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Amazing value for money, especially for South Africans

We had an amazing time. Amazing food, room, cleanliness and staff, just watch out for The Beach... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
lmthulo
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretty and quiet

Uroa Bay is a lot quieter than the Northern beaches and perfect for unwinding and watching the... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Shafeeqahi
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I recently honeymooned in Zanzibar and chose Uroa bay resort is beautiful. The staff's hospitality was unprecedented! We had quite a hard time adjusting the first day or two to the time difference. Everyone was very accomodating and always made sure that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank susannelexand
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Uroa Bay is categorised as a 4-star resort and if you're looking for idyllic rest and relaxation, then this resort will satisfy your needs. Personally I encountered minor irritations which if you're not too fussed, it can be overlooked. The rooms were clean, however the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Asiya S
Reviewed 4 November 2018

We are going to Mermaids Cove in Uroa Bay early 2019 Are there massages for women, by men in the area? On the beach or in massage parlours? If so, where and what is the price?

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Iren D
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We had an amazing time. Amazing food, room, cleanliness and staff, just watch out for The Beach Boys, locals selling excursions on the beach who can be a bit aggressive. Definitely going back

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lmthulo
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Some of the best souvenir shopping was along the beach in small stands. Great prices, friendly vendors, and lots of variety!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vegasthompson
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The most perfect place in the world a total paradise hated to leave to come home amazing beaches crystal clear water blue skies.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kathylambert201959
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Uroa Bay is a lot quieter than the Northern beaches and perfect for unwinding and watching the locals pass by. The tides are dramatic here but not so bad that one can't swim at least a few daylight hours every day. The sunrise on this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shafeeqahi
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous beach, near and clean. Only thing I didn't like was the hawkers bugging us. The water is very calm in morning so before 2 is a good time to visit it. Safe for kids to play. However there are broken shells on the beach...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Saima K
Reviewed 1 July 2018

was ok but could do with an overhaul. Food was good but not warm enough. Rooms are clean and spacious. See above for a more detailed review!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GlasgowMaidMarion
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Very good beach and long one too, but not commercial like paje or nungwi. Had a great time, it do lacks a good quality restaurant if you are a day visitor

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank StepanieA
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Alice P
19 December 2016|
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Response from RollStoneMoss | Reviewed this property |
Rooms have fans and aircom
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Yolandi W
10 November 2016|
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Response from Mr_Dracia | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't recommend to drive by yourself on the island, as local roads are pretty busy with motorbikes, buses and so on. As the island does not have walkways, people walk on the streets. Either you book a bus/taxi from the... More
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680liuh
17 December 2014|
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Response from vitt71 | Reviewed this property |
Hi liu, there is a reef that extends for at least one hundered meters so it is a bit tough to do some real swimming. Uroa beach is really isolated, though beautiful , so it is far from restaurants and other amenities. Go if... More
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