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Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort

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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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Tulia Zanzibar is established as the leader of the luxury travel segment on Zanzibar. In 2020 it has been awarded as The Best Luxury Romantic Beach Resort in the Globe! Focused on couples, honeymooners, and people looking for quiet luxury. Located right on one of the most beautiful beaches on Zanzibar. Private beach with a low density of people and without any beach boys. We provide a holistic experience for holiday including complimentary private yoga sessions, week spa program, excellent fine dining gastronomy and individual tailor-made activity plan for each guest.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free airport transportation
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Swimup bar
Poolside bar
Diving
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Afrikaans
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Ed F wrote a review 13 Sep
Paris, France7 contributions4 helpful votes
After much research and debate, we selected Tulia as one of the destinations for our honeymoon in September 2021 and could not have been happier with our decision. Right from the first moment, everything about our stay there was first class. The hotel was responsive to our questions and organised an airport transfer who was waiting for us when we landed. The hotel grounds are beautiful, and our villa (we went for one of the waterfront options directly facing the sea) was breathtaking. It is a perfect destination for a romantic couple's trip, especially if you are travelling for a special occasion. The space is huge, and the private terrace area facing the ocean is spectacular. What really sets Tulia apart in my view (and I saw this referenced in other reviews) was the staff. They have a real army of attentive, high energy and high positivity people in the family who just make you feel so welcome and well looked after. The meals were excellent (our choice was all-inclusive and this is a real AI deal - only the cigars by the bar cost extra if you want one!) The dinner and lunch menus change on a daily basis and there's enough variety with breakfast to keep you interested. The hotel also does a great job of providing entertainment in the evenings during dinner service. They have a modern and well equipped gym on site and offer various excursion options at an extra cost if you so wish. We just loved our time here and it was over far too quickly. A big thank you to the entire team for making our honeymoon experience so incredible.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Room Tip: Beachfront villas are the premium choice, your terrace faces the ocean directly and has the most...
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Eliška Şenel wrote a review Aug 2021
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Tulia hotel is supercomfortable place, where we stayed one week. This place is really paradise. Everyone in the hotel was nice and very kind. Thank you Patra and Veronika for everything, both of you are really like heard of this hotel, people from first moment till last goodbye can feel, because of you, like in another world. Hotel has amazing garden, and the best view to the sea. Especially with some good drink, which you can choose from all kind of alcohol and no alcohol drinks. Sea is clear, blue like nowhere else, so you can look all day and still you will be exited. Food is super delicious. I like fish and seafood, so for me it was never-ending foodparadice :) During the stay we had complimentary massage, which was so nice and luxury, also we tried paddle-board which is free for guest. In this hotel we really enjoy every moment. Thank you again for memorable time
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Date of stay: August 2021
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Room Tip: best view for the breakfast from restaurant, delicious food,
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Abderahim T wrote a review Aug 2021
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This boutique hotel is so unique in he’s own way! It was like visiting a family, the staff is so amazing!!! Petra is a superwoman that can arrange everything! Veronica has a heart of gold! And the rest of the staff is just so amazing!!! Audax, gaston, elias, abdul, ramadhan! In this hotel youre more than just a number. Like i said it felt like visiting a family in paradise! The food is so so so amazing they have an incredible chef! Everyone is so kind there i cant find the words to express the experience i had there! I am going to miss you guys so much! And my safa misses you guys already! Thanks again for everything!!! We really looking forward to our next trip to tulia!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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siobhan wrote a review Jul 2021
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I have never written a review for a hotel up until now but I am beyond impressed with our experience and I wanted to sing my praises! Upon arrival, we felt like celebrities, we were greeted at the entrance with drums and when we approached the entrance we were offered a gorgeous fruit platter and welcome drink. We were looked after the whole time by Veronika and another brunette lady (apologies I cannot remember her name) who couldn't do enough for us. They were always on hand to ensure we had everything we needed to make our trip special. We opted for the beach villa and it exceeded our expectations. The views of the sea were SURREAL. We had the breakfast package so could enjoy our breakfast seaside every morning. The food was extremely delicious. During our stay we enjoyed a complimenatry massage and great entertainment. The staff there could not be more hospitable - so friendly, energetic and vibrant! Truly the best customer experience I have experienced. As we checked out we were given a goodie bag filled with a magnet, spices, bracelets, keyrings, and a letter of appreciation - the icing on the cake to a wonderful trip! My partner and I have had the privilege to stay in many five-star resorts but this was by far the best experience we have had. We will definitely recommend this resort to our friends and family and hope to return one day. Thank you again to Veronika and the rest of the team!
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Room Tip: Luxury Sea Front Villas are worth the extra cost! you will not regret it!
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wrmomxg wrote a review Jul 2021
Florida195 contributions83 helpful votes
This resort has a wow factor when you first arrive it will not fail to impress you and exceed your expectations. We chose the all inclusive and it truly was as advertised. The Staff, which their are too many to mention all strive to be make your stay carefree. The accommodations are spacious and so nice! For those who to work out the gym actually is “crossfit like”! The meals and drinks are fantastic and the service is professional and with a smile. I cannot imagine there is a better place on Zanzibar!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$443 - US$824 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaZanzibar ArchipelagoZanzibar IslandPongwe
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Kiwengwa Beach (6.3 km), Uroa Bay (6.3 km), and Kiwengwa Caves (6.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a swimup bar, free wifi, and free breakfast.
Which room amenities are available at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy a swimup bar, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Island - Pongwe Lodge Restaurant, La Base JungleKite, and Papaya Restaurant & Beach Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Datch Excursions Zanzibar! (6.0 km).
Does Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.