Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe is strategically perched on a grouping of coral rock. Elegantly surrounded by the area's best beaches which offers spectacular diving and snorkeling. The friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, lush tropical gardens, fine white sand, intimate swimming pools, massages, and magnificent food specializing in fresh seafood make Matemwe the ultimate tropical paradise on the intriguing island of Zanzibar.

    Bungalow

    The lodge consists of 12 beautiful bungalows, built from local materials and surrounded by lush garden. Each suite has a private veranda with a hammock and couch, overlooking the Indian Ocean. These spacious rooms are equipped with a king sized bed and an extra single bed. Each bungalow has large bathroom with a walk-in shower, a deep bathtub, walk-in shower, and is elegantly decorated using local themes and colours. Although mosquitoes are rare, all rooms are equipped with a large mosquito net for added ambiance. Other amenities include: housekeeping, private bathroom, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer and iron/ironing board (on request), desk, sofa bed, and a double sink. In-room massage is also available. Relax and take in the splendid Indian ocean air from the comfort of your own private veranda.

      Bungalow (Stay 7 Pay 5)

      The lodge consists of 12 beautiful bungalows, built from local materials and surrounded by lush garden. Each suite has a private veranda with a hammock and couch, overlooking the Indian Ocean. These spacious rooms are equipped with a king sized bed and an extra single bed. Each bungalow has large bathroom with a walk-in shower, a deep bathtub, walk-in shower, and is elegantly decorated using local themes and colours. Although mosquitoes are rare, all rooms are equipped with a large mosquito net for added ambiance. Other amenities include: housekeeping, private bathroom, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer and iron/ironing board (on request), desk, sofa bed, and a double sink. In-room massage is also available. Relax and take in the splendid Indian ocean air from the comfort of your own private veranda.

        Bungalow (Stay 4 Pay 3)

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          Bungalow (Stay 3 Pay 2)

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            Matemwe Lodge Restaurants

            The open-air restaurant overlooks the ocean and has a tranquil lounge area. Seafood is the specialty of the house, with all produce bought daily from the local markets. Lunch is a buffet offering a delicious mix of African and European flavours. Dinner offers a choice of main courses with fish, meat and vegetarian options. Matemwe has a multi-level swimming pool surrounded with lounge chairs overlooking the ocean. Freshly mixed cocktails are served at the poolside bar.

              Matemwe Lodge Activities

              The Matemwe Lodge offers a wide variety of water sports and activities including ocean cruises, snorkelling, scuba driving, and kayaking. Visits to the neighboring village can be arranged for those who want to explore the local Zanzibar culture and village life. Day-trips can also be arranged to the historic centre of Stone Town, Spice Tour, Jozani Forest or Prison Island. Or simply relax along the beaches. Watch as Ngalawas, fleets of traditional wooden sailing boats, pass by Matemwe - delivering a dream for any photographer. The lodge is a daily stop for the fishermen who sell fresh crab, lobster and fish to Matemwe for lunches and dinners. Enjoy this sight at early morning, when fresh coffee and delicious cookies are served on your veranda. In the evening, the full moon rising out of the sea is a serene and romantic experience.

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