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Uroa Bay

Uroa, Tanzania
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Great views in a relaxing setting

If you want a relaxing holiday spent lying on the beach , then Uroa is for you. The place is... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2014
vitt71
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Nairobi, Kenya
Tropical Beach Paradise

Went there to view the beach after reading the reviews and was glad to have done this. Tropical... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2014
TravelFeetZA
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Cape Town
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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“beach boys” (6 reviews)
“low tide” (6 reviews)
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Uroa, Tanzania
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Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you want a relaxing holiday spent lying on the beach , then Uroa is for you. The place is beautiful, and you can live a bit of traditional Zanzibar going to see the seaweed farming during low tide or venturing to the fish market...More

2  Thank vitt71
Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Went there to view the beach after reading the reviews and was glad to have done this. Tropical island at its height. Endless Paradise

2  Thank TravelFeetZA
Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Beach was clean, very few locals selling good. A place to relax and chill and take in the sun. The sea was lovely and clean idea for swimming.

Thank John W
Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stayed in Uroa beach bay resort for 5 days. Uroa beach is very beautiful and long. You can see really white sands there. When you are walking on this sandy beach you will feel very good. And the most interesting thing is tides. (I...More

2  Thank SonayKoman
Reviewed October 23, 2013

Its an idilic place but only to view. The palm tree lined coast & the spaced out hidden hotels all make this place really quiet. If you like to stay within the grounds, chillin & tanning then its fine. The tide is out as far...More

3  Thank M00kster
Reviewed September 19, 2013

This is quite possibly the nicest beach on Zanzibar and is a must see. I would recommend that you bring a snorkel mask here as the ocean life is spectacular.

2  Thank Toman K
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Fabulous time on the island, especially my choice of Uroa Bay Resort for relaxing and meeting great people while enjoying the beach and culture...

1  Thank Jenny J
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This coastline is a real paradise in Zanzibar ! beaches , boat trips at sunset and also during the day, friendly people , wonderful sunshine :what else ?

2  Thank jeannick O
Reviewed May 23, 2013

We visited during the off season, so we had the beach to ourselves. It was very good. We stopped at a small hotel and ate. Very large portions of fresh tuna, salads, and beverages for a very reasonable price. One of our party lost his...More

1  Thank David V
Reviewed April 3, 2013

I went there for the day trip visiting friends who were staying there, we had lunch and swim in the sea and later we had dinner in their restaurant. I liked their restaurant and the whole enveronment which were very clean. Probably I will go...More

Thank Riando3
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Alice P
does the rooms have aircon?
December 18, 2016|
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Response from RollStoneMoss | Reviewed this property |
Rooms have fans and aircom
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Yolandi W
Any car rental services nearby Uroa Resort?
November 10, 2016|
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Response from Mr_Dracia | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend to drive by yourself on the island, as local roads are pretty busy with motorbikes, buses and so on. As the island does not have walkways, people walk on the streets. Either you book a bus/taxi from the... More
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Liu H
Hi Jenny Sorry to bother you. I am thinking about to book the Uroa Bay resort where you stayed. do you think the beach there is nice for swimming? Is it far away from other places since it is so quiet? Many thanks for your help! helena
December 16, 2014|
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Response from vitt71 | Reviewed this property |
Hi liu, there is a reef that extends for at least one hundered meters so it is a bit tough to do some real swimming. Uroa beach is really isolated, though beautiful , so it is far from restaurants and other amenities. Go if... More
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