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Bilene is a quiet (during winter!) beach up north from Maputo. It is relaxing and good for deep... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2018
Helena M
Lovely weather and nice sea breeze.

You'll love the Mozambique weather, the food is out of this world. The site seeing and nature are... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018

Bilene is a quiet (during winter!) beach up north from Maputo. It is relaxing and good for deep resting!

Thank Helena M
Reviewed August 7, 2018

You'll love the Mozambique weather, the food is out of this world. The site seeing and nature are the top countrie's attraction.

Thank 731aubreyk
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Just few hours from jhb is bilene, Mozambique. Postcard setup, but place need a little cash injection to bring it up to international level. People are friendly but if you going there for seafood, rather drive up to xai xai. The lagoon is overfished and...More

1  Thank pegasustp
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Very nice place for a get away weekend with nice athmosphere except in high season like Xmas because get pretty crowded

Thank buanasoto
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Worth driving to although having to pass a lot of police roadblocks. Scary drive but worth it. Try the restaurant at the lagoon.

Thank Kandi0412
Reviewed February 9, 2018

The Lagoon is really beautiful and nice & warm for swimming. It also has quiet interesting sea life and the prawns caught in the lagoon by locals are really nice. This is not too far from SA border so a great area to visit as...More

Thank Klarav82
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We travelled as an 18 member family of 3 generations and besides being a good place to experience Mozambique, the people were very friendly and helpful (nothing is too much effort). the tar road from South Africa is good Renault 500X was more than adequate....More

1  Thank shaunw120
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Bilene is a gem, located only 180km north of Maputo and about 250km from the SA border, making it easily accessible. The lagoon is great for snorkelling and water sports, which a lot of people take advantage of. The bustling street market in the town...More

Thank duncan677
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

We stop over in Bilene enroute to RSA. What a pleasure. Well kept large clean campsites with electrisity and water points, clean ablutions with hot water and lovely washing up area....we had a lovely time and will be back.

1  Thank NicoleneL23
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

On our way back to South Africa we decided to sleep over in this town... it has the most magnificent sea views and palm trees which reminds of an island holiday... On our way to our hotel we stopped at the street markets to buy...More

1  Thank TruPassion
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