About Matemwe Retreat

The elegant private villas of Matemwe Retreat are nestled among palm trees on one of the whitest beaches on the northeastern coast of Zanzibar, on a shallow lagoon.

From Matemwe Retreat you can sail to the world famous Mnemba Atoll, one of the best diving locations in East Africa, in just a few minutes.

Your own private escape with personal care and a very high level of comfort.

The property

Each of the four elegant villas among the palm trees have their private swimming pool and butler, with fantastic views of the Indian Ocean.

All villas have a cocktail bar and space for private dinners, freshly prepared by your own chef. Alternatively, you can opt for the fresh seafood buffet at the neighboring Matemwe Lodge.


Matemwe Retreat offers the following facilities:

  • All-inclusive
  • Spacious villa
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom with bath, shower and toilet
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Mosquito net
  • AC
  • Locker
  • Wifi
  • Private pool
  • Porch
  • Sea view
  • Large hammock
  • Day bed
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Private bar
  • Private dining


The Matemwe Retreat villas are nicely decorated with locally produced materials and furniture and are inspired by the white sandy beaches and the ever-changing turquoise tones of the tropical water.

Matemwe Retreat offers the following room:

  • Villa, king (2p)


Matemwe Retreat offers the following activities:

  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
  • Swimming
  • Sunset Dhow sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Riff walk
  • Sailing and fishing
  • Open water fishing
  • Massages
  • Visit Stone Town
  • Spice tour
  • Jozani forest walk
  • Matemwe Village walk
  • Sandbank tour

Price indication

From € 518 to € 717 pppn (all inclusive)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

Stay at Matemwe Retreat?

Let us know, we’re happy to arrange it for you!


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