A game-filled National Park, luxury tropical hideaways and wide stretches of empty sand beaches speckled with quiet Swahili towns line this picture-perfect eastern coastline.
An alternative to well-known Zanzibar as a safari accompaniment, the Swahili Coast is the perfect way to enhance your game experience with its discreet reputation as one of Tanzania‘s most idyllic wilderness areas.
Days here are spent relaxing on the endless fishing village-dappled shoreline, with its soft sands alongside the sapphire Indian Ocean, while exciting wildlife experiences beckon at Saadani National Park. As East Africa’s only wildlife sanctuary with a beach, this is a truly unique safari stay where giraffe, lion and elephant greet you on private game drives and pods of hippo are spotted in the Wami River.
What to do
- Relax by the Indian Ocean
- Game drives
- River excursions