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Magoroto Forest Estate

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6 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
19 guests
1 night minimum
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Enjoy the wilderness and nature’s variety of the East Usambara Mountains. THE ESTATE The Magoroto Forest Estate with its tropical rain forest is the perfect spot for getaway. The estate is located on an altitude of 850m above sea level where temperature are pleasant all year around. Due to the altitude there are almost no mosquitos. The Estate offers stunning views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the lush rain forest with rare plants and bird species or walk through the old palm oil plantation. Learn about organic spice production such as cardamom, pepper, cloves, vanilla, cinnamon, tea and many other useful plants. Have a picnic or swim in our beautiful lake. ACTIVITIES Enjoy and experience the wonderful nature up in the mountains. The estate offers a great variety o... Enjoy the wilderness and nature’s variety of the East Usambara Mountains. THE ESTATE The Magoroto Forest Estate with its tropical rain forest is the perfect spot for getaway. The estate is located on an altitude of 850m above sea level where temperature are pleasant all year around. Due to the altitude there are almost no mosquitos. The Estate offers stunning views from the Muheza Valley to the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the lush rain forest with rare plants and bird species or walk through the old palm oil plantation. Learn about organic spice production such as cardamom, pepper, cloves, vanilla, cinnamon, tea and many other useful plants. Have a picnic or swim in our beautiful lake. ACTIVITIES Enjoy and experience the wonderful nature up in the mountains. The estate offers a great variety of activities to explore the area.:  Hiking (Short walks to full day trips)  Forest or Village walk  Mountain biking  Picnic at the lake  Swimming  Fishing  Bird watching  Spice Plantation tour (seasonal spice processing) All activities can be accompanied by English-speaking tour guides. DIRECTIONS 35 min from Muheza (13km), 1 hour from Tanga, 1 hour from Segera. In Muheza turn off the main road and drive towards Amani Nature Reserve. 2km outside Muheza turn right at the Amani sign and follow the rough (all weather) road for 11km. When you arrive at the Magoroto Forest Estate sign follow the road for 1km to the headquarters. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
3 Full baths
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About the Owner
Jeremiah M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The four days i spent in Magoroto were not enough. I wish i had more days to explore the area. The staff were welcoming. I am not going to forget Haji, Fred and Kevoo. Doris too made it easier for me. Mchechu and his family...More

Date of stay: November 2020
Thank FrankKessy
Reviewed August 12, 2020

My friends and I had the most amazing stay at Magoroto. We felt so welcomed as soon as we arrived and all the staff were so friendly and welcoming. They also took great care of our driver too. Thank you so much Andrew, Matthias and...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Emily993
Reviewed December 1, 2019

Magoroto Forest Estate is an amzing place to stay The staff goes over and beyond what is expected to make your stay a memorable experience. The rooms to the old building are huge and the furnishings are of great. They also have a camping area...More

Date of stay: November 2019
1  Thank Silasmtalii
Reviewed August 22, 2019

I went to this place with my twin Anitha, just a getaway for refreshments. For sure we didn’t regret, we had amazing experience there from the first day to the last. We did a lot actually, we hiked short mountain then we go chasing waterfalls,...More

Date of stay: December 2018
4  Thank fk_anne
Jeremiah M, VR Owner at Magoroto Forest Estate, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2019

Thank you Annette, was indeed a pleasure to host you last time. Be rest assured that improvements on the meals have been done already with more varieties and tasty swahili and continental dishes. More activities on the list as well including horse riding and acoustic...More

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Magoroto is a perfect getaway from the city noises, the views are magnificent and breathtaking we did a farm trip by tour operators from Arusha, Moshi, Zanzibar, and Dar Es Salaam,the place is truly a paradise, we never thought Muheza has a beautiful place like...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank KilimanjaroDates
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

We had a great two night stay at magoroto forest estate. The staff was very friendly, the food tasty and we could even get a hot shower in the morning and afternoon. The lake and surroundings are beautiful. I would recommend a hike to the...More

Date of stay: June 2019
Thank sandracrust
Reviewed May 22, 2019

I stayed at Magoroto and had a wonderful time! I really enjoyed the walk around the lake, taking a bamboo boat out, fishing, and swimming. It is very peaceful with plenty to do. The road getting there is no joke though. We went durning rainy...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank emilyabroadbent
Reviewed March 19, 2019

One of the best location that could leave you speechless, very calm and quite, close to nature, i really enjoyed, staffs were amazing, food was good, i'd recommend to a friend and friend and friend!!!

Date of stay: November 2018
2  Thank David A
Reviewed February 16, 2019

This place is really beautiful. It's kinda hard to go there but when you arrive, it's amazing ! We just stayed for the afternoon. A warm welcome from the host, and the staff is really nice. Everything was really nice ! I recommend this peaceful...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Lil_Lao78
Jeremiah M, VR Owner at Magoroto Forest Estate, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Thank you soo much Sasuke. Was a pleasure to host you. Karibu sana tena na tena !

Reviewed February 6, 2019

The place is amazing, from the lush green mountainous to the lake. Waking up with the lake view with the bird's songs, it was made me feel alive. Activities, which were all inclusive were so much fun. Jeremiah who is the host of the place...More

Date of stay: February 2019
Thank Gökçe A
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Boat Available
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Stove
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
Magoroto is a perfect spot for those looking for hiking trails and wild adventures. There are several trails with different levels of difficulty. One can choose one that matches their fitness level. The lake is perfect for swimming, fishing or a mere picnic. Being an area with rich history one can spend a day learning about the history of magoroto. A factory tour adds up to the history. If you love agriculture experience the spice tour. Magoroto is also perfect for a getaway. Simply lay around and take sometime off to reflect on life and connect with nature.
Getting around
There are bicycles in the estate that one can use to take a tour around. Hiking and a forest walk is the however the best way to experience the nature and what magoroto has to offer.
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