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Enjoy an amazing holiday at Hakuna Shida Guesthouse on the beautiful Zanzibar island! Hakuna Shida is a small and private guesthouse on Paje beach, one of the best kitesurfing spots in the world that offers perfect and safe conditions for beginners. Learn and practice kiting with friendly and experienced instructors and relax on untouched white beaches and beautiful turquoise waters.
During your kitesurfing holiday, you will stay in a private single room en-suite at Hakuna Shida Guesthouse, a few meters away from the most beautiful white sandy beach of Paje, a small traditional fishing village. It is in the middle of the best kite spot in the island, close to restaurants and bars. The kite school is just a short walking distance from the guesthouse.
The guesthouse has seven rooms, all equipped with a fan, mosquito net, night table, safe box, and Zanzibarian shelves for clothes. They also have a private bathroom with a very comfortable shower and hot water if desired. Free internet is available, as well as a pool to cool off at any time.
Start your morning with a yoga session with an experienced teacher before you take on the waters to learn kiting with qualified instructors or relax on the white sandy beach with crystal-clear water. The guesthouse also has a pool where you can chill with a book, and you can enjoy their restaurant which offers lunch, snacks, smoothies, iced coffee, and Wi-Fi.
This kitesurf camp will take place on Paje beach. Paje is a village on the Tanzania island of Unguja, which is a part of Zanzibar. It is located on the southeast coast between the villages of Bwejuu and Jambiani. The fishermen’s village is situated on a beautiful strip of seashore. You can find small shops and two supermarkets near the cross road. Further inside the village, you can find more small shops, where you can buy souvenirs, especially vivid-colored paintings in Zanzibarian style, handicraft, and various coconut products.
Paje is built in traditional Swahili style, so you can make short trips through long dusty “streets” and enjoy the local cordial atmosphere. Local people usually spend the whole day in their usual work, gathering seaweed, making ropes of coconut fibers, or repairing or building boats (dhows). If you want to take photos, please be kind and ask before you take a shoot. For many locals, this is a pleasant source of income.
As Paje is famous kitesurfing center, most tourists are either keen on kitesurfing there, or they have a possibility to learn the basics of this popular sport. The lagoon is one of the best places in the world to learn kiteboarding. The first reason is that a very consistent side-onshore wind is blowing most of the year. The second reason is that the lagoon is shallow during low tide and has a sandy bottom. Lastly, the reef protects the lagoon from waves.
The price includes daily breakfast. Every morning, you can enjoy a complete homemade breakfast with toast, eggs, fruit juice, coffee, tea, and some fresh fruits, the best way to start a good day. For lunch and dinner, there is a daily menu available. The chef prepares a variety of tasty dishes like seafood, Swahili food, snacks, burgers, and salads.
To assure you quality food, they work with a local supplier, and most of their fruits and vegetables come from a farmer in the area. Their fisherman provides them with some fresh fish like king fish, red snapper, or tuna.
You will receive a one-hour full body massage to relax after a day of kitesurfing and activities.
Abeid Amani Karume International Airport
Please book your flight to arrive at Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Hakuna Shida Guesthouse will pick you up from the airport.
Upon arrival at the ferry station, their driver will wait for you with a Hakuna Shida signboard. This transfer is included in the price.