Location: Saadani Safari Lodge is located in the heart of Saadani National Park, facing the Zanzibar Channel and Indian Ocean, about 170km north of Dar es Salaam or a 4 hour drive via Chalinze, and less than 30 minutes flight from Dar es Salaam and 15 minutes from Zanzibar to the Saadani strip.
Accommodation: The lodge consists of 15 cottages, made up of 9 Classic bandas, 5 Maridadi Suites, and one Siri Suite for honeymooners and “romantics”. Cottages are twin or double with swathes of sail cloth adorning the ceilings, Zanzibar style nets and locally carved furniture. Each room has an ensuite bathroom with solar-heated shower & flush lavatory, a full-length veranda with unrestricted sea views and a day-bed (double room) or a couch (twin room). Maridadi Suites feature a double bed of dhow wood with nets, a desk, a sitting area, an indoor shower with solar hot water and an outdoor courtyard shower room. Reached by a private walkway the Siri Suite provide the luxuries of ultimate privacy, and comes with own swimming pool, solar powered shower and an al fresco shower, a kitchen with chef, a bar and a personal butler.
Facilities & Services: Facilities include 2 swimming pools, expansive remote beach free from crowds (swimming not possible), restaurant & kitchen focusing on the freshest seafood fusion dishes, a full stocked Bar offering fine wines, spirits and cigars, vegetarian menu, internet access, private water hole, laundry service, coffee lounge and library. Activities include walking safaris, river boat safaris, game drives, snorkeling off the sand bank, Swahili village tour and bird walks.