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The Lighthouse Beach Resort

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Kidagaa Village, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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The Lighthouse Beach Resort
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed a relaxing weekend at the Lighthouse early January. The beach is wonderful and idyllic. Over night a turtle laid eggs on the beach but unfortunately local people were taking them in the morning. Also the second day, there were some locals dynamite fishing and thus destroying the reef, a real shame. Service at the lighthouse is perfect and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely weekend away from it all. The beach is stunning, water crystal clear cool and refreshing. Good for long interesting walks. The food was exceptional. Nothing was to difficult, we were served on the beach and on the roof top.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This is our second time visiting Lighthouse. Since our last trip, a few improvements have been made, including the addition of solar lighting, which helps in the late-night hours and before the generator is turned on. It is impossible to overstate the kindness of the staff and their willingness to accommodate our family. Even the beach guys were friendly and... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have reviewed the Light House many times and want to let people know the subtle changes I see happening there as I am a frequent visitor. This time my dog Murphy and I stayed in Ras Kaz which is one of the rooms above the kitchen area. It has a spacious veranda that is very pleasant and cool to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I stayed at the Lighthouse Beach Resort for the second time in a few months and it was very nice. The property is not big, it's quiet and overlooking the beach and the sea. There are several nice, clean cottages spread out. It takes less than 5 min to walk to the deserted very nice beach, you can also swim... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Just spend a night at the lighthouse with two friends from Dar es Salaam. t is an ideal place to feel away from a busy job in Dar and having the idea of being miles away from it al. Only 40 km after the ferry (just plan your time to pass the ferry) and you are on a 2,5 km... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was our first time to checkout the Lodge at Lighthouse Beach and we definitely hope to come back. Main thing is the very friendly and thoughtful service throughout our stay by all members of staff. Lovely food with plenty of fresh fish and vegetables and homemade breads. Best of all, it can be served at one's terrace or even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Just 100 meter to the beach , nice to take a swim and even possible to do that when is low tide. Perfect place to relax with a good book, nice walk on the beach or sunbathing. Love the food, and defently go back there, since I`m living in Dar for a year . Love this place :-)

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest! Thank you for your valuable time giving us your feedback - it is always highly appreciated. Your comments have been forwarded to our staff. Karibuni tena! More 

Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Are you feeling stressed and need to get away from town a few days? Then this is the perfect place for you. I was here for a couple of days and I enjoyed every bit of it. The staff was lovely, village people who were very welcoming with a relaxed and personal service. And the food they made – amazing!... More 

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Dear Helen! Thank you for taking your time to give us your review - it is of great value to us to know your opinion and inputs. Hope to see you back soon! Welcome again! More 

Kampala
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

After a week Lighthouse Beach we felt born again. The food is excellent and we loved that you do not have to choose all the time (well... shall we have lunch in our house or at the beach today?). The beach is super, swimming is safe and can also be done during low-tide. Our kids loved the dart board and... More 

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Eivind T, Owner at The Lighthouse Beach Resort, responded to this review

Hi Willem - thank you for choosing to visit us! (and for the solar inputs!) We are grateful for your review - it have been forwarded to Frank and his team. Hope to see you back soon! Karibuni tena! More 

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