Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Park Hyatt Zanzibar.


The stone says it all...
When I visited, the hotel had only been open to the public
for 5 months.
But they certainly have made an impression in a short space of time


Piyush Mittal, Director of Operations at
Park Hyatt Zanzibar.
He shared some of the history of the building and the hotel with me.
Hear what he had to say:
http://podcast77612.podomatic.com/entry/2015-07-21T23_35_36-07_00


Clean lines and cool white,
together with oversized lighting
enhance the open public areas and corridors


Look up.
Unfortunately, the original roof had to be replaced.
However it was cleverly incorporated as an architectural feature.
The new roof is of German design


Looking back at the hotel.
An iconic Dhow sails by on the deep blue waters of the Indian Ocean


Part of the Living Room.
One of the public spaces near the dining room.
All the these areas have sea views.


The Dining Room.
Blue and white fabric lends colour the the stark white of the walls


The Infinity pool...
By day...


And by night.


Who would not want to sleep in a bed like this.
A bed fit for a King...literally.
This can be found in the Presidential Suite


The view from my balcony.


There is a private room that is adjacent to the main dining room
that can be used for special occassions


Looking inwards.
From the patio into the dining room


One of the treatment rooms in the Spa.
Staffed by Thai therapists,
I have it on good authority that they were excellent masseurs.


Once your treatment is done,
guests can relax on this private balcony


One of the MANY water features that can be found both indoors
and outside in the hotel gardens


Time for lunch...


Or a juice at breakfast.
The staff were always friendly and smiling


The patio, being set up for breakfast


Unlike most oceans, the Indian is very calm.
And even when the wind was blowing, there were very few waves.
Thus making it idea for swimming and snorkeling

I chatted to  Executive Chef Teuku about his two signature dishes,
Zanzibar "themed" Nasi Goreng and the Banana Cheesecake.
This is what he had to say:

The Merry Media Mates with the Hyatt staff.
Naomi, Shanaaz, Julia(PHZ), David, Natasha(PHZ), Monika and Anush(PHZ)
"Kwaheri na kuwashukuru"
Hosted by Park Hyatt Zanzibar
http://zanzibar.park.hyatt.com/
Some of the pictures above were supplied by PHZ

During our stay, the excursions were co-ordinated by




         

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