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Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel

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PO Box 1784 | Nungwi Peninsular, Nungwi, Tanzania
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Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and myself spent 6 nights at Rus Nungwi in early April. We were hoping for a relaxing stay and thats exactly what we got. The scenery surrounding the Resort was something I had never seen before, was pretty special. The service at the resort itself was also fantastic. Every member of staff was pleasant and extremely helpful. They... More 

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Brighton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is located at the northern tip of the island, the last one built on the east side. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and the main buildings constructed from native wood with thatching on the roofs. We selected an ocean-facing bungalow which enabled us to sit on the porch and watch the tides go in and out, and the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I spent 3 days at Ras Nungwi in March, it was nowhere near long enough! We booked a garden view room but we were upgraded to an ocean view room on arrival. The staff knew us by name from day 1 and ensured we had everything we needed. The small touches made such a big difference. A... More 

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Ras Nungwi in December after an amazing safari in the Selous. After much research on Zanzibar hotels- i was in search of the 'barefoot luxury, small boutique hotel ' we had so enjoyed in madagascar and mozambique, we settled on RN, knowing it didn't really correspond to what we were looking for but then none of the... More 

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Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My second time at this wonderful beachfront property. It is the ultimate place for relaxation with amazing views of the ever-shifting ocean. The staff is amazing, truly caring and friendly, which makes the service impeccable yet unobtrusive The mosquito net canopied comfortable beds guarantee a good nights rest. I would highly recommend this for a weekend getaway or for honeymooning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not usually a big fan of beach-only style hotels, but the Ras Nungwi was the best of its kind I've ever stayed in. Good food, charming staff and a great place to completely relax, which is what we did post-safari in Tanzania and after a day in the hustle and bustle of Stone Town. Perfect place to end the... More 

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Mombasa, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A super place, great warmth from the staff and management, plenty of little touches that make you feel like you never want to leave. There is a nice dive center, some kayaks for hire (although apparently all the kayaks were under repair during our stay). I would have liked to see some stand up paddle boards for hire or some... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's not to like ... I loved everything about this place! The staff are incredibly friendly, the food was great, the beach is fabulous, the spa is super.... It was just what we needed!!! We will definitely be back!! The management at the hotel were super friendly and thoughtful!!! Very very impressed ;)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If its relaxation and tranquility that you're after, this is it. Hotel is perfectly positioned. Wonderful friendly staff. Nice spacious rooms. Right on the beach and a short walk along it will take you to the turtle aquarium. Lovely spa and activities available. Will definitely return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I stayed here for nearly two weeks in February as a writing retreat. I needed to find a peaceful, beautiful, inspiring spot to write my book. And this turned out to be perfect! I had been to Nungwi years earlier, but had stayed on the northwest side of the island, which has beautiful beaches, but which is far more crowded.... More 

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