Villa de Coco
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... that you could take tours on the local Dahl boats. So, as another treat, we managed to get a private boat for a sunset cruise. At 4.30pm, we jumped on board our Dahl with a cask of wine and our plastic cups. We sailed and snorkeled.
We sat on the roof which was quite cool. One of the crew even joined us for a bit. He told us about the ‘plastic Maasi’. Plastic, because they should be in the fields, not on the beach. It was a fair call as all the Maasi ...
... salad was ok.
After dodging persistant street sellers we headed to Mercury's Bar and drank wine. Vikki wasn't feeling too well so Paula ordered Sambuca chasers for them both and after 30 minutes it seemed to do the trick as we were all singing queen songs and having great fun with our fellow travellers!
Avoided going to one of Aluns 'local' clubs and headed home to our four poster bed for sweet dream of the northern beaches...
... pizza, some lobster meat, octopus and garlic naan. This was all barbecued in front of us - so tasty and fresh. Everyone we spoke to at the stalls was trying to get us to sign up to a spice tour with them. We had another drink on the rooftop terrace of an adjacent hotel to ours and then headed back "home". The guy at the counter recommended a spice tour to us for the following day and we haggled a bit to get a better deal, before agreeing. So the next day was ...
... our final tour of the day, it is on to the Jozani reserve where the red colobus monkeys live. They are indigenous to Zanzibar, we were told. We go to the reserve and get a guide assigned to us. There are some monkeys in the trees close to the driveway and he tells us these are the blue monkeys or Sikes monkeys and they are a lot more shy and harder to photograph. Indeed, as soon as I raised my ...
... read and relax. 12 days in Uganda will do that to a person. So first thing, go to breakfast, and much like dinner, it's a set menu. You pick the egg and the rest comes with it. I ask for scrambled and coffee. Get my own plunger pot of local coffee, fresh squeezed juice, two crepes, egg, corn muffin and fruit plate. (Weird offside here, but egg yolks in Africa are almost white. For the first few days thought they were just health conscious ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed