Kinasi Lodge is a boutique hotel on Mafia Island, approximately 100 km south of Dar es Salaam. A short ride across the island from the airport and the main town of Kilindoni, the lodge overlooks Chole Bay in Mafia Island Marine Park. This intimate and lovely resort, situated in an old cashew and coconut plantation, provides a luxury stay amidst stylish décor and magnificent natural surroundings of the protected marine park. The swimming pool is surrounded by verdant gardens with sunbeds and alfresco lunchtime seating on the pool terrace. To add refinement there is a wine cellar with a signature wine list and an outdoor pergola cocktail bar, a spa with expert Thai personnel providing aromatherapy, Thai massage and hydrotherapy and a host of leisure time options for those after-work periods. Everything about this elegant hotel – from design and furnishing to our food & beverage and staff service – is done with a passion for perfection.
Kinasi is made of many a natural thing so it’s all completely self-sustaining coconut leaves, stone and sand, clay and pole and a lot of fun digging the swimming pool hole hammocks on wide verandahs and sun beds on the beach make sure that you fully relax and total bliss do reach the spa is there to take away all stress and aggravation and leave you in complete suspended animation most of all there is complete tranquility after exciting days out on the sea and relaxing evenings with our unique cocktails
Kinasi is in the heart of the Mafia Island Marine Park so is ideally situated for all the diving, snorkelling and excursions you will want to take part in. And – best of all – these excursions and experiences are all right on your doorstep – no extra travel time or hassle and cost… Mafia Island offers so much so easily.
Famed for its food and beverage and personalised services, Kinasi is a family-owned, team-managed home for its guests, created with a vision of sharing an exciting island life with all the comforts including a spa managed by Mama Oei, our incredible Thai therapist.