Zanzibar is the perfect option for those who are keen to stay active while on holiday. Particular highlights include wind-surfing, deep-sea fishing, snorkelling and diving. For more land-based activities, don’t forget to explore Stone Town with its daily markets and vibrant atmosphere. If you enjoy your history, a spice tour is well worth the trip. Zanzibar was one of the world’s leading producers of spices such as clove, nutmeg and cinnamon and was formerly known as the Spice Island.