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  • Excellent84%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

A weekend break with the main focus to do some whale watching. We did the snorkel and beach picnic which was just fab. Hotel in banda style format with plenty of hot water and electricity and great views from some of them. Bed good. Mosquito...More

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 3 January 2018

We wanted to snorkle with whale sharks. So we went to Mafia Island in December, which is at or near the peak whale shark season. Our travel agent booked us at Butiama Beach. We didn't really know what to expect, though. Benefits of Butiama Beach:...More

Thank Kulgogi
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Can't say enough about Butiama and the fabulous staff there. A secluded paradise. Definitely take the kayaks down the beach and explore the intertidal river. The food was great, bungalows comfy and lovely. Will definitely come again!

Thank CatMahoo
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We chose Mafia as our final destination in Tanzania because we wanted a relaxing, quiet and peaceful end to our honeymoon, and we were not disappointed. The individual villas are a good size and very nice, they are very close to the beach which feels...More

Thank WooTravel
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I stayed 3 days in butiama. The place is simply fantastic. It was beyond our expectations: the resort is amazing featuring a garden and a small terrace in front of each bungalow. Clean, nicely decorated with absolutely friendly staff. Resort is right...More

Thank Lilia395
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$ 300 - US$ 303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 300 - US$ 303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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"All lovely, can't work buttons above for service, value and location all great."
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"Sea view is nicer, but the garden bungalows are just fine."
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"Ocean view villa"
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"ask for a room near the ocean!"
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