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Ras Kutani

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Rijsenhout, NL
Reviewed 8 October 2012

A white beach, bamboo sun beds, barefoot walking throughout the resort, hammocks with ocean view, excellent food, more than accommodating staff, cottages furnished with the bright colours of Africa, relaxing lounge area, etc etc. A perfect quiet hideaway where only monkeys break the silence playfully and the waves breaking on the sand make you aware of the open nature that...

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear Mieke Z What a wonderful review - thank you so much! Feels like you truly captured the spirit of Ras Kutani and I really hope you return to experience it again Karibu tena!

Lusaka
Reviewed 14 September 2012

Whether you are looking for a break from the city or from the safari or from anything, Ras Kutani is the perfect break. Great food, attentive staff and ideal location on the beach. We have been several times, with family, friends and just the two of us - enjoyed each one more than the last one. Highly recommended.

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear MJB-Travel Thank you for your review - it means so much that you have come back again and again - with your family and just as a couple - Ras Kutani is a perfect place for everyone to relax and as you say if its from a city or a safari - you couldn't find a better place to...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 10 September 2012

My wife and I spent 5 blissful nights at Ras Kutani having packed up our house and life in South Africa in three short but busy weeks. Ras Kutani, Lana and her staff provided the perfect antidote to the intensity of the move, thank you all.

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear JamesHAfrica Thank you for reviewing Ras Kutani - especially considering how busy you must be now settling into your new home! Thank you for your feedback and we were delighted to read you had enjoyed your time with us and it was a good relaxing tonic for your hectic schedule. Karibu tena and enjoy your new home!

Guernsey, Channel Islands
Reviewed 27 August 2012

Is even better than the photos! We choose this resort hotel to rest after our safari as it is small, not touristy and 'African.' The chalets were lovely and ours had an amazing view of the ocean and the lagoon. The food was excellent and, as it was our birthdays, we had a private dinner on the boat landing jetty...

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear CaleyS Thank you so much for taking the time to give Ras Kutani a review - it means so much to get feedback and we were delighted to hear you had such a restful time with us! Ras Kutani is a beautiful location to purely relax after a busy, bumpy safari - kick back on a hammock or by...

Leonding, Austria
Reviewed 11 August 2012

This is my second review of Ras Kutani, having been there in November 2011 already, returning for ending this trip with some relaxing days at the beach in familiar atmosphere. I felt like coming home, the same staff, the same managers, the same wonderful food. Nothing changed and I can extremly recommend this resort for relaxing after a safari. You...

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear Teeny29 Thank you for your second review - it means so much to us when returning guests enjoy their second stay with us as much as their first. Selous Safari Company ensure all their camps retain a high standard of service, attention to detail, creative menus and that intimate family atmosphere. As you say you must come back for...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 8 August 2012

Ras Kutani is such a lovely spot, the staff are so welcoming, the food is delicious and it is in the most beautiful location. The perfect place for a honeymoon or romantic trip. A true gem! I can't wait to go back.

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Dear Alexandra D Come back, come back! Sounds like you have to! Thank you for posting such a lovely review of Ras Kutani - it is a superb spot for romantic getaways - a true idyll away from modern life! Looking forward to hosting you again

Douala, Cameroon
Reviewed 27 July 2012

We went back to Ras Kutani last weekend (8 of us this time) and had a great time, as usual. Staff couldn't have been more helpful and - thanks to everyone there - they arranged for our son to celebrate his 11th birthday with balloons and cake and have a birthday dinner with other kids who happened to be there...

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Lyndsey F, Public Relations Manager at Ras Kutani, responded to this review

Dear NRSB Thank you so much for your lovely review of Ras Kutani - Happy Birthday to your son - so please Lana and the team made his night so special - we very much look forward to hosting you again or maybe at one of our other properties. Karibu tena!

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 23 July 2012

We arrived with stomach upsets from ten days on safari. Lana and Marc made us welcome and the chef offered less spicy variations on the set meals to help us recover. They set up a table on the beach for our first dinner, and on the deck by the lagoon another evening. They did everything to make us feel special....

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Dear Hugh54 Firstly, so sorry to hear about your stomach upsets - hope you are both better now! Thank you for your lovely review - I love the phrase "castaway chic" - Ras Kutani is exactly that - barefoot luxury! Its a wonderful place to kick back and relax - even though there is snorkellign equipment, boogie boards, kayaks and...

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2012

This was the first stop on our honeymoon and we had three nights to unwind after our wedding. It was the prefect place for us. The staff were awesome, really took the time to get to know you and talk to you individually. Lana (one of the managers) made a real effort but same applies to all the staff who...

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Dear AndyLisa2012 Thank you for reviewing Ras Kutani - and congratulations on your marriage! We were delighted to read your comments on your stay with us and it sounds like you really got into our bare foot luxury state of mind! So pleased you managed to see a hatching - a very unique, intimate experience watching those little turtles make...

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Reviewed 9 July 2012

We only had one night to escape from Dar es Salaam, however from the moment of arrival to the time we had to reluctantly leave, we felt as if we were truly in relaxation mode. Anything we needed, or thought we might need was catered for, food was great and the staff made us feel that this time was ours...

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Dear FreqTravDSM Thank you so much for your lovely comments - Ras Kutani truly is a blissful retreat away from the hussle and bussle of city life. It sounds like you need to return, and soon - we look forward to welcoming you again.

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This beach destination in Africa offers the visitor that increasingly rare commodity - long stretches of pristine deserted beaches, warm blue seas and an opportunity to experience the peace and tranquility long since swamped by overcrowding in more publicized tropical resorts. The setting ensures that feeling of being on one's own tropical island. The lodge is flanked by a fresh water lagoon abutting onto a coastal forest, which spills to the edge of the unspoilt and undeveloped beach. Accommodation is in nine spacious, charming cottages constructed of natural, local materials that harmonise perfectly with the wonderful surroundings. On top of the hill we have also four suites and a family house all with stunning views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ras Kutani

Address: South Coast, Kutani, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Dar Es Salaam Region > Kutani
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ras Kutani 4.5*
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
Ras Kutani Hotel Kutani
Ras Kutani Dar Es Salaam
Ras Kutani Tanzania - Dar Es Salaam
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