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    Baobab Beach Backpackers

    rua do Palacio, Vilanculos, Mozambique
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    08/10/2017 09/10/2017
    USD 31*
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good38%
    • Average11%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Parking
    Beachfront
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    Breakfast included
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 130 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Had own hut, nice bed and clean hut. Friendly and helpful staff. Marina helped organise a cheap transfer to Tofo too. Nice bar with pool table and lovely view of the sea. Restaurant has good quality but is not very good value. Island trips I...More

    Thank E E
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Amazing place to stay in just on the beach! Here, you can find all kinds of rooms and sleeping options: camping, dorms or private rooms. The rooms are clean and have mosquito nets. Even if they have WiFi it usually doesn't work because too many...More

    Thank Eric L
    Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

    We stayed at Baobab for 3 nights at a beach front chalet and everything was great. The rooms are nice and spacious and the place has beautiful views of the beach. The staff is very nice and Marina was really helpful recommending places to go...More

    Thank Carolfdz
    Reviewed 4 August 2017

    Baobab is a popular place as it offers upmarket bungalows, basic huts and camping all on one site. The food was good (although can take quite a while to arrive), the staff friendly and the owner, Marina, was lovely. The location is on the beach...More

    Thank AndrewD D
    Reviewed 31 July 2017

    We spent five days in one of the beach front chalets at Baobab in Vilanculos and enjoyed it fully. The chalets are spacious and with a nice porch, where one can enjoy the views. There's a big communal area in relation to the bar/restaurant, where...More

    Thank MathiasSkibdal
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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
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    • USD 27 - USD 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 17
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    • Mozambique >
    • Inhambane Province >
    • Vilanculos
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    Room & Suite (38)
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    Jessicacarlin
    1 July 2016|
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    Response from DanielleVentura | Reviewed this property |
    Yes I would say that this is a couple destination. However I found some backpackers and I also went solo and had a wonderful time! So it is up to you, if you are used to travel solo you will not have any problem. The place... More
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    tancb2016
    2 June 2016|
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    Response from hoopingvagabond | Reviewed this property |
    @tancb2016, I read that about the walking, too, so I went there feeling a bit paranoid. To be honest I didn't feel like it was unsafe during the day but I'd take a tchopela (tuk-tuk) to get around night. For your reference... More
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    hoopingvagabond
    5 May 2016|
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    Response from marinaf1970 | Property representative |
    Bom dia Stephanie, temos um cofre no escritorio para guardar os valores. Mas tamben dechar no Beach front chalet os valores e trancar o quarto con chave e' seguro. Obrigada Marina
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    "The cabanas in front of the beach"
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    "I strongly suggest you to book a Beach Front Chalet. It's elevated location above the underlying beach is..."
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    "Try to get an ocean view cottage!"
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