Luxury Accommodations Dar es Salaam: Kigamboni City Getaway

Luxury Accommodations Dar es Salaam: Kigamboni City Getaway

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Embark on an unforgettable journey to discover the epitome of luxury accommodations in Dar es Salaam. Our in-depth exploration of this coastal retreat promises a blend of modern amenities, architectural splendor, and breathtaking views. Join us as we unveil the secrets of the perfect weekend escape in Dar es Salaam’s stunning Kigamboni district. Also watch the full video here.

Unveiling Kigamboni’s Hidden Gem

Nestled just an hour away from the city center, this glamping haven in Kigamboni seamlessly combines the charm of beach houses with the comfort of modern living. Join us as we delve into the details of this coastal oasis that guarantees relaxation and a touch of Tanzanian authenticity.

Luxury Accommodations Dar es Salaam: Kigamboni City GetawayArchitectural Marvel: Kigamboni’s Glamping Gem

Crafted with locally sourced Mkongo timber, these elevated beach houses in Kigamboni showcase an architectural marvel. Supported by stilts and featuring dual roofs, these structures provide not only aesthetic appeal but also a cool and comfortable interior.

Our exterior tour reveals the discreetly positioned air conditioning condenser, water heater, and an efficient waste collection system. Despite a modest foundation, these beach houses in Kigamboni stand resilient against the backdrop of the warm waters.

Stepping into Luxury: A Glimpse Inside

As we step inside, the interior surprises with a fusion of traditional tent aesthetics and modern comforts. A cozy double bed, elegant desk, and unique lighting fixtures create a glamping experience that exceeds expectations.


Indulge in the perfect blend of tradition and contemporary luxury, from a well-equipped coffee station to chic black sanitary fittings. The showers, the only tiled space, continue the theme of modern elegance.


The Complete Retreat: Additional Facilities

Beyond the tents, the retreat in Kigamboni offers other accommodations—six timber houses with ocean views.

A swimming pool area, kayaks for sea exploration, and a bar restaurant with panoramic views provide ample recreational opportunities.

A swimming pool area, kayaks for sea exploration, and a bar restaurant with panoramic views provide ample recreational opportunities.

Pricing and Verdict: Luxury Within Reach

As the day winds down, the moment of truth arrives. The cost for a night in these glamping tents in Kigamboni hovers around $300. While slightly steep, the experience promises a blend of nature and luxury that justifies the price. There are not many Luxury accommodations in Dar Es Salaam and being on the outskirts of the city this mekes an ideal getaway. The hotel website is Hotel here.

Also video about the tent is here.


📐Russell M. Henderson is a practicing RIBA Chartered Architect based in Tanzania, East Africa.

đŸŽ„Russell (Architect Russell) also makes videos on YouTube , TikTokInstagram & Skillshare  sharing thoughtful, honest and pragmatic knowledge while working and living abroad.

Architect Russell Uncensored is podcast also available on YouTube, talking about an architect’s life unfiltered. The education of 7 years to controversial topics such as RIBA and ARB, to unusual architect experience abroad like in Bangkok and Tanzania. This is content never before released on any platform and you can only get it here first. The truth through the eyes of Architect Russell, unfiltered and uncensored.


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