Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Nungwi

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Nungwi. Well known for its snorkeling, diving and kayaking, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Seasonal weather averages in Nungwi

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, March, February, January and November are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Nungwi

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nungwi is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nungwi Beach (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Kendwa Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Mnemba Island (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Muyuni Beach (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Mapenzi Beach (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Kiwengwa Beach (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Nungwi

The nearest airport is in Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), located 34.2 mi (55.1 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Nungwi?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 31 vacation rentals near Nungwi. From 4 Houses to 14 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nungwi for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Nungwi?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Nungwi. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Nungwi Beach: 36 vacation rentals
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium: 36 vacation rentals
  • Nungwi Natural Aquarium: 36 vacation rentals
  • Diving Poseidon: 36 vacation rentals
  • Kendwa Beach: 78 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nungwi listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Nungwi?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Houses in Nungwi. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Nungwi include:

  • Villas: 14 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Nungwi?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation rentals with pool available in Nungwi. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.