Paradise beach resort
Located on the beach front, the hotel features 68 rooms divided into standard and superior rooms. The hotel features a central reception area and swimming pool, restaurant serving a la carte and buffet meals, and a choice of recreational facilitites. All rooms are air-conditioned, and consist of ensuite bathroom, satellite TV and mini-bar (in superior rooms).
This hotel is one of the more upmarket hotels relative to the other options available in Bagamoyo. With European management, their target market is foreign tourists looking for a beach holiday, in a remote part of the country, away from the large holiday resorts. Various types of sporting activities and entertainment is arranged by the hotel.
Mullers Mountain Lodge
The lodge is a romantic house built in the thirties, standing alone atop of a hill surrounded by beautiful gardens. The interior features splendid woodwork, and consists of 7 bedrooms, a dining room and a cosy living room with big fire place. Not all rooms are ensuite.
A spacious colonial era home, perched on a beautiful green hillside. Built in the fifties, the living room has a large fireplace, comfortable couches, and a TV/Video that features classic films. The lodge is surrounded on three sides by a 35 acre fruit and vegetable farm. Total of 5 bedrooms. Not all rooms are ensuite.
Mafia kinasi lodge
A small luxury lodge for a maximum of twenty guests. Built with natural materials and traditional palm thatching, the lodge is situated on a hillside overlooking the bay and islands of Chole, Jibondo and Juani. Rooms are decorated with hand made furniture, each with an elevated wooden veranda shaded under thatch, private bathroom, armchairs, tables and hammock. Catering is based on fresh seafood, vegetables and fruit in addition to the established Swahili cuisine and barbecue. Activities that can be organised include swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, game fishing, sailing, bird watching and excursions to nearby ruins.
Pole Pole Bungalows
The resort consists of only ten bungalows. Bungalows have wide verandas looking onto the sea and are built entirely out of wood and raised on stilts. Each bungalow covers 60 sq m with personalized fixtures and finishings. The floors are made out of hard wood, the furniture from mahogany and the door and window frames from doussi. Bathrooms have double washbasins and king-size showers.
Mafia Island Lodge
Lying in the Indian Ocean to the south of Zanzibar and a 30 minute flight from Dar-Es-Salaam, Mafia island is a paradise for lovers of scuba diving and fishing. The lodge is located at the sea’s edge on Chole bay and stands some 400 metres from the beach. Built from coral stone, the 40 rooms are at garden level with a veranda overlooking the ocean. The restaurant serves local specialities, seafood and fish. Facilities include fishing, wind surfing, sailing, boat trips to neighbouring islands and diving. Qualified divers can rent diving equipment from the hotel.
Nestled into the secluded, undiscovered part of the Pemba Coastline, the lodge comprises of 20 bungalows, two bars and a restaurant with a modern specifically designed and hand-crafted architecture to blend with the natural surrounding of the fertile isle.
Rooms offer luxury accommodation either directly on the beach or high ridge of the peninsula, all with superb sweeping views of the bay, making Fundu Lagoon a perfect honeymoon retreat. Each room has a private and en-suite bathroom, fans and minibar. Furnishings are stylishly throughout and made from natural, local materials. The bungalows are built on hardwood stilted decks, located discreetly amongst the trees on the beach and in the hillside overlooking the bay, all with their own sense of privacy yet giving full and easy access to the amenities. Each bungalow has its own hardwood-panelled bathroom with walk-in shower with hot and cold running water and presents the exclusive Fundu Lagoon product range created from local resources.
Specially designed canvas interiors sit beneath Zanzibari roofing. Coconut wood furniture adorns the individual south-facing balconies. Combined with mini bar, ceiling fans and full room service each bungalow provides all the comforts and space one would need.
Set on a Peninsula with sunsets and sunrises over the Indian Ocean, the lodge is strategically positioned for easy access to the western shoreline and the eastern coastline. The 15 cabins are on raised stilts offering stunning views of the Indian Ocean. All cabins are ensuite and have their own private verandas. The lodge is in essence, a retreat for ocean enthusiasts with a fully stocked dive centre and a fleet of boats to cater for snorkelling, diving and fishing.
The luxurious Protea Hotel Pangani River, built on a clifftop 70 metres above the majestic Pangani River Mouth, occupies an estate of some 150-acres. Overlooking the ancient Swahili town of Pangani, which has a rich and interesting history of Arab and African Cultures, the hotel commands a stunning panorama across the sparkling blue waters of the Indian Ocean and the mouth of the Pangani River, recreating the feeling of a comfortable and welcoming East African plantation home with country club style.
Accommodation comprises 38 air-conditioned and spacious rooms, with non smoking rooms available on request. Dining facilities include a restaurant and bar, with conference and banqueting facilities. Sporting and leisure activities include a swimming pool, fishing, hiking and horseriding.
Nestled in a secluded and idyllic stretch of the Tanzanian coast, where the Indian Ocean laps the shores of East Africa, there can be found a small and intimate beach lodge of unique distinction. This discreet and charming lodge consists of 7 colorful and spacious beachside cabanas, with en-suite facilities. The rustic makuti-thatch roofs that ripple in the Indian Ocean breeze, vibrant Caribbean architecture and collection of traditional artifacts and Swahili furniture conspire to create a distinctly unique environment in which to unwind your mind.
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