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Ras Kutani

Budget Standard Luxury Campsite Permanent Campsite Lodge Hotel

Fast Facts

  • 9 spacious & charming cottages
  • En suit bathrooms
  • Large dressing area
  • 4 large suits with plunge pools
  • 1 family unit with connected cottages
  • Bar
  • Lounge & Dining
  • Spa
  • Indigenous coastal forest
  • Pool

General Information

Despite its long and tumultuous history, this beach holiday in Africa offers the visitor that increasingly rare commodity – long stretches of pristine deserted beaches, warm blue seas and an opportunity to experience the peace and tranquility long since swamped by overcrowding in more publicized tropical resorts.

None more so than Ras Kutani, set on a crescent of white sandy beach, washed by the gentle surf of the temperate Indian Ocean. The lodge is situated only 35 kilometers South of the port of Dar es Salaam but offers the perfect hideaway, far from the madding crowd. The setting ensures that feeling of being on one’s own tropical island. The lodge is flanked by a fresh water lagoon abutting onto a coastal forest, which spills to the edge of the unspoilt and undeveloped beach.

Accommodation is in nine spacious, charming cottages constructed of natural, local materials that harmonise perfectly with the wonderful surroundings. Ethnic furnishings impart a sense of the Tanzanian coast’s rich cultural heritage. Each cottage has its own en suite bathroom and large veranda with views of the azure ocean. Our chefs pride themselves on preparing the fresh “fruit of the ocean” fare from the readily available local fish and crustaceans.


10 minites by light aircraft from Dar es Salaam to Ras Kutani private airstrip, 1.5 hours drive by road.