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Places to stay in Pwani Mchangani

Places to stay in Pwani Mchangani
Budget double room for a stress free no frills accommodation. Room are the perfect pied-a-terre for sports lovers and explorers in Zanzibar Did I mention we have a private beach?! Yes, there is fiber optic wifi in each room!!
Surfescape village in Zanzibar is your perfect base for outdoor activities, travelling and relaxing. It's located nearby restaurants, watersports center and local fishers village.
We are located in Pwani Mchangani, close to restaurants, local villages and watersports center.
  • Excellent Place, Prisca was amazing, very helpful (with much hospitality). We enjoyed our experience at Marco's place. The price is worth it, though the shops & supermarkets were far which would require a taxi always. Otherwise I would definitely recommend the place.

    Charles Eloi2019-12-09T00:00:00Z
  • Surfescape is a beautiful place. The room are simple but nice, the people working are really kind and the location is perfect; 1 min from a beautiful large and white beach! You can eat every meal at the hotel just under Surfescape and relax at their swimming pool too! It’s a little paradise and perfect if you want to relax or do some kitesurfing !

    Lisa2019-08-12T00:00:00Z
  • Great apartment, very well located, location and just beautiful!

    Penda2019-06-01T00:00:00Z
  • Surfescape is a really nice place to stay. Hospitality was amazing thanks to Prisca, and Marco was very quick responding to all of our queries. The room is nice (big bed with mosquito net) and the sorroundings are beautiful. Only downside of it is that the only restaurant nearby is a buffet attached to Surfescape. I’d definitely recommend to order delivery from Blue Fish instead for original Swahili food. Thanks Prisca and Marco!

    Georgina2019-02-06T00:00:00Z
  • a great place to relax. superfriendly hosts. we stayed for two weeks. we mostly ate at waikiki and jetty lounge (20min walking on the beach) but got other great recomendations from Marco and the crew whenever we asked. 50m approx to the beach which was a private part before the public one. we quickly got aqquinted to the rhytm of the tide. the pool next door was a great substitute to the withdrawn ocean for cooling down. for lunch we either made our own from groceries from a supermarket nearby. you can shop there for example either by making an order to the reception, grabbing a taxi or doing it on your way to an excursion. it seemed to be 5$ one way, the same for going to restaurants. we absolutly recommend Surfescape, Marco,Nici and Priska whom helped make our trip fantastic. thank you guys for that. we will be back. lots of love, Emma-Lisa and William

    William2019-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • My 15-year-old son and me had a great time at „surfescape.“ Marco and his crew are very friendly and ready to answer any question. We had a relaxed time there which was nice after traveling a lot on the mainland/Tanzania. So for us it was „relax-escape.“ Asante sana!

    Katarina2018-08-29T00:00:00Z
  • With Marcos Surfescape you find a small, calm idyll on probably the best beach in whole sansibar. It has ebb and flow which makes it perfect for either swimming, surfing kiting or a beautiful walk at the tideland where you can discover a lot of different sea animals like star fishes etc. The Surfescape is not surving food but so you can discover all the restaurants around (eiher local or from the resorts). For us it was the perfect deal! We highly recommend!

    Lennard2018-07-25T00:00:00Z
  • great place with a fantastic view! good communication, great tips for trips and an awesome private beach. Thank you!

    Hannah2018-04-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Guest suite


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    The Bluefish Apartment is newly ap apartments located in Zanzibar the Apartment areinclosed with Bluefish Restaurant to make very convenient for gest who has no much time cooking also will provide a good chance of testing Zanzibar dishes. Gest can also arrange other tours like fishing snorkeling since the area is close to beach 150 metres.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Pwani Mchangani, Unguja North Region, Tanzania

    Enjoy Zanzibar from Kiwengwa white sand beaches through its many activities such as kite surfing, reef walking, biking, and many more. Stone Town is 45 minutes away, Paje/Jozani Forest 1hour30 and Nungwi 45minutes drive. The airport is an hour drive.The house has 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the rooms are very comfy, light and airy. The beach is 3 minutes away through a very short walk in the village. Shared garden, kitchen and lounge. Cook available on request.
    Laidback. Rooms and house are cleaned everyday.
    The house is located within a small fishing village named Kairo. It's very safe and lovely however expect some noise as it is also lively.
  • A great host!

    Ljupche2019-12-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    TZ, Tanzania

    The bungalow can easily accommodate up to 4 guests so perfect for friends and families. It features large beds, en suite bathroom and common garden overlooking the ocean. Rooms belong to Surfescape Zanzibar, the kite and windsurf center located on the our private beach. Oh yes, we have fiber optic wi-fi connectivity :) There are different restaurant nearby + also food delivery!
    Given the high request of this bungalow on Airbnb I put a second one, the other listing have more than 150 positive reviews combined :)
    Close to a couple of beach restaurant, 20 meters from the beach, and Surfescape Watersport centre. It’s also close to Pwani Mchangani and Mafarasi (Kiwengwa) village.
  • Close to the beach, nice pool. We enjoyed our staying. Nice bedroom.

    Dimitri2019-11-10T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed a week at Marco's house. We were delighted with our stay! Marco and Prisca are very hospitable and available. The room was perfect: nice, clean, well equipped. The place is very cute. The access to the beach is direct from our room to a minute walk. In short we strongly recommend!

    Laure2019-06-28T00:00:00Z
  • Rooms were clean, it was a beautiful location, and the host was very welcoming and helpful. We were able to eat a very delicious dinner at the hotel next door. Would highly recommend.

    Meggie2019-06-08T00:00:00Z
  • The place is great and the staff is very helpful and friendly! You can have a good lunch/ dinner at the coral hotel next to Surfescape, where you can use the pool, too. We recommend to have a car, but taxi works well, too. They can organize it for you. Thanks for the stay!

    Mohammad2018-10-20T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was perfect :)

    Jana2018-09-19T00:00:00Z
  • Everything about our stay at Surfescape was excellent. The bedroom was spacious. There was a stocked fridge and food tray of snacks (for a fee of course). There are sun beds and hammocks outside the room and by the beach. Priska was very helpful with our needs (taxi, motorbike rentals, laundry, party guide, etc.). Marco was very helpful and very accommodating as a host too. There’s a pool you can use at Coral Reef resort when the tide is out. Otherwise, its best to have a swim in the morning when the sea is calm. Only drawback is that the location is a bit of a walk to any supermarket or other hotel/restaurants. Though they can get food delivered to the resort anyway. All in all, it’s a highly recommended airbnb in Zanzibar.

    Sofia2018-09-01T00:00:00Z
  • Me and my boyfriend had a really great time at Surfescape. The location was one of the best we had on Zanzibar. The room was very well equipped (water cooker, fridge, plates, mugs etc.) and cleaned every day. The host and his staff were very nice and warmhearted which made our stay very comfortable. Also the area was very beautiful and peacefully quiet. The private beach was extremely welcomed and relaxing after more touristic spots like Nungwi etc. Only one thing you have to keep in mind when staying at Surfescape: The possibilities according to food are limited. It was not a problem at all, I'm only mentioning it. The next door restaurant offered a breakfast buffet for 7 dollars which was quite nice, as well as the evening dinner buffet. You can find a few other restaurants within some walking distance. Also we were offered to have food ordered (for example Pizza, pretty good for African Pizza) which worked out very well. So you're not going to starve when staying on Surfescape, I just wanted to mention the fact that the location is not as touristic as other places. But for us, who were looking forward to relaxation, peace and quiet, it was the perfect place to stay. I can strongly recommend spending some time at Surfescape! Thank you for everything.

    Julia2018-08-09T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place, beautiful beach, perfect rooms and huge bathroom! One place to eat if you're not driving: the hotel restaurant next door.

    Julie2018-06-19T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Mambo! Thank you for your interest in Lazy Beach House. We are a simple but cosy beach house right on the white sands of the beautiful Kiwengwa beach. Our house has 5 rooms, all en-suite and ocean facing with their own private balconies. Perfect for those who really want to take a break from the hustle and bustle, connect with nature and the local culture, fall asleep to the sound of waves and relax in the sun during the day. We look forward to sharing our piece of paradise with you :)
    We have a chill out area upstairs, equipped with sea views, an honesty bar and great vibe that all guests can enjoy. We are so lucky to be positioned in front of a beautiful sand bank which allows us and our guests to enjoy the beach even during low tides!
    We are right on the edge of a wonderful community and the locals will make sure you feel right at home. If you are interested, you will also have the opportunity to experience local meals and explore the village and local school to learn more about this amazingly welcoming community and their culture
  • I really enjoyed my stay at Lazy Beach House. It’s tucked in next to a village and between a few resorts. A 2 minute walk at most to the beach. White sand beach and an amazing restaurant across the street. The house is wonderful, with comfy seating, a hammock, and a fridge to purchase cool drinks. I would stay again!

