ROOTS (or Cleo)
six-star floating hotel.
of the world’s finest cruise ships, the Silver
Shadow, called at Isle of Pines on
180 passengers and a large number of the
269-member crew were delighted at the
welcome they received ashore and impressed
by the island’s natural charms.
Silver Shadow, built a year ago in
Genoa, Italy, is part of a fleet of luxury
cruise ships belonging to the American
company, Silversea. It will continue
cruising Australia and New Zealand during
the Southern Hemisphere summer, before
heading to Athens in April.
Silversea ship, the Silver Cloud, is
scheduled to call at Isle of Pines towards
the end of the year.
accommodation at Oro.
small complex featuring four bungalows (two
twinned) and a snack bar-cum-restaurant has
just opened at Oro, on the island’s East
Gîte Chez Régis (Regis’ Resort) is
situated on the edge of the waterway leading
to the well-known natural pool.
materials — wood and thatching, have been
used to create an aesthetic atmosphere in a
and a family welcome.
new camping ground has just begun operating
at Roller Bay, the pristine, white sand
beach, adjacent to Kuto Bay. Camping des
Rouleaux is its name - meaning
basic facilities include electricity, shower
and toilet block, fire places and thatched,
covered tables looking out to sea.
owners, Gaby and Christine, can host either
individual campers or groups. Gaby is also
willing to introduce visitors to fishing and
other nature discoveries.