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Matemwe Lodge


Set on the northeast coast of Zanzibar, vibrant yet relaxed Matemwe Lodge is perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking a pretty, coral-fringed lagoon.

With only twelve stylish chalets that are scattered through the lush gardens, all with private sea-facing verandas, it will be hard to leave this stunning lodge. Whether you wish to just sink into a hammock or to dive the depths of the Indian Ocean, Matemwe Lodge is an unbeatable island escape and the ideal place to unwind. 

Lodge Overivew

12 chalets (6 doubles and 6 twins/triples)

Children: 5 years & above

Private plunge pool at 2 of the chalets

Two communal swimming pools


Chalet Details

Twin & double beds available

Mosquito net & ceiling fan

Private veranda with hammock

Safe in room


Snorkelling & diving Reef walk

Village visit

Ngalawa sailing trip



Bathroom Details 

Ensuite bathroom

Indoor shower & bathtub

Toiletries provided

Food & Drink

All meals are included

All drinks included apart from cellar wines, premium spirits and champagne

Individual dining in the restaurant

Private tables available on request.

Why choose Matemwe Lodge? 

Secluded location on the northeast coast, away from the busier areas of Zanzibar

Perfect for relaxation but also offers a variety of adventurous activities

Family friendly

Authentic Zanzibar culture & warm, friendly staff

By Air:

Closest airstrip: Zanzibar

By Car:

1 hr 15 min drive from Zanzibar Airport

Coordinates: 5° 50’48.21’ S, 39° 21’27.13’ E