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The Lighthouse Beach Resort

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

The food and staff was great with huge plates of freshest seafood, tasty sauces, and huge helpings. There is a lovely beach set up area down on Kasa beach where Lunch is served. It is a good spot for Kitesurfing, and you see lots of turtles popping their heads out the waves. However the location of the rooms and main... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

On a weekend in early June, 14 rowdy men descended on the lighthouse resort for a weekend bachelor party getaway. Despite being a loud, drunk and raucous bunch, the staff was absolutely awesome! They were very friendly,and super helpful. The bar staff had no problems staying up late to assist us, the serive was always excellent with very friendly helpful... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The bunglows were beautifully build in natural materials and had great sea view with a nice sea breeze. Kidagaa beach was a beautiful 2.5 km decerted sandy beach located below the lodge. We were served great food three times a day and enjoyed great service from the staff. Great place to relax and enjoy good food and beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

This was our second time at the Lighthouse and we truly enjoyed it. Frank and the rest of the staff are absolutely amazing. They really aim to make your staff enjoyable! The lodge is nice and rustic with spacious rooms and great views of the ocean. It is an excellent place to relax, read and catch up on your rest!... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Beautiful quiet beach, cool waters. Excellent breakfast with lovely pancakes and freshly ground coffee. Lunch served on the beach. Scrumptious seafood dinners served in a delightful atmosphere. Very good service. The only problem was the room. Staff was doing the laundry right in front of the room and hanging it up right behind. This disturbed our privacy and peace.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Stayed at The Lighhouse several times before, the staff is very welcoming, the food is very good and fresh, the rooms clean and they now have new very nice bathroom amenities. The beach is very long and empty, perfect for long walks or run. The positive thing about this location is that you can swim at low tide too, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The staff are so welcoming and friendly. Meals are fresh catch of the day....fabulous. The beach is perfect for walking. Great spot. On our last day, although check out is 11, we were welcome to stay on the beach all day and a room was provided for us to shower and change.

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Thank IRCClady
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

From the moment of arrival we were looked after and made to feel at home. Rest and relaxation is what we wanted and that's what we got. Drinks on arrival ,meals where and when it suited us,either on the beach or back at the lodge. Nothing was too much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

The lighthouse took me an hour to get to from the ferry. I wouldn't recommend driving there unless you had a four-wheel drive/SUV type vehicle - the journey isn't all paved roads, and the bits closer to the Lighthouse can be steep and rocky. Having said that, I really enjoyed driving there. Pros: - One of the best beaches I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We've stayed 4 weekends in a row....maybe even 5 time. It's a wonderful place to get away from Dar, surf and relax. Easy to get to taking 1hr 40min (with no traffic). Accommodation is in line with the surroundings and blends and always clean, comfortable and cool, getting afternoon sea breeze for always the perfect sleep. We get asked what... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Imagine wandering from your self-contained beach cottage on a lush tropical garden setting, onto a 2.5km stretch of unspoilt beach. Only 40km from the Kigamboni ferry, the Lighthouse Beach Resort is a great holiday lifestyle for families, couples, small groups and businessmen because of its location and accessibility. Come and spend your weekend or holiday at The Lighthouse Beach Resort. A short 40 km south of Kigamboni, you’ll find your "Home away from home" – our natural beach paradise. We have family bungalows and spacious double rooms, all with a good comfort!Our restaurant will give you mouth watering meals, even on the 2,5 km long white sandy beach! In the evening you’ll enjoy the sunset from our 360º roof top terrace, with ice cold refreshments and snacks before dinner. It is also ideal for tourists who don’t really want to stay in isolated beach resorts on far away islands, but still want to be near them. The resort is almost directly on the beach, with the view of the lighthouse which it is named after. Welcome for a memorable stay! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Lighthouse Beach Resort

Address: Kidagaa Village, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Dar es Salaam
Price Range: $185 - $190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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