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

      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 …

      Narrow Streets and Ornate Doors

      A travel blog entry by nomadictendency on Feb 21, 2014

      2 comments, 25 photos

      ... of the church we were visiting.

      During our visit to Stone Town, I never felt unsafe. The recent acid attacks played more on Genesta's mind and she opted to wear a headscarf while there. That said, we never felt any direct threat and interacted easily with Muslims, Hindus and Christians. At one point, while exploring the back streets, Genesta was even invited into a madrasa by the students' teacher.


      Stone town, Zanzibar

      A travel blog entry by chipbutty on Dec 10, 2013

      8 photos

      ... who want to sell you things and I got quite annoyed that they carry on hassling you even when you politely say no.
      They will not leave you alone.
      We visited the Spice Market which was really good.

      In the evening we went for sunset drinks at the Africa Hotel overlooking the ocean and then went to the night market for food.
      The people at the night market were really friendly and funny too.
      I made some good ...

      A plan that was never really a plan

      A travel blog entry by matt746 on Sep 14, 2013

      ... Pangani in broken Swahili, he had a hopeful look on his face and showed me into a small back room of a merchants place where there was a man sitting on a stool. I indicated I wanted to go to Pangani and tried not to look like a lost hopeful backpacker who was ready to be fleeced for all he was worth. I received the international sign for take a seat and we can talk some more. This in fact turned out to be, take a seat and wait for someone who can speak your ...

      Fame & Paradise

      A travel blog entry by ablo on Aug 21, 2013

      Up early to go snorkelling with One Ocean again. Two dives on coral reef with lots of tropical fish. Found snorkelling more relaxing than scuba! Saw a cool camouflaged stone fish, a lion fish, shrimp, unicorn fish and many others. Afternoon on gorgeous paradise beach outside bungalows. Drinks ...