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Matemwe Retreat, Zanzibar, Asilia Africa

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Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Tanzania
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a 10 night stay in a retreat in Matemwe. From the moment we arrived to a fridge stocked with our favourite tipples, Sayari Camp had forwarded the information to them, good start. Things just got better and better, the retreat is out of this world and our butler Salum made our stay, nothing was too... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved the Matemwe retreat and stayed 9 nights at the Safina villa where we were looked after by Zuberi, who was incredibly attentive and discreet. I would however have to caution anyone who was not comfortable with getting close to nature to consider whether this is the best option for them, for us we felt this was very... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 5 days at Matemwa Retreat and were thrilled with the experience. Since we went at the start of winter season, we got a fantastic deal on the retreat villas. It felt like a steal when we arrived and realized we had two floors all to ourselves with a personal butler in a secluded section of... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed with our 3 children in Matemwe Beach House for 5 nights. Our butler was George who is brilliant and always there for everything we needed. He made a special effort to arrange a special dinner and the birthday suprise and cake for my husband. We really appreciated the privacy that we experienced staying in that place. The villa... More 

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Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both the lodge and the retreat are fantastic . The location and service are outstanding and this is a perfect place for total relaxation. They have an interesting selection of activities that are worth doing. Well recommended.

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Chico, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views, calm, quiet and relaxing...if you are looking for a few days in paradise this is the place. The staff is exceptionally polite and attentive. Water activities abound and the pools whether private or common are all perfectly maintained. The food is terrific in every respect.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the fact that we both were ill most of the days of this week that we've spent in this marvellous place, we were very much surprised about the high quality and the warm atmosphere Matemwe Retreat delivers to its guests. The house provides you just with anything you need to relax after a safari - starting from fantastic views... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

We had to pay extra to stay in a villa because the bungalows were all taken. But what a treat it turned out to be! The food was fantastic, the views out of this world!! Watching the sunrise from our room was so beautiful. We especially appreciated Arthur, he was so very kind, friendly and helpful. Incredibly beautiful property even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Wow...what a great place to visit. Directly on the beach. A knock out residence with service by a personal butler. Watching the sunrise very morning on our porch and bathing in our edge pool on the second floor was outstanding. The food was great. Either brought to our residence or at the main lodge. Our Butler Mohamed Mkungu was superb.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It's simply amazing!!! I've never been that pampered and relax. Me and my wife absolutely loved every moment of our 5 nights we spent there (which flew by). And the staff went above and beyond all expectations to make sure we have the best time. Thank u all so much for making the end of our honeymoon that much more... More 

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