Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Dar es Salaam

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Dar es Salaam. This city's cycling, seaside and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Dar es Salaam

Are you searching for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Dar es Salaam a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lugalo Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Dar-es-Salaam Zoo (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Pugu Hills Nature Centre (13.3 mi / 21.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dar es Salaam

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Dar es Salaam is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dar es Salaam Botanical Gardens (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Mbudya Island (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Dar es Salaam

Fly into Dar es Salaam (DAR-Julius Nyerere Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.1 mi (9.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), which is 41.9 mi (67.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Dar Es Salaam Central Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Dar es Salaam?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 57 holiday rentals around Dar es Salaam. From 17 Houses to 19 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Dar es Salaam is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Dar es Salaam?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Dar es Salaam. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dar-es-Salaam Zoo: 53 holiday rentals
  • University of Dar es Salaam: 52 holiday rentals
  • Port of Dar es Salaam: 54 holiday rentals
  • Askari Monument: 55 holiday rentals
  • Mwenge Carvers Market: 52 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dar es Salaam listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Dar es Salaam?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 17 Houses in Dar es Salaam. Our other popular types of Dar es Salaam holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 19 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 7 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Dar es Salaam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 12 holiday homes with pool available in Dar es Salaam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.