The Tides is set on the unspoilt, deserted beach of Ushongo Bay, a 40 minute flight north of Dar es Salaam.
This friendly, owner run lodge has an excellent reputation for its superb line-caught seafood.
Seven thatched cottages front the palm-lined crescent of golden sand. You can hire bicycles, kayaks and boogie boards, charter the dhow for fishing or sundowner trips, take a village walk or walking tour of historical Pangani.
The ocean is perfect for swimming all day and with Maziwe Island Marine Reserve just offshore; it is a perfect place for snorkelling and diving.
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