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

Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Matemwe, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
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
Listing #HL109826
About the Owner
Allan F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2009
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While ZiVilla is overall a nice place for groups to rent, we had a terrible experience that left a bad taste in our mouth. And it could affect you! The place has a bunch (maybe 3-4) of stray cats (I may have missed this detail...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Seaside06650578934
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So sorry to get a negative review such as this and have investigated this with management and staff . There have never been negative reviews about cats because there has never an incident such as this and there has never been a cat problem at...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

What an absolutely wonderful venue for a large family group. 11 people accommodated in comfort & luxury and tended to by the personnel like we were royalty. No request too much or too little effort. Perfectly located to explore Mnemba Island, Ras Nungwi and even...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Departure821517
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2018

Hi Oscar Thanks for taking the time to share your experience. I really appreciate your feedback and am sure the staff will be thrilled that there efforts were recognised sppreciated and acknowledged by you even after you returned home . We look forward to welcoming...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

I visited with my husband and two friends for two weeks. We had an extremely relaxing stay, with just enough excursions to keep ourselves from putting down roots. The property is even more spacious than the pictures online suggest and it is decorated in beautiful...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank OllieC1983
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

it is always so gratifying to hear about our guests visits and our staff appreciate the kind words and are always thrilled to hear that there efforts were appreciated. Thank you for taking the time to tell others of your experience and we look forward...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Zi villa is tastefully decorated with African, Zanzibarian art pieces and comfortable furnishings
Bedrooms are huge (between 30 and 120 sq metres)and the lounge is approximately 150 sq metres in size
with 4 large sofas, T.V., Library,Stereo, DVD and an 8 seter dining room table. The bar has 2 sofas, pool table
dart board, board games, bar counter and large drinks cooler.The kitchen is fully equipped and staffed by 2 full time chefs . 2 houskeepers are also on hand to cater to your every need so you dont need to do anything.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
    2 Fulls
    5 Queens
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates quoted are based on 7 nights during Economy season.
Standard rate for 8 people is & GB Pound;4,000. Additional guests will be charged GBP 50 PP PD
Transfers from Stonetown to the Villa return will be charged at GBP 80 per minibus (max 8 guests)

Surcharges might be applicable for Easter & School Holidays.

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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.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Stonetown: 31.1 mi
Railway: N/a: 0.0 mi
Ferry: Stonetown: 31.1 mi
Zi Villa is located approximately 50 minutes from Stonetown, the capital of Zanzibar.
There are numerous flights from Dar es Salaam daily plus flights from Mombasa,Nairobi South Africa.
The flying time from Dar es Salaam is 15 minutes and approx cost is $60 each way
Direct flights from Johannesburg to Stonetown operate on Tuesday and Saturdays and flying time is 3 hrs 15 minutes.
Ferries also operate 3 or 4 times daily from Dar es Salaam to Stonetown.
Transfers from Stonetown to the villa are operated by the villa
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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