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Yoga in Paradise – an Indian Ocean Retreat

Posted on Tue March 19, 2019 in Yoga at Chole Mjini.

A lovely blog written by Bethan that encapsulates everything you can expect on an island retreat at Chole Mjini Treehouse Lodge. Also included are the reflections of some of the students who joined Bethan on this yoga retreat!

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How Anne and Jean De Villiers fell in love with Chole Island and its people

Posted on Tue February 26, 2019 in The people behind Chole Mjini Treehouse Lodge.

Dhow: A two-masted Arab sailing vessel.

This simple boat is what drew Anne and Jean de Villiers to Chole Island, and once they laid their eyes on this remote and unspoilt place, they instantly fell in love with what they saw.

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“Hatching” out of my old ways and back to myself….

Posted on Tue January 8, 2019.

Turtle hatching season will start in June and soon the beautiful coast of Tanzania will be filled with thousands of little newcomers. This reminded me of my first magical encounter with a turtle hatchling on the beach of Chole Island.

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On your next family holiday, why not reconnect the old-fashioned way?

Posted on Thu December 13, 2018 in Family Holidays.

What better way to reconnect with your family than a secluded island holiday with treehouse accommodation? Not only do you get to play real-life Tarzan and Jane with your kids, but they also get to experience something truly wild and special. Chole Mjini is a family business and we’re always running family specials to make sure more people get to experience the natural splendour of this unique spot in paradise we call home.

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Swimming with Whale Sharks at Chole Mjini and Kitu Kiblu

Posted on Sun November 18, 2018.

Swimming with whale sharks is a unique experience and a bucket list item for many people. These gentle giants only surface in a few places in the world, for a limited period of time, and finding the right place to have your encounter, isn’t as straight-forward as it might seem.

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