Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Matemwe

And more beach!!

A travel blog entry by schellenberg on Aug 14, 2014

86 photos

It is only 25 minutes driving from Pongwe to Matemwe, but the place is totally different. The beach here is one long white stretch, very nice as well. The little hotel is very nice and staff is very friendly. And the even have a happy hour from 4:00pm to 6:00pm (yes, you are allowed to start at 4:00 here, yayyy!!). So of course we are going to …

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Oct 28, 2013

1 comment, 205 photos

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  • Local people always appreciate if you can say at least “hi” and “thank you” in Swahili.
Basic vocabulary (what we´ve learnt so far)
  • Karibu! = Welcome!
  • Jambo! = Hello!
  • Habari? = How are you? -> Mzuri. = Fine.
  • Mambo? = What´s up? -> Pwa. = Cool.
  • Asante (sana). = Thank you (very much).
  • Hakuna matata (matatizo in Zanzibar) = No problem.
  • Paka = Cat
  • Mzungu = White ...

A plan that was never really a plan

A travel blog entry by matt746 on Sep 14, 2013

... I was in luck and after only fifteen minutes a slightly sleepy Captain was raised from his slumber to act as my interpreter. I then found out I could not get to Pangani but they could do Mykweba. Now this place didn't even register on the lonely planet map let alone give any idea on what options I might have there. So in short it was perfect. We then started on price, they at first suggested $40,000 to which I replied $5,000 which they were a bit shocked with but ...


A travel blog entry by madkath on Aug 15, 2013

11 photos

An early start - left john in bed to go up to the dive centre to get kitted out for snorkelling at 7.15. Boat left the hotel jetty at 7.45 to catch the high tide.

14 in total on the boat - 6 diving, 2 snorkelling, 4 instructors and the boat drivers. We were taken out in ...


A travel blog entry by gentoopeng on Jul 10, 2013

6 comments, 5 photos

... the shade of trees and buildings . Stone Town, in the 1860's, was the port from which slaves were transported to various countries. This ceased around the 1890's but the images still remain. We took a tour of where the slaves were held and traded and the subsequent building of an Anglican church and monastery on the site. Come sunset we were seen sipping cocktails on the balcony of the ...

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This 5 star hotel is located on Matemwe Beach, Matemwe.
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