Ras Kutani rests between the deserted shores of the Indian Ocean and the quiet inlets of a freshwater lagoon, creating an idyllic barefoot hideaway.
Constructed from locally sustainable natural materials, the accommodation blends seamlessly into Ras Kutani’s exquisite environment, offering al fresco luxury living with a Swahili twist.
In the heart of the retreat lies the welcoming bar, open air lounge generously scattered with cushions creating the perfect ambience for evening cocktails and the expansive restaurant terrace with a ceiling of African stars. The cuisine takes inspiration from the coast itself; from the vivid history of the Tanzanian coast and its infamous spice trade by serving fresh, locally caught, seafood with delicately spiced flavours to hosting wonderful convivial barbecues accompanied by an appetising variety of fresh salads and scrumptious desserts.
Nine beach cottages are scattered on either side of the main building, all with ocean views and gentle breezes. Under the thatch, a spacious veranda unfurls with comfortable kikoi seating and lazy-making hammocks. The hard wood shutters lead through to the beautifully