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Private Villa Tulia on the beach

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
4 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Villa Tulia is located right next to the beach, with coconuts palms around, you are just 10 steps from the ocean. We have built it for ourselves. It reflects our lifestyle and passion for Africa. We have travelled around the continent and inside the house, which is built in Zanzibar style, you will find canvas from Mali, carved pieces of furniture from Congo and baskets from Kenya. We are all very busy people and we needed a place to rest, a hideaway from our daily busy schedules. Far from the crowds and Western civilisation. We were seeking simplicity, nature and comfort. A place to relax and forget about stress. We were looking for a place where we could take long walks on the beach or wading in the ocean, enjoy the flavour of local fruit and vegetables and wake up to the sound of singi...Villa Tulia is located right next to the beach, with coconuts palms around, you are just 10 steps from the ocean. We have built it for ourselves. It reflects our lifestyle and passion for Africa. We have travelled around the continent and inside the house, which is built in Zanzibar style, you will find canvas from Mali, carved pieces of furniture from Congo and baskets from Kenya. We are all very busy people and we needed a place to rest, a hideaway from our daily busy schedules. Far from the crowds and Western civilisation. We were seeking simplicity, nature and comfort. A place to relax and forget about stress. We were looking for a place where we could take long walks on the beach or wading in the ocean, enjoy the flavour of local fruit and vegetables and wake up to the sound of singing women who pick up the sea weeds in the morning. We wanted the space to feel free. Instead of having electric fence, we would keep an open view on the ocean and have 3 Masai men to protect the property 24/7. Villa Tulia is our solution for family reunions or spending time with friends. We love cooking and eating together. We wanted our kitchen to have the ocean view and enough space on the terrace to accommodate big table where we could gather around and enjoy Swahili cuisine. Above all, we always wanted to share our passion with other people. More
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About the Owner
Justyna D
Languages spoken:Russian, English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
Interaction with guests
We are available during your stay because we also live on the island. We can help with providing an information about what to do, and/or help with going for snorkelling, diving, etc We are happy to answer all your questions during your stay.
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1 - 5 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2018

The pictures on the web site are nice – but the reality is (much) better. What a great location, perfect for us as a family. We do not like busy tourist locations, but it should not be completely isolated either. Matemwe is a non-touristic village/location...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank moniquerooze
Navigator490044, VR Owner at Private Villa Tulia on the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Dear Monique, Many thanks for your kind words and a 5 star review. We hope to see you back. Tot ziens - VT Team

Reviewed 29 July 2018

The location is amazing, Matemwe is a non-touristic village on the east coast of Zanzibar and Vila Tulia is tucked away between the green ribbon of bush and palm trees that hug the powdery white sand beach. You’ll need to rent a car to get...More

Date of stay: July 2018
1  Thank LukeFields
Navigator490044, VR Owner at Private Villa Tulia on the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Dear Luke, Many thanks for taking the effort to write your review. It is greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again at Villa Tulia. Kind regards - VT Team

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It is a beautiful place where you can forget about the fussy world outside. Hosts are friendly and very helpful. I would love to came bank for a logger stay.More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank pawelmm
Navigator490044, VR Owner at Private Villa Tulia on the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018
Google Translation

Drogi Gościu, Bardzo Ci dziękujemy za miłą recenzję i cieszymy się, że Twoje wakacje w Villa Tulia sie udały. Do...More

Reviewed 17 January 2018

If you like to be in a beautiful and quiet location, this place is ideal for you. I definitely was looking for something like that! No more than 20 meters from our residence there is a wide and beautiful white beach. I loved sitting on...More

Date of stay: November 2017
1  Thank giga56
Management response:Responded 20 January 2018

Thank you! You are most welcome anytime soon!

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Ten days spent at Villa Tulia was like a dream: a quiet, relaxing and rejuvenating vacation on the most beautiful, clean and white, soft sand Matemwe beach. The nicely decorated, comfortable and well equipped house is both secluded and right on the beach. The accommodations...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Agnieshka B
Navigator490044, VR Owner at Private Villa Tulia on the beach, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Dear Agnieshka, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Villa Tulia. We hope to see you back some time soon. Meanwhile, kind regards - VT Team

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Safe
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Freezer
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Balcony
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Toaster
Deck
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Would you recommend this holiday rental to a family with kids?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Matemwe is a village on the north-eastern coast of Unguja, the main island of the Zanzibar Archipelago, between Mwangaseni and Kigomani. Its economy is mostly based on seaweed farming and fishing. It has beautifull white beaches.
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You can call a taxi or hire a car. We will help with both of it.
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