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With Matemwe Beach reachable in a few steps, Utupoa provides accommodations, a restaurant, free bikes, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. The lodge features both WiFi and private parking free of charge. Some of the units include satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchenette with a fridge, and a private bathroom with a shower and bathrobes. Guests at Utupoa can enjoy a continental breakfast. A private beach area can be found at the accommodation, along with a shared lounge. Pwani Mchangani Beach is a 13-minute walk from Utupoa, while Peace Memorial Museum is 29 miles away. The nearest airport is Abeid Amani Karume International, 32 miles from the lodge, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Room Type
Number of guests
Bedroom :
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 full bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


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  • Pascale
    everything! it had a very bohemian feel and it brought me back to my 20ties! minus the cockroaches 😉
  • Adam
    The place is beautiful, with nice architecture and a lot of style. The owner and staff were very friendly and helpful, including connecting us with transportation and a snorkeling/dolphin-spotting boat tour. It is a small B&B-type place, and we...
  • Lauren
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Exceptional hospitality and incredible place. Astounding beauty all around

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

Amenities of Utupoa
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Private beach area
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Bicycle rental
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Designated smoking area
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules

Utupoa takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

10+ years
Extra bed upon request
$30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Utupoa accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Utupoa of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Utupoa

  • The prices at Utupoa may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Utupoa offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Bicycle rental
    • Swimming pool
    • Beach
    • Private beach area

  • Utupoa has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Utupoa is from 7:00 AM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

  • Utupoa is 1 miles from the center of Matemwe. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Utupoa can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Room options at Utupoa include:

    • Double
    • Suite