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Ocean Front Private Beach Villa

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms And One Master Attic Accommodating Comfortably 8 People

The private villa is suitable for groups of friends and families with three spacious bedrooms and one master attic accommodating comfortably 8 people (spare beds can be provided for up to 4 additional people).

The design and decoration of the house are stylish and simple, in keeping with its surroundings, incorporating wood and natural fibers available on the island.

The house is organised on two floors as follows:

On the ground floor there is a large living room, a fully equipped kitchen, a small bathroom, a storage room and a dinning area which opens on a the veranda.

On the first floor there are three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom: a Master Room with a king bed and view of the ocean, a Blue Room with a queen bed and view of the ocean and a Red Room with a queen bed and view over the garden and beautiful sunset.

On the second floor there is a Master Attic with a king bed decorated in an oriental style and open window looking over the ocean.

All beds are equipped with mosquito nets.

The villa is surrounded by a beachfront garden with coconut palms, papaya trees and colourful flowers leading to the white sand beach.

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Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About Cristina

We are living in Switzerland and love to travel around the world, explore diverse environments and learn more about cultures!

Cristina purchased this villa in 2015

Why Cristina chose Matemwe

When we visited Zanzibar for the first time in August 2014, we fell in love with the island, an exotic and authentic place, amazing people and great culture. We acquired the villa in early 2015, renovated it and now we would like to share the experience with other people.

We hope that you will enjoy your stay in Zanzibar as much as we do!

What makes this villa unique

An endless white sand beach, a beautiful lagoon with warm and turquoise waters, fantastic and welcoming people who love to interact and learn more about you, lots of flavours and delicious fruits and spices, unique mix of cultures - African, Arab and European.

“A crossroads of culture, a melting pot of influences where Africa, India and Arabia meet, a complete change of pace from the mainland, a place where life’s rhythms are set by the monsoon winds and the cycles of the moon.” Lonely Planet


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Matemwe in Tanzania

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Living area - Toilet
    Blue Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Master Room - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Red Room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Attic - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Blue Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Red Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Attic - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Ocean Front Private Beach Villa
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Perfect Beach Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

I am so happy we choose Zanziblu for our beach retreat. It's absolutely gorgeous. It was so nice to have a HUGE house to spread out in with our 5 teenagers. The house is gorgeous and very well appointed. Chris and Christina were perfect hosts taking care of everything we may have needed. Fridge was stocked with beer, wine and soda and replenished whenever we wanted. Very resonable prices. There are a few other villas on the compound that share one beautiful beachfront pool and then our villa had a small plunge pool on the deck. It's really nice to have staff on site to take care of housekeeping and everything else. It's a very safe and secure environment and we were perfectly fine to leave our belongings with no worries. A delicious breakfast was incuded each day served on our oceanfront deck which was so nice. Also meals were available with a couple hours notice and were very good (about 12$ pp) They were wonderful about coming up with menu items everyone would enjoy. The beach is gorgeous and the tide didn't bother us at all. Loved having paddle boards and kayaks at our disposal (no charge) This whole experience turned out to be a real winner!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The villa was great, spacious and more than ample room for 3 families.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Zanziblu, Chris & Christina, our hosts, were more than helpful and the staff were fantastic, especially Samson. We would not hesitate in recommending this venue for a really relaxing and informal holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, Great staff!

  • 5 of 5

We just completed a 1-week stay at Zanziblue and had a wonderful time! The house was perfect for our family-group of 8 people. The beach-access was wonderful, the beds were comfortable, and we loved having air-conditioning in the bedrooms! My son loved sleeping upstairs in the open-air "loft".

A couple of other notes... The owner, Cristina, was great to work with and very responsive. The house has easy policies -- just be respectful and treat it like your house. Like, there's a stocked drink-cooler and we enjoyed the policy of simply paying for the drinks, at cost, at the end of the week.

And finally, the staff was incredible. The house manager, Bahati, was always so helpful and pleasant. And the chef, Khusein, made the best food! Breakfast comes with the rental (which you can make yourself, or have the chef prepare it). We also had the chef make dinner on most nights (for a reasonable additional cost), and it was incredible! We highly recommend it!

My only nitpick was that the wifi was a bit flaky. But I tried the wifi at several places in Zanzibar and it was flaky everywhere -- nobody had good wifi, so I can't fault the house for that.

So, the house was great, and made our vacation in Zanzibar a wonderful, memorable time!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Zanziblue was a wonderful, relaxing place for us all to stay while holidaying in Zanzibar. It comfortably accommodated both our families and was located in a perfect spot on the NE coast. The experience was made so much better with the Villa staff - Mama Bahati, Khusein and Kidawa who were all fantastic and very helpful. We highly recommend the villa as a lovely place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastiska ägare & personal!

  • 5 of 5

Vi bodde i ett av de nya husen, jätte fint! Dock lite "barnsjukdomar" så här i början, men det gjorde inget. Ägarparet vill mycket väl och är fantastiska. Till huset ingår en personal som fixar åt en. Vår Bahathi var underbar, kommer aldrig glömma henne!

"You are Welcome" fick vi alltid till svar.

Stället i sig ligger mycket lugnt, så det krävs att man åker på utflykter om man vill uppleva mer och se lite folk. Om jag skulle åka tillbaka till Zanzibar så skulle jag dela upp min vistelse i två olika boenden för att få både lugn och lite mer aktivitet. Vi bodde två nätter i Stone Town innan vi tog oss hit. Vi hade två ungdomar med oss i vår familj, så de hade nog gärna också bott ngn natt vid en strand med mer rörelse. Rekommenderar detta ställe varmt!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé 5 nuits dans la maison de Cristina. Nous étions 2 couples et 3 célibataires.

Cristina a toujours répondu très rapidement à mes mails et a été de bon conseil.

La maison est vraiment sur la plage.A marée haute, la mer arrive même jusque dans le jardin.La vue depuis la maison et les chambres est exceptionnelle.La maison se situe non loin de Matemwe qui reste une côte encore très peu touristique.La superbe plage de sable blanc est pour vous tout seul.

La maison est très grande,très bien tenue et peut accueillir certainement 8 personnes ou même 10 avec enfants (il y a 4 chambres toutes équipées d'une salle de bain).

Elle est très bien aménagée et on s'y sent tout de suite très bien.

Il y a une personne a votre disposition (qui habite la maison juste à côté) pour gérer toute l'organisation.

Il y a un cuisinier disponible qui vient à la maison vous faire d'excellents plats locaux (langoustes-poissons frais-poulpe-poulet...) pour seulement 10 dollars par jour (hors nourriture).

Il y a également un gardien et une femme de ménage.

Il y a toutes les boissons "habituelles" disponibles sur place au prix coûtant.

Un chauffeur est à votre disposition et compris dans le prix de la location quand vous le désirez et viendra automatiquement vous chercher et vous ramener à l'aéroport.

Il y a un centre de plongée à 20 min à pied de la maison par la plage.

On ne peut vraiment rien demander de plus...on a déjà envie d'y retourner!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Zanzibar International
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
Waikiki center, the best Full Moon party!
Nearest Ferry
50 Kilometres
Azam Marine in Stone Town
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Few choices on the beach, walking distance
Nearest Beach
Feet in the sand!
Car: not necessary


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