Dave Herbert, Author at Great Safaris

Turtle Beach Resort, Oman

Turtle Beach Resort is a traditional Omani style resort located in Sur on the Southern Coastline area of the Arabian Peninsula of the Sultanate of Oman. The resort is just one minute walk to the Beach and it offers complete relaxation and rejuvenation. The resort entices all visitors to savor the crystal blue sea and to witness the spectacular sunrise and sunset above the Arabian Peninsula. The intimate resort has just 54 traditional-style guest rooms, spacious and comfortable, and have Flat Screen TV, Fridge, Air conditioning, bathroom with shower and a balcony with sea view.

A continental buffet dinner and breakfast is served at Al Ghangha Restaurant of the Turtle Beach Resort overlooking the pristine blue waters of the sea. One can have a meal here with the sound of the gentle waves patting the beach in the backdrop. Enjoy Arabic, Chinese, Indian and International selections.

The resort has its own private beach and is close to the famous Ras Al Hadd area (world famous breeding ground for the Green turtles)

Zanzibar Blue Bay Resort & Spa

The Blue Bay Beach Resort & Spa is located on the east coast of the Zanzibar Island, in an area known as Kiwengwa. less than a leisurely hour’s drive from the airport. The Bluebay Beach Resort & Spa is set in 30 acres of tropical gardens and caters for the tastes and interests of both those who prefer whiling away on the beach and those who like their holidays filled with activity.

BLUE BAY (Garden Room)
All rooms at Bluebay are spacious, bright and beautifully decorated in Zanzibari style with hand-carved furniture. The Garden Rooms are comprised of six bungalows, each with four en-suite rooms and have their own verandah or balcony which overlook the resort’s beautiful landscaped gardens. The Garden Rooms share their own private pool.

Dining at the Bluebay Beach Resort showcases Zanzibar’s celebrated local ingredients with an emphasis on fresh seafood and contemporary cuisine. The Makuti Restaurant enjoys magnificent views over the swimming pool to the ocean beyond and offers breakfast, lunch and themed evening meals with live entertainment. If you prefer an exclusive dining experience, the beachfront Bahari Grill is famous on Zanzibar for its fresh seafood and Italian specialties – the perfect setting for a romantic meal. The Blue Marlin Restaurant offers beach barbecues and the Pool Bar boasts an enticing selection of wines and spirits. Your arrangements include breakfast and dinner daily.

Leopard Hills Private Game Reserve

Leopard Hills, situated in the Sabi Sand private game reserve.

Built on a hill overlooking the reserve, Leopard Hills boasts eight exquisitely decorated glass fronted suites, with sundeck and plunge pool.

Silver service dinners are enjoyed in our elegant dining room or under the stars on the deck overlooking the floodlit waterhole. Our wine cellar situated underneath the dining room is a treat for the wine connoisseur, as well as the learning amateur, and is stocked with a selection of celebrated local wines. Our friendly team will assist you in pairing the perfect wine with the menu for that evening.

The Stanley & Livingstone Safari Lodge

Home to the “Big Five”, The Stanley & Livingstone Safari Lodge at the Victoria Falls Private Game Reserve is an attraction in itself. Immerse yourself in the abundant sights of Africa just minutes from the Victoria Falls in all her glory, here at the luxurious Stanley and Livingstone Safari Lodge, with 16 opulently appointed private suites overlook the abundant Reserve and offering retreat from daily life, amid green manicured lawns and flowing fountains. Each Safari Lodge suite comprises a spacious bedroom, sumptuous Victorian-style bathroom, living-area with all modern conveniences and a secluded patio overlooking the African bush. The elegant bathrooms blend old and new influences – a romantic Victorian bathtub, modern power shower, and a range of amenities for decadent bathing. Every suite offers air-conditioning, mini-bar, safe, DVD player, satellite television and telephone.