Eritrea Diving Center
If you want to learn to dive, you can contact the Eritrea Diving Center on Taulud Island. Ask for the helpful English-speaking Nasreddin...
St Mariam Cathedral
On the causeway road, you'll see to your right the old Italian municipal buildings. Head south down the tree-lined road, past the Dahlak...
Old Railway Station
From the Villa Melotti, take the road on the western side of Taulud and head north, passing by the causeway leading to the mainland....
Don't come to Massawa to wallow in revelry but if you want to find a dance partner head to this hotel. It has an airy roof terrace as...
Beaches Bar & Restaurant
At the back of the prominent, Soviet-style greyish building, this is the only independent restaurant on Taulud Island. What it lacks in...
Villa Melotti information
Lonely Planet review
At the southern tip of the island is the beautiful 1930s Villa Melotti, built by the owners of the Asmara brewery. With its stunning setting on the seafront, gardens and swimming pools, it has the decadent grandeur of a Fellini film set. Unfortunately, it's not possible to go near the building.