Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We left stone town early morning and made the short drive to the first of our two final beach resorts. We arrive at the Zanzibar Retreat & are greeted by the Karin, the wonderful assistant manager. The resort is small, 18 rooms & ours has a magnificent ocean view. It is built in the traditional Swahili architecture style, Arabic influence …
It is only 25 minutes driving from Pongwe to Matemwe, but the place is totally different. The beach here is one long white stretch, very nice as well. The little hotel is very nice and staff is very friendly. And the even have a happy hour from 4:00pm to 6:00pm (yes, you are allowed to start at 4:00 here, yayyy!!). So of course we are going to …
I started off today with a sleep in and only had to be up by 8am it was bliss!! and off i went to start my snorkelling off Zanzibar. Quite a few of my group had decided to go either snorkelling or diving it was an all day adventure. Another struggle into a damp wetsuit and off we waded into the water to hop onto our boat. It looked incredibly rickety we had a good hour sail out to the reef were ...
... be addicted to fruits and veggies. Everything has so much taste that no actual spices or anything are needed. But Zanzibar is spice island so even their spices tastes better than what we have in Europe. The clove and black pepper are the winners :). New recipe in my life: rice + clove. Mmm :) Tanzanian kitchen drives me crazy! Anyway after lunch on white sand and showing how much Swahili me and Darata already know we got back to "the port" and went for a virgin cocktail ...
... was just outside of town, but the weather got nicer when we got to Nungwi. It was overcast for a good portion of the time there, but it didn’t affect the diving visibility too much and would clear up every so often.
In the first afternoon we just walked along the beaches and Ziga and I checked in with a few different dive centers to get some prices. All the different dive centers do ...