Mafia Island Lodge

Address: Utende, Mafia Island, Tanzania | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Utende, Mafia Island.
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          • Beach
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/lounge


          • Continental Breakfast

          TripAdvisor Reviews Mafia Island Lodge

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

          Travel Blogs from Mafia Island

          Time to leave

          A travel blog entry by hobartfamily on Jan 28, 2014

          20 photos

          ... they can be repaired and maintained locally. Was at grave of a revered Islamic holy man that was run down and had trees encroaching on it. A young man was praying. Apparently for those who believe, it is a place where the locals have prayers answered. The was a current holy man with a weather beaten face and almost no teeth sitting under a nearby tree. He had ...

          Mafia again

          A travel blog entry by hobartfamily on Jan 27, 2014

          ... Can't bare then getting older now. Love their company. Well I am back to my gin as the balmy breeze blows throw the palms on the magical Swahili Coast. Talk to you all soon. Hope this blog hasn't been too dull and that it has been of interest to family and friends and anyone else considering doing a similar trip. Will do a final post or two if I get a chance. Cheers ...

          Mafia island ...time to relax

          A travel blog entry by hobartfamily on Jan 23, 2014

          8 photos

          ... as the flight we had booked a year ago had been filled by others and we were put on a flight that took hours. It stopped every 15 to 20 minutes on various dirt airstrips in the middle of no where. We even stopped in Zanzibar. It was incredibly hot and the plane was full with 9 people. Maddy vomited from airsickness. We all felt sick. Eventually we changed into a four ...

          Pay attention children, today's lesson is Botany

          A travel blog entry by roberton on Oct 11, 2012

          3 comments, 10 photos

          ... overgrown 18th cent Arab trading buildings (AKA slave buildings). It was much like the swanky bit of the Waitrose fruit section, with the trees still attached. It was break-time at school, so a mini-horde of mini-islanders practiced saying "Hello, how are you?" to us. Our kids slightly bemused! Got back, did some more long multiplication, had a dip and tea, then went to bed. Night ...

          Mafia Island and the Whale Sharks

          A travel blog entry by meltin4 on Nov 12, 2011

          ... swam above them you could watch their gills expand and ripple as they swam, and if you chose to swim next to them then you could look into their eyes. Well, one eye anyway as the other would always be around the other side. At times they swam really fast and it was exhausting trying to keep up, but a lot of the time they slowed down a bit and ...