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Doing or just done the bush? Well here's an idyllic beach accompaniment, just 15 minutes south of Dar es Salaam.
The Lodge is situated on a pristine white beach in a remote and underdeveloped area away from the crowds. It is the perfect place for a bit of barefoot luxury before or after a safari.
Accommodation is in nine spacious cottages, four suites and a family cottage. All of the rooms are self-contained, built from local materials and cleverly positioned along the slopes of a hill to offer maximum privacy and views across the Indian Ocean and fresh water lagoon. Each cottage is large and comfortably furnished, with an ensuite bathroom, private verandah and chill out area. The Suites are slightly bigger and have their own plunge pools, while the family room is perfect for a family of four.
The Ras Kutani chefs pride themselves on preparing the freshest 'fruit of the ocean' fare from the readily available local fish and crustaceans but for the non-fish eater there are plenty of alternative menu options. Elsewhere, the bar is open as late as necessary, and everywhere the service is laid back and understated.
Activities on offer include massages, swimming, boogie-boarding, kayaking, long walks on deserted beaches, nature walks through the indigenous forest and - in season - turtle watching.