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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We chose Pongwe beach first as we wanted to be away from the noisy touristic places and Tulia made our choice reach the peak of our expectations This is indeed one of the best experiences I had in a 5 stars hotel topping up my perfect scenario in India.

It is indeed useless to go in every single detail but the highlights of this resort are:
1. the staff - extremly friendly, ready to help and assist you without being too pushy or feeling they are watching you every single time. (this happens in most resorts sadly where you feel overcrowded by their constant checking in)
2. The ocenview house - although there are only 5 such houses, one next to another, it still felt private and cozy which I absolutely adored as I could meditate and feel again so home-like. It goes without saying that the view you get from the bedroom is magical and this is one of the reasons I will surely come back.
3. The food - delicious and always new and innovative. We are food lovers and passionate for cooking thus, a well balanced meal regarding the ingredients and after taste is a top quality and service of this resort. Plus, the design of the plates/meal was a big 10. Great service as well!

A place to return for its heavenly views, cuisine and overall vibe.

Room Tip: choose the ocean view room. it is a must!
  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Alexandra M
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TuliaManager, Manager at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Alexandra,

Many thanks for the perfect score.
We are always happy to learn that our Guests enjoyed their time with us and we are even happier knowing that they will return :)

Until next time, take care.
Maria

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Tulia for 2 nights recently. A couple things that stand out to me for this resort - it is very small so the service is very personable and always attentive. The rooms are cleaned throughout the day (morning and turn down service) so it’s always comfortable and spotless. The free massage per stay is a huge bonus!!!! Needless to stay I fell asleep within the first 5 minutes. The food is always fresh and lots of options for breakfast lunch and dinner. Some of my favorite times at the resort is during dinner when there were singers and performers. Highly recommend staying at Tulia if you are looking for a quiet and relaxing stay in Zanzibar!

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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TuliaManager, Manager at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Carrie,

Thank you very much for the great review!
We are delighted to know that you have enjoyed your time here.
Hopefully, you will return soon, for a longer vacation :)

Until then, take care.
Maria

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Tulia is Swahili for relax and it's pretty much a perfect description.

Please do not confuse this with 5 Star resorts in Europe / Cape Verde / Canaries; and the usual "this is Africa" excuse is not needed here. This is proper 5 Star where you are looked after perfectly for your entire stay.

Without banging on about everything being excellent, the highlight for us was the food. Although there is a very small selection, the menu is different for every meal and every meal is cooked to perfection. If you like Michelin Star quality food then this is the place for you.

Management strive to improve but there's not really that far for them to go. We were frequently asked if everything was OK and when asked if we could suggest improvements we didn't really have anything, although we did suggest something a bit crazy that might happen one day.

Thanks for a wonderful week.

  • Stayed: February 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank dave_hemingway
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TuliaManager, Manager at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Dave,

Thank you very much for taking the time write this beautiful review.
We are humble and we thank you for the kind words.

Hopefully you will return soon for another relaxing, yummy vacation :)

Until then, take care.

Maria

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I live here in Zanzibar and we visited the hotel for a birthday weekend. Every thing was amazing from the very beginning! We were welcomed with cold cloth and fresh fruit juice and fruit platter. The check in procedure was swift and efficient and then we were showed in to our room. Wow!! It's the word to describe it. Large beautiful room with a huge and comfortable bed and nice area to chill outside. I really appreciated the friend that they are eco friendly and give reusable sampoo/ showergel etc.
Dinner was also lovely and maticoules, one of the best ones I've tried on the island. Staff super friendly and welcoming. We also really enjoyed the water slides and the pool area which just invites to chill at every corner with great cocktails! Wish we could stay a bit more to enjoy all the other cool stuff the hotel has to offer. Thank you Lucas and the team for a great experience!

Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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TuliaManager, Manager at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Dear Carmel,

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review!

We are so happy to know that the Bday weekend was a great one, here at Tulia, and we hope you will return soon for a longer stay :)

Until then, take care.
Maria

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Highly recommend this hotel. We stayed 6 nights.

The service is very good and your booking includes pick up from the airport (where you get a much appreciated cold cloth and some water - note the arrivals hall has no a/c and is a long process!) and then return to the airport.

We did the all inclusive option and it was excellent. Premium brand drinks and generously poured. All the meals were very good and offered a choice. The evening menu doesn't have options but if you don't like something they will give you something else. Each evening there is entertainment which has a local flavour and feel. The staff all join in and it has a real family feel to the team which draws you in. It's rare to see everyone actually enjoying their jobs!

The attention to detail is very good and on the last morning the guy on reception came to our room to collect the cases and the kitchen had made us sandwiches and fresh fruit to take with us.

Room Tip: 2 room types - beach or garden. Either are good! Although you will get a breeze if you take a beach room if you want to sit outside.
  • Stayed: March 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank sjjdxb
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TuliaManager, Manager at Tulia Zanzibar Unique Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Good morning,

Thank you very much for the beautiful, detailed review.
We are so happy to know you have enjoyed your stay here.

Come back soon and join us for another dance in the restaurant :) !

Until then, take care.
Maria

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