Thanda Island: Information from the owner
About this information
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Thanda Island, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 14 Nov 2019
Facilities at Thanda Island
- Property facilities
- 24-hour Security, Bar, Barbeque Facilities, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Gym, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Spa, TV Room
- Room facilities
- Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Detached Private Bathroom, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, Fan, Hair Dryer, Heated Towel Rails, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Satellite / Cable Television, Shower, Verandah
- Activities on site
- Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fishing, Gourmet Picnic, Kayaking, Massages, Sailing, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Turtle Tracking, Walks (Self Guided), Water Skiing, Whale Watching, Windsurfing
- Nearby activities
- Scuba Diving
Room types at Thanda Island
Thanda Island also features two traditional open-air Tanzanian Bandas or Beach Chalets, making the Island a nine-bedroom destination for your exclusive enjoyment. Each Banda has an en-suite master bedroom on the ground floor and two single beds with en-suite bathroom on the first floor. Each floor of the Bandas is 72m² with clever use of the space to maximise the indoor-outdoor flow. Beautiful, locally hand-carved furniture and fabrics from Mafia Island in soft, natural colours enhance the stylish, authentic feel.
Other lodges in Mafia Island
Alternative places to stay in this same area.
Pole Pole is a small, quiet beach lodge on Mafia. It's comfortable, almost luxurious, and has a great range of activities.
Chole Mjini is one of Tanzania's most environmentally aware lodges. With tree-houses, superb diving and a fantastic location on the rural island of Chole, this is ideal if you want to get back to nature.
Kinasi is a small, personal beach lodge on Mafia Island that has the features of a larger hotel, including a large pool and spa.
Situated just west of Kilondoni, the main town on Mafia, Butiama Beach is a simple beach lodge with friendly managers and a laid back vibe.
Shamba Kilole is a charming Italian-owned eco-lodge on the coast of Mafia Island, with simple rooms and friendly owner-managers.