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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is the best place to stay, with easy access to a clean and rockless part of the beach, pool, a bar right by the beach and beautiful private rooms. The staff was also really friendly so I loved staying here.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I have spent 3 months in Beach Village (may-augost) and consider it as my home. the owners were very kind and treated me and my wife as a part of the family. most reccomended. cant wait to go back for another vacation in Vilanculos,

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Definitely the biggest asset of the Beach Village (beside the pool shaped as the African continent) is the bar. The bar is overseing the Vilanculos beach and is one of the only one in the Vilanculos to offer such a feature. The bungalows are comfortable enough for the price and all have a moskito net. The place is well maintained...

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2Thank Serge M
Reviewed 9 January 2016

When we arrived in vilanculos we went to baobab. When entering we saw some familiar faces who recommended The Beach village. And we had 4 great nights there. There are new owners since 2015 who want to put there soul into the place. Basic but everything you need. Clean, and everybody was so friendly and helpfull. They have lodges,dormes, private...

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 8 January 2014

After staying in Boabab for the first couple nights i moved down the beachh to beach village as it is a cheaper option but still really nice place and the bar is literally right on the beach, i reckon one of the best bars in vilanculos plus a swimming pool. but really the best part of the place is that...

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Reviewed 14 July 2013

very disappointing! terrible dorms. no drinking water, no food, no security! had to move to another place. paid for five nights in full, we are still waiting for half of the refund! :( ........................................................................

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Reviewed 30 December 2012

We travelled here in August 2012 and had such a great experience. When talking to the new manageress she said she had taken over and from the old reviews I think she has really made a good difference because our trip was great. Great location and our room was basically right on the beach. The food was great and one...

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

The Beach VIllage is beautifully located right on the beach with lovely bungalows that have their own verandas. The best part of this accommodation was the warm atmosphere generated by the manager and staff who were extremely helpful and went above and beyond the typical duties you would expect to ensure we had a comfortable, relaxing stay in Vilanculos. The...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2012

Based on other reviews and their website, our expectations were high but we were bitterly dissapointed in the Village, particularly as it is a new development. On first arriving we were happy enough - the pool and bar overlook the beach and it's a great location to while away a few hours. That said, as the only guests there that...

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London
Reviewed 25 June 2012

Four of us stayed for 5 nights in March and it was perfect. Chalets are great, location was amazing, free wifi, pool was an absolute bonus and Clare and Quentin who were managing it were so helpful. Short walk to the market, slightly longer to the banks but tuk tuks were super cheap if needed or late at night. Bar...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The beach village is a backpackers like a backpackers should be, on the beach, with a swimming pool, pool table and a bar, there is esey access to the city and a kind staff that will make you feel home, and do everything to make your vacation as good as possible ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beach Village

Address: Rua do Palacio | Bairo Desi, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Number of rooms: 20
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 of 5 bubbles 28amit, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you got the budget get the room closest to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles huwb2014, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The bungalows at $80 are roomy but still without anywhere to hang clothes, and the photos are heavily beautified on the website. Probabably the only option though.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaCLusaka, 15 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Just do yourself a favour and check out this place I am sure you will not be disappointed. Happy travelling, There is a pet vervet monkey who is a treat, in the month that I stayed he became like a 'son' to me, he would climb on my lap and then my shoulder and go through my hair looking for fleas. He wasn't tame when I got there but after a month he was literally like my baby.”
 of 5 bubbles Leomonkey, 3 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Some dorm rooms have a double size lower bunk.”
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 of 5 bubbles debalew, 10 May 2011 | Read review
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