    Sarah2019-11-29T00:00:00Z
  • So, if you are searching for a place to stay, be lazy, eat local food next door, feel at home, enjoy the seaview and the beach and would like some insights in local Zanzibar life: go to lazy beach house! Sarah, MC, Ibro are very friendly, helpful and welcoming! A lot of guest are coming every year, that says enough!

    Erik2019-01-30T00:00:00Z
  • Very nice place for a quiet vacation in Zanzibar. You're quite away from big hotels etc and all the team is super friendly. Definitely a valuable choice.

    Le Pêcheur2019-01-20T00:00:00Z
  • I had the best time at the Lazy Beach house. Great hospitality, Andrea and her team will do the outmost to make your stay pleasant. The location is perfect, the beach great. The room big and clean, bed very comfortable. Best value possible! I would come back tomorrow if I could!

    Herwig2018-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • Lazy Beach House was amazing. It has a more local vibe than the resorts further down the beach so if this is what you’re looking for I highly recommend. Quaint and comfortable. Andrea’s staff was probably our favourite part, they are all so welcoming and hilarious. The Amour restaurant is delicious as well, best food we had during our stay.

    Alexandra2018-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • We had a very nice and lazy stay in Kiwengwa next to the beautiful beach though it was a little bit windy sometimes. Ibro was very nice and helpful, he organized tours and transfer for us. It is a very quiet place, we always had dinner in one restaurant, but the food was good and the service - thanks to Coco - great. Go there!

    Jakob2017-09-21T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at lazy beach house was very nice. Andrea is a great and helpful host. She takes care about every question you have. If you look for a silent and lazy location at kiwengwa - the lazy beach house is your place to be.

    Sebastian2017-08-02T00:00:00Z
  • I only spent one night but it was great. The small building is at the end of the village so very quiet. The room was large and clean, with a reasonably comfortable mattress and super crisp white sheets. Andrea is a great host, welcoming and easy to communicate with. Stay here fo off the grid time (though there is Wi-Fi i)) you must)

    Marion2017-07-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Welcome to Miramont Retreat Zanzibar! Our place is situated next to the beach, close to Mnemba Island. Here on Airbnb we rent the standard bungalows. The rooms have queen beds, fan, private toilet with shower, hot and cold water, linens, towels, body soap and private terrace with pool view. The location has free parking, a restaurant and bar. For Wi-Fi we charge 2$ per day. Breakfast included in the room rate and it's possible to arrange transfer from any part of the island
  • What a wonderful holiday in paradise! Miramont retreat is a simple magical place to stay located in a very quiet but beautiful part of Zanzibar. I stayed here for ten nights with my boyfriend and 21 month of son and we had a wonderful holiday , the staff where kind and helpful and the location is perfect if you are just looking to get away from it all ❤️ the pool is perfect for a dip at anytime of the day and the beach has the finest whitest sand I have ever seen. Here at miramont you really can relax in a chilled atmosphere with the most amazing food we only ate out once and not because there are not many other places to eat nearby but because we really enjoyed the fixed menu plus the daily menu that was offered everyday. The room was small but we only used it to sleep and shower and we even added a cot to the standard room, we wasn’t expecting a five star experience but I can honestly say that we had one and can’t wait to visit again. A big thank you to all of the staff that made our stay so special ❤️

    Leeann2020-02-12T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great stay. Everyone was accommodating, the staff were so helpful, food was good, and good vibes all around. Would stay again in a heartbeat!

    Zoë2019-12-22T00:00:00Z
  • I love this place. Bungalows are clean and comfortable. Staff always smiling and helpful. Beautiful garden around pool. Ocean at your fingertips <3 Definitely recommended for couples and solo travelers. In the evenings you will not be bored. You can join a bonfire on the beach or watch the performances of local artists. ;)

    Hania2019-11-12T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful, small and well thought out facility. It felt like being in a green oasis, with a pool and a meet right outside. Super friendly staff, we felt very comfortable! The food is outstanding, reasonably priced and a new daily menu every day. Highly Recommended!

    Christine2019-10-14T00:00:00Z
  • Great accomodation for a small Budget.

    Katharina2019-09-27T00:00:00Z
  • Good to relax compared to other resorts located nearby. Hosts are honest and generous. Definitely, I will visit again.

    Mincheol2019-09-01T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay at Miramont was great! We’ll come back if visiting Zanzibar again.

    Judit2019-07-29T00:00:00Z
  • Best place ever

    Plipla2019-04-11T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    The apartment is not far away from the beach its mix swahili food 🥘 I hope 🤞 you will enjoy your stay at baha lodge and Restaurant in kiwengwa You are welcome
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Unguja North Region, Tanzania

    Welcome to Surfescape Zanzibar, a place for flip flops and board shorts only (or bikinis!). My place is close to nightlife and public transport. Comfy bed, the coziness, the views, the surf atmosphere and the Zanzibarian style, that's what makes my place unique. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), big backpackers groups, volunteers, expats, surfers and surfers wanna be!
    The two bedroom suite is basically a very large studio separated by a wall. It’s perfect for families with kids or group of friends that would like to have some privacy without having to book another room. This accommodation has two large double beds, mosquito nets, fans and private bathroom. There is also a kettle for hot tea or coffee.
    We are located in Pwani Mchangani, close to restaurants, local villages and watersports center.
  • Great stay in Surfescape !! Warm welcome and extra Prisca !! Thanks again to her! The rooms are spacious and well equipped. The sea view is top! It is better to be motorized by the place a little isolated. We enjoyed the pool coral reef, the meals and breakfasts are average ... but it did not take away the charm of the place. We are delighted and recommend Surfescape!

    Sandrine2019-08-21T00:00:00Z
  • We had a great time at Marco’s place. Brisca was really helpful and fun to be around. The place was beautiful and clean. There’s not a lot going on in Pani Mchangani, but it’s the right place if you’re looking for a couple of relaxing days.

    Julia2019-03-29T00:00:00Z
  • A slice of heaven 💛👌 Such a beautiful serene place out of town. The view is to live for and the staff are all very friendly. I absolutely loved the serenity and ocean view. Great place to relax and unwind. 🙂💛👌

    Sue2018-12-20T00:00:00Z
  • Great place with a superb staff. Thanks Nikki & Prisca for your attention (:

    Pilar2018-09-07T00:00:00Z
  • Great beachside location - would recommend.

    Carl2018-07-31T00:00:00Z
  • What a beautiful and tranquil place! We loved it!!! We came from Stonetown and it was such a relief to have a quiet place without hordes of people selling tours and trinkets. Illy greeted us so kindly upon arrival. Marco and Nikki were also so friendly and gave us each a free coconut from their tree! Their garden is beautiful and the sand paths are so comfortable- we didn’t wear shoes the whole time we were there. The reef is a little far from the beach and the tide fluctuates a lot so it makes things interesting. The sand is soft white and goes offshore for quite a ways and shallow- great for small kids. The water is crystal clear. It is a little isolated which is great for peace and quiet (our priority) but can make food a little challenging. However, Blue fish restaurant was wonderful! only a 20 minute walk. The mnemba snorkel trip was phenomenal and we even got to swim with dolphins! We had a WONDERFUL time at surfescape and are very thankful for Marco, Nikki, and illy!

    Jason2018-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful and unique places. A superb welcome and a team at the top. Marco and his wife are very accommodating.I recommend.Hakunamata !!

