Best Hotels in Pongwe
If you choose to spend your holiday close to Pongwe area, it is important to book into one of the hotels in Pongwe. Whether you are looking for a beach hotel or beach resort, guest house or a business hotel near Pongwe, you will definitely find one on Jumia Travel.
About Pongwe Village
Pongwe is a village located in Tanzania's Tanga area. The mythical Kwekibaya Spring is found in Pongwe. The myth goes that if a person not from Pongwe cleanses the natural spring, it would immediately dry up. If that happens, only a member of the Wapogwe Family would ease the spring to give out water.
Things to do in Pongwe
Visit Pongwe village to marvel at its jewel, the Kwekibaya Spring. The locals will help you fetch water from it to wash your face and feet as the waters are considered holy.
Pongwe is dotted with palm trees and backed by dense vegetation. Just inland is the Kiwengwa-Pongwe Forest Reserve which protects indigenous coral rag forest, red colobus, monkeys, birds, plant species, deep coral caves and water reservoirs.
There are a few short nature trails with possibility to enter some of the caves. To the southeast is a small fishing village of Uroa and another stretch of Italian-owned resorts.