The name Pole Pole means "take it easy" in Swahili, as if anyone needed a reminder of how to swing a hammock in this sumptuous hideaway on the Indian Ocean. It is set in a shady, breezy spot facing a sea of the deepest blue and looking over at the islands of Chole, Juani and Jibondo. Owned and operated by a young Italian couple, Pole Pole Bungalow Resort is a new kind of luxury travel experience that combines the principles of ecotourism, a small resort setting and one of the most pristine and exotic environments in the world.The Pole Pole Bungalow Resort at Mafia Island's Marine Park is a new kind of resort. Consisting of only ten bungalows island home promises personal attention and service.