Uroa village is a tiny Tanzanian village and a popular tourist destination in the country. All types of travellers – beach lovers in particular – will love Uroa for its stunning pristine white sand beaches as well as its bright sunny sunshine. Facilities for Muslim travellers such as Halal food and prayer facilities may not be available in abundance as some of the bigger cities in Tanzania, but due to the country’s sizable Muslim population travelling will not be that difficult. Uroa is also located in close proximity to other prominent destinations in the country and a visit to Uroa is recommended for travellers in Tanzania.
Uroa is a little fishing village located on the eastern coast of Tanzania's Zanzibar Island. It is found at Uroa Bay - in close proximity to Kiwengwa village - and located at relative close distance to several other prominent beach destinations of the country.
Travellers to Uroa will be able to witness several sights ranging from fishing activities to seaweed farming carried out by the locals in the area. Uroa's much-loved beaches are its main attraction and they are frequented by numbers of travellers and tourists who wish to experience the delightful tropical beach atmosphere.
Due to Uroa's popularity as a tourist spot, numerous accommodation options will be available for travellers and can cater to all types of budgets. Exploring the village and its nearby attractions and places-of-interest is a fantastic way to spend the time in the village.
The closest airport to Uroa is the Zanzibar International Airport – also known as the Abeid Amani Karume International Airport – which is located about 25 kilometres away from Uroa village. The airport is one of the most prominent airports in Tanzania, serving numerous airlines and passengers throughout the year.
Though there are no known prominent Halal restaurants in Uroa, Halal food should be readily available in the village due to the sizable Muslim community of the area. Plenty of sea food options will also be available to Muslim travellers and it is also possible to opt for vegetarian cuisine at some of the local restaurants. However it is recommended that you enquire about how food is prepared prior to dining.
There are no known major mosques in Uroa but prayer facilities for Muslim travellers will be available, due to the area’s fairly large Muslim population. The locals in the village will be available to direct travellers to the nearest prayer facility. Travellers could also simply use the privacy of their accommodation option during prayer times.