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Pole Pole Bungalows

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Seven bungalow suites overlook the infinite hues of blue of Chole Bay, the core of Mafia Island Marine Park. Pole Pole is an exclusive eco-resort, renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back atmosphere, warm but discrete hospitality. Balancing luxury and respect for local culture and environment it is the perfect place to relax after a safari and the ideal base for exploring the underwater wanders of Mafia Island. With a touch of style.
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Free Internet
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Breakfast included
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
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Plot 16 - Utende Beach, Mafia Island Tanzania
Getting there
Mafia Airport7 mi
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The place is very clean and so refreshing,Duncan and Ihad an amazing time there,the friendly staff always go the extra mile to give excellent service,the food is mouthwatering,fresh and full of flavour,not forgetting their massage treatments which very good. Definitely worth
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A very enjoyable stay with lovely rooms, very friendly staff and a positive experience. We liked the gentle atmospher and with only limited number of chalets. A place to recharge, recover, rest and enjoy and the kindness of the team led by the very good manager,Julie, who
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I know the Kenya coast well and lived there for some time, so I had assumed that nothing could ever be as wonderful. I was wrong - this place is magical, and I can imagine that it must be a delightful place just to relax. I have to keep trying to imagine it, because my time
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We spent 10 days at PolePole In February, mainly with the intention to dive with Mafia Island Diving. It became much more than a great diving adventure! In a nutshell: From the airport pickup to the airport drop off- Julie and her team at Pole Pole provided us with an awesome
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Stayed with my 3 diving buddies for 10 days at this exceptional resort. Beautiful location, just 7 nice bungalows, but lots of space and service personnel. Super calm, relaxed atmosphere. Julie, the manager, takes care that you are feeling at home and that your wishes become
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Do they take credit cards or does one have to stock up on cash?
We accept Credit Card VISA or Mastercard.
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Is there a hairdryer provided in the top.?
Yes there is snorkeling to Pole pole
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How to get to mafia by ferry??and where to take one from the mainland?? Thanks in advance! Cheers& Peace
Hi, we get there by plane.
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Hi Debbie Pole Pole is not the right place to work. No shoes no worries. Yes, you can access the internet but just at the lobby. That is the beauty of beeing on vacation. Turn off you phone and relax.
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"is there anything to chose between the rooms? I would not think so"
"You can chose each bungalow: we had 3 and 4: great"
"No need for special selection - all are nicely placed with sea view"
"We had a two roomed cottage as we were mum,dad and son. Brilliant"
"We were in room 6 ... it was not on stilts, so less picturesque, extra room at the back was useful for our diving kit wetsuits"
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pole pole bungalows hotel mafia island
LOCATION
TanzaniaPwani RegionMafia Island
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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