jambiani Hospital'.
Since February 2011 Vaccination for Yellow Fever is mandatory, when immigrating from endangered countries. Stay informed.
Dar es Salaam, the economic Capital of Tanzania is 60 km southwest of the hotel and is to be reached by either small airplane, ferry or boat.
Here you can see a 45 minutes Video from National Geographics about Zanzibar