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The Ngalawa room is housed here with cozy areas to relax in around the house and a kitchen for self-catering
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Utupoa Lodge, Ngalawa bedroom

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Tim & Joyce

Utupoa Lodge, Ngalawa bedroom

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
HOME HIGHLIGHTS
Tim & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience94% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

Ngalawa are traditional trimaran dugouts used by Matemwe fishermen whose white lateen sails have graced our blue lagoon for centuries. We designed this ensuite bedroom as a tribute, indeed from the timbers of one we once sailed.

Amenities

Cable TV
Essentials
Laptop friendly workspace
TV
Wifi
Free parking on premises

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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom
1 king bed

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70 Reviews

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Pris
September 2018
My stay at Tim & Joyce house was amazing. They take time to know and assist each guest. The place is perfectly located and the room is comfortable and very clean. The house is beautiful and cozy with a direct access to a peaceful white sand beach. The food is delicious and the …
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Marianella
August 2018
Being at Utupoa was just like being at home! Everyone is genuinely warm, the food was delicious and abundant, and the house is full of details and spaces to feel comfortable. The wifi was the best we had in Zanzibar! Also, they helped us book the snorkeling tour (for just 25 us…
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Ben
August 2018
We had the most wonderful stay at Utupoa. From the minute we arrived we were greeted with the most welcoming and warming hospitality. Joyce, Tim & their team were just delightful. Utupoa location is great, tucked away from the main road, right on the beach and walking distance to…
Borja User Profile
Borja
August 2018
Utupoa is a great place to feel the real Zanzibar in a beautiful beach. Great hostess
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Kate
August 2018
We really enjoyed spending time at Utupoa and getting to know our hosts, Tim and Joyce. Theirs is a charming and unique beach property, almost defying categorization! With all the artifacts, art and furnishings, this very much feels like their home, yet we felt very comfortabl…
Nora User Profile
Nora
June 2018
Thank you so much for everything! We had an absolutely amazing stay!
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Laura
March 2018
Highly recommend!! Unfortunately we did get to meet Joyce but Tim was extremely hospitable and shared many interesting stories about the area over dinner. The accommodation is 30 seconds walk from the beach and our room was spacious and beautifully designed. Thank you so much f…

Hosted by Tim & Joyce

Matemwe, TanzaniaJoined in October 2012
Tim & Joyce User Profile
377 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
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