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Drifters Lodge

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Drifters is a beach lodge on the east coast of Africa in Tanzania, near Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar. We have budget and luxury accommodation. We offer diving, swimming, fishing and boat trips.
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Free parking
Non-smoking hotel
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Air conditioning
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Main Rd Ushongo, Pangani Tanzania
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Tanga Airport50 km
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I recently stayed at Drifters with some friends. The location is beautiful and the resort is directly on the beach. The owner/manager Jilly was incredibly kind and welcoming, and was happy to talk with us over dinner and some drinks. When we first arrived, the saw the chef
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Tuma/Jili was really welcoming, and often sat with us if we wanted. Really nice bungalows at a good rate. Ushongo beach is amazing and this is probably one of the best places to experience it, reasonably priced food, drink and lodgings with great quality.
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This place has the best location! The beach is amazing and the atmosphere is great. Herman (the chef) did an incredible job making the communal dinners for the week that we were there. Would recommend!
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For every penny this piece of heaven on earth grants you peace that you won't get on other crowded beaches on the Tanzania's coastline. The ambiance, service and food quality complements the relevantly good level of services. I would recommend it again and again.
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We (me, my husband and our sons of 8 and 10) stayed at Drifters Lodge for 2 nights in a beach bungalow and it was fantastic. Off the beaten track; beautiful beach, fantastic host and great food. With very little tourists it is really a place to relax and enjoy the beach and sea.
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"Simple beach bandas on the beach front are worth it for sure."
"the huts don´t have an own bathroom but they are at the beach; in the small houses you get a bathroom for your own and much more space"
"If you like rustic, pick the a-framed kibanda on the beach...it's very basic, but there is nothing like leaving your door open all night to view the sunrise over the ocean as you wake up!"
TanzaniaTanga RegionPangani
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