    Alexandre2018-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • This is a very nice small place in a very much curated flourishing garden and green lawns on a high hill over the ocean with a tiny private beach 30 meters downhill (copletely private in high tide only). Best for kite-surfing fanatics, they would be totally happy with the conditions and special sevices for them - beachboys are eager to help with the kite, experienced athlets are eager to give you some private lessons. You can rent equipment (RRD kites, windsurfs and boards, everything). Low tides could be the only problem for kiters, but the time of it changes every day. There are only 6 suites (rooms) in this place. We weren't very lucky with our room - it was the only one with 2 separate bedrooms (we traveled with 2 small kids of 9 and 4), but our room and bathroom was very dark and exhausted.... And we had no terrace table as other suites had. Other rooms are much nicer and have a dining table an 2 private chaiselounge near the door. But don't expect too much)) everything is very ascetic. The main disatvantage is that you always need a taxi or the car to move to the closest grocery store or a restaurant. And those local taxidrivers make you mad with anger somtimes) The Surfescape is not B&B, so you dont get any breakfast, but some rooms have a tiny kitchenette)) our room didn't have any, unfortunately, but we had an electric kettle and cups. The main advantage - Marco and his girlfriend Niki are very helpfull! You get all info you may need: they tell you where to go on the island and how much to pay, they order you taxi and rent you a car, give you advice that you may need. All the stuff is very friendly and staying at Marco"s Surfescape undoubtfully makes you feel staying at home like in a real family! That's amaising. We enjoyed our stay but would try a different place when next time in Zanzibar

    Alessia2018-01-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

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    Welcome to Surfescape Zanzibar, a place for boardshorts (or bikinis) only! This room features two double beds, private bathroom, kitchenette and an external dining area on the terrace overlooking the ocean. You will enjoy fiber optic wifi and amazing sunrises from the room! Surfescape's guests have access to the private beach, garden and watersport centre.
    The place has a beautiful view over the lagoon and it’s ideal if you’d like to live the true local experience. You can buy food at nearby groceries shops, cook your own food and feel like home. It’s the guests’ favourite place for long term stay.
    We are located in Pwani Mchangani, close to restaurants, local villages and watersports center.
  • We travel on our own and in my memory there were not many such numbers (from the budget segment)) Great location !! The bungalow is located on a hill, which gives a gorgeous view of the ocean at any time☺

    Viktoriya2019-11-14T00:00:00Z
  • Super cool place! Nice staff, great location near the ocean, quiet and clean beach, beautiful garden and a pleasant homely atmosphere. Thank you!

    Aleksandr2019-09-19T00:00:00Z
  • An excellent room with a kitchen, a view from the terrace to the ocean, sunbeds near the room, the ability to use the pool and the services of a large hotel, of which, probably, when Surfescape was once. The ocean is amazing, warm, its own beach. I was pleased with the opportunity to order products in the room - all that the soul wishes for a small amount of delivery. The large hotel has massage services, weaving braids, etc., if anyone needs it) Surfescape has an inexpensive laundry service. You can always find out and ask Prisca for everything you need, it’s wonderful and funny) here you can order excursions and taxis. The prices are reasonable, as agreed) we enjoyed the rest without any problems!)

    Alyona2019-08-10T00:00:00Z
  • As on the rest of Zanzibar, there are sometimes problems with electricity outages. Also the Wifi sometimes worked and sometimes not.

    Tomas2019-07-12T00:00:00Z
  • We had a nice and comfortable stay at this place.

    Cyril2019-06-21T00:00:00Z
  • This accommodation was just amazing! Thank you Prisca for your warm welcome and the great service during our stay. If you like to cook for yourself, go for the room with the kitchen, you’ll find everything you need to cook some meals. The supermarket is not far (3km), but don’t expect local prices..., they’ll charge rather high prices. The room will be cleaned everyday and they provide a great service booking tours and taxi for a fair price! Wifi is a bit slow, enough to check Whatsapp etc. We‘ve spent 8 nights at this awesome place and will definitely return in case we visit Zanzibar again. Cheers, Sue&Lukas - check out „stracks_adventure“ on instagram for pictures.

    Lukas2019-06-07T00:00:00Z
  • If you look for friendly environment, chilled place where you will feel like home, next to the ocean - surfescape is the one! I had magical time with my mom! gonna come back for sure! thanks to Priska, Martin, Niki, Pepe and Sokoine ❤️ We love you! Ps: we left our lovely cats over there, they come to room 131 to get some food. if you see them, please give them a little bit of tuna and be friendly, they just want a little but love, even cats in Zanzibar are nice ❤️🙏🏽

    Marta2019-03-21T00:00:00Z
  • The place is unbeatable located! .. the resort is beautiful and the beach a paradise! We had a super nice days and we were very comfortable!

    Daniela2019-01-22T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Aparthotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    We just welcome our guest,our place is very near to the beach it about 10 minute walks,we are normal care and protect to our guest.
    We are local and have some expriences on tourism industrial and practices whats our guest expects also we deals with various actives such,diving,snorkeling,spice tour,dolphin tour,village tour,safari to Tanzania and many others.
    We can show our guests the place that they can relax and enjoy the vacation and see natural environment also likning them with different peoples who came espc
    Room Type

    Shared room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar North Region, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    L’appartamento Tatu è situato al primo piano sul lato Sud del bellissimo e nuovissimo Complesso di lusso Amani-Home. Si estende su 55 mq costituiti da uno spazio dedicato al salotto e cucina con ampia vetrata vista oceano, da una camera da letto matrimoniale con letto Queen size e un accogliente bagno. Questa appartamento è inoltre caratterizzato da una terrazza di 15 mq con un’emozionante vista sulle aque blu dell’Oceano Indiano.
    La Junior Suite Tatu è un meraviglioso appartamento di lusso caratterizzato dalla fusione perfetta tra lo stile italiano e africano. Direttamente affacciato su una delle più belle spiagge di Zanzibar, potrai godere della privacy di un casa privata ma con i servizi e le comodità di un resort.
    La zona di Kiwengwa, essendo una delle più turistiche di Zanzibar, è caratterizzata inoltre da un gran numero di resort e villaggi italiani ed internazionali, ristoranti locali, italiani ed internazionali sulla spiaggia, oltre che da un nuovo Complesso Commerciale, chiamato “Ce l’Hai Service Mall”.
  • The space in the Tata suite is beautiful and with a new apartment feel. All of the amenities within the apartment are new and the apartment was very well presented upon our arrival. The space is perfect for a couple and with a fully serviced kitchen is the perfect spot to make a few drinks to enjoy on the balcony. The view from the balcony is not done justice in the photos. The balcony is a good size and overlooks the stunning waters of kiwengwa. There are restaurants and bars a short walk up and down the beach. I would love to visit again.

    Nicholas2020-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • Simply perfect location: directly on the sea, with splendid deckchairs available under the house. Managers give immediate answers for any small problem that may arise, for any advice that may be required and needs that may arise. Excellent for a relaxing holiday or as a base for exploring and relaxing in the evening.

    jacopo2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Situated in South Matemwe, Miramont Retreat Zanzibar features an outdoor pool, restaurant and a lot of fun. The friendly Bed&Breakfast it's next to the beach and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or fresh fish and seafood in the restaurant at very reasonable prices. Free private parking is available on site or transfer from and to airport. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkelling and diving or can book sightseeing tours
    Our B&B has 2 villas and 10 Bungalows. Here on Airbnb we offer only the bungalows around the pool. Nice, cozy, pool view, equipped with fan and private shower and toilet. You have breakfast included in the price of the room.
  • Beautiful, simple, clean country-style huts. Very good and cheap On-site restaurant. Fantastic beach, swimming pool in the complex. Nice people - recommended!

    Benny2020-02-22T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was great, we really enjoyed the time there! The staff were very friendly, the room was clean and the location a dream :) Gladly again and only to be recommended!

    Imke2019-06-12T00:00:00Z
  • 👌🏽👌🏽👌🏽

    Maci2019-04-16T00:00:00Z
  • The perfect place for a perfect honeymoon! Thank you to the team who welcomed us very well, who could not do enough for us throughout our stay. Swimming pool, beach, excursions ... a unique trip, magical memories! Hakunamatata!

    Charlene2018-12-08T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic hospitality, incredible food and amazing puppies! Great value for money and a wonderful friendly feel. Hope to come back soon!

    Lottie2018-11-22T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed for 3 nights at Miramont and it was amazing! The location at the quiet and beautiful beach was perfect, also the staff was friendly and the rooms were really good. We can highly recommend this place to stay.

    Sabrina2018-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • Very charming place Heartwarming welcome

    Thomas2018-09-14T00:00:00Z
  • Nice place! Great hosts! The beach was so windy almost every evening we were there.

    Raymond2018-07-22T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Offering a restaurant, Keys Bungalows is located in Matemwe. Free WiFi access is available. All rooms are fitted with a fan . Each room here will provide you with a balcony or a terrace. The private bathroom features a shower. At Keys Bungalows you will find a bar. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including diving and snorkelling.
    The property offers free parking. Tours and excursions like spice tours and dolphin tours can be arranged at a cost. Kisauni Airport is 41 km away.
  • Chilled place for the people who wants to relax. It is right by the beach and the food is really good. The staff are very helpful and nice. It is hard to swim in the ocean, so not really for those who wants to enjoy the beach. We had a great time at the new years at Keys place. Def recommend.

    Neslihan2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • Hosts always accommodating and ready to exchange for good advice. I recommend this stay

    Nathalie2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • We liked it very much. Authentic little reggea hell with very friendly staff! Direct beach location perfect to relax. Unfortunately difficult to reach without a taxi.

