Matemwe Beach Village



Located on the North East Coast of Zanzibar Island, close to Mnemba Atoll, 1 hours drive from the Zanzibar Airport or Stone Town.

Description & Fatures

Matemwe Beach Village offers accommodation with a total of 23 rooms 
» 17 Standard Rooms
» 5 Shamba Suites
» 1 Asali Suite.

Standard Room
Simple self contained room furnished in beach style with shades of neutrals, blues and green, some rooms have sea view and some not. These rooms are grouped in double and triple and are perfect for those wanting a great place to stay.

Shamba Suite
Funky, romantic, spacious and stylish, offers a couple or small family space to relax and enjoy themselves the Matemwe beach style.

Asali Suite
The ultimate romantic choice perfect for honeymooners or those wanting to celebrate their love. This suite is completely self contained – Your own chef, plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and beach ensure you never have to leave your indulgent seclusion.

Facilities & Activities

Diving and snorkeling can always be arranged at Matemwe Beach Village. Traditional massage, manicure or pedicure are the facilities that Matemwe Village offers.

Matemwe Bungalows



Matemwe Bungalows lies on the East Coast of Zanzibar Island, one hours drive from the Zanzibar Airport or Stone Town, perched on a coral rock overlooking the beach of Matemwe and right opposite the Mnemba Atoll which offers spectacular diving and snorkeling.

Description & Features

The Lodge consist of 12 beautiful bungalows, built from local materials and surrounded by beautiful gardens. Each suite is equipped with a large king-size bed specially suited for honeymooners, mosquito net, bathroom with deep bathtubs and walk-in shower, a private veranda with hammocks and couches overlooking the Indian Ocean. 

The open-air restaurant overlooks the ocean and has a tranquil area to lounge in as well. Seafood is the specialty of the house, with all produce bought daily from the local markets.

Facilities & Activities

Matemwe Bungalows has a multi-level swimming pool surrounded with lounge chairs overlooking the ocean, Fresh mixed cocktails are served at the poolside bar.
Activities at Matemwe Bungalows are Diving and snorkeling on the Mnemba Atoll.

Ocean Paradise Resort



Situated on Zanzibar’s picturesque North East coast, overlooking the turquoise Indian Ocean, one hours drive from the Zanzibar Airport or Stone Town. Set in 6.5 hectares of serene and colourful gardens, mature coconut palms and the white sandy beach.

Descriptions & Features

This 98 room property including 2 Junior Suites, designed as a traditional African roundhouse featuring all the creature comforts you could need, rooms and suites are truly unrivalled. 

Nestled under a pitched makuti roof, each room is sea facing with large patio doors that open up to a private balcony and have air conditioning, ceiling fan, en-suite bathroom, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, minibar, hair dryer and safe.

Facilities & Activities

Ocean Paradise Resort features
» 3 Restaurants (Ocean, Bahari & Mawimbi)
» 3 Bars (Bahari, Pool & Jungle)
» Swimming pool with children pool
» Air conditioned conference room seating 180 people and board room seating 20 people.

Activities offered are 
» Diving 
» Windsurfing 
» Kayaking 
» Sailing 
» Table tennis 
» Billiards/snooker 
» Internet Café.

Pongwe Beach Hotel



Situated within a secluded bay on the East Coast of Zanzibar, 1 hours drive from the Zanzibar Airport or Stone Town.

Description & Features

A Modestly sized hotel with only 16 traditional cottages (13 Sea view and 3 Garden view Cottages) all with en-suite bathroom, Moroccan style walk in shower and private terrace.

The sea view cottages have traditional lime washed walls, and thatched roofs made from woven palm leaves. One can enjoy the morning or a leisurely breakfast from the terrace.

Pongwe Beach Hotel offers the perfect paradise island experience, the bay’s clear blue waters – protected by the reef one kilometer from the shore, the ideal place for swimming and snorkeling. 

During the midday when the sun becomes too strong, one can retreat into the shade of the palm trees that line the white sandy beach, and sip a long cool drink.

Their wooden traditional boat will provide the ideal opportunity to go for game fishing or snorkeling out at the Mnemba Atoll. Scuba diving can also be arranged

Matemwe Retreat



Matemwe located just north of Matemwe main lodge and right opposite the Mnemba atoll, 1 hours driver from the Zanzibar Stone Town or Zanzibar airport.

Descriptions & Features

The Retreat consists of three enormous, split-level beach villas, which have been constructed using local materials and resources wherever possible. These are the ultimate in private luxury.

The ground floor at each of the Retreat's suites features an air-conditioned bedroom, an en-suite bathroom and a spacious open sided verandah with a private cocktail bar and lounge area. 

The second floor has a private roof-top terrace with sun-loungers, shaded lounge and a plunge pool as well. Every room has access to a small private beach for guests of Matemwe Retreat.

Though the rooms are wonderful, it is the service at Matemwe Retreat which makes it such a special place to stay. Guests have a personal butler who will bring breakfast to the veranda every morning and stop to find out what they wish him to organize for the day – whether it be diving, a walk, or just a bottle of champagne on the terrace. 

Lunch and dinner can be served on the private terrace of the rooms, or in the gardens of Matemwe Retreat. There is always the option of popping down to the restaurant at matemwe Bungalows for a more sociable atmosphere.