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Set in a tranquil location on Africa's East Coast, Ras Kutani offers a peaceful hideaway that is trademarked by its long stretches of pristine and deserted beaches. Ideal for romantics who want to unwind after a busy safari, the charming cottages are flanked by a fresh-water lagoon and overlook the vast, turquoise Indian Ocean.

Take a leisurely stroll along these tranquil and unspoilt beaches, or enjoy massages and refreshing dips in the ocean or pool. Explore the nearby coastal forest, known to be one of the most bio-diverse in the world, or take a guided walk to the local fishing village where you can meet the locals. From January until May, sea turtles can be seen hatching on the adjacent beach. The lagoon offers the ideal location for body boarding, surfing, snorkelling and kayaking.


  • Deserted, unspoilt stretches of beach & no crowds
  • Incredible ocean, beach & lagoon views
  • Exquisite cuisine & impeccable service - private, romantic dinners on the beach
  • One of the world's most bio-diverse coastal forests
  • Adjacent to a sea turtle nesting beach
  • Water sports like kayaking, surfing & sailing

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Enjoy a range of massages and wellness treatments at Ras Kutani to rejuvenate your senses after a safari holiday out in the African sun.

General Facilities

    Beauty or wellness therapist
    Internet facilities
    Laundry service


The dining area is thatched, cool and comfortable and, like all of the spots around the lodge, it offers beautiful views over the lagoon, beach and ocean. Tuck into succulent Pan-African cuisine created using fresh, local ingredients and masterfully prepared by the resident chefs. For a more special experience, you can request private dinners on the beach, with candles lighting the evening and the sound of the waves accompanying your meal as you bury your toes in the sand and enjoy a night of romance.


With only nine charming bandas scattered along the beautiful sand, you'll be assured of privacy and incredible views over the ocean. Newer additions to Ras Kutani include the four hilltop suites as well as a family house, catering for larger groups of holiday-makers.

The seafront cottages are spacious and constructed entirely out of natural, local materials to blend seamlessly with the unspoilt surroundings. The ethnic furnishings resonate with traditional Swahili style. From the elegant en suite bathroom to the large private veranda, these cottages provide a luxurious haven in true island style.


    Ensuite bathroom
    Mosquito net
    Private plunge pools

Other Room Types

Set on top of the hill above the lodge, the four suites offer spectacular views over the Indian Ocean and surrounding natural environment. Rooms are spacious and airy and perched in the forest canopy, creating an idyllic sanctuary for the safari-weary traveller or honeymooners seeking added privacy and luxury. These suites offer a private veranda, plunge pool and a signature Sultan's bed.

The Family House is separated from the suites, creating a friendly place where children can play and have their fun. The house consists of two cottages and a spacious common area in which to relax and socialise - all with incredible ocean views.


  • Snorkelling
  • Birding
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 08 Jan 2015 - 15 Mar 2015 $285 Game Package
  • 01 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015 $300 Game Package
  • 01 Jul 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $360 Game Package
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 14 Dec 2015 $300 Game Package
  • 15 Dec 2015 - 07 Jan 2016 $360 Game Package
  • 08 Jan 2016 - 15 Mar 2016 $300 Game Package

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Family House,Suite Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • All the flights were on time, all the transports were waiting for us as planned and were very friendly and professional, so all the coordination on your end was really terrific. We loved both Ras Kutani and the Siwandu safari resort. We were treated very well in both places. The managers and staff could not have been more friendly or helpful. The accommodations were lovely and quite comfortable. The beach was great, and the safari outstanding.

    Sherry Young, January 2015

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"Barefoot chic, just magical in its unpretentiousness. The beach is beautiful with an occasional fisherman going about his day. The staff go out of their way to make sure you have a relaxing visit."



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