About This Listing
Kamili View Apartments is now digging a nice swimming pool with access from all 4 appartments and surrounded from a nice tropical garden!
Swimming pool will open on 01/07/2015
Our apartments have been designed and built with enormous amounts of care and energy just as you give to your own house... with the hope that this attention will make you feel at home.
Kamili View consists of 4 apartments, some with sea view, only 200 meters away from the beach and a short distance from Kiwengwa main road, ideal to reach either by car or by foot in only few minutes.
Free Internet WIFI, speed broadband available.
CASA MAMBO: 65 m2 first floor apartment with beautiful sea view and access to swimming pool and garden. Ample sitting room with open space kitchen and dining area, one bedroom, one bathroom... ideal for couples or small families. The large sofas in the living room can be used as extra single beds to accommodate two extra persons.
All apartments are attractively and fully furnished and besides enjoying a nice refreshing sea breeze, they offer all the comforts described below:
Large windows all with mozzy nets
Attractive balconies, verandas and gardens
Spacious fitted kitchen and dining area
Ceiling fans in all rooms
Bathroom and bedroom linens
30.000 liters underground fresh water reservoir
Swimming pool in a tropical garden with sun beds
Ample parking area into the compound
24 hrs security
The aim behind our project is living the island life without rules or timetables to follow, together with the local community or in total privacy, in the relaxing environment of our brand new apartments, built with comfort and practicality in mind as well as some Swahili style and flair. We live here and we know what is important for a great stay.
Come and stay with us at Kamili View Apartments and experience Zanzibar not as a tourist but as a friend. KARIBUNI NYUMBANI... Welcome to our Home!!
All our guests have free access to:
Swimming Pool (from 01/07/15)
Kids Garden Toys (from 01/07/15)
Free Check In/Out House Cleaning
Extra services on charge:
Grocery Delivered at Home
Swahili Food Delivered at Home
Mountain Bike rental
Interaction with Guests
Though Kamili View is not a hotel, indeed we don't have a reception service, we try our best to assist you and check if all is right on a daily base!
We will meet you in person at arrival, giving all information needed and we will try to satisfy any particular request you might have!
So, don't hesitate to ask!!
Kamili View is located in Kiwengwa, the largest village of Zanzibar north east coast, in an area called "Mafarasi", popular for the dozens of minimarkets and shops were you can find all what you need, from food and drinks to cleaning stuff.
Along Kiwengwa beach you'll find also a nice variety of restaurants and few bars, all in walking distance.
Mafarasi is also a good starting point for those brave that prefers local transports, "DalaDala", to comfortable taxi.
Other Things to Note
Together we realized our dream project! We built 4 houses - built them with passion and love, tracing and designing every piece, from foundation to roof, from staircases to the interior decorations...we took care of each plant, each flower...and finally watched the making of our lush garden.
We will be there to welcome you and to help you settle in without being intrusive. If you wish we will be on hand with tips and advice and recommendations as we just want to share our love of Zanzibar with you.
We would appreciate if you treat our place with the same care and respect you give to your own house.
We kindly ask to do a conscientious use of water and electricity.
Our towels can NOT be used as beach NOR pool towels.
Towels and bed linens will be changed upon request free of charge.
Carola & Mado are simply stellar and super stars at what they do!!.. From the pre booking to the check out the experience was nothing short of fantastic.. Grocery list 5 stars... Even exchanged Tanzanian shillings and had it on the table as soon we arrived at the apartment.... Excursion arranged to mnemba island was an amazing snorkeling experience.. Home cooked Swahili food was finger licking good... Always available to answer any queries and make sure everything is fine.. I could go on and on about how good our experience was as a couple... In short i believe Carola & Mado do NOT deserve 5 stars... More like 6 maybe even 7!...:) would definitely recommend this to friends, family and fellow Airbnb'ers...
Wish Carola & Mado nothing but the best ....
Carola, Mado were great. They made me feel welcomed and secure the moment I arrived. They are full of information and always available to help. It was a joy getting to know them.
The apartment was really nice, well equipped and well situated. It was always refreshingly breezy and has a beautiful view on the Indian Ocean.
Thanks to them I really enjoyed my stay in Zanzibar!
Looking forward to see them again!
This was such a great place to stay! Great location off the beach so you don't have to hear lots of the noise from the hotels nearby. The apartment was very clean, unbelievably spacious, had all the amenities I needed and close to the beach. Everything from airport transfer on arrival and departure were easy to arrange and very accommodating. Would definitely recommend to friends and family. Carola and Mado were so amazing as well. They gave advice on the area and were in contact with me multiple times before my arrival to answer all my questions. The best part... when I came home from diving and there was a Christmas present under the tree waiting for me. AMAZING HOSTS!
I've stayed with Carola & Mado for almost a month. Apartment was great, very comfy and spacious. Always felt welcomed and well taken care of. The area will give you a very local feel and it's very close to a beautiful beach. On the beach you have many big hotels with bars and restaurants, diving and water sports centres. The only thing you could complain about are the beach people, trying to sell you everything, but they do understand 'No, thank you' when you put enough accent on the world 'No'. A must do - take the local fisherman boat to the reef (5-10 min sale from the shore) and go snorkeling there - crazy amount of fishes and beautiful starfishes to see. Overall amazing place, I'm very happy with my stay. Can't recommend this place and hosts more. Thank you!
a super pleasure to receive your nice review!! And a special thank about your advise for how to deal with local seller along the beach... they just try to get some business, and your answer to this is just perfect! It can't be more more simple then that!
