Location: Matemwe is located on the northeast coast of Zanzibar, perched on a coral rock and surrounded by some of the best beaches in Zanzibar, with the Mnemba Atoll right opposite which offers spectacular diving and snorkeling. It is about an hour’s drive from Zanzibar airport and the Stone Town.
Accommodation: The lodge consists of 12 beautiful bungalows, built from local materials and surrounded by lush gardens. Each suite has a private veranda with a hammock and couch overlooking the Indian Ocean, a large en suite bathroom with a deep bathtub and walk-in shower, comfortable beds with large mosquito net.
Facilities & Services: 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. Matemwe has a multi-level swimming pool surrounded with lounge chairs overlooking the ocean with picturesque fleets of traditional wooden sailing boats passing by, a poolside bar. The lodge is a daily stop for the fishermen who sell fresh crab, lobster and fish to Matemwe for lunches and dinners. Visits to neighbouring village can be arranged.