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Mafia Island Lodge

Located on the south of Zanzibar and a 30 minute flight from Dar-Es-Salaam, The lodge is located at the sea’s edge on Chole bay and stands some 400 metres from the beach.
NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
Built from coral stone, the 40 rooms are at garden level with a veranda overlooking the ocean.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
The restaurant serves local specialties, seafood and fish.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
Facilities include fishing, wind surfing, sailing, boat trips to neighbouring islands and diving. Qualified divers can rent diving equipment from the hotel.

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Polepole Bungalow Resort

Situated in the Utende area of Mafia Island, the resort is Archipelago’s main base. It is set in a shady, breezy spot facing a sea of the deepest blue and looking over at the islands of Chole, Juani and Jibondo.
The floors are made out of hard woods (afrormosia, one of the rarest and valued tropical woods), the furniture from mahogany and the door and window frames from douse.

LOCATION:
Situated in the Utende area of Mafia Island, the resort is Archipelago’s main base. It is set in a shady, breezy spot facing a sea of the deepest blue and looking over at the islands of Chole, Juani and Jibondo.
The floors are made out of hard woods (afrormosia, one of the rarest and valued tropical woods), the furniture from mahogany and the door and window frames from douse.

NUMBER OF ROOMS & DESCRIPTION:
The beds have wooden slats and high quality spring mattresses. All linen is imported from Italy. Bathrooms have double washbasins, king-size showers, bidets and toilets. Each bungalow covers 60 sq m with personalized fixtures and finishing.

RESTAURANTS & BAR:
Have a restaurant and bar.

OTHER FACILITIES & SERVICES:
The archipelago is formed of a number of very large islands and small uninhabited coral atolls. Due to its position alongside the barrier, the island is the meeting place of large oceanic fish and the the vast variety of fish common to the Indian Ocean coral reefs. There are over 400 species of fish in the park. The Park is a paradise for both expert scuba divers as well as those wishing to snorkel or sail in the native local boats from island to island.