The Matemwe Retreat is located on a spectacular stretch of private land, just north of Matemwe's main lodge and right opposite the Mnemba Atoll. The Retreat consists of three fabulous, separate villas, all personalized with custom decore. Each villa features it's own private bar, air-conditioning, a walk-in shower, and a large bathtub. Also, enjoy the romantic atmosphere created by the Indian Ocean from your own private veranda. One feature special to the Matemwe Retreat is the private roof-top pool. If the pool isn't for you, each villa is situated on coast of the crystal clear Indian Ocean.
This island of Matemwe is well known for its fine white sand beaches, the contrasting colors of the Indian Ocean and the beauty of the coral reef of the Mnemba Atoll. Contrary to other parts of the island, one finds few traces of other tourists when at Matemwe. The gorgeous beaches north and south of the lodge are shared with the occasional fishermen sail by with their armada of traditional dhows.
The Matemwe Retreat was built using local materials, where possible, all by local trades-people. Decore and furnishings in the rooms have been created by local men and women creating a true African atmosphere. Each of the rooms at Matemwe Retreat feature a spacious veranda, private cocktail bar, an air-conditioned bedroom, a bathroom with double sinks, a shower and a bath overlooking the Indian Ocean. Hot water at the retreat is created by using a solar panels in an eco-friendly method.
The Matemwe Retreat gives the word "service" a new meaning. Breakfast is served on the private veranda of your room, without disturbing you from your slumber. As you move around through the retreat, you will encounter daily a manager or chef that will discuss what you would like to eat for lunch, and dinner. You will be able to choose between local speciality food options, or even return to the main lodge for both meals. Cocktails and other exotic drinks are served in your room or on the beach. You can impress your partner with a candle-lit dinner under the romantic stars on the spectacular beach. This retreat treats all of it guest like they are members of the royal family!
Matemwe Retreat offers a wide variety of activities that can be enjoyed in and around the lodge. These activities include many watersports such as diving, snorkeling and kayaking. Be dazzled by the many species of fish and other aquatic life found in theses waters. Some other activities available include local fishing trips on traditional boats, guided walks to the local village and fish market, and visits to the neighbouring village. If excurisions in and around the island is not for you, you can just unwind and relax with a massage or beauty treatment.
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