Destination guide

The beachside setting of Matemwe is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Matemwe. Revered for its snorkelling, coral reefs and seafood restaurants, this city is both romantic and relaxing. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Seasonal weather averages in Matemwe

Travellers enjoy Matemwe for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, March, February, January and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Matemwe

Matemwe is famous for its pristine beaches, seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Matemwe is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Muyuni Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mnemba Island (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Mapenzi Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Kiwengwa Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kendwa Beach (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Nungwi Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Matemwe

The nearest airport is in Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), located 26.4 mi (42.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Matemwe?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings around Matemwe. From 3 Flats to 36 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Matemwe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Matemwe. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kendwa Beach: 76 holiday lettings
  • Mnemba Island: 80 holiday lettings
  • Chapwani Island: 92 holiday lettings
  • Nungwi Beach: 34 holiday lettings
  • Kiwengwa Beach: 110 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Matemwe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Matemwe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3 Flats in Matemwe. Our other popular types of Matemwe holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Matemwe?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 51 holiday homes with pool available in Matemwe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.