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Asilia Matemwe Lodge

Discover Asilia Matemwe Lodge

Matemwe Lodge lies perched on a coral rock, opposite the Mnemba Atoll on the quieter northeast corner of Zanzibar which offers spectacular diving and snorkeling. The friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere, lush tropical gardens, fine white sand, intimate swimming pools, massages, and open-air restaurant specializing in fresh seafood, make Matemwe the ultimate tropical paradise on the intriguing island of Zanzibar.

Matemwe Lodge offers 12 chalets including 6 triples and 2 of those with private pools. Each chalet has a private veranda with hammocks and couches overlooking the Indian Ocean. The beautifully presented rooms feature large comfortable beds and expansive bathrooms with deep bathtubs and walk-in showers.

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Expert View

  • One of the quieter and more exclusive locations on the island
  • Spectacular diving and snorkeling at the nearby Mnemba Atoll
  • Day trips into the winding streets of historic Stonetown
  • Seafood meals, massages, beach cocktails and dozes on hammocks

At a glance

  • 12 Chalets
  • 5 Years +
  • Open 1 June - 2 April
  • Family Rooms
  • Half Board
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We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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