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Dongwe Ocean View

A small and private property with great views...

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Dongwe Ocean View - pool
Dongwe Ocean View - pool

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This small and simple hotel is located on the stunning sweeping beach to the north of Breezes and is a good, if basic, option for those wanting guaranteed sea views. On the whole there is not a whole load to say about Dongwe except that it does what it says on the tin. The rooms are functional and each have a small lounge area out front. The restaurant, bar and pool areas are probably the highlight with good views and access.


Located to the north of Breezes this is a good if slightly more tidal beach than that of Breezes…it seems to have a much longer period when it is going in and out to the rest of the beach…but it is still very nice. The main thing to bear in mind here is that there are quite a few fishermen that have their dhows in front of the hotel which can make swimming a little harder all in all. On the whole a good beach though.


Very simple stuff but, for the price, they do have aircon and all have great views out to the sea as there are only 18 rooms…three levels with three on each. This can give you the feeling that you are right on top of the neighbours a little…but it is what it is.


Again, very simple…but works well on the whole. The restaurant and bar sit on decking that runs out over the beach…the pool alongside this, and then one block of rooms right on the beach, and the other set back a little. Our only grumble really is that, as soon as the sun gets to around 4pm, due to the high nature of the buildings, any sun that you could have gotten on the sun lounger area is effectively blocked out. On the whole, it is a pretty good layout…again, worth noting that the rooms are fairly on top of one another.

Adequate rooms with aircon, good sized pool, nice beach

Food is reasonable, loses sunlight quite quickly due to height of the buildings

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