Matemwe Retreat
Perfect for tranquil, luxurious and romantic escapes!

Matemwe Retreat is a group of just four incredibly spacious ocean view villas, with their own private beach. With personal butler service and the option of massages and meals served in your villa, this lodge truly is a retreat where all your needs catered for.


Che Che Vule

Your very own private villa and pool surrounded by lush tropical gardens and nested on the stunning white sandy beaches of Matemwe.

Relax in the tranquility of the tropical garden …take a refreshing dip in the pool …or play in turquoise Indian Ocean waters… all whilst your personal butler and chefs look after your every need.



Matemwe Beach House
A homely family escape located right on Matemwe’s picture-perfect sandy beach!

Matemwe Beach House is the ideal retreat for a family or small group if you are seeking a private slice of Matemwe’s stunning coastline. The superb location also provides ample opportunity for activity and adventure: snorkelling, diving, canoeing, reef walks and so much more await you.

Whether thrill seeker or a professional un-winder, the sea breeze, palm trees, tranquil setting and availability of water sports will not disappoint.


The Palms
Voted among the top 15... "World's Most Romantic All Inclusive Resorts"

If you had no choice but to live in a hotel in Zanzibar this unquestionably would be the one. The colonial style villas ooze timeless style and sophistication. The Plantation House bar and restaurant is elegant yet informal and feels very much like an extension of your own private villa.


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Dar House
A large luxury home with tailored service

Dar House sits amid tropical gardens and swaying palms right on the stunning beach of Michamvi Pingwe on the South East coast. It is a beautiful luxury four bedroom villa with its own private swimming pool. The service at Dar House is designed to meet all of your unique needs and wishes. You can choose your own menu if you desire, decide where and when you eat, have your favourite drink at the open bar, even request a yoga teacher for the perfect morning rejuvenation or an evening jazz band to get you all going.


Green and Blue

Privacy, relaxation, peace and personal service .
Green and Blue has been designed with privacy and relaxation in mind. This is the place to come to escape all ordinary stresses and relax in total peace. Its traditional Zanzibari style bungalows and villas are dotted around lush gardens in a peaceful bay opposite Mnemba Island Atoll. The service is attentive and the food is fresh and exotic.

Dolphin Swimming


7 Nights Zanzibar Safari

Our 7 night Zanzibar Safari is designed to showcase the wildlife in and around the island. This itinerary takes in the beautiful Menai Bay Conservation Area and Zanzibar's National Park, Jozani, both home to a wide variety of land and marine wildlife. Staying in two of Zanzibar's most naturally beautiful lodges, this itinerary offers the opportunity for deep relaxation as well as outstanding scenery. .

Prices start from: £995 per person.
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236 Hurumzi
A magnificent property set in one of the tallest buildings in Stone Town .
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Ras Nungwi

A small collection of boutique Family Houses on the beach .
Hodi Hodi is a brand new development on Zanzibar’s pristine Matemwe beach, comprising three beach houses varying in size to be booked either for exclusive use or as separate family suites. All of the rooms are sea facing and there is a small communal pool with a cocktail island, a bar and restaurant.


Shooting Star Lodge Zanzibar

The lodge has grown organically from a beach bar with a few guest Bandas to a stylish boutique.

Shooting Star Lodge at Kiwenga is one of the only small privately owned and run lodges on this stretch of the north east coast. The privileged position on the northern tip of a long powder white sand cove gives guests a feeling of seclusion and exclusivity as the lodge stands alone on the beach. Owned by Elly, a Tanzanian from Moshi who opened Shooting Star 17 years ago, the lodge has grown organically from a simple beach bar with a few guest Bandas to a stylish boutique with Villas and private pools alongside traditional guest rooms.

Kasha Boutique

Chic and minimalistic using the land to create a seamless blend from resort to ocean.

