Where to relax and unwind
Escape to Lazy Lagoon, an idyllic exclusive island 2km off the shore of the main opposite the historical town of Bagamoyo. For blissful, barefoot indulgence, this retreat is the perfect weekend getaway from the busy, bustling city. Sun, sand and sea are the order of the day with snorkelling and sailing activities to keep you engaged. Crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches to soak up the sun are the welcome you can only expect from this hidden sanctuary. Discover your next adventure. Lazy Lagoon is reachable by a short boat ride from Bagamoyo.
escape the big city for a day trip to one of the islands dotted around the dar es salaam shore line. bask on beautiful beaches and swim in crystal waters, only 30 mins away. boats for bongoyo or mbudya island leave slipway every 2 hrs from 9.30am. last boat back leaves at 5pm. if you prefer a more private experience, there are boats to rent for day or evening.
discover hidden treasures on the dar food scene with dining in dar, a group that meets every tuesday evenings. refer to their facebook page for times and places.
fondly referred to as the drinking club with a running problem, hash harriers is a group that runs every monday evenings around the peninsular, and hits the bar after.
enjoy a day out on the beach horse riding at the "Horse Club" near Amani Protea resort across the ferry in kigamboni .
the international expat group has an impressive sister club in dar. expats far and wide wishing to connect with other expats meet at various times and places. membership is growing and becoming more popular. join now!
caught the acting bug? the little theatre lets you live out your dreams whether front and centre on stage or backstage. several productions are produced throughout the year for adults and children alike including the popular, annual christmas pantomime. the little theatre is located behind st peter's church, next to oysterbay protea hotel.
dar is home to six rotary clubs: rotary club of dar es salaam, bahari, oysterbay, mikocheni, mzizima and north. join the one closest to you and become part of an amazing group of people dedicated to doing great things for their communities.
fancy an exciting water adventure? venture out scuba diving and explore a new adventure. whitesands offer certified PADI courses. escape the madness and discover the underwater world below!
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- Activites Interesting things to do and get involved in and around the city.
- Bistros and coffee shops Indoor and outdoor establishments offering beverages and light snacks.
- Gyms and sports clubs Venues offering sports and fitness facilities in and around Dar.
- Beauty salons & spas Establishements featuring hair, beauty and health related services.
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