Dar es Salaam Hotels
Dar es Salaam is the main commercial capital city of Tanzania. The city is located on the harbour of Eastern Indian Ocean coast of Africa with sandy shores on most part of the city. Dar es Salaam is the main hub for transportation of the commercial goods and tourism.
Dar es Salaam has wonderful places for swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing off thousands of kilometres of Indian Ocean coastline. In Dar es Salaam people are very friendly and the city has different types of cuisines which include Chinese, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican and many more. For the first time in Tanzania, we have amusement park called Fun City located at the south east coast of Dar es Salaam (Kigamboni – Across the ferry). They are other places one can visit are Kunduchi Beach resort, Wet n Wild water park. Or if you want your little ones to become explorers, take them on a nature walk at the Dar es Salaam Zoo.
Experience and get the feel of a real Kisutu market, circle around the Askari Monument, study about the exotic flora and fauna at the Botanical Gardens and watch people commuting in daladalas (local transportation).Moreover, go on a long drive to Oyster Bay and Msasani Peninsula and enjoy the walk on the shore of the Indian Ocean and stop by for a sip of freshly cut madafu (coconut water). Meet and explore the artist’s retreat at Mwenge Carver’s market and the Tinga Tinga painting workshops. Visit the fish market alongside the ferry terminal.
Furthermore, admire a spectacular view of the Dar es Salaam harbour at night lined with ships and dotted with twinkling lights that reflect the sparkly night.
Other regions or villages that you could visit in Tanzania are Tanga, Lushoto, Mafia Island, Bagamoyo, and Kilwa. Decent accommodations are available in these regions for instance Mkonge Hotel, Lushoto Executive Lodge, Mafia Island Lodge, Lazy Lagoon and Kilwa Sea view Resort.
The hotels in Dar es Salaam are very authentic Tanzanian style ranges from luxurious beach hotels, to budgetary. They are different kinds of properties in Dar es Salaam Hilton, Holiday Inn and Golden Tulip.
Some of the budget hotels in Dar es Salaam are as follows Royal Mirage Hotel and Sleep Inn are situated in Kariakoo area. This area is the core for shopping. The mid range hotels in Dar es Salaam would include Coral Beach Hotel, Peacock Hotel, New Africa. In addition, the south east coast of Dar es Salaam have exclusive beach resorts Sunrise Beach Resort, Raskutani and Amani Beach are to name a few. The top end hotels in Dar es Salaam are Movenpick, Kempinski, and Southern Suns.
Having a cultural heritage, rich history, pleasant beaches and wildlife safaris and welcomed with warm hospitality by the charming people, a visit to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania makes a most memorable experience.
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