Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

Address: Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel is located on Matemwe Beach, Matemwe.
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    Travel Blogs from Matemwe

    Paradise Found

    A travel blog entry by johanna.drake on Jan 05, 2015

    19 photos

    We left stone town early morning and made the short drive to the first of our two final beach resorts. We arrive at the Zanzibar Retreat & are greeted by Karin, the wonderful assistant manager. The resort is small, 18 rooms & ours has a magnificent ocean view. It is built in the traditional Swahili architecture style, Arabic influence with …

    Jozani forest and the Rock

    A travel blog entry by acres_wild on Jun 17, 2015

    30 photos

    ... of it - I presume I'm the only person who could easily do Kilimanjaro, but then catch a cold on a tropical island with a constant temperature of 28 degrees... Matt was of course quite fit, so went for a coffee and then cocktails while I was sleeping, but each to their own ;-) He came to wake me up for dinner and I was so knackered, I considered skipping it, but am I glad I made myself go for it. Fittingly for our last in the ...

    Arriving in Zanzibar

    A travel blog entry by acres_wild on Jun 13, 2015

    24 photos

    ... resort has just reopened after the rainy season and is quite empty at the moment, which is a bonus for us (I guess not really so for them), there were only three other couples here as we arrived and we still haven't seen the one in the honeymoon suite, as they don't really need to leave it. The pool was not clear enough, the internet wasn't working (another bonus, I think) and basically there was nothing else to do but to sit around ...

    Day 12 day 7 of Africa trip - Dura

    A travel blog entry by doddy17 on Sep 14, 2014

    Last night whilst trying to sleep in the tent we had the local club continue until around half 2 and then a wake up call for prayers at 4.30, another good nights sleep... Short ferry to the other ferry. We arrived at our basic hotel to amazement that it was top class. 2 big queen sized beds A meal of ...

    If you like piña coladas...

    A travel blog entry by sarahvale on Feb 26, 2014

    4 comments, 13 photos

    ... We got back home in the late afternoon and called upon our rafiki from last night to drive us into stone town to go to the markets. We ventured through the streets buying way more things than we wanted to (but mainly for ourselves...actually, all for ourselves. Don't be expecting presents). We know how to drive a good bargain now, and chucking in 'rafiki' and some eyelash batting never hurts! As well as some promises of return and mzungu wives...we're breaking hearts ...