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The image portrays a mesmerizing view of Michamvi Pingwe during low tide. The ocean has receded, revealing a vast expanse of shallow water stretching into the distance. Seen from a hotel, the scene offers a picturesque setting with clear blue skies, golden sandy beaches, and scattered rock formations. This idyllic coastal landscape invites relaxation and allows for appreciating the natural beauty of Zanzibar.

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Looking for a luxurious escape to paradise?

Paradise is not on earth, but you may find a piece of it here ...

The Accommodation

Boutique Hotel Matlai comprises of two villas, Asili House and Villa Kidosho.

Both villas are situated directly on the beach, surrounded by lush blooming and fragrant vegetation. Asili House features natural African and Swahili elements in its design, while Villa Kidosho is designed in an Oriental style. As a result, the villas blend the typical African and Arabic influences that have shaped the character of Zanzibar.

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The image displays Asili House, a magnificent four-bedroom villa located in Michamvi Pingwe, Zanzibar. The villa's exterior exhibits a combination of contemporary and traditional architectural elements, creating a harmonious blend with the surrounding natural beauty. With ample space and thoughtful design, Asili House offers a luxurious and comfortable retreat for guests. The lush tropical foliage enhances the villa's charm, while the tranquil ambiance sets the stage for a serene and unforgettable vacation experience in Zanzibar.
The photograph showcases Villa Kidosho, highlighting its stunning pool and the elegant villa itself. The crystal-clear pool is the focal point, surrounded by lush greenery and a tranquil ambiance. The villa, with its modern architecture and spacious design, stands prominently in the background, exuding luxury and sophistication. This image captures the perfect blend of relaxation and refinement, inviting guests to indulge in a serene and lavish retreat at Villa Kidosho.

Asili House is a large villa directly on the beach.

In Swahili Asili means „nature, origin", and that's what the architecture of the house characterises.

Asili House has four ensuite rooms. Book either a single room or the entire house. Asili House is ideal for small groups or families to relax in a tropical paradise and be pampered by an attentive staff.

Villa Kidosho is a low-rise house directly on the beach.

In Swahili Kidosho means „beauty“, the villa reflects the timeless beauty of the former sultan palaces.

Villa Kidosho has two ensuite rooms​.

Book either a single suite or the entire villa. The high level of privacy makes Villa Kidosho perfect for honeymooners, families or friends.

The Beach

The photograph captures the captivating beauty of Pingwe Beach during high tide. The pristine shoreline is kissed by the gentle waves, creating a picturesque scene. The azure blue waters stretch as far as the eye can see, blending seamlessly with the clear sky above. The soft, sandy beach is framed by swaying palm trees, adding a touch of tropical paradise to the landscape. This image showcases the vibrant energy and natural allure of Pingwe Beach at high tide, inviting visitors to immerse themselves in its serene and refreshing ambiance.

The beach is very quiet and the sea shimmers in the most amazing colours you have ever seen. 
At low tide a powdered sugar white sand bank appears in front of the hotel, a fascinating place.

The Garden

The photograph showcases the exquisite beauty of a frangipani flower in the tropical garden of Boutique Hotel Matlai. The vibrant blossom stands out against the lush green foliage, mesmerizing with its delicate petals and intoxicating fragrance. The frangipani's elegant white or vibrant hues exude tropical charm, reflecting the natural abundance of the surrounding environment. This image captures the essence of tranquility and elegance, inviting guests to immerse themselves in the lush oasis of Boutique Hotel Matlai's tropical garden.

The Garden is huge and a feast for all the senses with plenty of palm trees, fruit trees, tropical flowers, butterflies, birds and ... Several dining areas, loungers and hammocks invite you to relax, Open-air cinema with a wide range of DVD's, Recreation area for volley ball, boule, ladder golf and other outdoor games.

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Asili House left and Villa Kidosho right
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Villa Kidosho by night
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