Pole Pole Beach Lodge

Luxury Eco Beach Resort

Azulik Lodge

Pole Pole, considered one of the most exclusive eco-resorts in the world, is renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back atmosphere, and warm but discrete hospitality. 


Balancing luxury with respect for local culture and environment, it is the perfect place to relax after a safari, and the ideal base for exploring the underwater wonders of Mafia Island. With a touch of style.


Seven bungalow suites, perfectly blended with the surrounding tropical garden, overlook the infinite hues of blue of Chole Bay, the core of Mafia Island Marine Park, Tanzania.

HOW TO GET THERE

  • International Flight direct to Stone Town (Zanzibar Island) or Dar es Salaam - Tanzania

  • Connecting light air flight to Mafia

  • Meet and greet at the airport

  • Road Transfer to your hotel or resort.

BEST TIME TO GO

Mafia Archipelago

  • The best times to visit Mafia is March through to July & Oct through to mid Dec.

  • Aug, Sept, late Dec, Jan and Feb the wind can blow, but if guests can handle this, then its fine

7 Nights / 8 Days

$1869

From

Per Person Sharing

Valid

Valid to 31 Dec 2022

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WHATS INCLUDED

  • Flight from Dar es Salaam to Mafia  Island Return

  • Transfers from/to Mafia airstrip

  • Accommodation in beach bungalows

  • Breakfast , lunch and dinner

  • Tea, coffee & bottled water

  • Daily excursions in Chole. *

  • One daily boat excursion in Chole Bay. The daily boat excursion can comprise any one of the following:

  • Snorkeling (incl. snorkel equipment);

  • Chole Island (excl. $5 village levy); 

  • Kua Ruins; 

  • Juani Channel;

  • Fisherman Island;

  • Marimbani Sandbank; 

  • Sunset Cruise


Depending on weather conditions and availability of guides, other complimentary activities such as: Mangrove Walk; Rice Fields Walk; Birdwatching; Utende Village Walk may be organised in addition to the above, although availability cannot be guaranteed

OVERVIEW

  • Type: Eco Beach Lodge

  • No. Rooms: 5  Luxury Beach Bungalows

  • No. Guests: 10

  • Bars: 1

  • Restaurants:  1

  • Activity Centre: Yes

  • Excursions: Yes

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Mafia Island

Mafia Island Archipelago

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ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
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ACTIVITIES INCLUDED

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS 

  • The daily boat excursion can comprise any one of the following, depending on tides, weather, and availability: 

  • Snorkelling (incl. snorkel equipment); 

  • Chole Island (excl. $5 village levy); 

  • Kua Ruins; 

  • Marimbani Sandbank; 

  • Sunset Cruise.

  • Depending on weather conditions and availability of guides, other complimentary activities such as: Mangrove Walk; Rice Fields Walk; Birdwatching; Utende Village Walk may be organised in addition to the above, although availability cannot be guaranteed

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OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • Scuba Diving

  • Whale Sharks

  • Maweni - Snorkeling

  • Marimbani Sand Bank

  • Chole Island

  • Juani Island - Kua Ruins

  • Juani Island - Blue Lagoon

  • Jibondo Island

  • Kitutia Reef

  • Bwejuu Island

  • Chuwia Beach

  • Ras Mkumbi – The Lighthouse

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 FACILITIES

FACILITIES

  • Swimming Pool

  • Scuba Diving

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

 
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VILLAS | ROOMS | SUITES

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ACCOMMODATION
VILLAS, ROOMS & SUITES

  • Five luxurious bungalow suites, elegant and spacious, are set among the coconut palms overlooking Chole Bay. 

Five luxurious bungalow suites, elegant and spacious, are set among the coconut palms overlooking Chole Bay. The rooms are tastefully furnished with carved and antique pieces. Both twin and double configurations are available.


An additional two Asali Suites contain an extra room furnished with a massage bed, which is separated from the bedroom by a bathroom and short corridor. The extra room can be converted into a second bedroom, hosting a maximum total of 4 people per suite.

The large private verandahs are furnished with a Zanzibari bed, chairs, table and an armchair. Each bungalow is self-contained, the bathroom is spacious and comfortable. 


There are two ceiling fans, one on the verandah and one in the bedroom above the bed. 


We are a low environmental impact resort with a state-of-the-art phyto-purification plant which is a special process of treating wastewater to prevent environmental pollution.

REST, RELAX, RECUPERATE

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BARS / RESTAURANTS

 

BARS & RESTAURANTS

EAT & DRINK

The cuisine is a combination of diverse culinary traditions and cultures, with an Italian style touch of class. Swahili dinners are served once a week or on request. 


The resort caters for special dietary requirements whenever possible. Most of the food we serve is organically grown and bought on the island to help fishermen and farmers benefit from tourism development.


A selection of alcoholic beverages, wines, beers, juices and cold drinks are always available at the bar. The bar remains open until all guests have retired at night.

PACKAGES & PRICES 

OUR PRICE

7 Nights / 8 Days

7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

ROOM:  BEACH BUNGALOW

From $ 1869 per person sharing

Low Season: 1 Sept-30 Sept | 16 Nov-19 Dec | 11 Jan-31 Jul


7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

ROOM:  BEACH BUNGALOW

From $ 2101 per person sharing

High Season: 1-31 Aug | 1 Oct-15 Nov | 20 Dec-10 Jan


Valid to 31 Dec 2022

Pricing is a guideline only and depends on the number of guests travelling, travel dates, any special offers that may be applicable to guests travel dates, children's ages, room types and other variations.

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Flight from Dar es Salaam to Mafia  Island Return

  • Transfers from/to Mafia airstrip

  • Accommodation in beach bungalows

  • Breakfast , lunch and dinner

  • Tea, coffee & bottled water

  • Daily excursions in Chole. *

  • One daily boat excursion in Chole Bay. The daily boat excursion can comprise any one of the following:

  • Snorkeling (incl. snorkel equipment);

  • Chole Island (excl. $5 village levy); 

  • Kua Ruins; 

  • Juani Channel;

  • Fisherman Island;

  • Marimbani Sandbank; 

  • Sunset Cruise


Depending on weather conditions and availability of guides, other complimentary activities such as: Mangrove Walk; Rice Fields Walk; Birdwatching; Utende Village Walk may be organised in addition to the above, although availability cannot be guaranteed

EXCLUDES

  • Marine Park fees (paid by credit card at the Park’s entrance gate: Adults: $ 23.6 per person per day;

  • All drinks

  • International Flights

  • Visas, travel and medical insurance

  • All items of a personal nature

  • Optional  activities and fees

  • All items not specified as included

  • EOE

TAILOR MADE JUST FOR YOU

We can also Tailor Make a package based on your specific requirements.

If you dont see something listed on our website that matches your requirements, contact us and let us know what you need and we will quote you based on your particular requirements.

 

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