Azanzi Beach Hotel
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Up to the north east cost after about one hour drive to white fine grained sandy beaches with impossibly turquoise and aqua water. Checked in at Azanzi Resort and had a lazy day and evening pottering around, reading, updating blog, hanging in the bar etc.
Early start next morning for pickup on the beach by diveboat for snorkelling on the …
Zanzibar - the name evokes images of exotic spice islands, Omani sultan rulers, ancient persian architecture, fisherman sailing old wooden Dhows, and heavenly warm turquoise waters lapping on fine white sandy beaches. In other words, paradise. And these are the images one experiences - but as usual, it is not the whole story. We have well travelled …
... the road in nothing more then an African village. There was a great deal of hustle and bustle around the small market and the smell of fish was ever present. There was not another white person in sight and I had no guidance from anywhere if what I wanted to do was actually really possible. The lonely planet refused to acknowledge the place I was in, with the exception of a place name on a map. I took stock of my surroundings and realised this was a bit more ambitious ...
... it was too much hassle to try to coordinate diving on the other side of the island. This week is all about relaxing.
Tomorrow we are catching a flight out of Tanzania and I have to say I'm going to miss this place. The people are amazing and the adventures have been many. It's true it has broken the bank, but it was a hell of a first African experience for both of us and we can't wait to see what else this continent has to offer.
... dive centre before heading straight back to MBV on the dollar dollar. Got back to, unsurprisingly finding Deb at the pool, she'd actually been busy as she'd packed up our stuff. Deb went to reception to let them know and get the new key only to be told, 'no, after diving' which in fairness was what I'd said, but I thought they could have trusted her with the key. It's well past beer o clock, so we have one at the pool bar before heading to reception, this time we ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet