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UtupoaUpepo, our tower on the beach

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Tim & Joyce

UtupoaUpepo, our tower on the beach

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 baths
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Tim & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location92% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience92% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

UtupoaUpepo, our new beach tower, is designed as a song of praise for the local ngalawa sailing culture. You sleep on its top floor, cradled from and by a sea breeze, as close to Matemwe's dazzling beach high water mark as you could ever hope to be.

Amenities

Cable TV
Dryer
Essentials
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
TV

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House Rules

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Pet(s) live on property
Must climb stairs
Some spaces are shared

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39 Reviews

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Khaliesah
August 2016
Their home is beautiful! They kindly let us stay our entire trip in the tower even though we had booked the other bedroom for half our stay. We woke up to a beautiful sunrise each morning and slept to a very comfortable breeze at night, perfect for our honeymoon. Utupoa is also l…
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Christopher
August 2018
Seeing the pictures of the tower and the place, I was unsure of the stay at first - but WOW I was surprised when I arrived! The decor of the place was the first thing I noticed. It is decorated in such a fantastic way - lighting and all. At night, it's a particular treat to see. …
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Are
July 2018
A beautiful place, but the tower that we rented is a bit more cramped than the images and description might indicate. Also, there is no door between the bathroom and the sleeping quarters, and the mirror is situated to give maximum view from one to the other. Not a place for a c…
Elaine User Profile
Elaine
July 2018
Lovely, quiet spot on a beautiful beach. Tim was always helpful with setting up snorkeling, drivers and sailing. If you chose to eat in, the food is fresh, healthy and very good. Conversations at dinners with Tim and other guests was a highlight of our trip.
Nicola User Profile
Nicola
June 2018
An amazing place to stay. Beautiful buildings. Plenty of corners to relax in. Really good food.
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Simona
April 2018
The main lodge and the tower are just perfect. Everything is curated and unique, from the forniture to the meals. The position is amazing, as well as the people there ready to welcome you. Probably one of the places I will keep forever in my heart.
Niall User Profile
Niall
March 2018
A relaxing and stunningly beautiful place, superb food and great hosts.

Hosted by Tim & Joyce

Matemwe, TanzaniaJoined in October 2012
Tim & Joyce User Profile
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Tim & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Tim was a pilot in the Middle East when we first came to Zanzibar on a flight he was operating. It was 1992, before electricity, tarmac or cell phone networks. We fell in love with Matemwe and have made it our home. It is a home that we like sharing, and are very happy to welcome…
Languages: English
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