We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant

Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
+255 772 224 222
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (95)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 50 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We actually stayed in the Sunshine Hotel a little way down the beach, but ate at this restaurant on several occasions as we really liked the ambiance, friendly staff and excellent menu. The traditional Swahili dishes were delicious!

Thank Barney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had a few dinners there; very tasty Italian and local dishes; good coffee; great service; beautiful ocean view

Thank Lucy-su-15
Reviewed 6 August 2018

we enjoyed great service, health meals and great setting away from jostle of stone town. Very islamic country but warm hearted people

Thank Sisasenkosi M
Reviewed 28 July 2018

We ate dinner twice in the restaurant but didn’t stay in the hotel. The hotel and restaurant are really very pretty and located on the beach. Outside guests need to walk past the beach side restaurant (was empty when we visited), cross the hotels bar,...More

Thank LukeFields
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this gorgeous little hotel if you are looking to completely relax. The staff are friendly, the rooms are lovely, food is delicious and the views of the ocean are amazing. So glad we choose to stay at Villa Kiva whilst diving with One...More

Thank AbbiJK
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Found the food disappointing, the catch of the day was bland and the bacon at breakfast overcooked. didnt get a good feel of the local cuisine, menu nwas rather limited

Thank Margygy4
Reviewed 27 February 2018

We stayed in Zanzibar Bahari Villas, which had extremely slow restaurant. This is 150m north from it and we ate here a couple of times. Service is quick, staff is friendly and obviously like their job and food is also ok. Can recommend.

Thank TimoL665
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We were walking the beach trying to decide where to go for our breakfast and thought we'd try Villa Kiva. The location (as with all of the other places on Matemwe beach) is fabulous and the views from the restaurant area are lovely. We ordered...More

Thank Harriet D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Pros: Lovely grounds and gardens. This is really the main draw of the hotel. Pretty nice rooms for the money White sandy beach which is much quieter than Nungwi Friendly, helpful staff and management. Bedroom a decent size and comfy, large bed. Good place to...More

Thank annabelm2016
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Quiet. I mean quiet!!! If you are looking for a place to go out and see sights and eat at different restaurants this is NOT the place. Nothing to do there. A great place to escape the world. Internet is iffy. We went to escape...More

Thank maryannintanzania
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 179 hotels in Zanzibar Island
Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
515 reviews
.58 km away
Zanzibar Queen Hotel
145 reviews
1.25 km away
Green and Blue Ocean Lodge
183 reviews
2.44 km away
Kasha Boutique Luxury Hotel
246 reviews
3.64 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Seles Beach Bar and Restaurant
234 reviews
.25 km away
Zanzibar Bandas Restaurant
80 reviews
1.09 km away
Bin Jabir Restaurant
31 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dive Point Zanzibar
150 reviews
5.84 km away
Cannibal Party
51 reviews
6.43 km away
Mnemba Atoll
199 reviews
7.72 km away
Zanzibar With Cleva
11 reviews
7.72 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Villa Kiva Resort and Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matemwe, Matemwe 3151, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Zanzibar Archipelago  >  Zanzibar Island  >  Matemwe
  • Phone Number: +255 772 224 222
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing