KILWA BEACH LODGE
LODGE OF THE MONTH JANUARY 2019
Kilwa Hotel Acts As Gateway To Kilwa Ruins – Welcome To Kilwa Beach Lodge!
If you’re tired of the same old yearly vacation, spent at average tourist locations filled with overcrowded attractions, visit Southern Tanzania instead and stay at Kilwa Beach Lodge. This amazing place is located on 10 acres of one of Tanzania’s most beautiful beaches, nestled into a peaceful sheltered bay along the sparkling Indian Ocean, shaded by miles of palm trees, the perfect place to relax and unwind. Bottom line; this unmatched tropical paradise is what dreams are made of.
The Kilwa hotel lodge offers visitors several choices when it comes to accommodations, from beach camping to eco-friendly, Swahili designed Bandas, and tree top Banda’s built over two floors to their Eco room, the only one of its kind in Africa. The owners of Kilwa Lodge have been involved with eco-friendly building practices for many years and their superadobe eco rooms are a testament to their creativity and passion for protecting the environment. All of the rooms at the lodge have some elements of eco construction involved but not to the level of this amazing room. The Eco room offers breathtaking views from the balcony, and has a bedroom upstairs and a lounge downstairs.
The Kilwa Treetops Banda overlooks, Masoko Pwani –the stunning beach and is perfect for a romantic getaway, complete with chef inspired meals you can enjoy in peaceful seclusion. Treetop Banda’s are also made up of two levels with the bedroom on the top level and the lounge area below.
The ocean side Bandas put visitor’s just footsteps away from the water and come with twin and double bed, and plenty of storage space. Banda’s also have lovely thatched roofs, a bathroom with a toilet, basin and fresh water shower.
Beach camping at the Kilwa lodge is a fantastic experience and the owners even offer tent rentals if you need them. The camp areas also have a covered cooking area, and there are showers and toilets available in the main camp area. For a thrilling and unique camping experience the Kilwa Hotel also has an established a bush campsite, located in the Selous Game Reserve buffer zone. The camping facility by Lake Maliwe provides a sustainable income for the villagers.
Babu’s Bar, on-site at the Kilwa Lodge serves a nice variety of snacks and drinks including wine and refreshing cocktails throughout the evening, a great place to wrap up a special day filled with fun adventures. The lodge’s Masoko Pwani Restaurant serves a selection of set meals usually including fresh vegetables grown on their farm and fresh seafood, with lobster and prawns plentiful. You can count on whatever is being offered to be delicious.
Most visitors are drawn to Kilwa and the lodge for the beautiful beaches and laid back, welcoming atmosphere but there are an extensive variety of exciting activities to enjoy, guaranteed to deliver an unforgettable holiday experience. Activities include visiting the Kilwa ruins, the Kilwa Kisiwani, and Songo Mnara islands both with UNESCO World Heritage site status, walking through the Mangroves, visiting hippo pools, snorkeling, diving, fishing; the list goes on and on.
Experience something completely different this year and take a vacation you’ll want to brag about; come stay with us at the highly recommended Kilwa Beach Lodge.