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Zanzibar Retrospective: Ocean Paradise

Our stay in Zanzibar was split between two locations. Our first five days were spent at Ocean Paradise on the North East Coast. The accommodation was luxurious and as well as a pool we had an amazing beach close by. These pics include camera shots.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ocean Paradise

Our base for this week has been Ocean Paradise Hotel. As we leave the place I thought I’d share some pics of this luxury resort. This is something which would have been unaffordable from the UK, but a benefit of Tanzanian living is the accessibility, and cheaper flights go a long way to making the trip affordable.
Located in the North East of the island, our resort borders the Indian Ocean with shallow waters leading to a reef about a kilometre off shore.

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Our accommodation is a linked thatched cottage. Each has it’s own ensuite, a balcony and bedroom built in the round.

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Each cottage is scattered across a landscape of palms intersected by paths.

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We are located quite close to the beach, where loungers are shade by large thatched parasols.

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There are three restaurants and a central swimming pool. Breakfast is served in the upper restaurant, whereas our evening meal is served by the pool or on the beach. Evening meals are accompanied by entertainments and meals are a range of different buffets, Indian, BBQ, African, Chinese, Italian. The pool has a bar and a Happy Hour from 4 ’til 5 with free cake and tea/coffee and half price cocktails. We are here on a Half- Board basis so this fills a gap from Breakfast ’til Evening Meal.

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/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/9b4/64265123/files/2014/12/img_0206.jpgWe have had a lovely stay and would certainly recommend it as a holiday destination.