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Harare, Zimbabwe
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We travelled by car from Harare to Archipelago Resort, in Vilanculos to attend my son's wedding. We stayed overnight at Casa Msika just 45km from the Zim border and then left the next morning to catch the convoy at Muxungue, which took us through to Save River Bridge (110km) - a 3 hr journey!!!! Driving into the resort, was like... More 

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1 Thank Carlharare
ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure hosting you and your family for your most amazing wedding. We look forward to hosting you (and all the wedding guests!) again at our little bit of Mozambican magic! More 

Wirral
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Archipelago for a few weeks recently and had a wonderful time. All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble and they do all they can to make your stay perfect. I love the on site bar/restaurant and would recommend the stuffed crab and prawn rossois! Just a pleasure to be there. Thanks... More 

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Thank SarahB2211
ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

When it is cold and wet this winter please remember our warm sea, beautiful beach, stuffed crabs and prawn rossois! We look forward to hosting you again, very soon! More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I came to Archipelago Resort for a family wedding at the end of August, it was absolutely idyllic. Both families pretty much took over the resort and the staff were very helpful all week and the food was delicious. The lodges are equipped for self catering but majority of us ate three meals a day in the restaurant and I... More 

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Thank slharrison95
ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We loved all the positive chaos the wedding brought to our resort! What fun it was having you all stay at Archipelago. We look forward to you all returning to our Mozambican Magic! More 

Perth, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great accommodation, very impressive Casa's (QUALITY self catering wooden villas) overlooking the beach and beautiful turquoise ocean. Management went out of their way to ensure we enjoyed our week-long stay. Restaurant was great. Wifi, laundry service available. Very comfortable sleep, no holes in mosquito nets, only noise if the gentle sound of wind in the palm trees. Safe for children,... More 

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1 Thank John H
ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you thoroughly enjoyed your week long stay at Archipelago Resort! We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Howick, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 22 September 2016

All of the staff from reception Management, House-keeping, Restaurant management and staff were very friendly and very efficient ensuring that we had great service throughout our stay. Our chalet was spacious and well appointed and very comfortable. The sea view was absolutely stunning. The food in the restaurant was excellent.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We look forward to your return to Archipelago Resort. Happy Travels! More 

United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We recently spent 2 weeks at this beautiful resort to attend a family wedding. There are not enough words to describe how truly wonderful this place is! From the time we got there to the time we left, there was nothing negative to be had. The casas are very spacious, clean and are well equipped. We loved sitting on the... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your most positive review. Archipelago Resort is the perfect venue for the perfect wedding. We are delighted you thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of your holiday in our paradise. We look forward to hosting you again, wedding or no wedding (and we agree Priscilla is a gem and a damn fine cook too!) More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We spent 1 week here where some friends of ours got married. The lodges are very spacious and comfortable, housekeeping services great too. The lodges at the front overlook a lush green lawn and shaded by the magnificent tress, above all they overlook the Ocean with amazing views. The restaurant serves up great food with a variety of choice to... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We look forward to hosting you again at Archipelago Resort wedding or no wedding! we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. More 

Brackley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed there for two weeks over Christmas and New Year and had a fantastic time. Staying in a casa in the front row gives you a broad grassy area shaded by big trees. Great for evening braais (barbecues). It is, essentially, self catering. We were able to get most of what we needed in Vilanculos and some members of... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We look forward to hosting you again (any time of the year!) at Archipelago Resort. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I just spent 2 weeks at this fantastic resort. It has a great location with a channel in front of it so at low tide you can access the sea Easely without walking for ever. The chalets are spacious, well appointed, you have all you need. It is serviced every day and the staff are very helpful. It has a... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

It was an absolute pleasure hosting you at Archipelago Resort. We look forward to your return to the fabulous, affordable, family resort right on the best beach to eat more of the stuffed crab! More 

Cape Town
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This resort has everything. It is secure, beautiful, spacious and has excellent service as well as a good restaurant and pub. The beach front chalets overlook the bay with access to beach via a short road down which is locked at night. The chalets are big and very comfortable. Service and support is impeccable. We stayed here for 3 days... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Manager at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your most positive response. Archipelago Resort looks forward to hosting you for a much longer stay in the future! More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The resort is self catering and consists of eighteen chalets. There is a central area with a restaurant, bar and swimming pool. The chalets sleep six people each and have a fully equipped kitchen. For the more active, we boast an extensive knowledge of the area, with our Dive Instructor/fishing expert having operated in these waters for nearly 10 years. Our portfolio includes unexplored dive sites, fantastic surf, fly and big game fishing. A fully equipped SCUBA dive center, boats and fishing equipment for hire, wind surfers, para sailing, banana boating, island trips and transfers, dhou trips, and much, much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Archipelago Resort

Address: Chibuene, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $110 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Archipelago Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Chalets 4 to 7 have probably the best sea views”
 of 5 bubbles Carlharare, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for beach front if you want 180 degree views but they're all close”
 of 5 bubbles E2092TEjohnh, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If possible opt for a Sea View ... It is fantastic”
 of 5 bubbles Arlene_Dave, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view casas”
 of 5 bubbles harrisons180, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Lodges with the Ocean view are the ones to go for, no extra cost either!!!”
 of 5 bubbles rtaylo, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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