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Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14

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ZI VILLA AERIAL PIC
Very good
19 reviews
ZI VILLA AERIAL PIC
VILLA FROM BEACH
LOUNGE
POOL TABLE AND BAR
ZI VILLA TRAFFIC
BEACH FROM BAR
ZI VILLA FROM BEACH
ENTRANCE HALL TO LOUNGE
VIEW FROM SULTAN SUITE UPSTAIRS
BEACH AND POOL DECK
HALF THE LOUNGE
OTHER HALF OF LOUNGE
KING SUITE
SULTAN SUITE UPSTAIRS
QUEEN SUITE
QUEEN SUITE
VIEW OF VILLA AND SUROUNDING AREA
SULTAN SUITE
LOUNGE
PASSAGE WITH ZANZIBAR ANTIQUES
AERIAL SHOT OF  ZI VILLA ON THE BEACH
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SUNRISE FROM POOL DECK
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Overview
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 14
Matemwe, Zanzibar Island, Zanzibar Archipelago
Zi Villa is one of Zanzibars finest private homes located right on a pure white powder sand beach directly opposite Mneba Island, the best diving in East Africa. Fully equipped and serviced it offers the holidaymaker the opportunity to just arrive and enjoy.The Villa is a huge ,unique and enchanting home with a expansive sun deck around an oversized pool which overlooks the beach.It also has paddle skis and snorkelling equipment available for use by the guests at no charge, The Villa also has 2 Mini Buses available for hire for touring the island and scuba diving,fishing and snorkelling excursions can be arranged
Listing #HL109826
About the Owner
Allan F
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Reviews from our community
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Beautiful location on a fairly remote private beach. Walking distance from a local fishing village gives glimpses into the unhurried daily lives of the local fishermen and their families. Villa facilities superb, nothing lacking. Staff are friendly and attentive, nothing is too much trouble and...More

Thank Merle H
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Hi Merl, Thanks for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind Regards Allan.

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Words cannot begin to express the splendor, exquisite untouched beauty and hospitality of this little piece of paradise. We stayed in the Cottage, with its own pool and private beach. The cottage offered 2 large and very comfortable bedrooms with king sized beds, 2 bathrooms,...More

Thank Lauren D
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Hi Lauren, it is always very gratifying to get feedback from guests and thrilled to say your experience is not unique. i am due to travel there with my family next week and will be sure to pass on your kind words to the staff...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a spacious and interestingly decorated villa, clad in the local coral under a palm leaf roof, typical of eastern Africa coastal properties. The garden was immaculately kept and the pool area was delightful with most welcome shaded areas. The beach was just a...More

Thank Libby P
foggs2015, VR Owner at Zi Villa- A Unique and Enchanted Beach Villa - Zanzibars Finest -Sleeps up to 14, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor. We agree the visits from the Hotel inspectors are too frequent and annoying and will put this to the minister .The plugs are South African Plugs but will get more adaptors made...More

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (16)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(5)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
Zi villa is tastefully decorated with African, Zanzibarian art pieces and comfortable furnishings
Bedrooms are huge (between 30 and 120 sq metres)and the lounge is approximately 150 sq metres in size
with 4 large sofas, T.V., Library,Stereo, DVD and an 8 seter dining room table. The bar has 2 sofas, pool table
dart board, board games, bar counter and large drinks cooler.The kitchen is fully equipped and staffed by 2 full time chefs . 2 houskeepers are also on hand to cater to your every need so you dont need to do anything.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Fulls
    1 Sofa
    1 Bunk
    5 Kings
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
R 2 502
£140
R 16 083
£900
8 Dec 2018 -
8 Jan 2019
Default
5 nights
R 2 859
£160
R 19 657
£1 100
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rates quoted are based on 7 nights during Economy season.
Standard rate for 8 people is & GB Pound;4,000. Additional guests will be charged GBP 50 PP PD
Transfers from Stonetown to the Villa return will be charged at GBP 80 per minibus (max 8 guests)

Surcharges might be applicable for Easter & School Holidays.

RATES FOR PEAK SEASON JULY, AUGUST, DECEMBER AVAILABLE ON REQUEST
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About the neighbourhood
The area around Matemwe is occupied by local fishing villages, hotels and some private homes. The sight of the entire fishing fleet under full sail passing in front of the house is a highlight of every day.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Stonetown: 50.0 km
Railway: N/a: 0.0 km
Ferry: Stonetown: 50.0 km
Zi Villa is located approximately 50 minutes from Stonetown, the capital of Zanzibar.
There are numerous flights from Dar es Salaam daily plus flights from Mombasa,Nairobi South Africa.
The flying time from Dar es Salaam is 15 minutes and approx cost is $60 each way
Direct flights from Johannesburg to Stonetown operate on Tuesday and Saturdays and flying time is 3 hrs 15 minutes.
Ferries also operate 3 or 4 times daily from Dar es Salaam to Stonetown.
Transfers from Stonetown to the villa are operated by the villa
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 km.
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