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      Machweo Retreat

      Luxury Cottages and Wellness Retreat in Arusha

      Machweo (Swahili for sunset) is perched on a hill offering unparalleled panoramic views across the Maasai steppe, overviewing the Monduli Mountains and providing the unrivalled spectacle of Mount Meru. Machweo is the place to relax and rejuvenate before or after a Tanzanian safari or a Kilimanjaro climb. The accommodation consists of 6 cottage suites, lavishly furnished and ideally positioned for maximum privacy, featuring separate sitting and living area, each accommodating up to 3 guests. Experience the calm setting in tastefully decorated rooms with four poster beds, mosquito nets and en-suite bathrooms. The beautiful main building also houses 3 double honeymoon suites with luxury bathrooms including both bathtub and walk-in shower. The outdoor Jacuzzi and private floodlit swimming pool with lawn bar are the perfect place to prepare or recover in style from your safari or mountain climbing adventure. The Machweo Retreat offers the finest spa & wellness facilities including steam bath, sauna and additional separate swimming pool. To pamper both body and mind Machweo has added a yoga chapter to its Wellness Program. People can either sign in for an individual/couple session or attend the weekly yoga mornings on Saturdays. Sessions are open to both guests and non-guests but advance bookings are essential. Dining at Machweo is a delight. The food and service is best described as brasserie style with an African touch, mixing traditional French cuisine and the wonderful creativity and inspiration of this continent. The pure taste and flavors of the freshest ingredients are dressed and presented in the best way, elegant and contemporary. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the Machweo main building. Clients can choose to sit either outside or inside on the balcony on the 1st floor. On busy days, meals are also served in the bar on the ground floor and around the swimming pool. Guests in the honeymoon suites can opt for a private dinner on their own balcony. A range of activities are on offer during your stay at Machweo Retreat, including bird watching, game drives in the surrounding national parks, balloon safaris, hiking and climbing and various cultural activities. Please note that these activities will incur additional cost.

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      Availability & Pricing

      The availability calendar for this property is not yet connected. Please call one of our safari specialists at 800-995-8689 to request current availability.

      Accommodation Details

      • Price: From $258 per person per night
      • Location: Eastern Africa, Tanzania
      • Age Minimum: 0 years old
      • # of Beds: 18 beds
      • Amenities: Cell Phone Coverage, Ensuite Bathrooms, Hairdryer, Pool, Recharge Facilities, Wi-Fi
      • Type: Lodge, Luxury B&B
      • Included: B&B Basis: accommodation, breakfast, early morning coffee & tea on verandah, coffee, tea during breakfast, afternoon tea Half Board Basis: accommodation, breakfast and dinner, early morning coffee and tea on verandah, coffee & tea during breakfast, afternoon tea, recommended wines and water during dinner Full Board Basis: accommodation, meals, early morning coffee and tea on verandah, coffee & tea during breakfast, afternoon tea, recommended wines and water during lunch & dinner
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        Champagne, premium wines, premium brand spirits, curio shop, laundry, spa treatments, scenic helicopter tours, Hot Air Balloon safaris, game drives, hiking and climbing, access to nearby sports club, bird watching, encounters with local villages, their people and crafts, shopping

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        Cultural Connection

        A True Taste of Local Culture

        Get a better understanding with another culture. You're invited in to connect with a completely different lifestyle…a rare opportunity in life.

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        Curios/Fine Art Shopping

        Bring a Little of Africa Home

        Bring home a piece of Africa, whether it's a small momento or an incredible piece of art that captures how you feel in this incredible environment.

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        Scenic Helicopter Flight

        Buzz above the scenic landscape and get a bird's-eye view of wildlife. A scenic helicopter flight is a unparalleled way to experience Africa.

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        Spa Service

        Treat yourself to a spa service. It's a great way to feel civilized in between wild experiences.

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