Travelling to Matema Beach is made up of beautiful views of real African life of the local communities. A winding road passes through high, Livingstone Mountains and tea estates before it descends to the tropical shores of Lake Nyasa. Located on the beautiful shores of Lake Nyasa, Matema Beach is among the most scenic tourist attractive site in Tanzania.

From Matema Beach, you can make canoe trips with fishermen over the lake to the nearby village where women specialize in pottery. There is a superb snookering rocky shoreline, also a waterfall from Livingstone Mountains.

To reach Matema Beach, it is 130 kilometer drive from Mbeya City, passing through the tarmac road to Malawian border.  The drive is an exciting as the car roll through green scenery, made up of tea, banana and tree farms on hillside areas.