I loved this place and I had a great time. I was traveling alone, and the staff were friendly and helpful. I am especially grateful to the waiter who hooked me up to his personal wifi connection after I lost my phone. And the bartender with an exuberant disposition and who taught me more Arabic and made me promise next visit we would speak only Arabic. And the night clerk, who taught me how to say "What time is it?" in Arabic after I lost my phone.(He also gave me wake up calls, one time by standing outside, looking up to my balcony and showing me on his hands what time it was, since I was already up). I loved that! And Ahmad, the trip booking agent with whom I had some great discussions and a few jokes, and the man who fashioned the blankets and towels into birds in nests and swans in ponds! They were wonderful. Oh, and the young man in the first shop, for his friendly, wonderful face and welcoming nature.
The snorkeling right there was fantastic, with the most gorgeous and colorful fish. I left a pair of shoes there, so I know I'll go back. When, I don't know, but I will go back.