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UtupoaUpepo, our tower on the beach

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
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Tim & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

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

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch

House Rules

You must also acknowledge
Pet(s) live on property
Must climb stairs
Some spaces are shared

35 Reviews

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Khaliesah User Profile
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…
Simona User Profile
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.
Oliver User Profile
Oliver
January 2018
We stayed in the tower. We had an outstanding time! Great place, beautiful beach, fantastic food, lovely hosts.... We can definitely recommend this place. Go for it!
Mayurathan User Profile
Mayurathan
January 2018
Magical and relaxing place :)
Jennifer User Profile
Jennifer
October 2017
This was my second visit to what has become a home away from home. Everything about this place is really special. The location is excellent (read white sandy beaches,turquoise’s blue waters and pure serenity); try the tower (called Utupoa Upepo) if your budget allows it - set rig…
Freddie User Profile
Freddie
September 2017
This is what Airbnb should be like - I have never felt more welcomed and can now see why the reviews are so incredibly positive. Tim and Joyce's tower looks out at the most incredible bit of beach - completely secluded from other tourists. The tower itself is incredible - and b…

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Hosted by Tim & Joyce

Matemwe, TanzaniaJoined in October 2012
Tim & Joyce User Profile
346 Reviews
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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
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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