Region: Tanzania Coast and Islands

Saadani National Park

A former game reserve gazetted only in 2005, Saadani is Tanzania’s newest national park and the only one in East Africa with ocean frontage, offering a unique mix of big game, rivers and beaches. Land animals include hippos, wildebeest, zebra, eland, buffalo, elephant, giraffe, lion and the rare Roosevelt’s sable antelope whilst marine-side, dolphins frolic … Continued

Pole Pole

A small luxury lodge with a great location within the stunning Mafia Island National Park

Southern Sun Dar Es Salaam

Located close to the business district and botanical gardens, the hotel offers a good base from which to explore the city of Dar Es Salaam.

Fundu Lagoon

Ideally situated on the paradise island of Pemba, near Zanzibar

Zanzibar Serena Inn

Splendid location overlooking the Indian Ocean and comfortable accommodation in a characterful, historic building

Pongwe Beach Resort

A charming guesthouse with a quiet and secluded location on one of the best beaches on the attractive east coast of Zanzibar

Matemwe Lodge

Exceptionally stylish accommodation and a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere

Zanzibar and Pemba

Technically, Zanzibar is the name of an archipelago containing two main islands, Unguja and Pemba. However, most people (even the locals) refer to Unguja as Zanzibar and the old name is quickly fading out of use. The main island of Zanzibar (Unguja) is blessed with a long white sand beach running from its northern tip, … Continued

Mafia Island Marine Park

Accessed by a short flight from Zanzibar or Dar es Salaam, the delightful archipelago of Mafia Island Marine Park consists of many tiny islands, extensive coral reefs and beautiful white sand beaches providing excellent snorkelling and diving, perhaps the best in Tanzania. Much quieter than Zanzibar, two of the main islands, Mafia and Chole, are … Continued

Saandani Safari Lodge

An exclusive tent and thatch camp perched on the beach just outside the Saadani National Park

Chole Mjini

long established, family owned lodge on peaceful, little visited Chole Island

Gombe Stream National Park

One of the smallest and most remote national parks in Tanzania, Gombe is dedicated to the preservation of chimpanzees originally made famous by the primatologist Jane Goodall in the 1960s. Observe the excellent work of her foundation and encounter some of the most intensively studied chimpanzees, perhaps including Frodo, Freud and Gimli. Rising from the … Continued