Merville Beach Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... Grand Baie this afternoon to get some cheap eats and check out what had changed since last time we were here. A lot has changed and it's definitely more of an expat area than I remember. Mainly over tanned retiree Europeans who have moved here to see out their golden years. Either that or they are young people who have spent way to much time in the sun. Went to the casino and asked what the dress code was, which was ...
... bottles of whiskey and some local rum but this disappeared pretty quickly. After I had a few drinks, I was encouraged to get into some Sega dancing, which I managed to learn thanks to my numerous tutors :)
We started to get into the fireworks just before midnight (along with every other house in the area). I've never seen anything like it. It was like every single person in the country was armed with fireworks and let them all loose at once. Awesome.
... crepes with nutella to Panini to full course meals.
Street dogs were everywhere. Some are skinny, others well fed. The first time I heard one of them bark, I smiled. I haven't heard a pup bark in 4 months. How I miss Maya. *sigh*
I found a dive shop and scheduled a dive for the following morning. I had asked the girls at the hotel where the best beach within walking distance was. They explained it to me and I started walking.
I walked and walked ...
... sat down, we're given tea and pastries and were talked through how the package and hotel works. There's a lot! She also told us our room had been upgraded to a junior suite which we were very happy about! We were led through the grounds which are absolutely stunning and shown where everything is. All the plants and trees are labelled and its all well looked after. We arrived at our room (number 54) and it was more than we could ...
... beach. We waited an hour for a bus back to our village which was very fast and cheap! Back to the quiet beach for one hour before it started raining again!
7/8/11 Main beach for the day and not much else! Max swam in sea which was very cold.
8/8/11 More of the same as yesterday but a cat visited our hotel room so we fed her some tuna. Watched a wedding on the beach in the afternoon
9/8/11 Very windy today so had to ...