Zanzibar Island

Tulia Zanzibar


Pongwe beach retreat

On Zanzibar Island’s east coast, Tulia is a romantic retreat that enjoys its own stretch of Pongwe beach’s beautiful white sands in the shade of casuarinas and palms.

It is a small, peaceful resort with just 16 thatched villas and bungalows. Ten, some with Indian Ocean views, are set in the lush tropical gardens while five are set on a small cliff and take in the sunrise from their seafront terraces. A villa ideal for families of four can be found in its own garden.

The well-regarded restaurant, bar and a pair of swimming pools are middle of the boutique set up, with a spa and organic gardens tucked away amid the greenery.


At a glance

  • 16 bungalows and villas

  • Restaurant and bar

  • Two swimming pools

  • Spa



  • Tulia Znz 5

    SUP and kayak

    Enjoy the paddling in pure blue ocean, where you will be able to see rich sea world with complimentary use of paddle boards and kayaks.

  • Tulia Znz 7


    Deepen your practice or try yoga for the first time with certified instructor on your terrace or in the middle of the tropical garden.

  • Tulia Znz 9

    Cycling and scooters

    Explore the local neighbourhood beautiful tropical surroundings by bike or electric scooter.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

Mountain cutout 2
footer clouds

The world is at your feet

Receive inspiration in your inbox

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter.

Contact a Travel Researcher

We always aim to reply within 24 hours.