Zanzibari beaches are stunning - each and every single one of them. The water is blue the sand is soft and the sea life is abundant. The coast line is a perfect backdrop to click umpteen postcard like pictures. The sky turns into a colourful palette every evening and you would wish time would stand still to let you enjoy these moments forever. Such was our experience at the Michamvi Bay Sunset Resort.
Stone Town is dotted with every range of accommodation - luxury five star chains, cosy boutique hotels and tiny bed and breakfasts. Our hotel of choice was Maru Maru, a well located boutique hotel with architecture that clearly reflects influences of the Arabic style. The hotel has traditional Zanzibari doors and some really impressive and interesting furniture in the lobby. Read on for a detailed review of the hotel...
Having shared our itinerary and budget for the Austrian road trip, it is time to share details of the accommodation that were home to us during these ten days. As I have mentioned in my previous posts, we stayed in hotels, B&Bs and hostels trying to find cosy and comfortable places to suit our budget. So, here is the list of the places we stayed in, along with our comments.
A trip to Seychelles calls for some luxury...at least for a couple of days. The blue waters and golden sands appear even more splendid if you have pretty cocktail in one hand, a book in the other and your back is comfortably rested on a beach lounger plonked under a tall coconut tree! The Kempinksi at Mahe was all this and more. The vast expanse of the resort has 140 well appointed rooms, a plush spa, delightful food and snorkeling just off the shore. Read on for fifteen reasons to book your stay here ...
For Mumbaikars and Puneris who want a quick break, Hilton Shillim is perfectly located. It's a 2.5 hour long drive from either of these cities.The closest railhead is Lonavala. It takes about 1 hour to get to the property from Lonavala town. Its is best to have your own wheels to get here. The drive is beautiful and you will want to stop umpteen number of times to click the landscape.