Destination guide

The beachside setting of Matemwe is ready to explore

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Matemwe. Well-liked for its snorkeling, coral reefs and seafood restaurants, this city is both romantic and relaxing. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Seasonal weather averages in Matemwe

Travelers enjoy Matemwe for its snorkeling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, March, February, January and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Matemwe

Matemwe is famous for its pristine beaches, seaside and island views. Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Matemwe is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Muyuni Beach (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Mnemba Island (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Mapenzi Beach (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Kiwengwa Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Kendwa Beach (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Nungwi Beach (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Matemwe

The nearest airport is in Zanzibar (ZNZ-Zanzibar Intl.), located 26.4 mi (42.4 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Matemwe?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 73 vacation rentals near Matemwe. From 4 Condos/Apartments to 37 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Matemwe for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Matemwe?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Matemwe. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Kendwa Beach: 78 vacation rentals
  • Mnemba Island: 83 vacation rentals
  • Nungwi Beach: 36 vacation rentals
  • Mapenzi Beach: 97 vacation rentals
  • Mnarani Natural Aquarium: 36 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Matemwe listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Matemwe?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 4 Condos/Apartments in Matemwe. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matemwe include:

  • Villas: 37 rentals available
  • Townhouses: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 4 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bed & breakfasts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Matemwe?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 54 vacation rentals with pool available in Matemwe. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.