We are happy you had a good stay with us! An d we hope to meet you again!!
All the best,
Carola, Mado, Tatu & Aiden
We loved our stay with Carola & Mado! Aside from a perfect communication before our travels (including offering services such as grocery shopping and airport transfer), both were always available! Carola booked a day trip for us and gave helpful information about Kiwengwa. The apartment was charming and spacious. Even though it rained for a few days, we felt very comfortable to stay inside and cook and relax on the couch. Wifi, bath towels and some basic cooking ingredients are provided. And the lovely decoration and interiour makes you feel at home. Sadly, the balcony only has sun in the early morning so that sun bathing was not possible. You have to walk a few meters to the ocean and Carola adviced to use the beach beds at Simba Lodge & Restaurant. They also serve tasty dishes for dinner! The central location of the apartment is great, you can get to stone town within 45 minutes and all the other locations of interests can be reached within one hour.
Overall, we enjoyed our vacation so much because of the apartment and are grateful to Carola & Mado for helping us to make the week unforgetable!
We can definitely recommend a week (or even a longer stay) at Kasa Mambo!
Dear Anna and Erik,
thanks for your lovely review! We are very happy to know that beside the rain you had a nice Holiday! Of course the sun reach the balcony only in the morning, but soon (July 2015) we will have a nice swimmingpool in the back garden so that everyone can also enjoy outdoor relax and sunbathing!
I feel so sorry about the sea urchins! Yes, you are right, I can add extra info in our folder!! Thanks for the tip!!
Carola & Mado
Carola and Mado were excellent hosts! We just sat back and relaxed while they organized everything for us!! Reservations for dinner, grocery shopping, booking for all day snorkeling safari etc. Carola took time to meet with is and answer our questions - she is very knowledgable about the islands. She also coordinated all of our transportation to and from the airport and excursions. The accommodations are beautiful- very clean and comfortable. Carola has excellent taste in interior decorating. We had a fabulous time!!!
Stayed at the place for three nights with three friends of mine. The apartement was clean and very nice decorated. We were warmly welcomed by Carola and Mado. There are some nearby shops where you can get cheap and local grocerys for cooking. The beach is just a few meters away. The beach itself is beautiful but also very touristy. It is a perfect place if you want to do some water sports/activities but not the place where you find yourself in a quiet environment. Nevertheless, I highly recommend the apartement-we felt at home! 5 stars for the apartement and three stars for the beach. Also, you can get there very cheap by Dalla Dalla (phone number hidden) Schilling/Person).
thanks a lot for the 5 stars!! We are happy to read that you had a good time in our apartment.
I'm sorry you found the beach less comfortable, I must say that many of our past guests had the time to compare Kiwengwa with other beaches and suddenly the comment was that our beach is more wild... still... you have been here in the middle of August which is defenitelly one of the most busy season of the year.
I hope anyway that you had a good time and I'm happy to see that you enjoyed your DallaDalla ride!!
Give our regards to the girls!!
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About the Host, Carola & Mado
Carola... I was born in Florence, Italy. I started to work in the hotel industry when I was 20. One day I had the pleasure of a contract in Zanzibar and I fell in love with the island. I moved permanently in Zanzibar in 2006 with lots of dreams and nice energy. Mado... I was born and grown up in Kiwengwa, Zanzibar. When I was 24 I got the chance to work for a big italian resort where I've been for 13 years, there I learned about watersports, relating with guests and most of all my english and italian!
Our life together started in 2006 and today we enjoy the happy company of our two children. Our dreams is to create a space where people can stay without feeling as a tourist. Our apartments have been belt thinking about the pleasure of feeling like at home and to give our guests the chance to get deeper into the zanzibari life... we will be dilighted to be your hosts and guides!
Carola... Sono una ragazza fiorentina e ho cominciato a lavorare nel turismo quando avevo vent'anni. Un giorno ho avuto il piacere di un contratto di lavoro a Zanzibar e non'appena arrivata mi sono innamorata dell'isola. Nel 2006 ho finalmente preso la decisione di trasferirmi permanentemente a Zanzibar con un bagaglio pieno di sogni ed energia. Mado... sono nato e cresciuto a Kiwengwa, nella costa nord-orientale di Zanzibar. A ventiquattro anni ho avuto l'opportunità di lavorare in uno dei migliori villaggi turistici italiani e mi sono trovato così bene che ci sono rimasto per 13 anni, approfondendo le mie conoscenze sugli sport acquatici, sull'accogliere ed intrattenere gli ospiti e soprattutto il mio italiano!
La nostra vita insieme è iniziata nel 2006 ed oggi godiamo dell'allegra compagnia dei nostri due figli. Il nostro sogno è crare uno spazio dove gli ospiti non si sentano come dei turisti. I nostri appartamenti sono stati realizzati per farvi sentire come a casa vostra e darvi l'opportunità di vivere a fondo la vita zanzibarina... saremo lieti di ospitarvi ed essere le vostre guide!