Nungwi is a large village at Zanzibar Island’s . Today it’s a major tourist destination, a beautiful beach and stunning sunsets. The traditional and modern knock against each other with full force. Fishing boats still launch from the beach – a scene unchanged for centuries.
It is about 35 miles (56 km) north of Zanzibar Town on the Nungwi Peninsula, about an hour drive from Stone Town
It’s known for the wide, palm-lined Nungwi Beach and a nearby boat-building yard for the production of traditional dhows. The Mnarani Marine Turtle Conservation Pond shelters green and hawksbill sea turtles in a tidal lagoon. Off the coast, coral reefs teeming with colorful fish include Hunga and Leven Bank.