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    Butiama Beach

    Msufini, Kilindoni | PO Box 47, Mafia Island 0202020, Tanzania
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      2 adults
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          Overview
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          • Average3%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          Reviewed 21 December 2014

          We have just returned from a very special holiday at Butiama Beach on Mafia Island feeling totally relaxed. Butiama is a beautiful lodge run by owners Maura and Moez who have certainly got the recipe right. The lodge has a wonderful relaxed atmosphere, but the...More

          Thank Charolyn
          Reviewed 10 December 2014

          Moez and Maura are great hosts. The lodge has a beautiful setting , the food was excellent and great service from the staff ( Alis cocktails !! ) what makes Mafia unique ? its quiet and relaxing and amazingly untouched. There are loads of activities...More

          1  Thank vumaas
          Reviewed 7 December 2014

          First things first, and we want to be fully clear here. There is one massive, unaddressed problem with Butiama Beach. We are surprised it has not been mentioned on here before, since it must be obvious to anyone and which is truly upsetting and depressing...More

          9  Thank Paul F
          Reviewed 2 December 2014

          We wanted a special island holiday to celebrate a 50th birthday and we got..... MUCH MUCH more! The location was breathtaking, the service fantastic, the food absolutely wonderful. Moez and Maura have a winning team and establishment to be very proud of. We snorkeled with...More

          Thank Strammies
          Reviewed 16 November 2014

          We spent 5 unforgettable days at Maura's and Morris place and enjoyed every minute. The hotel is flawless, the food is very good, the service excellent. Both Maura and Morris are great hosts. I can only recommend Mafia island, a smaller, remote place (compared to...More

          Thank reschi1712
          Kinasi Lodge
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          Mafia Beach Bungalows
          51 reviews
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          Chole Mjini Lodge
          159 reviews
          #2 of 6 Speciality lodging in Mafia Island
           
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          Amenities
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          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
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          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
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          • USD 297 - USD 303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 7
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          • Tanzania >
          • Pwani Region >
          • Mafia Island
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          • Butiama Beach Hotel Mafia Island
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          "Rooms 3 and 4 have beautiful sea views."
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