    Nina2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • Prrfect place to stay !! Nice bungalow just in from of the beautiful beach Don’t miss the sunrise

    Rafaa2019-12-18T00:00:00Z
  • Keys is a great place to make your holiday. The staff is very friendly and helpful. We enjoy the stay. The rooms are beautiful and close to the beach. They have a great food witch is absolutely payable and you can every day choose between different meals. So thank you guys for the great holiday 👍

    Martin2018-08-15T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    16


    Bedrooms

    11

    Kigomani, Tanzania

    Located in Matemwe, just 7 km from Mnemba Island and less than 1 minute from the beach, Morningstar Bungalows Zanzibar is a small and private place offering 4 rooms, each room as a separate bungalow with it's own terrace. Plenty of activities can be enjoyed in the area, including snorkeling, kite surfing and fishing. Dive Spot is 15 m away from the property.
    An oasis of peace and joy, Morningstar Zanzibar welcomes you with 4 cozy bungalows, each with double bed room, private bathroom and terrace. If you’re willing to discover the true spirit of Zanzibar, to feel its warmth and quiet then you found your answer! The beach and the happy crowds are just 1 minute walk away from this tranquilly spot. We are more then happy to receive you, no matter if you’re alone or in a group. Due to the intimacy of the place, we’ll suited best for groups of people traveling together. On top of beauty, quiet and welcoming hosts, Morningstar Zanzibar is also very friendly with the accommodation costs and allows you to fully enjoy this Paradise island!
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Matemwe, Unguja North Region, Tanzania

    Villa Vanilla Zanzibar состоит из 3х этажного здания с зоной ресепшен на первом этаже и отдельными номерами с видом на океан. Так же гости Виллы могут бесплатно пользоваться бассейном, шезлонгами , полотенцами, доступ к сети Wifi. к услугам гостей бар возле бассейна, ресторан.
    Villa Vanilla Zanzibar находится на  восточном побережье острова Занзибар, на пляже под названием Pwani Mchangani. Непосредственное расположение Виллы на берегу океана делает незаметным проход гостей к воде по песчаному пляжу. Во время отлива можно походить по дну океана, прогуляться к рифу, понаблюдать как местные люди выращивают водоросли или же расслабиться на шезлонгах  возле бассейна или на пляже. Так же к услугам гостей бар возле бассейна с прохладными напитками и бесплатным доступом к сети интернет через wi fi . Если Вы хотите отдохнуть от суеты, навязчивых beach boys, насладиться шумом океана и красотой звёздного неба, то Вам однозначно нужно посетить Villa Vanilla Zanzibar.
    тишина и спокойствие)
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Hotel


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kaskazini A, Unguja North Region, Tanzania

    The nice villa, close to the beach just 50 meters walk to the beach, The property has 5 rooms, with private bathroom. We provide a nice and comfortable accommodation for reasonable price. We also organised activities such as diving, snorkeling, fishing, transfer, Spice tour. There is a shared kitchen at the property.
    The room can accommodate 4 guests by adding additional bed with additional charge of $10.00
    The place has good neighborhood
  • The stay at the Baridi. Villa was very pleasant, quiet location but a stone's throw from the sea, the girls who take care of the place are very kind and nice, highly recommended, next time!

    Daniela2019-12-11T00:00:00Z
  • Ally is kind and always helpful, she didn't miss anything, the girls working inside the villa are exquisite. The beach is a two minute walk away in a very quiet area even at night. Absolutely to recommend if you want to stay at kiwengwa come to Ally and you'll be fine !!!! :))

    Cristian2019-08-23T00:00:00Z
  • We really enjoyed our stay at Baridi Villa! The room and the bathroom are spacious, impeccable cleanliness. Every morning the bed is redone and flowers and decorations are added. Towels changed every 2 days even without putting them on the ground like in hotels. Top breakfast! Every morning the girls prepare chapatis, pancakes and pancakes. Fresh mango juice is served. The apartment is located 2 minutes walk from the beach, go down a small road and find us immediately on the sand. Highly recommended!

    Alessia2019-08-14T00:00:00Z
  • We had a good stay. The room is basic and African style. The fans are not that powerful which is bad because there is no A/C. Bath was clean and good. Breakfast was freshly made and quite some things to choose from. Considering the room this Airbnb is a bit too pricey. We‘ve had way cheaper rooms with same conditions all over Zanzibar.

    Adrian2019-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • I want to thank the managers Alli and Thomas for the wonderful reception. The guys solved all the questions quickly and in our favor. Thomas drove us to the village for a sim card, and Allie was bargaining with the owner of the scooter, which we decided to rent. Thank you Sarah for the delicious food! Rooms in African style. With all the consequences. Before booking, carefully look at the photos to see if this is suitable for you. In addition, probably a little stifling. But this is for someone like. The villa itself stands on a small elevation. To get to the beach, you need to go down 80 meters on a rocky path. Look at your feet. Behind the villa are several paid loungers in one of the beach bars. You will be shown where.

    Kirill2019-02-17T00:00:00Z
  • We were 4 weeks. We went with some uncertainty for being "The Africa". And we really found a place where we We feel like in my house. The exquisite breakfast. Emphasize the cleanliness of the place and the hospitality provided by the staff. I pointed out that I had a small accident 2 days before returning. I had all the necessary attention from both Ally and the girls. I only have words of thanks. to highlight the beach is 100mts from the accommodation. Take into account the phenomenon of tides. I recommend the place 100%. The staff of 10.Asela and Fati two people Excellent, willful, with a smile I only have one Word, Thank you. Zanzibar I miss you. Until the next vacation.You.Akunamatata

    Maria Eva2019-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Really nice place, close to the beach. We loved it. Good breakfast. The ladies did their very best to make us feel welcome. Everything was just perfect.

    Koen2018-11-04T00:00:00Z
  • A Very good place!

    Benedetta2018-09-29T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Tanzania

    Simba Beach is right on the beach with a very chilled and comfortable atmosphere! You feel like at "home". The rooms are clean, simple equipped but very comfortable, you can see the sunrise and the ocean from your window! Just one step out of your door and you are walking on a fine and white coral sand! Enjoy the real Zanzibar life with us!!! KARIBUNI SANA
    SIMBA BEACH is an alternative way of being a tourist in this magic equatorial island. Simba Beach is a charming guest house right on Kiwengwa beach on the east coast of the island. It is about 50 km from the airport and the capital Stone Town. It is easily reached with about 50 minutes to transfer on paved roads. On request we provide also a transfer service from/ to the airport or from/to the harbor. After years of experience in the hospitality business on the Spices Island, we decided to take it a step further and set up our own B&B. Simba Beach consists of 8 rooms all facing the sea and situated right on the beach. Our rooms are all double and two of them are triple room. All have four-poster bed with mosquito net, bedside tables, wardrobe open, table and chairs, ceiling fan, private bathroom and veranda. In addition, all rooms have tiled floors. Simba Beach wants to be a structure ECO-Friendly, as the rooms are not air conditioned, but are naturally cooled by the sea breeze coming in through the glassless windows, which are obviously all protected by mosquito nets. At the Simba Beach is also available the Restaurant, with à la carte menù, and the Bar, both with an amazing ocean view. If you are not into travel lodges and want to experience the local culture, discover the real Zanzibar and its traditions, and if your idea of travel is to relax and explore at the same time, then this is the place for you. In our family-run guest-house will make you feel at home and will personally take care of any aspect of your holiday. ZANZIBAR is a wild, luscious island, full of exciting places to discover, a fascinating corner of Africa that hits you right in your heart, a place where you can still feel the magic legacy of the sultans’ kingdom, where different cultures and heritages meet and whose white sand beaches and sea tides mesmerising rhythm will enchant you… Come and discover the pure and untouched beauty of Nature, the smile of its warm people, the fragrance of its spices and its breathtaking sunrises and sunsets.
  • Very nice and calm place to chill out and to have nice long walks on the beach. Very clean and well organized, great Italian food to taste!

    Peter2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Great spot to enjoy the sunrise and swimming, staff were fantastic and accommodating.

    Nadine2019-12-17T00:00:00Z
  • Simba is a very cool place to stay. Chantal and Marco where always around to help when ever needed. They have created an amazing family like environment which is warming and down to earth. The restaurant staff are friendly, polite and even offer a few Swahili lessons if you ask. The rooms are kept clean and tidy. If you looking for a place where you want to just be yourself and not feel judged Simba is the right place for you.

    Patrick2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • The best place in the area.

    Isabel2019-12-03T00:00:00Z
  • It was a pleasure for us to stay in a beautiful place like this with very nice hosts. We strongly recomand it.

    Mihai2019-11-05T00:00:00Z
  • 2nd stay here. Still a blissful getaway.

