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Panga Chumvi Beach Resort

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Matemwe | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
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St Agnes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I recently stayed with 4 of my friends and the first day we arrived in Zanzibar and we arrived at Panga Chumvi, it was a moment I will never forget. The location of the resort is stunning, the views of the ocean and the beach are picture book paradise. The rooms are clean and the staff are very friendly and... More 

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Thank susan h
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very surprised to have such a negative experience here as it was recommended on Lonely Planet, usually very reliable. The exterior spaces at Panga Chumvi are beautiful, however we had the following issues with cleanliness and customer service: BUGS IN BED: We got to Panga Chumvi and found 30+ ants in our bed and little brown stains all... More 

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Thank Julie H
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This resort was chosen to celebrate a friends birthday and there were 8 people in total, 3 couples and 2 singles, as one of the single people I can honestly say there was always something new and exciting to see because of the beautiful surroundings and even doing nothing was fantastic. I consider this holiday a luxury holiday because the... More 

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Thank Cyril F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We (family with 2 small children) stayed 4 nights at Panga Chumvi. Nestled between 2 villages the hotel is on a lovely bit of remote beach with the whitest Sands. It supports the local community providing them jobs and opportunities. Despite being positioned in quite a rural area we had running water, reliable WiFi in the room and fans (no... More 

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Thank tobyland
PangaChumvi, Owner at Panga Chumvi Beach Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very complimentary review, and indeed for your stay with us - which we really enjoyed. I just wanted to clarify one item, as I was very alarmed when I read the review and it seemed that your food and drink bill had amounted to $400/day! I quickly rushed over to check the orders and it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

I was lucky enough to spend 9 amazing nights at Panga Chumvi. Having traveled to Thailand, Bali and the Gilli's i thought i had already seen some amazing beaches. I was blown away buy the resort and its surroundings. The resort is right on a beach that stretches as far as the eye can see with crystal clear water and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We stayed at this hotel with some of our friends and loved every minute of it! The room we stayed in was really spacious and clean and had an amazing view of the beach which was no more than a 1 minute walk away. The rooms were cleaned on a daily basis and the service was very professional. The staff... More 

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1 Thank Sarah I
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

My 2nd time at this picturesque paradise resort!!! I went with my fiancé and friends to celebrate his birthday and It keeps getting better and better at Panga Chumvi. The views were unbelievable from our room (2 steps from the white powdery sand), and even though I am a picky person when it comes to food, the traditional Zanzibari dishes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

We stayed in very room was large with a garden & sea view of what i imagine paradise looks like. Rooms were cleaned daily, as well as fresh towels. The bathroom essentially served it purpose and I was very grateful for the hot water which you don't really need in that climate. Mosquito nets were on the beds and windows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the villa from the 3rd to 5th of July (so impossible that the review below can be legitimate). Was the perfect place after 4 weeks volunteering in dar! Was very easy to book even though I did it last minute, and the staff were very helpful, Beka is always on hand to help if needed! The villa itself... More 

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Monchengladbach, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were staying 5 nights at Panga Chumvi in march. From our room we had a fantastic view on the beautiful beach side of Matemwe. It's a nice and quite place where you can relax easily. While I was there I also had the possibilty to participate in a yoga lesson on the beach side. The food from the restaurant... More 

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