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Matemwe Beach House
Why we like it
- A private villa with two bedrooms
- Nestled on the sandy Matemwe beach
- Stunning swimming pool and pool deck area
- Panoramic views of the Indian Ocean
- Children are welcome at Matemwe Beach House
- Full butler service and private chef
- An exclusive beach retreat offering luxury and privacy
Spend the day with the local fishermen and if you are lucky enough to get a catch, let chef prepare your fish and create the most sumptuous meal.
I have found the performance overall of Abercrombie & Kent to be absolutely first-class. Your representative, Ben Harrison, has been outstanding in his service to make this trip tailored exactly to my specific and quite demanding needs. I would not hesitate to recommend your company to anybody else, is one of being superb and highly professional.
- FT, Cambridgeshire
Matemwe Beach House is a private villa that consists of 2 double bedrooms and an extra mezzanine floor with 2 single beds. Located on the long, sandy Matemwe beach, just south of Matemwe's main lodge and opposite Mnemba Island. The master bedroom offers a king-sized bed framed by a mosquito net complete with en-suite bathroom with shower. The second bedroom has twin beds and an adjoining bathroom with both bath and shower. Massages, manicures, pedicures, henna, hair braiding, waxing and facials can all be arranged - either in your room or the treatment room at the main lodge Matemwe Lodge (which is next door). Activities that are on offer include snorkelling, diving, fishing and kite surfing. It is important to note that the sea tides impact greatly on the beach here, at times the beach size can quadruple in size making swimming in the sea difficult and then at other times the beach is really narrow. This is one of the best places for snorkelling and diving off Zanzibar. An excellent choice for a family or a couple wanting an exclusive place to stay.
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
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