    Paul2019-09-22T00:00:00Z
  • WOW .... this is truly paradise Chantel and Marco were great hosts and super friendly I will definitely be back every year 🤗 simba is highly recommended

    Deborah2019-09-19T00:00:00Z
  • Rooms very pretty and very clean, directly on the beach. Restaurant very good. A very nice beach.A very helpful and welcoming staff.

    Isabelle2019-09-12T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Double Room at 200 m from the beach, for 2 people, with en-suite bathroom , large outdoor veranda, air conditioning and wi fi available
    in the property there are two other houses, the whole perimeter is fenced and with night security
    matemwe is a small fishing village, very quiet, ideal for long walks on the beach, or to relax and admire the turquoise color of the Indian Ocean
  • These villas were so much better than I expected!!! My stay in Matemwe was so lovely, thanks to Malik Villas and their staff. Everyone was so friendly and hospitable, and really went out of their way to make you feel at home. Harrison and the girls were so great!! And Karin even helped arrange all my other car transfers for me throughout Zanzibar because I felt safe and comfortable with her driver. Highly recommend this place!!!

    Lisa2019-12-31T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    The house has been restored following the original rules of local houses. It consists of three rooms, a mezzanine from which you can see the sea. A patio. By renting this accommodation you will help the local population as the accommodation is owned by a local fisherman. Kiwengwa is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating places on the island, but the most beautiful thing is the village of Cairo and its people, with whom you will be in close contact to live an unforgettable experience.
    The house is entirely available. It consists of three bedrooms plus a mezzanine where you can see the sea and a back patio. The house having been renovated in a local way, the bathroom has a water system as the locals use. no running water and no hot water. a large water containment tank positioned in the bathroom, and a recycling system, will allow you to always have enough water but not hot water. Thanks
    There House is located within an ancient Swahili village of fishermen with its uses and customs. You will experience a truly unique and unforgettable experience. You can eat at low prices in local restaurants, thus helping the local economy. You will find the beautiful Kiwengwa beach right in front of the house
  • The pilipili house us in a charming , beautiful village on a gorgeous beach. Lovely and friendly villagers. Local restaurants with incredible foods are walking distance. We enjoyed very much the original swahili house, the traditional “ showers “ but especially the room on the topfloor with the hatched roof. We recommend this authentic experience.

    Danielle2020-03-07T00:00:00Z
  • This is a really beautiful, spacious house, set in a lovely location. The owners keep the house spotlessly clean and provide a frequent change of bed and bathroom linen, which is also beautiful. The village is full of friendly and helpful people, and it was a real pleasure to meet them. Celeste is a thoughtful and efficient host, who maintained regular communication with us, and was quick to respond to any questions in a positive and supportive way. Many thanks to all concerned.

    Deirdre2020-03-02T00:00:00Z
  • This trip was great. Living in a Swahili house in the middle of the village was a unique experience. Of course, this has nothing to do with a resort full of tourists, but if you are looking for authenticity, I recommend 100%. A big thank you to Amori, Simba and especially to Rambo who saved us :-) many times.

    Pascaline2020-02-02T00:00:00Z
  • We enjoyed our stay at the Pili Pili house. Very authentic. Located right on a beautiful beach and there are not many tourists id yet. The food at Amour was always fresh and delicious. Also not expensive at all. Highly recommended!!! We will definitely be back !!!!

    Ann2020-01-18T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was wonderful at Céleste! My house is very beautiful, made with local materials, we loved everything! The village of Cairo is fairly well preserved and it must remain like this. Sleeping in a house makes you more in tune with local life. All of the people are incredibly kind. It was very difficult to leave this place.

    Agathe2020-01-04T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely awesome The superb house and this little restaurant amore next door on the beach is just magic

    Nathalie2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • Our stay in your charming home has only embellished our trip, surrounded by all those kind people smiling and warm. We appreciated the ecological aspect of your home as well as the superb decoration refined and full of charm. We were seduced by the attention to detail. We liked the authenticity of the village and its friendly people. The restaurant of Love has delighted our taste buds. Thanks again for welcoming Rambo, Simba, Love, Anouar and all the others.

    Carole2019-11-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    8


    Bedrooms

    4

    Zanzibar , Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    Economy rooms consist of the following facilities, These rooms has 1 king size bed with capacity of occupying two people ceiling fan, cold and hot shower, air conditioning. The room has seaview Rental basis: Room with own facilities Number of bedrooms: 1; Number of other rooms with beds: 0 Mbv Hotel & Annex is situated on the Ne coast of the spice island of Zanzibar,very close to the spectacular Mnemba Atoll, a fantastic diving and snorkeling area. The resort has 26 beachfront rooms in bungalows and villas which are nestled amidst our lush tropical gardens, Unwind, while relaxing or swimming in the swimming pool surrounded by stunning views of the Indian Ocean that changes from turquoise to ocean-blue along the pristine white sandy beach. A setting, not only to reconnect with loved ones but also with your inner self. When the tide is low (twice daily), a “reef walk” is an excellent way to explore the oceans treasures and admire the amazing corals revealed. When tide is high, you can swim and snorkel right in front of the hotel. Take a dhow trip and enjoy snorkeling in crystal water or join our Padi center for a diving trip through one of the world’s most famous underwater reserves. Our staff will be happy to organize these trips for you. Finding an ideal family-friendly lodging in Matemwe does not have to be difficult. Mbv Hotel and Annexe, provides a nice option for travelers and holiday makers. You’ll enjoy relaxing in our rooms that offer air conditioning,some also have kitchenette for those who prefer to make their own meals and snacks. All rooms have a mosquito net, and you can stay connected during your stay as Mbv Hotel and Annex offers guests free Wifi. Room service and baggage storage is also available. For guests with a vehicle, parking may be available. .mbv Hotel and Annex puts the best of Matemwe at your fingertips, making your stay both relaxing and enjoyable.
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Guesthouse


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kigomani, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Ngalawa are traditional trimaran dugouts used by Matemwe fishermen whose white lateen sails have graced our blue lagoon for centuries. We designed this ensuite bedroom as a tribute, indeed from the timbers of one we once sailed.
    Nyumba Safi stands on the site where we first built a small two room hut to sleep in as we watched Nyumba Kubwa grow. Before our eldest daughter's wedding, which took place on the beach in front of Utupoa, we renovated the place to make space for the groom's family. We called it Nyumba Safi, which sort of translates to 'The Fancy House', because, well, in-laws. The name stuck, and we are now delighted to share the house with you. There is a self-contained kitchen and dining area, a place to chill out and drink tea on the first floor, and the Zanzibar equivalent of an attic or den upstairs, beneath a makuti thatched roof, where there is a TV, computer, a sound system, and Joyce's favourite round, red couch.
    The most peaceful and dazzling beach on Zanzibar. On this side of the island, tidal variations determine what happens each day. They might limit your own swimming to the highs, but open up walks to the reef on the lows. We hope that your time with us on this beach, always conscious of the rustling of the East African Talls and the distant roar of the fringing reef, will tune out your worries of the world.
  • We recommend Utupoa to everyone looking for a nice, cosy and quiet place next to the beach. The house is beautifully decorated and very clean. Tim and Joyce are great hosts and very helpful to tell you everything about Zanzibar. The staff is lovely! We enjoyed breakfast, lunch and dinner with Tim and Joyce and the other guests. All meals were delicious! Also loved cuddling with the dogs! All in all a great place to stay in Zanzibar.

    Dewi2020-02-04T00:00:00Z
  • We have no words to describe our wonderful stay at Utupoa. Meeting Tim and Joyce was an absolute honor, they are truly fantastic! Every night we joined them for dinner, together with other guests and we had a lovely time getting to know them and sharing different experiences. The food, cooked by the wonderful Aziza was delicious every single meal and she was extremely accomodating to our vegan diet and everybody elses needs! Matemwe is the perfect location. Utopoa is surrounded by the most enchanted beach with beautiful clear blue water and overall peace! We will definitely stay with Tim and Joyce again and we highly recommend this place to anybody going to Zanzibar (Unguja).

    Silvia2020-01-31T00:00:00Z
  • Best Air bnb so far. Amazing hospitality and unique place.

    Antoine2020-01-11T00:00:00Z
  • Tim & Joyce are such a lovely couple and perfect hosts. We felt like being part of their family for a few days. The place is wonderful, very cosy, with big common area, lots of books and a quiet stretch of beach outside. Candle light dinners in the courtyard with other guests and the hosts were amazing. Tim & Joyce were very helpful, told us a lot about history of Zanzibar and helped us organise a transfer to other parts of the island. We'd love to come back.

