We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Panga Chumvi Beach Resort

Matemwe | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Click for phone number
Hotel website
Special Price
20% off room rate
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Panga Chumvi Beach Resort
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Panga Chumvi Beach Resort
Write a Review

70 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    44
    16
    7
    3
    0
See reviews for
8
36
8
1
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (16)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (70)
  • Mar-May only
    (10)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (16)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (26)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (18)
All months
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A friend and I recently stayed at Panga Chumvi for three nights. It's located on a gorgeous stretch of beach, is incredibly peaceful and relaxing. We had all our meals in the restaurant and the food was really tasty. Pretty much everything was locally sourced and the menu was small but varied. We found all the staff from those that... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bayreuth, Germany
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been the second time at Panga Chumvi and felt so happy to be back at this amazing place. The area of this Resort is very spacious which means you really have this kind of privacy you need to relax and recover from stress in any form. You can enjoy the incredible view from your own veranda, listening to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Oslo, Norway
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel location is outstandingly beautiful, with long white sandy beaches fringed with coconut palms and casuarina trees, overlooking the warm turquoise-coloured clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Snorkelling over corals and brightly coloured fishes is good in front of the hotel, and excellent possibilities are easily available by boat. The management and staff were very friendly and always willing... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Panga Chumvi for 4 nights in August 2014. We stayed in the Banda bang on the beach- the only such banda in Mawtemwe I guess. We had our own veranda/ orch just 10 meters from the sea. Rebecca was very helpful both during the planning phase (very prompt in responding to mails) and during our actual stay.... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an amazing place! I have travelled to Zanzibar many times and panga chumvi and the matemwe area has been my favorite so far. There were 7 of us staying there and the rooms are clean, simple, and very comfy with a an incredible view and an even more incredible beach out front. The staff and Rebecca were wonderful and... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bogota, Colombia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This wasn't my first trip to Panga Chumvi, and it most certainly won't be my last either! It is the perfect place to forget the rest of the world exists for a few days. The beach is stunning and despite the Zanzibari tides, you can swim just fine at any point in the day (at what time will depend on... More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Durham, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

What a delightful resort! This was where we spent our honeymoon! Rebecca (owner) is so down to earth and very accommodating. Wonderful fresh food from her restaurant. Our beach-side room was so romantic/peaceful. Educational and fun things to do. Matemwe had nice beaches. I can't wait to go back and bring friends...a must see/stay :)

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My holiday at Panga Chumvi was so much more than I expected as the resort was such a spacious, vibrant and relaxing place to be. The food portions were really big and priced considerably cheap. My Fiancee and I loved the traditional Zanzibari dishes which made the stay at Panga Chumvi all the more authentic. Our room was the perfect... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My husband and I stayed here as a romantic getaway. The place was very quiet at that season, the owner was so sweet and lovely. The rooms were clean and well maintained. We were greeted with fresh flowers! The food was good but we thought it was expensive as prices were unrealistic in Euros!! We ate twice to the next... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed at Panga Chumvi over Easter, low season and low price for us. We enjoyed it very much, it was quiet, the food was good and when the tide came in we could snorkel. At night we saw shooting stars and the rise of the moon, which was very impressive. The owner, Rebecca, is absolutely lovely. There is no... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Panga Chumvi Beach Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Panga Chumvi Beach Resort

Address: Matemwe | Zanzibar, Matemwe, Tanzania
Phone Number:
Location: Tanzania > Zanzibar Archipelago > Zanzibar > Matemwe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, HostelWorld and Odigeo so you can book your Panga Chumvi Beach Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Panga Chumvi Beach Resort Matemwe, Zanzibar

57 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (40)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
0:43
Videos (1)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (14)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (7)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay