Kinasi Lodge

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We have created an unique resort at Kinasi, with furniture, fabrics, designs and styles that borrow from all the countries of the Indian Ocean, the “empires of the monsoon”. We call this the Shjrazi Style.... Kinasi is very personal and has the feel and character of a private home, which is exactly what we intend for our guests.

Kinasi is located in the heart of the Mafia Island Marine Park. On our doorstep there are many attractions such as historical ruins, village excursions, road safaris to remote beaches and plantations on the island, boat excursions, wind-surfing, kayaking, scuba diving and snorkelling.

Kinasi has the only swimming pole and dedicated spa in Mafia with professional Thai therapists and also offers manicure, pedicure and hair treatments.


Is there a best time to visit and if so why ?

Not during April-May due to main/long rainy season; the best is the September-March months (calm periods)

Location –

Mafia Island South, on Chole Bay, within the Mafia Island Marine Park and with direct access to snorkeling and diving; fabulous position overlooking Chole Bay; mature gardens and private beach (tidal)

Access –

14 km by road to Kilindoni, main town and airport

Type of accommodation –

Individual ensuite stone/concrete/thatch bungalows with outside verandahs

Activities/excursions offered –

Islet and sand bar picnics, snorkel and dive in the Marine Park (PADI dive centre), kayak, wind surf, cycle, Kua and Kisimani Mafia historic sites, bird-watching, village guided walks, spa with Thai therapists, swimming pool and private beach, special excursions planned on request

Isis Spa –

Kinasi Lodge has the Isis Spa managed by two Thiai professional spa therapists; this offers a range of massages and expert treatments and the romantic Paraoh’s spa bath for couples.

Mafia Island Marine Park Fees –

US$ 20 per person/day

Property closure period -

April, May each year

Child policy –



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