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UtupoaUpepo, our tower on the beach

UtupoaUpepo, our tower on the beach

2 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1.5 baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
3 beds
1.5 baths

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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.

Cable TV
Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 couch
House Rules
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Dog(s) live in the house

32 Reviews

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Oliver User Profile
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
January 2018
Magical and relaxing place :)

Jennifer User Profile
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
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…

Erin User Profile
September 2017
Utupoa is a gem! Such a charming place with an amazing staff, quiet beach location, delicious meals enjoyed family-style with other guests (and our wonderful host Tim!) and just a lovely vibe all around. We loved our three nights here - especially our last night in the tower!

Giuliano User Profile
August 2017
Thank you for a lovely stay at this very special place.

Will And Louise User Profile
August 2017
As so many of the other reviews indicate on this page, Tim and Joyce's place is remarkable and unforgettable. Their home is clearly the outcome of years of love, family gatherings, and dedication. Everything has personal homespun touches and each room is artfully decorated with u…

Hosted by Tim & Joyce

Matemwe, TanzaniaJoined in October 2012
Tim & Joyce User Profile
332 Reviews
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Tim & Joyce is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are commited 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 a few hours
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