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After being on safari in Rwanda, Kenya and southern Tanzania, we planned to spend four days snorkeling and beach walking before heading home. Our agent, Helen at Rhino Africa, recommended Kinasi Lodge on Mafia Island. We had previously stayed in Zanzibar and wanted a place...More
1 Thank KCMVancouver
Response from Peter B, General Manager at Kinasi LodgeResponded 25 July 2017
Good day Kevin and Joan,
Thank you very much for the amazing write up and review. You have completely captured your trip, the property and your experience perfectly.
We are overjoyed that you had a pleasant stay with us and it was a real pleasure...More
This is only a review for the spa.
I have been booking the special package for me and my wife at the spa" THE PHARAOH’S BATH ". The water of the bath was cold so we didn't used it at all. It was only one...More
Kinasi Lodge is a very good resort, perfectly located at Mafia Island.
The food is excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful . It has its own diving/watersport center, and when the tide is low they offer free Boat tours for those who still...More
Devoted and professional staff, well-kept, lovely property, terrific food. World-class SCUBA diving. Great care taken to respect environment. Spa with Thai massage is excellent. Local cultural and ornithological tours. Opportunity to swim with whale sharks. I would heartily recommend this property: well worth the detour.
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Response from Peter B, Owner at Kinasi LodgeResponded 17 February 2017
Thank you for your kind words and we appreciate that you enjoyed our hospitality and all that Mafia has to offer.
Amazing place to relax away from the bustling crowd. The whole place has a very laid back look. Thanks to Keith, the manager who took care of our food requirements. The food is delicious. Though it is a unlimited set menu, the dish combinations were...More
US$288 - US$364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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we have a 4-night package because the flights back to dar es salaam are all unpressurised and you are in danger of an embolism if you dive the day before. so we suggest 4 nights to allow 2 full days of diving... More
we have a 4-night package because the flights back to dar es salaam are all unpressurised and you are in danger of an embolism if you dive the day before. so we suggest 4 nights to allow 2 full days of diving and a dive on your day of arrival if the tides and your arrival flight work. all diving in the bay is tide-dependent. the diving is extremely varied with turtles, rays and over 460 species of fish and 54 genera of coral. depth is 18-28 m with walls, bommies and coral gardens. check out our kinasilodge website for the PDF download on the dive sites and the 4, 5, 7 and 10 night packages. welcome to mafia !