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2 guests1 bedroom2 beds1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
Aiasha is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

A simple air conditioned beach bungalow , self contained one bedroom villa . Open plan dining/ living and kitchen. Bedroom with ensuite shower.Amazing location on Matemwe beach.
The villa is set in a private gated compound with direct access to the beach. There is another property on the grounds which is a larger beach house also being rented out. We have a small garden available for use of Magnolia villa 2 which is fenced off. The main villa grounds and gardens are for the main house use only


Air conditioning
Hot water
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed


Extra space around bed
Wide doorway to the bedroom



12 reviews
Karen User Profile
September 2019
We reserved Villa II and had an upgrade to Villa I. Hence the review will be for Magnolia Villa I. We loved the location, right on the beach and being able to view the waves from the verandah. It is well stocked with kitchen cookware, dishes and bbq and very comfortable. We…
Katja User Profile
January 2019
We stayed one week and had a great time! The accommodation was well equipped, large, Coex and comfortable. In addition, it was only a few meters to a picture book beach. everyone around the House was very friendly and helpful. We can fully recommend the accommodation!
Taylor User Profile
January 2019
Great location right on the beach and quick response to questions! Wonderful time!
Tracy User Profile
December 2018
We stayed at Magnolia Villa for 1 week. If you decide to stay in Matemwe it is nicely located on the beach near several hotels with bars and restaurants. Aiasha helped us with transport from the airport and we opted to have the driver stop at some grocery stores in Stone Town…
Aiasha User Profile
Response from Aiasha:
Thanks Tracy and yes I do recommend reef shoes if you do want to do tidal walks to reef. Did you find the amazing swimming spot opposite our house there is a swimming area that is urchin free and when tide coming in we often look for same area to swim in and snorkel.
December 2018
Elizabeth User Profile
November 2018
A beautiful place for a relaxing vacation! The gardens were wonderful, and it was great to have the chairs for lounging- especially to stay off the beach in the direct sunlight midday and to avoid people coming up to talk to you on the beach. The white sandy beach was beautiful…
Safa User Profile
October 2018
We was for a couple of days in Matemwe and enjoyed our stay in Aiasha’s house very much. The place is very beautiful and in front the beach. Highly recommend.
Julie User Profile
October 2018
We had a wonderful stay in Magnolia villa. The place is very peaceful, full of good vibration, everyone working there is very kind. We also loved Matemwe, the most authentic part of Zanzibar. We highly recommend to stay at Magnolia villa.

Hosted by Aiasha

Glasgow, United KingdomJoined in June 2016
Aiasha User Profile
25 Reviews
Aiasha is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am from Scotland and my husband is from Zanzibar. We bought our holiday home in Zanzibar 10 years ago to provide our children with a link back to their roots. We chose Matemwe as we found this area to be relatively unspoilt and less touristy. It has enough restaurants , bars…
Interaction with guests
Please let us know arrival time , the villa will be available for Checkin at 3pm and checkout at 10.30 am.
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Aiasha’s place.
Shafiq helps host.

The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 10AM
Self check-in with building staff
After 3PM

House Rules

  • Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
  • No smoking
  • No parties or events
  • Pets are allowed