Matemwe Retreat
Matemwe Retreat

Matemwe Retreat

Located in a private and remote position on Zanzibar, Matemwe Retreat offers an intimate and personal service. Each of these three beautiful villas are equipped with personal plunge pools on the roof terrace.

USD 450 + per person sharing per night
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Matemwe Retreat Highlights

Matemwe Retreat offers a private and remote location on a magnificent stretch of land, north of Matemwe's main lodge on Zanzibar Island. The experience at Matemwe is intimate and personal and caters for only 6 guests at a time in beautiful villas surrounded by some of the most magnificent beaches in Zanzibar. The villas are spacious and luxurious and offer private verandas overlooking the Indian Ocean. The island offers a fusion of history and culture with delicious fresh seafood served daily on your rooftop terrace or in a private spot in the garden. Emphasis is placed on service and personal attention and whether guests opt for a relaxing massage in their private villa, a cold cocktail on the beach or exploring the magnificent island, the choices are endless.

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Useful Information
  • Matemwe's location is opposite the famous Mnemba Atoll - a hot spot for scuba diving and snorkelling.
  • Each villa is equipped with a large veranda with private cocktail bar and romantic dining area.
  • The restaurant has been praised for its high quality food and diversity in combining local cuisine with that of other nations.

Matemwe Retreat Activities

Matemwe Retreat offers a haven for water sport enthusiasts. Guests can enjoy ocean trips, snorkelling, and sailing or discover the local reef or the small island of Mnemba Atoll opposite Matemwe. Diving trips can also be organized with the professional diving centre and kayaks are available to explore the crystal clear sea. Local snorkelling/diving sites are suitable for all levels of experience, from beginners to experienced divers. Visits to the neighbouring village can be arranged for those who want to explore the local Zanzibar culture and village life and for those who wish to learn about the community projects that Matemwe is involved in. From Matemwe, day-trips can be arranged to the historic centre of Stone Town, Jozani Forest or Prison Island. Spice Tours are also available where guests will learn about the fantastic variety of spices that the island is famous for.

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