Flame Tree Cottages

PO Box 1752, Nungwi, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, N/A, Tanzania | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Nungwi

The Spice Island of Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by katyflo on Jun 03, 2014

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Time for some time out from volunteering and one place I had my eye on visiting was Zanzibar, the Spice Island of Tanzania.

I was tight on time in-between the volunteer work so I opted for the short flight option to stay there for 4 days in the recommended Nungwi beach. Stepping off the plane I already felt like I had landed in a completely different country and climate. It was hot and humid and I couldn't wait to hit the beach for some R&R.

Although ...

The beauty here is breathtaking!

A travel blog entry by cganong on Feb 23, 2014

1 comment, 1 photo

Drove for an hour through interesting Muslim villages. Houses here seem fancier than the dung huts we saw in Kenya. Most huts here are made from cement blocks with metal roofs. women are covered head to toe but only a few completely cover their face. noticed brahma bulls were pulling their wagons rather than donkeys like in Kenya. Not as much traffic here and fewer motorcycles but lots of bicycles. Our resort, Hideaway of Nungwi, is ...

Tanzania - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Oct 28, 2013

1 comment, 205 photos

... and more sea urchins at the bottom of the sea. We had to be very careful because stepping on one of them would have been very painful. As we kept walking further and further we started stepping on smaller pieces of corals or even quite sharp stones. We moved very slowly considering each following step. It didnīt really seem we were getting closer to the coral part.

After a while I started to be sort of desperate. Every 30 seconds I stepped on something very sharp causing ...

Zzzzs in Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by josadventures on Aug 20, 2013

1 comment

... early briefing from an excited Elly who has been on a personal tour of the campus with the butler she's named Viv.

Weather is cloudy but we did manage to get out on kayaks and I got a windsurfing lesson from Jo with cruel encouragement from Elly who was secretly filming my falls.

Next night we headed for the Japanese restaurant with high expectations given the fantastic fish available on the island. We got Michael, the local chef who ...

Day 25 - Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by fry81 on Jul 12, 2013

10 photos

... I went swimming with turtles. It was very cool. We were in a little lagoon and were feeding them seaweed. I was trying to hold onto them and let them take me for a ride but it was not working. It was an awesome experience. That evening we decided to try somewhere else for dinner and went to the restaurant in the hotel next ...

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This hotel, located on PO Box 1752, Nungwi, is near Palace Museum (Beit al-Sahel), Jozani Forest, Mbweni Ruins, and Mangapwani Coral Cave.
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