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 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 with …
... of it - I presume I'm the only person who could easily do Kilimanjaro, but then catch a cold on a tropical island with a constant temperature of 28 degrees... Matt was of course quite fit, so went for a coffee and then cocktails while I was sleeping, but each to their own ;-) He came to wake me up for dinner and I was so knackered, I considered skipping it, but am I glad I made myself go for it. Fittingly for our last in the ...
... resort has just reopened after the rainy season and is quite empty at the moment, which is a bonus for us (I guess not really so for them), there were only three other couples here as we arrived and we still haven't seen the one in the honeymoon suite, as they don't really need to leave it. The pool was not clear enough, the internet wasn't working (another bonus, I think) and basically there was nothing else to do but to sit around ...
... She has the same camera as me and I had the chance to lend her a battery today, result. On the way back to the crater we stopped at a Masaii village which was a complete tourist trap, we got separated and I ended up on my own, there was no way I was letting Jess go on her own. It was all very forced and a bit ****, they were just trying to fleece you for money. But because we stopped at the village we got to saw a number ...
... mask, we made our way to the next dive sight about half way back to our hotel. We all rode out the rough seas in the wooden craft before starting to get read for dive two. Lucky for "Shipwreck" they had another mask for her, and once geared up we rolled into the blue depths again. This dive was much shallower at around 20 meters and we slowly worked around a large coral garden often swimming through schools of tuna and yellow barracuda. The Sea life here was ...