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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
16 reviews
ZI VILLA AERIAL PIC
VILLA FROM BEACH
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POOL TABLE AND BAR
ZI VILLA TRAFFIC
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VIEW FROM SULTAN SUITE UPSTAIRS
BEACH AND POOL DECK
HALF THE LOUNGE
OTHER HALF OF LOUNGE
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VIEW OF VILLA AND SUROUNDING AREA
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PASSAGE WITH ZANZIBAR ANTIQUES
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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
About the Owner, Allan F
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 33 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2009
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 2 properties
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TheFoodie...
Tiptree, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

Stayed in this wonderful villa for 4 nights after a safari holiday, perfect place to relax. We were a group of 2 families with 4 children between 10 - 14yrs, pool area is lovely, beach great, though do need to be careful of sea urchins. Kids loved playing in the waves on the beach when tide was in. All the...

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Management response:

So good to read that Zi Villa lived up to expectations, Pleased to confirm that permission was recieved from the authorities to remove the Urchins in front of the house so one can now walk and swim without wories of getting spiked.We hope to welcome you back in the future. Kind REGARDS aLLAN.

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Siva P
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Visited Zanzibar for the first time in a 2 family group - loved the island, history and people and the house is truly rustic and out of the way. This was a large part of the charm for us, but may feel a little isolated for others. The people at the house (George, Sam et al) were wonderful and made...

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Management response:

Hi Siva, thanks for the positive feedback and for the suggestion to add more seating to the upstairs balcony which i will ensure happens during my visit next week. Totally agree that the island has a lot to offer other than just the beach if one has time but must admit that many of our guests are happy to relax...

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vangovend...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 for a stay in December 2016
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Do yourself a favour and go visit this piece of heaven on earth! Staff is friendly, food delicious, relaxing stay with a beautiful view!

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Management response:

Awesome to hear that that your holiday lived up to your expectations. i am heading up there on Saturday and am sure your kind words will motivate the staff to continue there efforts with vigour . look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards Alan

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Boat Available
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (16)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • 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
  • Satellite TV
  • 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<BR>Bedrooms are huge (between 30 and 120 sq metres)and the lounge is approximately 150 sq metres in size<BR>with 4 large sofas, T.V., Library,Stereo, DVD and an 8 seter dining room table. The bar has 2 sofas, pool table<BR>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
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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.<BR>
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.<BR>There are numerous flights from Dar es Salaam daily plus flights from Mombasa,Nairobi South Africa.<BR>The flying time from Dar es Salaam is 15 minutes and approx cost is $60 each way<BR>Direct flights from Johannesburg to Stonetown operate on Tuesday and Saturdays and flying time is 3 hrs 15 minutes. <BR>Ferries also operate 3 or 4 times daily from Dar es Salaam to Stonetown.<BR>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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