    Lara2020-01-05T00:00:00Z
  • Absolutely magical experience. Utupoa is unique, imaginative and peaceful. The beach is stunning. One of the best destinations we’ve been to in quite some time. Thank you Joyce for everything

    Corey2019-12-14T00:00:00Z
  • Beautiful location! The team at Utupoa are fantastic.

    Danielle2019-10-30T00:00:00Z
  • We spent wonderful days at Utopoa! Very special place! Definitely recommendable!

    Michael2019-10-12T00:00:00Z
  • We spent a wonderful time at Tim & Joyce place. The house is really unique and has a perfect location in the sea front. Not only we stayed in a really good place, but we also could enjoyed of the delicious dinners that they propose, with all the guests and host, moments that we really enjoyed. We truly recommend to stay at Tim & Joyce, their hospitality and kindness of all the people working in the house is hard to find :) Paula & Ben

    Benjamin2019-08-26T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar, Zanzibar Urban/West, Tanzania

    My place is close to the beach, great views, and restaurants and dining. You’ll love my place because of the outdoors space, the people, and the ambiance. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), big groups, and furry friends (pets).
  • It's a beachy kind of bungalow--not fancy but clean and comfortable--which is appropriate as it's right on the beach. Matemwe is more of a laid back and quiet beach than some beaches on Zanzibar (such as Nungwi, where we also stayed).

    Tony2019-10-24T00:00:00Z
  • We celebrated with our wife our 20 years of marriage in Jambiani at Kimte Beach and we keep only excellent memories: first the beach with its shades of turquoise blue, the ideal location, the swings and hammocks, all the Very helpful staff, meetings with other guests, the evening around the fire where Kimte staff and guests were mixed. The rooms are very clean and nice. We highly recommend.

    Jean-Marc2019-07-19T00:00:00Z
  • You have chosen wisely! For the love of well seasoned food and gorgeous beach front, just click the book button already! ROOM: Key’s has 11 rooms which as a disclaimer, I’ve only seen mine. And it opens to a private hedge view and to heavenly ocean breezes. Bugnets, with no patched up holes, (though in March, no mosquitos came a’callin’) a high powered fan, and a bed big enough for a 6’1’ and a chubby 5’4 to sprawl out! The decor is the fascinating part. If you ever had an Uncle who was really good at selecting the best durable materials, can cut a straight edge like a master carpenter and has no sense of the modern artistic license most hotels have nowadays, this would be your room! It’s spotless. It’s intuitive. Just don’t expect any patterns to match geometrically or color palate. It’s VERY bohemian yet flavored with that utility that brings comfort to my little engineering heart. Bonus points, they do put flowers on the bed in pleasing array for those more tactile-minded... POWER/WATER: In a medium sized apartment space, there’s no less than SIX (6) outlets with adapters for multiple countries, mostly European. If you operate off USB, or have an American style lappy mclapptinton, bring along an EU adapter, it works great. You’ll need it, for all the photo sorting you’ll do after seeing sunsets and village life happen right outside! No power outages for our four days stay. 10L fast hot water heater, works better during the daylight hours. LOCATION/SAFETY: The location is on the northwestern side of the island, which in my reviewers humble opinion has the best Diving and Snorkeling options. The beach goes on forever to the south and is dotted with the resorts and restaurants of other competitions. However, Keys has the most fascinating view. It is the only one with the working fisherfolk nearby outside the area of the bungalow (but not inside your privacy or noise boundaries) It makes for the best fresh caught food, village life and photo-tastic shots of the colored boats you’ll ever get of Zanzibar. This is where the artists of Stonetown get their inspiration. *Skip this part if you’ve never had to feel guarded or nervous going through a gauntlet of loud men hanging outside a hostel* Safe. You’re safe here, with the culture of the island prohibiting harassment and the tourism industry promoting an ‘ask, ask again then stop’ attitude, you can be an unaccompanied fem-presenting person and receive only greetings and help, if you require. Key’s especially takes safety and privacy very seriously, the staff won’t press you for conversation or acknowledgement, will only enter your room when you request cleaning and gives a safe space to those who have had more aggressive treatment in other locations. Mr. Ali is the soul of a generous, courteous host as also his ‘apprentices’. Venturing outside is a quiet affair, which I recommend, with all demographics represented. Feel comfortable and safe booking here. TAXI SERVICE: Booking a taxi is super easy, since the founder continues to run his taxi business. 35-45USD for the car is standard for the trip across the island at the time of this booking March 2019. Gas shortages can make the trip longer as Stonetown is the only city with constant petrol supply. The drivers are professional, don’t tear around like maniacs and don’t press you for unwanted conversation. Two thumbs up! FOOD FOOD DID I MENTION FOOD: You’ve gotten this far and I’ve saved the best for last. The fare at other restaurants might have a couple items that might be ‘good’ and they might have more shiny LED colors but the CULINARY GENIUS extends to every item on the blackboard menu at Key’s. (Differing opinion: my partner says it’s just great and he’s fussy) Often, they have a vegetarian, meat-atarian and a two local seafood options, which with an hours notice can land you some delicious fresh food, as we mentioned before, the catch of the day is caught *right there* so enjoy that oceans bounty, if you are able to. The lunch/dinner portions are American sized, be warned! Plan on sleeping in the sea breeze hammocks after lunch. Breakfast is a simple affair, with local toast, fruit, and eggs. It’s a gorgeous and engaging location with very respectful environment, delicious food, quirky decor and cheap beer. I congratulate you on Booking at Keys! PS Bring a flag, patch or something from your country, He likes to put cool stuff on the walls. Enjoy!

    Charmaine2019-03-06T00:00:00Z
  • Ally’s place was great. A serious beachside getaway. The food at the restaurant was priced fairly and honestly some of the best on Zanzibar. I fully intend on returning in the future. I highly recommend for anyone’s stay on Matemwe.

    Jonathan2019-02-18T00:00:00Z
  • We have been around the entire island of Zanzibar, and found this place to be our favorite. The staff, (Chips, Simba, and Ally) were extremely accommodating and basically really cool guys that make you feel like you are with family. The atmosphere was chill and relaxed, the food delicious, beer cold, and beach amazing. The fish market is next door, and you can pick out your favorite fresh fish for lunch. The people in the village are very friendly. Keys place is steps away from one of the most beautiful beaches with white flour sand, and crystal clear water. If you are seeking a “real” (not resort in a cage) experience in Zanzibar I highly recommend Keys Bungalows.

    Robert2018-01-16T00:00:00Z
  • The stay at Allys bungalows was great! Friendly and nice people, who you can talk with till in the night. The beach and water is just like you imagine a beautifull beach, right in front of the restaurant. The food was good and payable. We dont had a door from the bath to the sleeping room, so maybe someone could get in Trouble with that. For two guys no problem. It can be easily reached by daladala to matemwe, very pricy and a crazy experience! Its a pretty quite place (September), so nothing for partying backpackers. But the local fishmarket is right beside, many local people are around there. Pretty cool to see. In the midnight the church from the village will play muslimish sounds, so you maybe should bring ear protection if you haven't a deep sleep and don't know sounds like this. All in all I can recommend Keys bungalows! Greets from the germans!

    Timon2017-09-06T00:00:00Z
  • Very friendly establishment, quiet, perfect for resting! Mattemwe comes alive at the return of the fishing is a moment not to be missed on the beach!

    Marie2017-08-25T00:00:00Z
  • Peace and love! next door to the fish market where you can see all kind of catch of the day. You can also ask the team to buy and cook for you. We are a family with 4 kids. Each one of them found his spot and what to do. If this is football with the kids on the beach or just reading a book. It is simple and we like it this way. If you want hot water, ask for a room that has one, for us it was not important. Enjoy the food and the team, they will do all you need. Taxi, car, snorkeling, or any wish. we will come back!!!! give them a hug from us :-).

    Michal & Nir2017-08-09T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    14


    Bedrooms

    10

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    A simple air conditioned beach bungalow , self contained one bedroom villa . Open plan dining/ living and kitchen. Bedroom with ensuite shower.Amazing location on Matemwe beach. The villa is set in a private gated compound with direct access to the beach. There is another property on the grounds which is a larger beach house also being rented out. We have a small garden available for use of Magnolia villa 2 which is fenced off. The main villa grounds and gardens are for the main house use only
    Beachfront villa with beautiful gardens. Matemwe is situated in north east of zanzibar near Mnemba Island , which is very popular place for diving and snorkelling
    It is a quiet beach with some boutique hotels and vacations homes near bye, where you can go for meals and drinks.
  • We had a great stay in Matemwe. Amazing place to relax.

    Marvin2020-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Everything was amazing. The little house was what we expected with all you need for 2 people. The house staff is really nice and the location right on the beach is wondeful !

