Pole Pole Mafia Island | Discover Africa Safaris

Pole Pole

Mafia Island, Tanzania

Part of the Tanzania Safari & African Safari Collection

Make Pole Pole part of your safari

Seven bungalow suites, perfectly blended with the surrounding tropical garden, overlook the infinite hues of blue of Chole Bay, the core of Mafia Island Marine Park, Tanzania.

Pole Pole, considered one of the most exclusive eco-resorts in the world, is renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back atmosphere and warm but discrete hospitality. Balancing luxury with respect for local culture and environment, it is the perfect place to relax after a safari and the ideal base for exploring the underwater wonders of Mafia Island.

Our rating




Sustainability & Ethics


Overall Experience

Stay at Pole Pole on these recommended safaris

Sea view

Tropical African Island Holiday (11 days)

This island getaway to Mafia, Pemba and Zanzibar is ideal for honeymoon couples or anyone looking for white beaches and lots of diving, snorkeling and other ocean activities

Price on Request

per person

11 days

Pole Pole Details

Activities offered at the lodge

Cultural experience
Scuba Diving


Kids Activities
Spa Services
Swimming Pool
Laundry service
Hair dryer
Gift shop

Included in your stay

Meals: All meals
Drinks: Most drinks (excludes certain spirits and wines)

Pole Pole Map

Pole Pole's location in Tanzania on Google Maps

Africa is calling! Subscribe to our newsletter today

Get exclusive access to our best accommodation deals and travel inspiration.