Matemwe Lodge

Tanzania

  • Lovely beach on Zanzibar's east coast
  • Laze in a hammock on your veranda
  • Go for a cruise in the lodge's dhow
  • Range of day trips
  • Snorkel and dive at nearby coral reefs

Open: Matemwe Lodge is open from 1st June to 31March

Location: Matemwe lodge is about a 75-minute drive from Zanzibar international airport on the north east coast of Zanzibar.

Rooms: There are 12 suites, all very spacious with a bedroom, bathroom with shower and bath, private wooden veranda with a hammock and a sofa. 2 of the rooms also have their own plunge pools and sun loungers. 6 of the rooms can be converted in triple accommodation.

Activities: Swimming in the pool, strolling along the beach and reef at low tide and visiting Matemwe village. There is excellent diving and snorkelling at Mnemba Atoll marine park a little way off the shore, payable locally. Other popular activities include dhow cruises, deep sea fishing, kayaking and kitesurfing. The lodge can arrange excursions to Stone Town and island spice tours. Most of these activities involve an extra fee, payable locally.

Facilities: There is an open-air restaurant by the beach, specialising in seafood based on the local fishermen's catch of the day, supplemented by meat and vegetarian dishes. The separate lounge is a great place to relax, out of the heat of the sun. There is a lovely, multi-level swimming pool and sunbathing area with a poolside bar. The spa offers massages and other therapeutic treatments. Matemwe Lodge provides a laundry service.

Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables. Breakfast is a buffet of cereals, breads, fruit and yoghurt plus cooked dishes, and both lunch and dinner are generally 3-course meals, with barbecues usually served a couple of evenings a week and dinner on Sunday being a Swahili buffet. 

Children: Children aged 5 years and over are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access

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