Veranda Paul & Virginie Hotel & Spa
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... hold doors had broken and needed to be repaired with an estimated time of 30 minutes.
In total we were stuck in the plane just sat on the tarmac for 2 hours, not a problem in itself but the last thing we needed on top of a 7 hour flight. Once we finally took off, we got some great views of the Berg Kalifa and the Palm. In total our door to door journey lasted a full 24 hours
Good night till next time
... fly forward head first behind the boat. Time to let someone else have a go. Think I'll sleep with my arms straight and try again tomorrow. This evening we met up with Gail and Roger, had a few drinks in the bar and finished off watching the England match on the big screen at the cinema. Of course due to the time difference we had to stay up late to watch it starting at 11pm local time, at least the result was worth the wait. ...
... it was Claire that started to feel ill. Fortunately we did make it back to shore before she fed the fishes her breakfast. After our evening meal (Italian theme on the buffet tonight) we went down onto the beach, the hotel put on different entertainment each night and tonight was a movie on a big screen on the beach lying on loungers with a blanket. It was so comfy and the hotel even went to ...
... the road as us.
The transfer took about one and a half hours by private car, we got to see most of the island as we are staying in the north, travelling up from the airport in the south via the capital city. There seems to be a mixture of old and new buildings with the roads in a generally good condition.
Our hotel again is superb, it was dark by the time we arrived so we haven't seen it at its ...
... midnight and we'd be allowed off the ship for almost 5 hours the follwing morning. Ficticious Mauritius, as it had been dubbed, was to become a reality!
Immigration processing began at 6 am, and by 7:30 we could leave the ship. Throngs of excited people jostled their way down the gangway towards the waiting taxis. We hopped into the first taxi we saw, and the driver drove like we were contestants on the Amazing Race to a beach about ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service