Bwejuu BEACH

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About Bwejuu

Bwejuu is one of the best beaches you can visit in Zanzibar, known for its powdery white sand and calm atmosphere. It is situated in the middle between Michamvi and Paje beach. The beach is an ideal destination for tourists looking to spend time relaxing without too much interactions.

Bwejuu Beach is also known for its stunning ocean views and breathtaking sunrise in the morning. Visitors can also participate in many activities like Dolphin Tours, Snorkeling, Kite boarding, Scuba Diving, Caves, and fishing trips.

Accommodations in Bwejuu range from budget-friendly guesthouses to luxury resorts. You can choose the one that suits your budget and preferences. There are also some restaurants and cafes serving fresh seafood and other local and international dishes, including vegetarian options.

This travel guide to Bwejuu will cover all you need to know about this beautiful beach.

Bwejuu Beach Images

Best Restaurants in Bwejuu

Here is the list of best restaurants you can try in Bwejuu

Bwejuu Village Location

Best things to do in Bwejuu

Here are the best things you can organize while staying in Bwejuu beach!

Where to stay in Bwejuu?

Here are the best Hotels and places to stay in Bwejuu beach.

How to get to Bwejuu Beach

To get to Bwejuu Beach, you’ll first need to travel to Zanzibar Islands. The easiest way to reach Zanzibar is by flying into Zanzibar International Airport, Kisauni.

From the airport, you can hire a taxi or looking for a shared shuttle to Bwejuu if available. The journey from the Airport to Bwejuu takes 1 and Half hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Another option is to arrange for a private transfer with your hotel or tour operator in advance. Organizing your private transfer in advance is the best option if you visit for your Holiday, prices to bwejuu range $35 – $45.

If you’re traveling from Tanzania mainland, you can take a ferry or flight from Dar es Salaam to Zanzibar. From there, you can hire a taxi or take a shared shuttle to Bwejuu Beach.

Some people use Daladala because it is a cheap option, but be prepared for an uncomfortable ride, especially if you’re prone to motion sickness.

Getting around Bwejuu Village

Best Bwejuu Holiday Packages

These packages you can customize if you would like to stay in Bwejuu beach.

Zanzibar 3 Days 2 Nights Package

Zanzibar 4 Days 3 Nights Package

Zanzibar 5 Days 4 Nights Package

Zanzibar 6 Days 5 Nights Package

Zanzibar 7 Days 6 Nights Package

Zanzibar 8 Days 7 Nights Package

FAQ About Bwejuu Beach

What is Bwejuu Beach known for?

Bwejuu Beach is known for its calm luxury resorts, tourist activities, Kite surfing, the Rock Restaurant, swimming and snorkeling around the Blue Lagoon area.

When is the best time to visit Bwejuu Beach?

The best time to visit Bwejuu Beach and Zanzibar as a whole is during the dry season, which runs from June to late March. The weather is warm and sunny during this time, and the waters are calm and clear. Please check our guide on the best time to visit Zanzibar Islands.

Are There Accommodations Available At Bwejuu Beach?

Yes, there are many accommodations available at Bwejuu Beach. This is among the popular beaches of Zanzibar. Hotels ranging from budget-friendly, mid-range to luxury resorts.

What Are The Luxury Resorts In Bwejuu?

There are several luxury resorts in Bwejuu Beach, including the Sands Beach Resort, Sahari Zanzibar Hotel (the Best), Baraza Resort, and Breezes Beach Club & Spa.  

What Are The Budget Hotels In bwejuu?

If you are on a budget, you can check out Mustapha’s Place and Indigo Beach. But there are many other unpopular guest Houses which offer cheap rooms. Just try to check once you arrive there.

Is Beach Beach Crowded?

Bwejuu Beach is not crowded, this is the perfect place for relaxation. If you are looking for a beach with too much activities and people try to check Nungwi and Kendwa beach.

What Would You Expect To Eat In Bwejuu?

Bwejuu Beach, like other beaches in Zanzibar, you can eat fresh seafood, which is often grilled or cooked in a traditional Swahili style. There are also many best restaurants and cafes that serve a variety of local dishes, international, and vegetarian options.

What Should I Pack For A Trip To Bwejuu Beach?

It depends on what you are looking to do during your vacation. In general, as you are visiting Zanzibar you should pack light, comfortable clothing, swimwear, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera for taking photos. If you plan to go snorkeling or diving, you don’t need to bring your equipment, all are included in the tour packages.

Read our guide on what to pack for your Zanzibar vacation.

What Currency Should I Take While Visiting Bwejuu?

The local currency in Tanzania is the Tanzanian shilling, but US dollars are widely accepted in Zanzibar. It’s a good idea to carry some cash for purchases at local markets and smaller establishments.

You may read our guide on the currency in Zanzibar.

Can I Use Credit Cards At Bwejuu Beach?

Almost all Hotels in Bwejuu Beach accept credit cards, but it’s always a good idea to carry some cash in case you need to pay for something that doesn’t accept cards. Such as local operators or local shops.

Can I Go Kiteboarding At Bwejuu Beach?

Yes, you can do Kiteboarding. But if you are looking for the best place for Kiteboarding, then Paje is the best place you can visit. It is very close to Bwejuu, so you can just walk to Paje beach.

Is There Internet Access At Bwejuu Beach?

Yes, almost all Hotels and big restaurants offer free Wi-Fi for their guests, so you dont have to  worry about WiFi. If you would be prefer to have local sim card, then let us know.

Is It Safe To Swim At Bwejuu Beach?

Yes, hundred percent, the waters at Bwejuu Beach are safe for swimming. But the best time to swim on the south beaches is when it is high tide because the water comes just infront of the beach.

Can I Go On A Day Trip To Stone Town From Bwejuu?

Yes, you can easily arrange a day trip to Stone Town from Bwejuu Beach, either by taxi or organized tour. You can also combine Stone Town with Jozani Forest, Spice Farm, or Prison Island.

Can I Go Scuba Diving At Bwejuu Beach?

Bwejuu is not common for Scuba Diving but there are dive shops offering diving service. If you are looking to go diving while staying at Hotel in Bwejuu, then you can just ask your Hotel.

Is There a Local Market Near Bwejuu Beach?

If you are looking for the local markets near Bwejuu where you can buy fresh produce, seafood, local Zanzibar foods, souvenirs, and tropical fruits of Zanzibar, please visit Paje beach which is just walking distance or you can hire a short taxi.

Can I Go On A Safari From Bwejuu Beach?

Yes, while staying in Bwejuu, you can still organize Safaris to Tanzania mainland, Such as Mikumi National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

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