    Mathieu2020-02-20T00:00:00Z
  • If you want peaceful vacation this is the place. We stayed one month and really enjoyed it. The house is bigger than it looks. Comfortable bed and a kitchen for basic cooking. Good restaurants nearby and a stunning beach. Nice staff and friendly dogs.

    Jan2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • We reserved Villa II and had an upgrade to Villa I. Hence the review will be for Magnolia Villa I. We loved the location, right on the beach and being able to view the waves from the verandah. It is well stocked with kitchen cookware, dishes and bbq and very comfortable. We bought food on the way in from the airport with the aid of the taxi driver. There are some basic canned goods, eggs, veggies and fruit available in Matemwe Village. Lots of good restaurants along the quiet beach to choose from.

    Karen2019-09-10T00:00:00Z
  • These hosts can not be beaten for generosity and friendliness. The house and the garden are lovingly maintained. The equipment is perfect. The staff on site always attentive and helpful. The place is small, quiet and original. But you can eat very well in the immediate vicinity. Right next door there are also delicious pizza, including "to go" :-). In Seles you can drink cocktails and enjoy typical meals. Thanks for the nice time Elke and Jörg

    Elke&Jörg2019-07-26T00:00:00Z
  • We stayed one week and had a great time! The accommodation was well equipped, large, Coex and comfortable. In addition, it was only a few meters to a picture book beach. everyone around the House was very friendly and helpful. We can fully recommend the accommodation!

    Katja2019-01-27T00:00:00Z
  • Great location right on the beach and quick response to questions! Wonderful time!

    Taylor2019-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • A beautiful place for a relaxing vacation! The gardens were wonderful, and it was great to have the chairs for lounging- especially to stay off the beach in the direct sunlight midday and to avoid people coming up to talk to you on the beach. The white sandy beach was beautiful and the water warm for swimming in the afternoons at high tide (otherwise not the most swimmable area but very picturesque). We found some nice local restaurants nearby. The bed was comfortable and the air conditioning nice for sleeping at night. The main room unfortunately did not great circulation so was very hot and stuffy, even with the fan on.

    Elizabeth2018-11-24T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Zanzibar Town, Zanzibar Urban/West Region, Tanzania

    The apartment is situated directly on the beach, facing the Indian ocean. Recently built, it's a mix of Italian and Swahili style. It features a large kitchen, 1 bedroom with king size bed and ensuite bathroom, AC in the bedroom, private entrance from the beach, garden, 24/h Security and free Wi-fi. Do you need two rooms? Here they are: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/27864810 Can't find the dates? Just ask me directly :)
    Quiet spot with maximum privacy and outstanding view from private terrace, garden and room. It's a clean, modern space, unique in Kiwengwa Zanzibar.
    Surrounded by palm trees, walking distance to the nearby restaurants and well stocked supermarket. We are 10 mins walking distance from from bigger hotels and restaurants, that means that you won't be hassled by beach boys and crowd.
  • Perfect location

    Arseneau2020-02-10T00:00:00Z
  • This was one of the best Airbnb’s I’ve stayed at! The apartment was just as pictured and described and Marco and Nikki were fantastic hosts who went above and beyond for their guests. Juma the cook is also amazing. I would definitely recommend having at least one meal from him.

    Eric2019-11-11T00:00:00Z
  • Marco was a great Host, he was always around checking in if everything was ok and also recommended afew activities while I had nothing to do that were cost efficient and fun!

    Patricia2019-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • This is a fantastic place right on the beach and provided a lovely relaxing holiday. Alice and Martin were very friendly and helpful and made sure we had a great visit. We bought a few groceries at the nearby town but there are numerous places within a 10-20 min walk where you could buy breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks or drinks. The restaurant meals were outstanding - especially Arena restaurant and Papaya restaurant. We would highly recommend this place for a vacation.

    Grace2019-08-11T00:00:00Z
  • Marco's stylish apartment is perfectly located on the beach in Kiwenga with unobstructed views of the ocean. It is a safe, secure place and the location couldn't be better: close enough to restaurants to give you lots of options for dinner and drinks, but far away enough to escape the hustle and bustle. The front garden is a perfect space to relax in and enjoy the views. We were received by Alice who was very welcoming and there were even some fruits and fresh avocado waiting. The apartment itself is spacious, well furnished, has beautiful bathrooms and is cleaned daily. We felt safe, secure and welcome throughout our stay with Marco and Alice - they were easily contactable to answer any questions about local excursions etc.

    Oliver2019-07-20T00:00:00Z
  • Amazing quiet place by the beach

    Mohamed2019-07-15T00:00:00Z
  • TURTLE HOUSE IS A PARADISIVE SPACE RETURNED BY ONE PEOPLE THAT MAKE YOU THE STAY BETTER.

    Joan2019-07-07T00:00:00Z
  • Perfect place to relax and enjoy the beautiful view from the garden.

    Philip2019-03-13T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Apartment


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Quite double room with bathroom in suite, garden
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Situata di fronte all'Oceano Indiano, Turtle House è un mix perfetto tra lo stile italiano e quello africano. Vi offre la possibilità di vivere Zanzibar nella massima riservatezza e tranquillità di una villa. A seguirvi durante tutta la durata del vostro soggiorno ci sarà per ogni vostra esigenza l'agenzia italiana ZanzibarHouses, che offre inoltre la possibilità di organizzare il transfert A/R aeroporto, le più belle escursioni dell'isola e gli indimenticabili Safari in Tanzania.
    Turtle House è una meravigliosa villa di 110 mq che si affaccia su una spettacolare lingua di sabbia che emerge con la bassa marea. Questa camera è una camera da letto matrimoniale di circa 12mq. La cucina, il soggiorno, il giardino, il bagno e l'entrata son spazi in comune con altri ospiti. La zona di Kiwengwa, dove è situata Turtle House, è una delle più belle e turistiche di Zanzibar, dotata di tutti i servizi.
    La casa di ZanzibarHouses si trova a Kairo Area , Zanzibar, Tanzania. La zona di Kiwengwa, nella quale è situata Turtle House, è una delle zone più belle e turistiche dell'isola. La zona di Kiwengwa, essendo una delle più turistiche di Zanzibar, è caratterizzata inoltre da un gran numero di resort e villaggi italiani ed internazionali, oltre che da un nuovo Complesso Commerciale, chiamato “Ce l’Hai Service Mall”, a circa due km da Turtle House, composto da una clinica medica privata gestita da italiani con farmacia annessa, un bar/ristorante e un supermercato anch’essi a gestione italiana, la ZanzibarHouses e una filiale della banca “The People’s Zanzibar Bank”.
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Villa


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Villa Kipara is a private Villa with 4 rooms with bathroom, a living room, an equipped kitchen, a spacious patio and a beautiful tropical garden with a swimming pool. Located directly on the beach with a private beach
  • Sonia is such a great host! The staff was so friendly and helpful. A cozy little place totally on the beach. The food was great.

    Anna2020-01-25T00:00:00Z
  • I spent with my husband 5 days from Sonia they were wonderful the villa is beautiful it has a wonderful patio where you can relax looking at the ocean you can stay in the pool or in the comfortable beds in the shade of palm trees on the private beach in front of the house Sonia, Daniel and all the staff are fantastic people always available for any need the girls prepare delicious dishes for both lunch and dinner and the breakfast is excellent and plentiful the perfect place if you are looking for a relaxing holiday away from the tourist villages if I have the chance I will definitely return to Villa Kipara !!!!

    Valentina2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • A very nice experience, a place where you feel really good! The accommodation is very well located right next to the village and with direct access to the beach. The breakfasts (super good and plentiful) with the sea view are a treat. Sonia is very caring and the staff extremely friendly and attentive.We highly recommend this place where we spent an excellent stay!

