About Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge

Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge is located on the island of Chole, a 15-minute boat ride from the east coast of Mafia island.

An adventurous eco lodge with tree houses in impressive trees, between ruins and mangroves.

Experience the original and pure island feeling: nature, tranquility and a local focus.

The property

Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge offers seven unique, partially open tree houses. The cabins are made locally and offer a beautiful sea view.

The main building is tastefully decorated, with a dining area and sitting area, a bar and an elevated lounge area with beautiful views.
The ideal place to enjoy a drink at sunset!


Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge is a retreat on this jungle island, suitable for those who love simple luxury and want to stimulate their senses.
Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge is very eco-friendly and supports the local community. It has therefore won the gold medal in the “Best for Beach Tourism” category at the World Responsible Travel Awards!

Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge offers the following facilities:

  • Full board
  • Dining area
  • Lounge area
  • Beach beds
  • Balcony
  • Seating area
  • Mosquito net
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Hot water
  • Locker
  • Laundry service
  • Eco-friendly


Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge consists of seven tree houses; some a little higher and some a little lower in the trees. The rooms have no walls, but due to their hidden location they offer enough privacy. From your bed, you see the trees, the mangroves and, in the distance, the Indian Ocean.

Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge offers the following rooms:

  • Treehouse Moja, king (2p)
  • Treehouse Mbili, king (2-3p)
  • Tatu Treehouse, king and twin (2-4p)
  • Nne Treehouse, king (2-3p)
  • Treehouse Tano, king (2-3p)
  • Groundhouse Sita, king and twin (2-5p)
  • Treehouse Saba, king and twin (2-4p)


During high tide, you can swim in the area where the boat departs. Here, you also find several beach beds. You can make beautiful snorkeling and diving trips from the lodge, visit the village of Chole or learn more about the history of the island and the ruins.

Chole Mjini Eco-Lodge offers the following activities:

  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • History tour
  • Boat tour
  • Sunset sailing
  • Sandbank day tour
  • Swimming with whale sharks
  • Village tour
  • Paddle boarding

Price indication

From € 148 to € 184 pppn (full board)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

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