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Beautiful Area

The Lagoon is really beautiful and nice & warm for swimming. It also has quiet interesting sea life... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Klara v
Great place to visit with family and children

We travelled as an 18 member family of 3 generations and besides being a good place to experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
shaunw120
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“water sports” (6 reviews)
“boat trip” (3 reviews)
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Xai-Xai, Mozambique
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 Klara v
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank shaunw120
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Reviewed 8 January 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
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Reviewed 17 October 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.

Thank Nicolene L
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Reviewed 18 September 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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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited Bilene and the locals are very helpful. The beach is beautiful and the water is warm. We had a local who assisted us with getting around and brought fresh seafood which we prepared. It is a beautiful place and I suggest that you stay...More

1  Thank Abby Thuly L
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This place is breathtaking, I felt like we were on a private beach that never ended. The water was crystal clear and the locals were so kind.

1  Thank jamilahl2014
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Good service from when we arrive from surrounding restaurants staff, resort staff and securities, clean resort

1  Thank noppsy3
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

We went there to buy food only, which was from the local market. Small and hot with expensive food on sale and some local curios. OK for 30 mins - but not every day!

Thank simonbsr
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Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty beach and safe to swim but a constants treat of traders is irritating. We were also intimidated by children to pay them for parking while they were fighting with each other. Nice for restaurants but a more quite beach will be better.

Thank Leonpotgieter
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