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Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14

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Zi Villa on the left is ideal for large families or groups of friends who enjoy travelling together
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1 of 48Zi Villa on the left is ideal for large families or groups of friends who enjoy travelling together
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Overview
4 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
14 guests
3 nights minimum
Villa
Zi Villa is one of Zanzibars finest private homes located right on a pure white powder sand beach directly opposite Mneba Island, the best diving in East Africa. Fully equipped and serviced it offers the holidaymaker the opportunity to just arrive and enjoy.The Villa is a huge ,unique and enchanting home with a expansive sun deck around an oversized pool which overlooks the beach.It also has paddle skis and snorkelling equipment available for use by the guests at no charge, The Villa also has 2 Mini Buses available for hire for touring the island and scuba diving,fishing and snorkelling excursions can be arranged...Zi Villa is one of Zanzibars finest private homes located right on a pure white powder sand beach directly opposite Mneba Island, the best diving in East Africa. Fully equipped and serviced it offers the holidaymaker the opportunity to just arrive and enjoy.The Villa is a huge ,unique and enchanting home with a expansive sun deck around an oversized pool which overlooks the beach.It also has paddle skis and snorkelling equipment available for use by the guests at no charge, The Villa also has 2 Mini Buses available for hire for touring the island and scuba diving,fishing and snorkelling excursions can be arrangedMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Guests must be aware that the swimming pool has no Safety net and is not fenced in so parents must be aware that there is a risk to small children that cant swim .
Bathrooms
4 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Allan F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2009
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Reviewed August 8, 2021

This property is the type of place that you struggle to explain to friends upon your return. If you think about what makes an ideal vacation home, this place has it plus more. A well kept property that is even larger than the pictures make...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank Scott R
Reviewed July 13, 2021

We really needed to escape this pandemic and this was the perfect place. Spacious, on the beach, all food is included and it is amazing. The staff was super helpful and catered to our every need. There is a little bus for transport to other...More

Date of stay: July 2021
Thank Mariaan v
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2021

So glad to hear that you enjoyed your escape and look forward to welcoming you back Kind regards Allan

Reviewed August 11, 2019

I wanted to write a review and completely forgot! Just wanted to say what an amazing time we had at ZiVilla in Mar 2019! We were 8 guests and Amri & the staff were absolutely amazing and it was one of our best holidays ever...More

Date of stay: March 2019
1  Thank ILizette
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2019

Hi Lizette Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience as am sure it will help many people in the tough choice of booking their dream holiday online. Really appreciate your comments and will be sure to compliment Amri , the...More

Reviewed July 17, 2019

This well-appointed Villa, with it's four suites, was perfect for our party of seven. The unique East African decor creates a welcome, pleasing, comfortable space. We spent our final seven days in Africa, just to relax and unwind by sea. This was 'THE' perfect spot...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank Xactrix
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2019

What a joy to read of your experience at Zi Villa and I am sure it will be greatly appreciated by Franca and all the staff at Zi Villa when I copy them later today. It is my favourite place so really heartwarming to receive...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019

Zi-Villa, A truly magnificent place to unwind, relax, rejuvenate and embrace a rich East African culture. Seif Hemed has assembled a dynamic, spirited and young group of Tanzanians to play specific roles to help make guest feel like royalty in their land. My mission is...More

Date of stay: April 2019
2  Thank Wanderer37130974423
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

So nice to read of your experience and will compliment Seif on the tile he played in making your experience so enjoyable He has been with me for 19 years and is considered a part of my family with the same interests in Zi Villa...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We’ve just spent a wonderful 6 days at this gem in paradise. A 90 minute drive from the airport with the last stretch taking a good 30 minutes on a bumpy dirt road through the Village of Matemwe we arrived at ZI Villa. The view...More

Date of stay: April 2019
2  Thank 667Mandy
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Hi Mandy So nice to hear and will pass on your kind words to all the staff as I arrived to move in for a few days the same day you left Weathers been awesom for April and am pleased to say we are experiencing...More

Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

A fabulous destination for families. Accommodation is lovely and very comfortable. We loved the pool and the ample space to unwind. Wonderful staff. Amri and Safe, our hosts, genuine, warm people who spoilt us and made our holiday extra special. The chefs, cleaning staff, gardeners,...More

Date of stay: April 2019
Thank Henry8a
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Wwwaaaaoo, such a nice place where we had very good time with friends and family ! The environment of Zi Villa is wonderful with beautiful white soft sand beach whic is cleaned everyday. The housemaid are taking care of guests and prepare lovely food. A...More

Date of stay: March 2019
Thank Marc R
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2019

Hi Marc Thanks for taking the time to share your experience which will inspire everyone at the property. So pleased you found the house, staff, food and environment so pleasing and hope to welcome you and your friends back in the not to distant future...More

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Our group of 10 had the most wonderful week in the lovely Zi Villa. From the first moment - welcomed by friendly staff and of course the (FIFO) sign at the door - we felt 100% at home. George and the staff went out of...More

Date of stay: September 2018
2  Thank Ilze P
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019

Hi Ilze, Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience. Its always such a pleasure to get feedback from our guests and we look forward to welcoming you back to Zi Villa in the not to distant future. I will pass on...More

Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

We (a family of 4) have had an absolutely wonderful holiday at Zi Villa. We have been treated like royalty and everything from the house, the location , the view, the food, the staff, the service and available activities is top class. It is amazing...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank JULIESCR
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience at ZiVilla which will no doubt help others when making there holiday decisions I will share your thoughts with the team at the house as I know how motivating it is for them...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Pool Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighborhood
The area around Matemwe is occupied by local fishing villages, hotels and some private homes. The sight of the entire fishing fleet under full sail passing in front of the house is a highlight of every day.
Getting around
A minibus and driver are available for hire anytime during your stay. Arrangements for touring can be made with the manager and include Historic and shopping tours of Stonetown, the slave market, the spice farms, swimming with Dolphins or the beaches and Restaurants in the North. Snorkelling, diving or fishing excursions can be arranged by the management and the operators will collect you from the beach in front of the house.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14

Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14 is able to accommodate up to 14 guests. See all property details.

Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14 has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14 has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14 must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.