Pangani is situated 45 km south of Tanga City and lies at the mouth of the Pangani River, which flows all the way down from the Kilimanjaro Highlands and meets the Indian Ocean. Pangani has a remarkable history dating back to the 15th century and traces of old buildings and monuments still can be seen. Its quiet and laid-back atmosphere offers an ideal get-away for those seeking to escape the masses of tourists that flock to Zanzibar.
A range of best accommodations in place are found a few kilometres north of Pangani Town and in at Ushongo Beach, 16 km south of the river. High cliffs are forming the small bays around the coastline, giving a stunning view of the Indian Ocean. Wildmasters safaris recommends for the best accommodations found in this areas.
There are a few guesthouses in town offering low budget bed & breakfast most of them are of poor conditions.It is recommended to have good mosquito repellent or your own, because their nets are often not in the best condition. Eating in town is limited. Some local restaurants serve fresh grilled fish, seafood or chicken with chips and a salad. For a three course candle light dinner better make an arrangement with the lodges in the area.