    Stéphane2019-09-04T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Bed and breakfast


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    Villa Dida Resort was built in the local Swahili style, echoing the ancient palaces of Zanzibar with the coconut wood furnishings. Each room has a private bathroom, overlooking of the ocean; the suites are upstairs with a balcony facing of the ocean. While the comfort rooms are on the ground floor also facing of the ocean. The pool and the jacuzzi are also facing of the ocean. The restaurant and bar are on stilts directly on our private beach with the umbrellas and sunbeds.
    The kitchen of our restaurant is Km 0. We are using only the products we cultivated in the countryside behind the Villa Dida Resort. The fish is brought fresh daily by the fishermen. Our menu offers of the mix of Italian dishes from Liguria Region and the typical African’s. The fresh fruits and vegetables are only seasonal ones that grow naturally. The staff of the Villa Dida is it a big family who has been working together for 10 years and staying with us is like feeling at home ....
    Pwani Mchangani is really fishermen village
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    Boutique hotel


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Tanzania

    Enjoy Zanzibar from Kiwengwa white sand beaches through its many activities such as kite surfing, reef walking, biking, and many more. Stone Town is 45 minutes away, Paje/Jozani Forest 1hour30 and Nungwi 45minutes drive. The airport is an hour drive.The house has 3 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, the rooms are very comfy, light and airy. The beach is 3 minutes away through a very short walk in the village. Shared garden, kitchen and lounge. Cook available on request.
    Laidback. Rooms and house are cleaned everyday.
    Lively local fisherman village
    Room Type

    Private room


    Property Type

    House


    Accommodates

    2


    Bedrooms

    1

    Kiwengwa, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    The bungalow can easily accommodate up to 4 guests so perfect for friends and families. It features large beds, en suite bathroom and common garden overlooking the ocean. Rooms belong to Surfescape Zanzibar, the kite and windsurf center located on the our private beach. Oh yes, we have fiber optic wi-fi connectivity :) There are different restaurant nearby + also food delivery!
    Surfescape village in Zanazibar is your perfect base for outdoor activities, travelling and relaxing. It's located nearby restaurants, watersports center and local fishermen village.
    We are located in Pwani Mchangani, close to restaurants, local villages and watersports center.
  • The apartment is well furnished and in a great location. We came spontaneously to another than planned but that was very nice and right on the beach! Marco answered all questions and was always to speak! We had a nice stay!

    Martin2019-10-25T00:00:00Z
  • The best stay on Kiwengwa! It's paradise and feels like home. Peacefull and safe. I just added 4 more days and I really love the resort.

    Angela2019-09-25T00:00:00Z
  • Marco's place was beautiful and the staff at check in were very friendly and welcoming. Our room was very close to the beach and having access to the neighboring resort was a definite bonus. The only downside we found was that the remote location, although beautiful, meant we were very limited for activities and food options. The only restaurant nearby was at the neighboring resort and the food seemed a bit expensive.

    Kaitlin2019-09-10T00:00:00Z
  • Recommended accommodation. Friendly and nice communication. Help with the organization of excursions.

    Markus2019-08-21T00:00:00Z
  • This place is magical. The bungalows are spacious, the setting idyllic and the staff so helpful and friendly. It is next to the sea and guests can also make use of the next door’s resort’s swimming pool (for free) and eat at the buffet for a reasonable price. I highly recommend it! We are definitely coming back. We have swam with wild dolphins and visited a Mangrove swamp (both trips organised by the staff at Surfescape). It has been such a fantastic experience. Natalie, UK

    Natalie2019-08-17T00:00:00Z
  • This place is really beautiful, the staff is so helpful, especially Prisca :) She was always there when you need her. The Bungalow has a great size The way to the beach is quite short and you can use the pool from the Resort next to it. Would definitely come back

    Monika2019-06-24T00:00:00Z
  • A really Nice bungalow with good and clean beds.

    Signe2019-04-13T00:00:00Z
  • Fantastic place to stay for enjoying the East Coast of Zanzibar. Comfortable and beautiful views. Very lovely to have use of the neighbouring hotels swimming pool. Great local tips such as driving down the road to buy chapati and fresh fruit for breakfast. Team here were very willing to help and really friendly. Many thanks for a lovely stay.

    Rachel2019-03-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Hotel room


    Property Type

    Hotel


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Pwani Mchangani, Zanzibar North, Tanzania

    Quite house with 2 doubles rooms with bathroom and garden
    Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    2

    Matemwe, Zanzibar North Region, Tanzania

    A secluded, quiet and comfortable beach cottage directly on the powder soft, palm fringed beach of Matemwe. Private pool, BBQ and well equipped kitchen for self-catering. Within easy distance from restaurants and small beach lodges. Owners close by to offer any assistance you need with purchasing supplies, organising tours and interesting insights to island life.
    Right on one of the most beautiful beaches with your own pool and huge garden leading directly onto the beach. Great outdoor area for reading, relaxing, swimming and dinning al fresco. Great space for children to play. As the house is set back fromt he beach you enjoy total privacy.
    We are biased but the best on the island! It is so beautiful, quiet and unspoilt. There are a few places to eat and drink close by and the beach is long so you can cycle or walk to many places!
  • A place to relax and enjoy a very relaxing holiday! Very loving hosts and very friendly staff. And don't forget: Plot right on the shores of the Indian Ocean! Just perfect !

    Eva2020-02-08T00:00:00Z
  • Thoroughly enjoyed staying at Gail's place. Accommodation spot on and the beach in front of the house is lovely and quiet. All breakfast ingredients were provided and hosts went the extra mile, by going to pick up some bacon for us, providing fresh juice and fruit every morning and were very hepful in booking a dive for us through One Ocean. We all had a really relaxed time and could do it all again tomorrow.

    Helene2020-01-19T00:00:00Z
  • Nice house, very convenient for a family of four. Located on a very pretty stretch of beach, the house is calm, with no vis-a-vis, well equiped and clean. Plenty of restaurants around if you don't want to cook. The pool is small but useful for kids during low tide.

    Laurent2020-01-02T00:00:00Z
  • A little slice of heaven! We stayed for a short two days but it was lovely having a pool and the beach right in your own backyard. Gary and Gail were excellent hosts. Loved having such a private space. Highly recommend if you’re ever in Zanzibar!

    Hannah2019-12-30T00:00:00Z
  • Wonderful house, close to the beach. Very nice staff and hospitality. Privacy and cleanes. Thanks to Gary, Gail and his team for caring. When we needed something they were always near to help us.

    Hristo2019-12-28T00:00:00Z
  • It was a pleasure staying at Gails and Garys place and if we could, we would’ve stayed longer! They were so kind and always did their best to support us. The house is really nice and clean (it was cleaned once a day) with two ACs to get along with the humidity. It’s separated from the hosts house so you have a lot of privacy and it has its own access to the beach. They can arrange different trips, e.g. to Stone Town or a spice tour, and snorkeling or diving as Gary has his own Diving School. They easily arrange a driver if you need one and provide tasty bread and fruits. We highliy recommend the accommodation of Gail and Gary! Thank you so much for hosting us.

    Nina2019-12-23T00:00:00Z
  • Two weeks of happiness in paradise :-) Gary is super responsive to the messages he responds very quickly he welcomed us very well and made sure that our trip went smoothly, he organized a taxi driver that I recomande. The house is very well located there is the beach which is just a few meters, we have scooter all along the beach it is just the most beautiful beach that is in front of the house and then the pool which is much bigger than the pictures we were shocked by the size of the pool I measure 1m90, you have two nice restaurant by the beach which is on your left when you go out of the gate to the beach is 800 m a restaurant with sand on the ocean and a second restaurant 300 m with a sign that is on the sand "food local matemwe" which is attached near a path that leads you to the village the taste is wonderful and the price you will find no less expensive we ate there every lunch for two weeks.

    Issam2019-10-21T00:00:00Z
  • This is a detached house on a shared plot with the owner. But full privacy is respected, since the house of the owner and guests are separated by a fence. In the courtyard there is everything you need: grill, cold shower, swimming pool (small but deep with a comfortable water temperature), deck chairs. A lot of greenery, so the ocean is not visible from your terrace, but it is very close. As expected, in this part of the island there are pronounced tides. But this has its advantages, you can wander along the bottom of the ocean. There is also a pool. The owner arranged a meeting for us at the airport. Transfer cost 50 dollars. On the way, we stopped by and bought fruits and vegetables. I strongly recommend doing the same. Within walking distance there is no way to buy anything. We made an order and the next day we received fresh fish and octopuses. Although the price for the island, where it’s directly caught, seemed to us a little overpriced. But you get peeled seafood without the hassle and drive to the market. The owner and his assistants try to make your stay as comfortable as possible. What breakfast means is included: you will have products (bread, milk, cereal jams, butter, fruits (in our case bananas and watermelons), juice, eggs, coffee and tea. You will make breakfast yourself from them. The kitchen is well equipped. There is dishes, as well as oil, seasonings, sugar, salt. The owner provides drinking water. And asks not to buy water in plastic bottles, because he cares about the environment. This is commendable. The house consists of a bedroom, a bathroom (hot and cold water), kitchen-living room. There are 2 air conditioners. For 3 days of stay we had one cleaning. There is bath and beach towels. My husband and I enjoyed our stay. Thank you.

    Yulia2019-10-08T00:00:00Z
  • Room Type

    Entire home/apt


    Property Type

    Bungalow


    Accommodates

    4


    Bedrooms

    1

    Matemwe, Zanzibar, Tanzania

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