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Matemwe Beach House - Asilia Africa

Matemwe Beach House - Terrace and Deck
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Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Matemwe, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
There are few better places to enjoy a carefree family holiday than a tropical island, and the homely Matemwe Beach House offers the perfect bolthole for a family or small group looking for an exclusive beach retreat. The house offers three bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, making it the ideal option for families looking for both space and privacy.

Set a few metres from the white sands of Matemwe Beach in northeast Zanzibar, this private residence allows travellers to write
the schedule for their tropical escape. A team of staff including private chef and butler are dedicated to looking after every need,
offering guests the freedom to truly relax.

Diving, snorkelling, canoeing, reef walking and swimming are just some of the activities open to residents, who also have access to all the restaurant, spa and sporting facilities of the ne...
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Listing #HL191467
About the Owner
Asilia Africa L
Languages spoken:German, English, Dutch
Response Rate:57%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed January 12, 2016

Our family with 3 young children (5-10 years) spent 5 days in Matemwe after a 5 day safari. This beach house is the ultimate luxury, complete with exclusive butler and cook, 3 bed rooms, a/c, garden/terrace/pool, direct beach access and next to luxury boutique hotel...More

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Management response:Responded January 18, 2016

Hello, Thank you for your wonderful review - we are so glad to hear back from you and to know that you had a good time with us! We cannot wait to welcome you back to Matemwe in the future. Warmest regards, The Matemwe Team

Reviewed July 4, 2012

We arrived at dusk, as the sun was setting and the sky a deep elegant pink. The air at Matemwe was perfectly fragranced from the numbers of Frangipani trees that grow along the powder white sandy pathways that take you to your room. I decided...More

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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Ocean Views
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    2 Queens
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  • Conservation charge $5 per person per night: C$7 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Matemwe Beach House takes a maximum of 4 adults and a total maximum of 7 pax
US$ 5 per person per night conservation charge (Compulsory and non- commissionable)
Child Rates:
Children of any age are welcome at the Beach House

Rates include:
Full board accommodation (all meals), tea, coffee and filtered drinking water, private room attendant service, laundry, snorkeling with boat (one trip per person), guided reef walks and guided cultural village walks, kayaking.

Rates exclude:
Drinks, transfers, massages and beauty treatments, diving and all other activities & excursions not mentioned in the 'included' section, additional lunch $25pp
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About the neighbourhood
The north east part of Zanzibar Island is known as Matemwe. This area is famous for its fine white sand beaches, the contrasting colours of the Indian Ocean and the beauty of the coral reef around the Mnemba Island. Matemwe borders a small fishing village where local fisherman set out on a daily basis in their traditional dhows passing close to Matemwe.

The stretch of perfect beach alongside the lodge is shared only with the fishing village, which is situated on the far side of the soft sand. There are not many beaches in Zanzibar still featuring only one resort; care has been given to ensure privacy and exclusivity through out the resort.

Matemwe is just 75 minutes drive from Stone Town, allowing for easy day trips and excursions to the many different and varied interesting places on of...
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Zanzibar Int Airport: 45.0 km
Ferry: Stone Town (from Dar es Salaam): 40.0 km
The preferred airport for Matemwe Beach House is Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.) - 45 km / 1 hour 15 minute
Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.1 km.
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