- Lodge type; Island Resort
- Location; Zanzibar
- Lodge size; 12 bungalows
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
- Sun tanning
- Surrounding luxury
- Swimming pools
- Secluded location
- Snorkeling the Mnemba Atoll
- Visits to the neighboring village
- Day-trips can be arranged to the historic centre of Stone Town, Jozani Forest or Prison Island
Matemwe Lodge (formally Matemwe Bungalows) lies perched on a coral rock surrounded by amazing white beaches overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Mnemba Atoll.
With friendly staff, a relaxed atmosphere, lush tropical gardens, fine white sand, intimate swimming pools, massages, magnificent cuisine and both land and water-based activities make Matemwe the must-visit destination for those seeking the ultimate tropical island paradise.
It is here that one encounters that ultimate tropical paradise on the intriguing island of Zanzibar.
The Zanzibar Airport is approximately 75 minutes drive from Matemwe.
Our selection of Zanzibar Lodges from family-friendly to romantic to the absolute in luxury and everything in between. With stunning beaches and a rich history and culture to explore, Zanzibar is the perfect destination for your safari adventure.
Book your stay today and explore everything that this beautiful island has to offer!
The 12 beautiful chalets here at 12 beautiful Matemwe offer guests private verandas with hammock and sofa, amazingly comfortable beds with mosquito nets and large bathrooms with deep bathtubs and walk-in showers.
All chalets are decorated in local materials while surrounded by lush gardens and views out over the Indian Ocean.
6 triple-bed chalets are available for families, and 2 other these have their own private plunge pools.
All food is sourced locally keeping with the theme of supporting local communities.
Meals are of course traditional Zanzibari cuisine with a lot of seafood being par for the course. Gourmet-styled breakfasts, lunches and three-course dinners are the standard that other lodges judge themselves.
A must-do is the picnic lunch on the Muyuni beach or isolated sandbanks just off the coast.
Matemwe Lodge has a multi-level swimming pool surrounded by lounge chairs overlooking the ocean. Freshly mixed cocktails are served at the poolside bar.
Matemwe is a perfect spot on the Island of Zanzibar for relaxation, water and land-based activities as well as touring this historic Island. Someone will be on hand at all times to recommend what is best for that particular day.
- Snorkelling and diving at the famous reefs of Mnemba Atoll
- Diving courses available
- Scenic kayaking on the reef
- Guided reef walks
- Traditional sailing & fishing
- Deep-sea fishing
- Sundowner dhow trips
- Remote sand-bank excursion
- Day trips to Stone Town
- Jozani forest tour
- Spice tours
- Matemwe Village walk
Children aged 5 yrs and over are most welcome at Matemwe Lodge (families with children younger than 5 yrs are welcome at Matemwe Beach House, a private house adjoining the lodge).
There are numerous activities on offer for the little ones to stretch their legs and explore this amazing destination. kiddies menu's, activities, babysitting and family accommodation are all on offer.
The Sea & Spice Spa offers relaxing treatments either in the spa area or in the comfort of your room.
From US$ 267.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollar
*Rates may vary according to season
- Half board accommodation (breakfast & dinner)
- Tea, coffee and filtered drinking water
- Guided reef walks
- Guided cultural village walks
- All flights
- All transfers
- Travel insurance
- Massages and beauty treatments
- Other activities & excursions not included