Zanzibar Retreat Hotel

Matemwe Beach, Matemwe, Zanzibar, Zanzibar Archipelago, Tanzania | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Matemwe

Sleep, Soccer and an Arabian Night

A travel blog entry by nannakez


... type area where you sit on the floor surrounded by cushions. It was just magical really. We sat and watched the sunset......well it was cloudy.....we watched the city go dark and listened to the call to prayer echoing across Stonetown. The food was delicious...a set menu of three courses.......mostly seafood. My weary eyes were drooping again and so we headed home....successfully negotiating the maze of streets. Night night.....Salamalala....good ...

A plan that was never really a plan

A travel blog entry by matt746

... Pangani in broken Swahili, he had a hopeful look on his face and showed me into a small back room of a merchants place where there was a man sitting on a stool. I indicated I wanted to go to Pangani and tried not to look like a lost hopeful backpacker who was ready to be fleeced for all he was worth. I received the international sign for take a seat and we can talk some more. This in fact turned out to be, take a seat and wait for someone who can speak your ...


A travel blog entry by madkath


... dropped off the divers and went to see if we could find the dolphins, but none in the area so we stopped at another spot for more snorkelling. This time not so many corals and fishes, but lots of colourful starfish! Returned to the boat again and picked up the divers and headed back to the hotel to be greeted by John.

Had lunch ...


A travel blog entry by gentoopeng


The early morning ferry from Dar es Salaam took us to the old slave town of Stone Town in Zanzibar. We wandered through the myriad of small alleyways near the waterfront taking in the sights. Small shops, just openings in the wall, women fully covered hurrying about their daily chores, traders hawking their goods to travellers and the ever present watchful eyes of the locals, sitting ...

Beautiful beaches of Zanzibar

A travel blog entry by burles


... jump in as quickly as we could. Swimming with the dolphins was pretty amazing, now I understand why everyone is always fussing about it. The diving itself was decent. The corals were meh, but the amount of fish was cool. We did drift dives, becoming neutrally buoyant and letting the current carry us along as we looked around. There were schools of fish in long lines sitting in the currents - something I have never really seen before. We also saw some turtles and some garden ...

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