Kasha Boutique Hotel is built on a short coral cliff and has 11 luxury villas of beauty and absolute serenity. Kasha is blessed with an amazing view over the lagoon of the Mnemba Atoll coral reef. The spacious Swahili-Arabic style villas are a luxurious experience, each with a private Baraza outdoor lounge and own splash pool with sun terrace. The sounds of the light breezes blowing over the untouched landscape, together with the Indian Ocean waves lapping gently against the coral barrier reef will soothe away any burdens of day-to-day life.


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Sunshine Hotel

Clean, slick and stylish in a great location.

With just 15 Suites, Sunshine undoubtedly has a boutique feel and one can’t help but feel part of the natural habitat at Matemwe. This location is really special in Zanzibar as the beaches are worked as they have been for centuries before; folding seaweed, fishing and collecting tasty treats the tide leaves behind on its journey out.


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Anna of Zanzibar

Home… with the comfort, service and luxury of a 5 star hotel.

Nestled on the pristine white beaches of the east coast, Anna of Zanzibar boasts barefoot luxury, 5* comfort and plenty to keep all the family entertained.


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Matemwe Bandas
A new wave in rustic luxury!

Matemwe Bandas offers luxury, privacy and serenity all presented in a barefoot eco-chic style and is set directly on one of the most stunning beaches Zanzibar Island has to offer. The lodge is faithful to the highest levels of luxury as much as it is to millennia-old traditions of local master craftsmanship. With private direct access from your veranda, Matemwe’s breath-taking beach is only a step away.


Indigo Beach Zanzibar

Simple, Elegant and Chic Boutique on an award winning beach. .
Indigo Beach Zanzibar offers a barefoot charm that is warm and welcoming on the shores Bwejuu Beach - once voted in Conde Nast's top 10 beaches of the world. The lodge is comprised of just nine large individual private bungalows, each decorated in a modern yet rustic style and all but one with its own direct access to the beach 30 metres away.

Kono Kono

Barefoot luxury on a quiet and secluded beach .
Kono Kono beach villas are located on the South Eastern coast of Zanzibar. These Barefoot Luxurious Villas overlook the immaculate beach of Michamvi Kae, only an hour and half drive away from the Zanzibar International Airport. The Michamvi peninsular offers breath taking beauty and tranquillity on what is arguably one of the best beaches in Zanzibar.

Pongwe Zanzibar

Considered to be the market leader in its price category.

This is a guest house with a difference! The chefs are trained by a British chef with Michelin Star experience from Parisian and London kitchens. The staff are loyal and in many cases have been at Pongwe for the best part of a decade, resulting in a finely tuned service and as mentioned before, a proud and happy team hosting your stay.

Chapwani Private Island

Castaway living on a beautiful little private island. .
Chapwani is a real treat for those in seek of simplicity and warm hospitality in a unqiue, intimate and picturesque setting. Just ten semi-detached, cosy, sea view rooms, one villa and a good sized swimming pool make up the lodge, which is the only property on the 5 hectare Island. Chapwani Island offers the perfect retreat from our often hectic modern-day lifestyles; There are no TVs or telephones, just the sound of the birds and the sea.

Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge

A beautiful guesthouse built in the old palace ruins, bordered by a secret private bay .


Hakuna Matata Beach Lodge is a delightful owner-run lodge nestled in the grounds of the beautiful and secluded Chuini Palace Ruins, offering guests a most charming and unique stay on the west coast.


White Sand Villas

Well appointed luxury boutique on a pristine white sandy beach .
White Sand Villas & Spa is comprised of just 11 high-end luxury villas, each with its own private swimming pool. The lodge is built upon the fine white sands of Paje Beach in the South East of the Island and is complete with fine-dining restaurant, spa and more...


Zanzi Resort

The ZanziResort is a luxurious oasis, nestled on the cliffs of Kama, on the tropical island of Zanzibar .
ZanziResort is a boutique eco-green hotel with a fantastic spa. A miniature paradise that is ideal for honeymooners, couples and celebrities looking for intimacy, just 15km from Stone Town. Look forward to comfort and satisfaction from both the accommodation and elaborate culinary tastes.


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Pure Zanzibar was started in 2006 and is still owner run and 100% independent.

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