Coffee shops/Restaurants- Bean There Cafe -great cafe, indoor/outdoor Seating with wifi and plugs at each seat 1391 Haile Selassie Rd, Dar es Salaam Central Park Cafe - great cafe, indoor/outdoor Seating with wifi 19 Barack Obama Dr, Dar es Salaam Bars/Restaurants- Coral Beach Hotel -Hotel, pool, restaurant & bar on the water Coral Lane Masaki, Msasani Peninsula Dar Es Salaam TZ, 14111 With You in Spirit - Mobile bar for eclectic drink treats and 2 happy hours daily and brunch on Sunday Coral Lane Masaki, Msasani Peninsula Dar Es Salaam TZ, 14111 Karembezi Cafe- restaurant overlooking bay Live bands and karaoke on Weekends At Sea Cliff Hotel -Toure Dr, Dar es Salaam Slow Leopard - LIVE Local bands, food & drinks Chole Rd, Dar es Salaam Slipway- shopping area with restaurants Thai Kani -on waterfront. Good dishes and drinks Bar in Dar -food and drinks.. catch the sunset And live music after 5pm Juliana Pub - Great space even during the day, restaurant, music, drinks https://juliana.pup.co.tz/wp/ mbezi beach area, Dar es Salaam Rastaland- Reggae bar and restaurant right on the beach . Juice bar and work out arwa and upstairs for sunsets and moon gazing.. Swim in the ocean or just chill Ununio Beach, Dar es Salaam Eddies Bar and Grill - large Dance floor, live bands, karaoke, DJs, food and drinks and fresh juices https://eddysbar.business.site/?utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=referral haile selassie rd Dar es Salaam TZ, 46153 Beach spots- White Sands Beach- beautiful hotel/resort. With access to the pools and ocean view and restaurant for only 10,000 tsh for the day.. It's private and really nice.. there's an area with sand and a walk out deck area for sitting with a bar and food. Mbudya Island- go by boat fromany resort in mbezi beach cost is approx 37,000 tsh 10,000 cash only for the boat and 27,000 (cash or CC) for foreigners for entry to the island. Different pricing for locals. Kigamboni- South Beach Hotel Really nice resort with access to beautiful blue water and sand similar to Zanzibar.. Catch the local ferry for 200 tsh (BEWARE- put your camera away or it'll be forfeit in the boarding area if you video or take photos) or take the bridge across. http://www.hotelsouthbeachresort.com/ Kigamboni Bridge, Dar es Salaam Shopping- Xarafa Clothing - Handcrafted Clothing and accessory line Slipway Souk Refix It - Handmade Macrame art Slipway Souk VA thrift store- Quality thrift clothing https://instagram.com/va_thriftstore?igshid=1hswbh2sxx1mr Palm Village Mall https://www.palmvillage.co.tz/ Mwai Kibaki Rd, Dar es Salaam Milimani Mall Sam Nujoma Rd, Dar es Salaam Movie Store - Kimweri Ave, Dar es Salaam Grocery and Delivery service- Sea Mi - Seamoss distributor https://instagram.com/mind_your_bodyandsoul?igshid=mdzlgkfslqag Haveggies - Veggie delivery service Follow this link to view our catalog on WhatsApp: https://wa.me/c/255658409797 Shoppers Mikocheni - my favorite shoppers. Good prices and find just about everything! Shoppers Plaza Piki delivery - Great delivery service from clothes to books to food and beverages Get the app
Healing Beauty Spa- amazing spa treatments
Along Kinondoni Road, Opposite Phantom Petrol Station
La Victoria - Hair, nails, spa treatments, makeup.. You Name it!!
Inside Victoria Place 2nd floor
3637 Kibisho St, Dar es Salaam
Burj Nails- Nails, gel sets, manicure/pedis. And you can have wine, water, or tea while you get pampered.
Msasani Rd, Dar es Salaam
Covid testing info and 1 location- There are many.. Register here and pay first https://pimacovid.moh.go.tz/#/booking This location is close to US embassy: Africab Clinic - Husain Specialized Polyclinic Limited in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on Google https://posts.gle/V9qwhtDgaPt6nu7X7 Cost: 230,000sh for test 60,000 for fee PCR (mouth swab!!!!!)yay yay yay Test before 12pm M-F get your result next day by 1pm via email. (*My friend went at 11:45am and received his results next morning around 6am..)* Housing Accomodations- Curious on Tanzania trusted and true accomodations. I've stayed at the Sinza location💜 https://abnb.me/RZXkA1VxReb And Apt in Masaki: https://abnb.me/LkV5lpqyReb near the supermarket with pool and gym. For housing and apt ideas- Zoom Tanzania download the app Be mindful of Dalalis. They are not typical western real estate agents. Confirm ALL fees before even meeting.. It'll save you so much grief later Tours- Experiences, co-living and more+ http://www.curiousontanzania.com/ Around Dar tours and nightlife - Kibe Here's my Dar guide he does Kariakoo, Selous safari, Dar around town night tours +255785022284 Kibwana https://abnb.me/OQ3TtASk3fb Getting around town- Use UBEr and Bolt. I rarely would recommend a driver. But will update when I Find a trustworthy option.
UPDATE**Abraham is a great driver contact- +255 659 494 926
I prefer Uber, you can pay with cash or credit(NOTE drivers prefer cash and will cancel on you 75% if you use a card) Catch YT video on getting around Safaris- Mikumi National Park/ Selous / Serengeti I use Khamis Taxi and Excursions based in Zanzibar https://www.facebook.com/Khamis-Zanzibar-taxi-excursions-100502851553948/
Daily Life Stuff Get a sim card or hotspot.
Vodacom is best but more expensive like double the price.
Helps to have a Tanz namba if you plan to stay..
Airtel has cheap rates and sells the hotspot for only $20ish. But the data is somewhat janky in my opinion. It'll say you purchased 12 gig but only show you 1.2 gig . Hot spot only lasts an hour so keep a charger on you
Halotel, Tigo, Zantel (only really good in Zanzibar)
Mobile Money Options
World Remit!Give u
GivePENSIVE traditional ATM an fees for World Remit - world wide bank/Credit card transfers for around $1.
Transfer direct to people,to mobile Money, to other banks etc..
Mpesa, Tigo Pesa, Ezy Pesa
Are attached to your sim (another reason to get an actual sim and number)
You can pay for just about Er'thang with a pesa acct.
Use apps or the trusty manual system *150*00