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Matemwe Beach House

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9/10

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Highlights

- Wide range of activities
- Private villa and staff
- Superb diving centre

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Overview

Matemwe Beach house is a stunning private villa that is rented as a sister property to Matemwe lodge. Located in the Matemwe area on the Northeast coast of Zanzibar, the beach house is positioned on 17km of unspoilt coastline and offers a fantastic private retreat for families or friends.

This traditional three bedroom house is within its own walled garden and has breath taking views across the Indian Ocean. Guests are greeted by a large outdoor terrace housing a hammock and sofa perfect for whiling away sunny afternoons. A private plunge pool completes the outside space that includes steps down to a beautifully quiet, often deserted beach. Inside is furnished using traditional, locally sourced products and furniture and includes a homely lounge and two ensuite rooms on the ground floor. A third room with two single beds is situated on a mezzanine floor and is ideal for older children.

There are plenty of things to do during your stay at the beach house to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings. The lagoon is a great place for reef walking, kite surfing, snorkelling, kayaking and sailing. One of the best diving spots in the area, diving courses and days can also be organised through Scubafish. Day trips and tours to local villages and places further afield are also available at an extra charge. The property also has access to all the facilities at the main lodge including the spa and water sports centre.

You will be looked after by a team of staff during your stay, including a private chef and butler to tend to your every need.

Children of all ages are welcome at Matemwe beach house and it is a great place to enjoy a holiday as a family. The accommodation is ideally set up for families and there is plenty to keep kids occupied whilst parents enjoy some relaxation time.

In a picturesque location and giving you all the freedom you need to have your perfect holiday, Matemwe Beach House is one of the best private villas on the island. Providing the same high quality you would expect from the main lodge but with the added bonus of seclusion and privacy, this beach house has something for everyone. First class service, activities and facilities make this an experience worth the higher price tag.

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  • Hello Lisa. We came back from our trip two weeks ago now so I am sending this email much later than I wanted to. Nevertheless, what I wanted to say was thank you very much for helping us organise an amazing trip. Our days in Mafia Island to celebrate my 50th birthday were exactly what I wanted them to be: a fantastic time with the family doing activities that we all love and enjoy in a relaxing, unusual, beautiful place full of sun, surrounded by water, wildlife and friendly people. We swam with whale sharks, did a lot of snorkeling, had two picnics on a beautiful sand bank, watched the sunset over the sea, did a bird watching excursion and tried scuba diving.
    All merit to you because Pole Pole in Mafia Island was your recommendation. I never heard of Mafia Island before and didn't consider Tanzania to start with. It was an amazing place to stay: friendly, relaxed, beautiful, comfortable, with great food and fantastic service. Thanks not only for finding the place but also for your patience as we prepared the trip and I explored options and decided what I wanted. All went incredibly well (places, transfers, flights) and we had a very memorable time together that we will all remember forever - as we still do the safari trip to South Africa you organised for us 5 years ago.
    I cannot wait to plan another trip! I am already thinking about where and when. Hopefully no pandemic will get in the way this time. And I will come to you as my favourite travel agent.
    I copy in this message the Tourdust office because I want them to know how good you are and how much I appreciated the different trips you organised for us (including the trip to India for my parents that was cancelled due to Covid). I cannot thank you enough :o)
    Kind regards, Carol

    MissingCarolina O reviewing Relaxed Bush & Beach Family Holiday in Tanzania on 25 November 2022

  • Hi Lisa
    It was a fantastic experience, thanks very much. All the arrangements were seamless and our guiding/support team were excellent, if there is a way for you to formally commend the team to your ground operators then I would be grateful if you could do that, they really were brilliant.
    Many thanks for your help in arranging the trip, and for your patience during the multiple re-arrangements over the past couple of years.
    Kind regards, John

    MissingJohn B reviewing Mount Kenya Sirimon Naro Moru Trek on 14 November 2022

  • Can't praise tour dust enough, they helped us to create a holiday of a lifetime that has given us family memories we will treasure forever. From start to finish the whole experience was exactly what we wanted and more. Due to covid we waited 2 and a half years for this trip but worth the wait.
    Carly

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