- Wide range of activities
- Private villa and staff
- Superb diving centre
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.
The trip was amazing everything was better than we could have imagined.
There was a moment climbing the mount Kenya where my wife accused me of tricking her into doing this (half kidding) as some of the nights got pretty cold, but we were dressed well and the sunrise at the peak was astonishing.
Safari was spectacular, Ben who was our main guide and driver was awesome! We saw everything excepts rhinos which were more of a hope than a reality. We also were able to watch a rock python eat a Thompson gazel live. It was one of the most interesting and unsettling things I have ever seen.
Just overall, so many moments that make you think wow or I can't believe I am here. Thank you for your help in getting everything set up. I don't believe I could have booked the trip without your help and guidance. It was an amazing way to start our marriage and truly the trip of a lifetime!
William Kearns reviewing 11 Day Mount Kenya Trek and Masai Mara Safari Combined on 29 October 2018
The Namibia trip was fantastic!
Self-driving was brilliant, and the chronology of the itinerary was perfect (against the flow/direction most other travelers took).
As for specifics:
This place was the best!
Best service, best staff, best food, best experiences, best facilities.
We saw a cheetah kill, leopards, and white rhino (which we were not expecting).
If you’ve never been you should go...If I ever go back to Namibia I will revisit.
The only (slight) disappointment.
Maybe because it was right after Okonjima, but the service was lacking, the facilities were a bit run down, it was the only place with mosquitoes in the room with no net and no spray. Food was marginal. Not sure if there are better options in the area, though.
Etosha Park was amazing. There was so much wildlife with so little crowds.
The Okaukeujo Camp had the best watering hole with animals coming in at all times of the night. A great experience exclusive to the camp.
Beautiful place. Very private. Food and service excellent.
A nice stopping point on the drive.
An amazing place...How they laid out and built it.
Enjoyed exploring the grounds and the local area/sights.
The staff was on par with Okonjima.
2 days were perfect.
Ivin provided us with good advice/information/recommendations along the route, along with a cell phone and cooler for the trip. The car was perfect.
They represent Tourdust well!
Again, another great trip you put together...Thank you!
Earl Wong reviewing Northern Namibia Highlights - Self Drive on 17 October 2018
We both suffered but enjoyed it immensely. Just how it should be!!!!
Our route up the mountain, the Burguret trail is very arduous and certainly should not be used for people who are not very fit and experienced trekkers. It mainly followers animal trails through the forests and bog lands around the mountain. The Chogoria route down was great. The guide and porters were great. Wild camping means just that, really just what I wanted, but I have lived in Kenya.
Jonathan Bailey reviewing Mount Kenya: Burguret Chogoria Traverse on 24 September 2018