Butiama Beach Lodge is a sister lodge to Butiama Bustani, Hotel both located on the West Coast of Mafia Island close to Kilindoni main town. The lodge is a situated on the beachfront retreat where you can relax and unwind. The beach is the starting point for guests to head for the waters to swim with the dolphins, scuba dive and snorkel. This family-run business aims for a casual and a relaxed beach experience, targeting couples, families, and friends. The lodge features 13 bungalows with a maximum of 32 guests. It is only 10 minutes’ drive from Mafia Island Airstrip to the lodge.
$: USD 0 – USD250/pppn
$$: USD 251 – USD600/pppn
$$$: USD 601 – USD1,000/pppn
The price categories give you an idea of the nightly cost per person for this accommodation.
We did not dive but snorkelled twice and went on a turtle hatching trip which was amazing. All trips were well organized. The resort has a nice beach at high tide and a relaxed lounge and restaurant with good food.
Me and my wife really enjoyed our four night stay in Big Blu resort. The staff was very friendly and welcoming and made sure that we were comfortable at all times. Our room was clean and comfortable. Breakfast was plenty and great, not to mention their three course dinners. We highly recommend Big Blu resort (and diving centre)!
What an amazing place! I stayed at big blu for 8 nights and felt at home. Everybody is so friendly, I felt welcomed from the very beginning with the huge smile and positive energy of Simon! I stayed in a tent with a 10 dive package and it is such a great deal! There is a fan and they spray the tents every night to kill the bugs. The beds were really comfy (but the tent for 2 persons might be a bit tiny, staying alone was perfect) and they provide the towels. The breakfast is great (included in the price) and the dinner is a good deal for the price : 3 courses menu and really tasty! The staff always had a huge smile and I absolutely loved everyone there, I almost cried saying goodbye.