Introduction to Matemwe Beach Zanzibar

Matemwe, located on the enchanting coast of Zanzibar, welcomes you to its pristine beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and serene atmosphere, offering an idyllic tropical getaway.
Experience pure relaxation and natural beauty in Matemwe.

Why visit Matemwe Beach Zanzibar?

  • Pristine white sandy beaches.
  • Crystal-clear turquoise waters.
  • Excellent diving and snorkeling opportunities.
  • Peaceful and laid-back atmosphere.
  • Authentic local culture and hospitality.

Getting to Matemwe Beach Zanzibar

By Road

You can drive from Stone Town to Matemwe, covering a scenic coastal distance of approximately 60 kilometers / 90 minutes.

By Air

Fly from Dar es Salaam to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport in Zanzibar, then embark on a scenic coastal drive to reach the beautiful village of Matemwe.

Best Time to Visit Matemwe Beach Zanzibar 

The best time to visit Matemwe is during the dry season, typically between June and October. 
During this period, you can expect warm temperatures, clear skies, and excellent visibility for snorkeling, diving, and other water activities.
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Things to do in Matemwe Beach Zanzibar

Discover an array of exciting activities in Matemwe. From snorkeling in vibrant coral reefs to exploring local culture, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in this coastal paradise.

Wildlife in Matemwe Beach Zanzibar 

Embark on an exciting wildlife adventure in Matemwe, where you can spot dolphins, sea turtles, and fascinating marine life.

Popular Activities in Matemwe Beach Zanzibar 

Experience the best of Matemwe with a range of activities, including snorkeling, diving, spice tours, and relaxing on pristine beaches.

Landscape in Matemwe Beach Zanzibar

Matemwe’s landscapes showcase pristine white sandy beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, and picturesque coral reefs, offering a tranquil coastal retreat.

Birdlife in Matemwe Beach Zanzibar 

Matemwe’s diverse birdlife captivates with its colorful plumage and enchanting melodies, from the majestic fish eagle to the elusive African paradise flycatcher.

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From luxurious safari lodges a more rustic camping experiences, there are plenty of great options for where to stay in Arusha National Park.

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Top questions answered for Matemwe Beach Zanzibar 

Curious about Matemwe? Get answers to the top questions to make the most of your trip to this beautiful coastal destination in Zanzibar.
Matemwe is known for its pristine beaches, stunning coral reefs, and laid-back atmosphere. The main attractions include snorkeling, diving, beach relaxation, and exploring the local culture.
Absolutely! Matemwe offers excellent snorkeling and diving opportunities. Explore the colorful coral reefs, encounter a variety of marine life, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the underwater world.
Boat tours can be arranged from Matemwe to explore the surrounding waters and nearby attractions. Enjoy sailing trips, fishing excursions, or island-hopping adventures for a memorable experience.
In Matemwe, you can engage in various water activities, including swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters and make the most of the coastal paradise.
The best time to visit Matemwe is during the dry season, generally from June to October. This period offers sunny weather, calm seas, ideal beach activities, and water sports conditions.
Matemwe is located near various attractions on Zanzibar Island. You can visit the Mnemba Atoll for diving, explore nearby villages, or take a trip to the historic Stone Town.
Matemwe offers a delightful culinary experience. You can savor fresh seafood, traditional Zanzibari dishes, and international flavors. Indulge in a range of culinary delights while enjoying the beachside ambiance.
Matemwe offers a range of accommodation options, including beachfront resorts, boutique hotels, guesthouses, and private villas. You can find accommodations to suit different preferences and budgets.
Absolutely! Matemwe offers breathtaking sunrises and sunsets over the Indian Ocean. Start your day by watching the golden hues of the sunrise or wind down with the mesmerizing colors of the sunset.
Yes, Matemwe is known as a popular destination for kiteboarding enthusiasts. Steady winds and a wide beach offer this thrilling water sport ideal conditions. Experience the thrill of riding the waves!
During low tide, you can take leisurely walks along the sandy beach, explore tide pools teeming with marine life, or relax and soak up the tranquility of the island’s natural surroundings.
While Matemwe is generally safe, it’s important to take common safety precautions. Be cautious of strong currents when swimming, keep an eye on your belongings, and follow any safety guidelines the accommodation or Easy Travel provide.
Matemwe is primarily a destination for overnight stays, allowing visitors to fully enjoy the beach and water activities. However, day trips from nearby locations are possible to taste the beauty and relaxation Matemwe offers.
Many accommodations in Matemwe offer wellness and spa facilities, providing a range of treatments and massages to relax and rejuvenate. Pamper yourself and unwind amidst the serene beach setting.
In Matemwe, local transportation options include Easy Travel vehicle and driver, taxis, private transfers, and dala-dalas (local minibusses). It’s also possible to rent a car for more flexibility in exploring the island of Zanzibar.

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