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

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ZI VILLA AERIAL PIC
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
12 reviews
ZI VILLA AERIAL PIC
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ZI VILLA TRAFFIC
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PASSAGE WITH ZANZIBAR ANTIQUES
AERIAL SHOT OF  ZI VILLA ON THE BEACH
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Overview
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
About the Owner, Allan F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 75 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 17 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL109826
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 12 reviews
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Martie R
Tanzania
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47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 for a stay in January 2017

Amazing stay, close to perfection! We were very skeptical when we read the most recent review before our stay, which stated: Avoid at all cost"! Well, we didn't find any of his complaints present with our stay! The rooms are so huge and are all en-suite! All air conditioned with huge beds! The staff were so friendly and helpful, from...

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Management response:

Hi Martie, Thanks for your positive feedback and for the good advice . We will certainly be more proactive on Trip Advisor and in response to questions asked. Surprised by the theft you experienced as we have had incidents of guests belongings left on the beach (including valuable like a watch , camera) being returned by the locals wrapped up...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Very distressed to read this negative response as the guests in question only visited the property for a couple of hours. exposed Electric Cable was in fact a TV connection point , Broken window was repaired the next day,Village Fisherman are sometimes there briefly when awaiting the right tides and then gone to sea for the day . The fishing...

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35marlin
Nakuru, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

Service was excellent! They did their best to give us our space. The property and house were in good condition. The pool is 5 foot deep on the shallow side-not really conducive for young children. We took great care to supervise the children when close to the pool. The beach in front is fairly private, but also used by the...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • 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
  • Satellite TV
  • 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<BR>Bedrooms are huge (between 30 and 120 sq metres)and the lounge is approximately 150 sq metres in size<BR>with 4 large sofas, T.V., Library,Stereo, DVD and an 8 seter dining room table. The bar has 2 sofas, pool table<BR>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
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
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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.

RATES FOR PEAK SEASON JULY, AUGUST, DECEMBER AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
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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.<BR>
Access
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.<BR>There are numerous flights from Dar es Salaam daily plus flights from Mombasa,Nairobi South Africa.<BR>The flying time from Dar es Salaam is 15 minutes and approx cost is $60 each way<BR>Direct flights from Johannesburg to Stonetown operate on Tuesday and Saturdays and flying time is 3 hrs 15 minutes. <BR>Ferries also operate 3 or 4 times daily from Dar es Salaam to Stonetown.<BR>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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