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Reviewed 5 days ago

Its out of this world experience.A lot to see especially when in Mafia the rooms are perfect for a quick gateway and white sandy beach you would love to work and beach are beautiful and the people are very friendlyMore

Thank Simon M
Response from TanzaniandeVil, Owner at Chole Mjini LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Dear Simon, Thank you for taking the time to review us. I'm very happy that you loved our hideaway in the trees. Your comment about white sandy beach reminded me that Chole Mjini is not for everyone. The secret to happiness my father said is...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

Where to start with Chole Mjini.. We stayed here for 3 nights from the 24th to the 27th of December, 4 people, my parents in their own treetop house and my brother and I in our own. Describing Chole Mjini can sometimes be easier be...More

Thank Alfred M
Reviewed January 29, 2018

What an incredible experience we had at Chole Mjini. My husband and I currently live in Dar Es Salaam and with our two children visiting we wanted to do something special for the weekend. We were picked up at the airport, the boat was waiting...More

Thank Anne Aabrekk K
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Where to start a review of Chole Mjini Lodge?! The treehouses are just as they appear in the photos - no walls and amazing views. They're quite large. Our two teenagers shared a treehouse without any complaints. There is a "loft" area above the main...More

Thank DBOK
Response from TanzaniandeVil, Owner at Chole Mjini LodgeResponded January 9, 2018

After a busy, busy, festive season your kind words are just the tonic we need. Thank you. Please come back soon.

Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Chole Mjini is an authentic escape to carefree treehouse living on a small tropical island. With specially constructed treehouses, fantastic outdoor showers & doting staff, this special place is quick to win you over. We stayed 4 nights & 3 days and were able to...More

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Ever aspired to live like the Swiss Family Robinson, delve into The Jungle Book or do you hold a secret desire to be Indiana Jones ......Chole Mjini is a unique eco-lodge in an stunning destination offering ...More secluded tree house accommodation and a complete retreat from the pace of modern life...Live with less, experience more...With no electricity or running water, no radio or TV, no cars or sirens, just the purity of the natural ebb and flow of African island living. For true adventurers who are looking for a tropical island holiday with barefoot luxury - this is the perfect chance to escape. Wake up to bird calls and the haunting call to prayer and as dawn floods your tree house and the light breeze billows your mosquito net enjoy your morning cup of tea or coffee, which was winched up to your tree house in a basket. During the day take advantage of one of the largest variety of exciting excursions; from snorkeling, dhow sailing, SCUBA diving, fishing, whale sharks, whales and turtle hatchings to sandbar trips, exploring ruins, walks in the forest and sunset cruises. Or simply take the opportunity to relax, read a book and watch the world go by from your swinging hammock under the shade of a frangipani tree. And, after experiencing our ingenious private outdoor showers, unwind with one of our island cocktails while watching the nightly migration of the native fruit bats. Lit by hurricane lamps and a canopy of stars enjoy either a convivial communal dinner with your fellow guests or a romantic dinner in various authentic locations around the Lodge. Go to sleep with the sounds of the ocean set against the still of the African night and the thoughts of the lazy day to follow. Less
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Vasdoc
September 26, 2016|
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Response from TanzaniandeVil | Property representative |
If you have requested an airport transfer our driver will meet you and take you across Mafia Island (15km) to our waiting boat for transfer (1km) to Chole Island. You enbark on the beach and you will get wet to about your... More
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richarda710
August 13, 2016|
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Response from TanzaniandeVil | Property representative |
Dear Richard, Thanks for your enquiry. We do cater for family groups and Christmas 2017 is still wide open. Our rates are unchanged for next season. If you write to my directly I can send you our rates and also answer any... More
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"We stayed in a two story one that was absolutely brilliant. Would highly recommend"
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"We had a chance to see many treehouses, they are all unique and they all have great things about them."
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"Treehouse 4 had beautiful views, but you can sometimes hear fisherman on the beach in the morning"
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"We had treehouse 7, which had views out over the bay and a sundeck and teahouse which were great for..."
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