For max 9 guests
Sunrise and sunset terraces
Only 15meters from the lagoon
You will enjoy wide open spaces, traditional Swahili-style villa with spectacular views of the Indian Ocean and the lagoon.
390 m2 of style, design, and space. A stylish Swahili villa, very comfortable under a cathedral roof of 15m high. A chic atmosphere combining Arab antiques, traditional Zanzibar chests and Colonial furniture from the British Club. For 9 people max.
An open architecture that promotes contacts with nature and guarantees high levels of comfort and intimacy. An architecture that maximizes the sensation of space: lots of windows, and openings to live happily.
Large bright and open rooms. Two terraces to make the most of the sun all day long.
The sunrise terrace with spectacular views will become your main living space. A design that ensures natural cooling: no need for noisy air conditioning.
From the beds to the generous sofas and to the beach beds, you will be pampered. At the time of your nap, you enjoy a terrace of 72m ² with very comfortable local beds, facing the lagoon.
A master suite of 60m² with the largest King size bed in Zanzibar: 2.45 m wide! From this room too, watch the fishermen sailing boats pass by your window.
is service à la carte
The Villa and the bungalow are always rented with cleaning services. You will be taken care of by our house boys with their wide smile. Scuba diving, snorkeling, sailing, sandbank, kite surfing or visiting the village? Akuna Matata, the house boys are enthusiastic and will advise you.
Our driver knows the island inside out and will have you discover the secret corners. Ask him for insider advice and you won't be bored for a second.
We only employ villagers from Matemwe. The artisans of the village and Zanzibar have created all the furniture. All materials used for construction and furniture are locally sourced to reduce the environmental impact and promote the island's entrepreneurship.
We've helped build the water supply to the village, the electricity grid. Every year we invest in the school and the local health center.
Traditional cuisine, European cuisine, fusion cuisine or cook yourself. Anything is possible.
Our renowned chef Ali Baba will prepare his specialties such as rice pilau, biriani, coconut curry, suitable for children if you want. His homemade fresh pieces of bread are to die for. He'll teach you how to cook Swahili dishes. He is happy to share his passion for spices and flavors.
AND DETAILS ABOUT THE VILLA
Click below to see all detailed information about the ground plan, villa and bungalow floor plans, dimensions of each room, equipment list, etc…
AT YOUR DISPOSAL FOR FREE
Robinson crusoe hut
40 m2, half shade, half discovery. Ideal for a nap, reading away from noisy children, meditation or this night under the stars with a book on One Thousand and One Nights.
They stayed with us
We have had the most wonderful stay in your villa in Matemve! We are now back home in Sweden but do miss Fitina, Juma an Ali Baba indeed! So wonderful people and so good care they have taken of us. We do hope to rent the villa again and to meet your staff again.Sofia L. Stockholm
The chef Ali Baba did a marvelous job with his cooking. He is missed back here at home, but I'm now cooking more coconut rice than ever before.Bettina V. Dusseldorf
The island of Zanzibar as I dreamed of discovering it during an exceptional stay in authenticity and truth. A beautiful house with its garden, coconut palms and private beach. It was in February and I would never forget it... with the hope of returning there someday.Claude G. Aix-en-Provence
We had such a great time in Matemwe! The house is lovely and the view is to die for. We enjoyed the atmosphere and the very warm and attentive support from the house boys and the driver.Bettina V. Dusseldorf