Things to do at Kinasi Lodge
These are some of the activities that you can avail yourself of while staying at this Africa hotel on your Tanzania vacation: snorkelling and swimming around the islets and beautiful coral shelves of Chole Bay, scuba diving on the reefs in Chole Bay and on the walls outside the Bay and along the south-eastern reefs.
There is professional scuba training to all levels from beginning to advanced and specialised courses available on your Tanzania vacation, light sport fishing (trolling), bottom fishing and beach casting, sailing wind-surfers and sailboards or traditional outrigger ngalawas with local fishermen (there are two windsurfers and two lasers).
You can kayak in the single person action kayaks or double touring kayaks, daily boat excursions and picnics (combined with snorkelling) to isolated islets and beaches like Kitutia, Ras Kisimani, Miewe, Mvinje and Marimbani Sand Bar. Guided excursions to villages on the islands to see traditional village life and economic activity, such as boat building and farming are part of this Tanzania vacation.
On your Tanzania vacation you can avail yourself of the boat and walking excursions to the ancient ruins of Kua on Juani Island and the water nature trail and road excursions to other parts of Mafia Island, such as Kilindoni, Ras Mbizi Plantation and Baleni Village.
To add to the excitement of your Tanzania vacation, you can go cycling (there are mountain bikes for the guests), inter-tidal flats and woodland, and on the reef flats. Beach football on the sandbank or play with the local team just near Kinasi every afternoon. You can also play beach boulette (boche), badminton, volleyball, water polo, water volleyball and frisbee.
Go to 'The Pavillion' which has an entertainment centre, with satellite TV, music centre, curio shop, extensive library, video games, board games, darts, cards, bao, chess, drafts, backgammon, keram, painting or relax at the wellness spa.
Conferences and Workshops:
Kinasi Island Lodge is the perfect location for small conferences and specialized workshops. There is a variety of locations that permit groups to concentrate and discuss their topics and 'The Pavilion' is the ideal meeting point. Overhead projection, video, flip-charts, white boards and other necessities are all available.
Mafia Island and its reefs are renown as an excellent, world-class diving destination. Its confirmed that Mafia Island has some of the best reefs in the world, a variety of hard and soft corals and an array of tropical fish. There are excellent dive sites from Mafia to Kilwa offering shallow reefs of great beauty and richness, with channels, walls, caves and drift. There is a fully equipped dive centre with equipment for up to twenty divers. The Blue World Diving and Water Sports centre is managed by resident Dive Instructors. This is the highlight of your Tanzania vacation.
The honeymooners package has been created to give the couple the best time of their lives on their Tanzania vacation. The following is offered: excursions, candlelit dinners on the beach, tropical flower bouquets and fruit, cakes and chocolates, sparkling wines - the rest is a surprise! Honeymooners are very well looked after with all the romance and personal attention that a special occasion calls for. Leave the rest to the management of Kinasi Island Lodge to make the surprise worthwhile!
- Scalp massage
- Swedish massage
- Pedicure / manicure
- Hot stone treatment
- Head and shoulders massage
- Hydrotherapy and body scrub
- Deep tissue (lymph drainage)
- Algae (seaweed and mud) wraps
- Facial treatments / Facial massage
- Indian head massage / scalp massage
- Foot and / or hand massage-reflexology
- Waxing (depilation: facial, under-warm, half leg, full leg, bikini)
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