Matemwe Lodge (also known as Matemwe Bungalows) belongs to the Asilia group of companies. It is located in Matemwe in the North of Zanzibar opposite the Mnemba Atoll. Matemwe Lodge has one of the best beaches on Zanzibar for spectacular diving and snorkeling. It is in the near vicinity of a local fishing village. The All Inclusive basis includes: accommodation, all meals, teas/ coffees, airstrip transfers, beverages including a selection of fine wines, beers and spirits, Scheduled nature walks, game drives, excursions & sundowners and laundry.

Closest Airstrip
The closest airstrip is Stiegler’s Airstrip

Accommodation at Matemwe Lodge consists of 13 beautiful bungalows, built from local materials and surrounded by lush garden.

  • 12 Chalets
  • 1 Suite

Each suite has a large bed with mosquito net, bathtub, walk-in shower and private veranda with a hammock and couch, overlooking the Indian Ocean.

The dining room at Matemwe Lodge is an open-air restaurant that overlooks the ocean and has a serene lounge area. Seafood is the specialty of the house; purchased from the fishermen who sell fresh crab, lobster and fish to Matemwe for lunches and dinners. All produce is bought daily from the local markets. Lunch is a buffet offering a delicious mix of African and European flavors. Dinner offers a choice of main courses with fish, meat and vegetarian options.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry


  • Swimming Pool
  • Water Sports – Sailing, Snorkeling, Diving, Kayaking
  • Visit local village

Child Policy
No children under the age of 6 are allowed at this property.