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Travelling along the Rift Valley: Matemwe Retreat

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Matemwe Retreat is situated in Matemwe along the north-eastern coast of Zanzibar.

This little lodge consists of 4 retreats providing a tendentially high level of servicing and set in a large verdant area facing the indian ocean.

Each retreat has been specifically designed for couples looking for great privacy. They are set on two floors with the outside bar, dining and living area on the ground floor leading into the bedroom and bathroom. The top floor features a private sun and shade terrace with plunge pool overlooking the lagoon.

The chef will come everyday to introduce the menu suggestions and the fresh catches of the day, there is full butler service and guest can find all they need  in their villa however they could also walk across Matemwe Lodge garden and enjoy the main lodge facilities such as the SPA, the restaurant, the bar, the swimming pools.

Guests can have access to the small beach of Zi-Villa located just in front but getting submerged at high tide or to the one of Matemwe Lodge.

Activities include guided visit of Stone Town and to the other parts of the island, spice tour, guided walk to the reed and to the fishermen village, kayaking, biking, diving and snorkeling. Traditional fishing and deep sea fishing can also be arrange on request.

RATES 2015 per night per person sharing
  1 to 4 nights stay 5 to 7 nights stay 8+ nights stay Last Minute*
FROM 06/01 TO 31/03
FROM 01/06 TO 30/06
FROM 01/11 TO 19/12
usd 523
usd 497
usd 481
usd 360
FROM 01/01 TO 05/01
FROM 01/07 TO 31/10
FROM 20/12 TO 31/12
usd 643
usd 611
usd 592
usd 360

Rates include: FB basis including a selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages, butler service, guided walks to the reef and to the fishermen village, snorkeling excursion by boat [1 trip per person].

Rates do not include: transfer between airport and lodge.

Children not permitted


LAST MINUTE: valid from 6 weeks prior to arrival at low season | 4 weeks prior to arrival at low season. It cannot be combined with any other special offer..

FROM JULY 1ST TO 19 DEC.: STAY 4 PAY 3 valid also in combination with Ubunto camp and Dunia camp

HONEYMOON OFFER: 50% off for the bride at Matemwe Retreat and Sayari Camp when combined in an itinerary. Offer valid anytime in 2015.

Location: 9
Beach: 6
Staff: 9
Activities: 8
Architecture: 9
Food: 8
Cleanliness: 9
Value: 8