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Places to Visit in Pongwe

It can be quite nice to just amble around the streets when you're in a new place, but sometimes it's sensible to form a plan. Grab your travel program — we have loads of cool ideas for your Pongwe vacation.

Inhale lungfuls of the fresh air and admire fascinating seabirds flit overhead at Mapenzi Beach. Spending a couple of hours near water does wonders for your health. Visitors are spoilt for choice in the area. Pick up some potato chips and a bottle of wine and make your way to Kiwengwa Beach. It's one of the most stunning spots in the surrounding area for a leisurely picnic. Still got time on your hands? Impressive and haunting, ruins hold the key to important tales of bygone eras. Learn the lessons behind Mtoni Palace Ruins and why this site fell into ruin many moons ago.

Pongwe Accommodations

Pongwe offers 13 accommodations situated close to the city center. Seeking out cheap vacations or luxury getaways? All you have to do now is choose one with the help of Expedia!

Begin your vacation on a fancy note by slipping between the high thread count sheets at the Kono Kono Beach Resort (Michamvi Peninsula). Alternatively, the Mermaids Cove Beach Resort and Spa (Uroa Village) is a terrific place for the thrifty traveler to lay their head.

Nearest Airports to Pongwe

Preparing for your trip to Pongwe? Wondering where you'll be landing? Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR) is your closest option. Once you've hit the ground and walked out of the gate, you'll be 60 miles from all the downtown action.

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Best Lodging Options Near Pongwe

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Pongwe Beach Hotel $182
Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019
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Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach Hotel

Pongwe Beach, PO BOX 297, Pongwe
     
    4.8 of 5
    3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    We visited Pongwe Beach after a week bumping around on safari, like most visitors. The hotel was the perfect place to slow down, relax and enjoy the beautiful beach, pool and ocean. The small beach was perfectly lovely and private, with lounge chairs always available and just the right amount of ...

    White Paradise Zanzibar
    Reviewed on Jan 6, 2020
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    White Paradise Zanzibar

    White Paradise Zanzibar

    Ndudu Road, Pongwe
       
      3.7 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Beautiful hotel, amazing pool. However, the only complaint I have would be the quality VS price ratio of the foot. Very expensive - not so qualitative.

      Pongwe Bay Resort
      Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019
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      Pongwe Bay Resort

      Pongwe Bay Resort

      10 Pongwe Road, Pongwe, Unguja North Region
         
        4.5 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Overall great experience, calm and quiet resort with excellent overall service, location and amenities

        Tikitam Palms Boutique Hotel
        Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019
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        Tikitam Palms Boutique Hotel

        Tikitam Palms Boutique Hotel

        Mwadudu Pongwe, Pongwe, Zanzibar North Region
           
          4.8 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          At Tikitam, we felt at home from the very first minute. All members of staff as well as the manager were absolutely friendly and helpful at all times. Everyone was eager to make our stay as comfortable as can be. Besides, the food and drinks were remarkably delicious and prepared with passion. The ...

          Seasons Lodge Zanzibar
          Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019
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          Seasons Lodge Zanzibar

          Seasons Lodge Zanzibar

          Pongwe Beach, Unguja, Pongwe
             
            4.6 of 5
            3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

            Fantastic property. Quiet, clean, extremely nice Staff. Food delicious.

            Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort $653
            Reviewed on Dec 1, 2019
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            Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

            Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

            Pongwe Pwani, Pongwe
               
              5.0 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              The people working at Tulia were extremely well chosen and extremely well trained. The gardens, the farm, the food, the staff, the accommodations and the maintenance were all 5 star plus.

              Malcom Villa
              Malcom Villa

              Malcom Villa

              Pongwe, Pongwe
                 
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Nestled on the beach, this Pongwe apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Pongwe Beach and Kiwengwa Pongwe Forest. Kiwengwa Beach and Uroa Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

                The Island - Pongwe Lodge - Adults Only
                Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019
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                The Island - Pongwe Lodge - Adults Only

                The Island - Pongwe Lodge - Adults Only

                Pongwe, Pongwe, Pongwe, Zanzibar Central
                   
                  5.0 of 5
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  The island is chock-full if friendly and comforting staff members which truly elevate the unique experience provided by the island itself. The villas were extremely clean and we didn’t even encounter one big inside ours. The pool was a nice addition and just walking around being surrounded by palms, ...

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