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An ultra-luxurious beach retreat on the pristine paradise island of Zanzibar. Each secluded private villa is immaculately furnished with local materials and the essence of Zanzibar, and guests are treated to their very own butler who is on hand to attend to your every need and wish. Select from the finest seafood, take a dip in your private plunge pool or try one of the signature massage treatments in the privacy of your own room. And every villa is a few steps from the pristine white sand beaches of Zanzibar’s north east coast, and some of the best SCUBA diving sites in the world. Honeymoon heaven.

  • PRIVATE PLUNGE POOLS
  • AIR CONDITIONING
  • PERSONAL BAR
  • SPA
  • IN-ROOM SAFE
  • LAUNDRY SERVICE

Activities

Matemwe Retreat is all about relaxation and pampering, however there are is a wealth of water and land-based activities to burn of any excess energy: world-class SCUBA diving at Mnemba Atoll, kite -surfing, sea kayaking, deep sea fishing, sailing, marine nature walks, snorkelling (to name a few). Take a spice tour or a guided village walk, or a trip to historic stone town.

Facilities

A range of signature treatments are available at the in-house spa; pamper yourself. Each villa has a private plunge pool and wooden walkways connect with the main lodge should you wish to use the central facilities or dine in the restaurant.

Rooms

Just 4 private villas, each with airconditioned bedrooms, a private bar area, double shower and bathtubs looking out over the ocean. Hammocks, couches and a few steps down to the private beaches shared between all the villas.

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Testimonials

"We will recommend your services.... "

Lyudmila Young

We are very grateful for your planing of the trip. We all found South Africa to be a beautiful country and will recommend your service to our families and friends. Thank you!

"Simply amazing!"

Angela Amos

Oh Serengeti, you were so good to us! Big 5 plus so much more! Simply AMAZING! Ready for the next adventure! Thank you Africa&You for putting it together so perfectly!

"The perfect honeymoon..."

Jamie & Kate

Thank you so much for organising an incredible honeymoon for us Rachel. You were a superstar and planned everything perfectly.

"Trip planning was effortless"

Sarah Langford

We had a fantastic trip to Zambia and South Africa. Africa&You made trip planning effortless. It was a nice touch to connect live with our agent to discuss what kind of trip we were hoping for and they opened our eyes to the many different parts of Southern Africa. We appreciated their quick response, their flexibility as we changed our itinerary a few times.

"Amazing experiences in Africa that I will never forget!"

Stephanie Alexander

This safari travel company did such a fantastic job on planning this trip. It was a trip of luxury and amazing experiences I will never forget! Every place we stayed was beautiful, the transport was always right on time, and the activities were unforgettable. Rachel was always an email away to help us answer any questions or concerns we had before, during and after our trip.

"Our trip was outstanding."

David Freeman

Our trip was outstanding. I enjoyed the level of support that our agent provided, all updates were communicated timely and the nice swag bag in Cape Town was a nice touch. All we were left with was enjoying the experience.

"Everything was perfect and memorable"

Pat Hanlon

We completely enjoyed every recommendation. Everything was perfect and memorable. We've travelled a lot but this one may take the cake. You are wonderful people whom we are very happy to know and to work with.

"An exceptional itinerary"

Darren Cooper

I can't give enough thanks for the trip that you organised for me at very short notice. You produced an exceptional itinerary that took in Cape Town, Safari and the winelands. We were blown away by the whole experience which was wholly due to the fantastic service you provided. We can't wait to return to South Africa with your assistance again.

" Our expectations were high and they were exceeded"

Corinne Leite

This travel agency planned the perfect trip for our party of 8, four adults and four teens. Our travel planner listened to what kind of experience we were looking for and delivered. Our expectations were high and they were exceeded by the experiences we had. It was the trip of a lifetime that will never be forgotten by all of 8 of us!

"honeymoon paradise"

Rachel & Anthony

We had the most magical & unforgettable 10 days in paradise. Thank you to the A&Y team for creating a honeymoon we will remember forever.

"The perfect honeymoon"

Kate & Steve

I can't thank you enough for putting together the perfect honeymoon for us. You really paid attention to detail and met our every wish and much more! I couldn't have dreamt of a better 2 weeks. Thank you. We'll be back!

"The experience of a lifetime"

Melanie Buren

I couldn't have been happier with the experience I had with Africa&You. Belinda was so helpful, and SO patient with me regarding all my worries regarding the upcoming trip. And the trip itself was unforgettable! Not only were the adventures I had more than I could've ever dreamed, but the organization (being picked up and taken to each destination on time and without a glitch) was extremely impressive.

"Probably the best getaway we've ever had"

Jane McCauley

I wanted to thank you again for your great work arranging our trip. It really could not have gone more smoothly -- absolutely no issues and everyone was wonderful. Probably the best getaway we've ever had.

"trip exceeded our expectations"

Robin Maslin

Our travel agent was extremely knowledgeable, had great suggestions, and took into account our special travel requirements and preferences. It was wonderful working with her, and the trip exceeded our expectations!

"Amazing value without comprimising on quality"

Jane & Nick

From a safari in the Serengeti to tropical beaches, everything was perfect. No hassles, no stress, just an amazing holiday. Africa&You gives the best recommendations and incredible value without compromising on quality. We'll be coming back to you for sure!

"Tailor-made vacation to perfection"

Eileen Cahill

From the very beginning, the team at Africa&You were extraordinarily helpful and kind, and both professional and friendly. Able to hone in on exactly the type of trip with the absolutely precise interests that I was hoping for. I have traveled the world, but they stand out as the warmest people I have had the pleasure of working with.

"Amazing family holiday"

Andrew Proctor

Created a fantastic trip which felt personalized for me and my young family. Recommend Africa&You to anyone.

"Couldn't recommend better!"

Jono Durham

Amazing operator with exceptional service right from the beginning. I felt well taken care of and the lodge choice was exceptional. Couldn't recommend better!

"Such an amazing experience"

Lucy Trafford

We had such an awesome time. Thank you so much for organizing for us!

"Had the best vacation of my life!"

Andrew Berger

Amazing! Had the best vacation of my life... every accommodation was incredible, all my tours and groups were really really good and met the best people. I am really really pleased with how everything turned out!