Villa | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car not necessary
  • Nearest beach 0km

Villa Turquoise is located on the East coast of Zanzibar just outside the peaceful village Matemwe. The house has been designed to ensure optimal guests satisfaction. The owners stay in the house every three months and have brought the level of comfort, luxury and service to the highest on the island!

Villa Turquoise is located right at the beach with stunning views on the lagoon and the Indian ocean, sunrise over the lagoon is a sensational experience every morning again and the start of another day in paradise. The villa offers full privacy (private beach and private pool) ensuring a very relaxing holiday away from the crowds.

Size Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach You are on the beach!
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary, Wheelchair users
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Zanzibar International airport 50 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available, Sea view
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms of which 5 En suites and 5 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (6), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The house has 5 en-suite and air-conditioned bedrooms with king-size beds (one of the bedrooms is extra large and has two king-size beds, ideal for families with very young children), all beds are covered with mosquito-nets. An extra child bed and a cot with mosquito net is available. The beds all have special European imported mattresses and pillows for an optimal rest.

There are two kitchens of which one is open with a view on the lagoon and the Indian ocean. The house is cleaned daily (including dish washing and laundry). A gardener maintains the pool and garden daily. The guest manager can assist you for excursions and will follow-up on your needs. A cook is available when needed and can cook breakfast-lunch-dinner.

The house has 5 dining areas, one outside on the large wooden terrace in front of the house to enjoy a sunrise breakfast overlooking the private beach and the lagoon, one directly on the private beach (the ideal placve for bbq's), one inside on the ground floor of the house and one at the wind free terrace next to the house. There is an additional large dining area on the first floor under the Makuti roof with a 270 degrees view on the ocean and the jungle behind the house.

All furniture is authentic African, sleep in the Zanzibar beds or relax in one of the sunbeds on the beach or one of the terraces.

Further details outdoors

Plenty fresh fruit hangs low in the garden, enjoy fresh banana's, passion fruit, papaya every day.

The pool is 10 x 5 meters with a shallow end and wide stairs ideal for children.

A large capacity generator is available to cover up for power cuts which occur frequently in Zanzibar.

Further details

Beds will be made up daily by our staff, towels and laundry will be done daily, bedlinen will be replaced twice a week.

High speed broadband internet is available (free of charge), software for installation will be provided by the house manager upon arrival.

Rental Rates include:

- exclusive use of the villa, pool, garden and all amenities.

- welcome pack.

- daily cleaning and housekeeping service including dish washing.

- daily towel change.

- biweekly linen change.

- all taxes and VAT.

- guest manager support, excursion arrangements.

- power boat (excl. fuel at cost and skipper charge at 10 Euro per day).

- sailing boat.

- internet access and software installation package.

- use of bicycles

The Zanzibar region

The Islands of Zanzibar are the ideal destination for a fascinating holiday in Africa. The main island, known as the Spice Island, stirs the imagination and conjures up images of magical Arabian nights, the scent of spices and spirit of ages gone by. The white pristine beaches, the rich cultural heritage, the spice farms, the labyrinth of the winding lanes of Stone Town and the joyfulness of the Zanzibari will leave a long lasting impression of a holiday in paradise.

Walking trough the narrow streets in Stone Town will take you back in history and lead you to the City Market where local traders offer fresh fruit, meat and fish every day. Pay a visit to the Old Fort, the House of Wonders (the first house equipped with electricity in East Africa) Livingstone House and the old Slave Market.

Zanzibar is also ideally located for a safari or visit to some of the fabulous parks in Kenya or Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is only a 45 minutes flight away from Zanzibar.

Matemwe

This luxury villa is brand new, built in the East African colonial style with an impressive thatch Makuti roof and is fully equipped and serviced. The house is situated in a large tropical garden with palm trees and features a large swimming pool. Plenty of amenities are available for relaxation and sport including a boat for watersports, snorkelling, fishing etc.

The most beautiful beaches of Zanzibar are found on the East coast of the Island at Matemwe, a charming and safe village some 50 km from the capital and airport.

All famous attractions in Zanzibar are within 30 minutes drive from the house. The Spice Farms will overwhelm your senses (Zanzibar became famous as a centre for spice and the Slave Trade some 500 years ago), the palaces built by the Sultans of Oman and Zanzibar, the Jozani Forest, snorkelling and diving, deep sea fishing.

A 45 minutes drive will take you to the historical capital, Stone Town, a Unesco world heritage offering plenty of opportunities for sightseeing or shopping.