Mafia Island

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Mafia Island

The secluded beaches of Mafia Island receive only a small number of visitors compared to neighbouring Zanzibar, yet they are just as beautiful. Much of the Mafia archipelago constitutes a marine park - Tanzania's first - which protects a rich variety of sea life, including endangered species such as giant turtle and dugong. The diving is superb.

Family Camping Safari in North Tanzania

A truly wonderful holiday and it all worked like a dream thanks to you and all the team.

Lucy and family

Featured itineraries

Mafia Island (Butiama)

Low-key, 7-night beach break to Mafia Island's Butiama Lodge - enjoy a spot of winter sun on one of East Africa's least-developed islands.

Destination

  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar

Experience

  • Beach Holidays

Prices from £1100 pp

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Accommodation

Butiama Lodge

Butiama is located on one of the longest beaches on Mafia Island, where it offers rustic yet comfortable beach bungalows.

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Chole Mjini Treehouse Lodge

Chole Mjini is one of Africa’s most unique eco-lodges. Situated on tiny Chole Island within the Mafia Archipelago, it consists of six fabulous treehouses, set amidst the mangrove forest on the north-western shore of the island, overlooking Chole Bay.

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Pole Pole Resort

Pole Pole Resort is the definition of "barefoot luxury", a stylish, Italian-owned beach lodge with just seven guest rooms and a wonderful location in a quiet bay on the untrodden island of Mafia.

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Outstanding safari to Botswana

Your agents gave outstanding service and we felt very special and comfortable in some really exposed places.

Brian