Matemwe  – close to Mnemba atoll

Zanzibar women walking the beach

Matemwe beach is frequently used by the villagers for transportation

Matemwe has a quiet and relaxed atmosphere and a vast reef just outside: the world famous Mnemba Atoll. The atoll is know for its great snorkling and diving and you can also hope to encounter both dolphins ans turtles.

Matemwe has lots of small lodges and bars to visit but other than that this is more of a honey moon location. It is close enough for a day trip to Nungwi or a village safari in the area. The village behind the beach gives you a true experience of Zanzibar.

Budget location:
Seles Bungalows– relaxed and fun atmophere.

Good food: 
Sunshine Hotel

Accomodation with AC: 
Zanzibar Retreat

Things to do

  • Snorkeling around Mnemba Atoll.
  • Try the local food at the restaurant in the T-junction.
  • Walk on the beach and observe village life.
  • Visit a school.
  • Day trip to Nungwi- stay and have dinner to get the atmosphere
    boat on the beach with Mnemba in the background

    From the beach you can see the world famous Mnemba Atoll

    Contact us for free information about Matemwe