Zanzibar Retreat Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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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 …
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 …
... treating you well, see you soon K xx ps bake me a cake when I get back thanks lol x
Oliver: Hey Atko family. I am writing this blog whilst watching 5 dancers doing the ‘’Kaiser hands" in front of me. As jeff Wheeler once said "Kiss my face” as we are having great fun and lots of food here whilst the weather is presumably English back home. Can’t wait to see you and missing you lots. P.S hope harvest has been good and there are high yields!!!!
... the reason for our stay. We are staying at Mohammed's Bungalows. 4 beach huts run by a local from Matemwe village, with a bar and restaurant, all for $40 a night, bargain. Its very clean and comfortable and Mohammed and his family, who all work and live there are lovely. Feeling tired after a day of travel, we take a beer on to the beech and relax in the swinging hammocks for the evening. We are joined by a really lovely couple from Brazil and talk about traveling all ...
... he was forced to stay much further. As a result we wasted a lot of time by swimming and were usually too late.
- Bad equipment. At first, I lost my tube that wasn´t properly attached to my goggles (fortunately Gonzalo saved it but almost drowned because he had to dive very deep to catch it). Then my goggles broke down.
- Fast dolphins. Before we managed to get in the water and orientate ourselves enough to spot the dolphins, they were usually ...