Nestled amongst swaying palm trees and pristine waters lies Ras Mbisi Lodge, a short 30 minute flight from Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania on the idyllic island of Mafia.
Offering full board “banda” or authentic Tanzanian free standing lodge accommodation with complimentary non motorized actives, a wellness centre, relaxing pool, and an 8 km private stretch of secluded beach, those looking for the Africa you only read about in the books nowadays need not look any further.
We believe in offering our guests ‘barefoot luxury’: a retreat that is effortless, stunning and relaxed. We combine good food, striking accommodation and outstanding natural beauty in this untouched part of Mafia Island, to give you a taste of an informal, but luxurious, piece of paradise.
We also have ready access to some truly astounding wildlife in season, including whalesharks and humpback whales. The area also has an incredible reef and a wealth of marine life. This is reflected in Mafia’s Marine Park in the Chole Bay area; the largest marine protected area in East Africa.
Inside the rooms – The open-tent bandas are located close to the ocean. Locally crafted, each has a balcony, a seating area and a private bathroom. The beds are draped with mosquito nets.
Food and drink – A buffet breakfast is served every morning. The restaurant serves local Swahili dishes with an International touch. There is also a rooftop bar.
Property highlights- Massages can be arranged for a surcharge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including fishing and diving. Staff at Ras Mbisi Lodge can arrange excursions around the island.
The location – Mafia Airport is a 40-minute flight away from Dar es Salaam.
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Ras Mbisi Lodge, Mafia Island Offers 40% Off for Airline Staff & Crewconnected Members
- Standard Season Rate: Was: USD $185pp NOW: USD $111pp
- Low Season Rate: Was: USD $155pp Now: USD $93pp
Rates are per person per night in full board based on sharing occupancy.
Rates include : Free use of snorkeling equipment, kayaks and paddle board. Free Guided Nature Walks.
Full board meals include: Full English breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea with cakes, four-course dinners, complimentary mineral water, tea, & coffee.