• Location: Tanzania, Saadani
  • Type of Accommodation: Lodge
  • Comfort Level: Comfortable


Set in a horse-shoe bay, where the Saadani National Park meets the Indian Ocean, this lodge offers a unique blend of diversely beautiful ecosystems. Saadani Safari Lodge brings together beach, river and bush landscapes and is perfect for those in need of a secluded, nature-filled retreat. Enjoy game drives in open 4x4 vehicles to spot lion, hippo and other plain game of Saadani or bush walks to appreciate the surrounding vegetation.

The lodge is set at the Wami River Mouth and a boat safari on this river is highly recommended. Saadani is also very focused on uplifting the local community and a walk through one of the nearby villages will give you a chance to learn about these active projects.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Tripadvisor - Certificate of Excellence 2015


  • Unique setting - bush, river & beach
  • One of the most diverse ecosystems in East Africa
  • Incredible river cruises
  • 4x4 game drives in Saadani
  • Delectable freshly-caught seafood
  • Walking tours in the local village 

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The two swimming pools offer the best of both worlds, with one romantic pool hidden amongst the vegetation and a 24m infinity pool overlooking the beach.

The Mkadi coffee lounge and library is a wonderful place to escape the African sun, enjoy a local brew and lose yourself in a book.

The sitting room, with its sundowner deck, is comfortable, stylish and offers panoramic views over your surroundings.

General Facilities

    Wi-fi available
    Swimming Pool
    Computer facilities
    Laundry service


At Saadani, seafood is the main speciality - in particular the feasts of fresh prawns that are brought from the sea to the lodge kitchens daily. Indulge in these and many other delicious meals on the lower deck, enjoying beautiful views over the ocean and surrounds. Lunch and dinner are always thoughtfully prepared, 3-course meals and can be enjoyed on the sand island just off the coast for a romantic evening. Saadani is able to cater for a variety of dietary requirements.

Maridadi Suite

The Maridadi Suites are situated a little away from the classic bandas and offer three individual suites and one family suite. Maridadi means 'elegant' in Swahili and the suites feature beautiful, organic design and are constructed using grass collected in the local village. The beds are more contemporary looking and made of chunky dhow wood. Each suite has an additional desk, sitting area and outdoor courtyard shower room.

Maridadi Suite AMENITIES

    En-suite bathroom
    Mosquito net
    Outdoor shower

Other Room Types

The Siri Suite is ideal for romantics and honeymooners and can only be reached via a private walkway over a dry river bed. Siri means 'secret' in Swahili and the suite definitely offers ultimate privacy and minimal disturbance. In addition to the features of the other suites, the Siri also boasts a private swimming pool, outdoor shower, kitchen with personal chef, a bar and personal butler. Romantics in the Siri Suite can be collected by boat from the private beach and taken on a private excursion to the Wami River and the small coral garden, or on a private safari in the National Park.


  • Bird watching
  • Boat excursions
  • Cultural tours
  • Game drives
  • Local village visits
  • Snorkelling
  • Guided walking safaris
  • River cruises
  • Guided walks
  • Dhow cruises
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jun 2016 - 31 Aug 2016 $305 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Sep 2016 - 20 Dec 2016 $255 Fully Inclusive
  • 21 Dec 2016 - 05 Jan 2017 $325 Fully Inclusive

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Siri Suite,Banda 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.

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Lauren Johansson

Lauren Johansson

Africa Safari Expert

"Enjoy a bush and beach break all at once! Off the beaten track and a gorgeous wilderness experience, perfect for the start or end of a Big 5 safari in my opinion."



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