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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2016

The villas at Archipelago are big. Sleep 6 people, two bathrooms and very large open plan area. They are a bit rustic and without aircon but that added to the feel of the place for us. All beds have mosquito nets and you do need to use them. With only 18 villas, the staff get to know you and without...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed assessment of Archipelago Resort. We look forward to hosting you again.

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Just back from a two week stay at Archipelago Resort in Vilanculos. Comfortable, spacious accommodation overlooking the sea. Good restaurant, especially Priscilla's excellent prawns. Great staff. Can recommend it for a fine family holiday.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Manager at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Wonderful news. We agree Priscilla's prawns are divine! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your long holiday.

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We had a brilliant time in an almost deserted resort because of the reintroduction of the convoy. The staff and management were very friendly and welcoming. Priscilla especially made our stay most enjoyable and kept us supplied with her delicious chilli sauce throughout out our stay - and beyond. Archipelago is a well designed and beautiful resort with a really...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you had a brilliant time at Archipelago Resort. We wait patiently for clients to join the very safe convoy and have a holiday of a lifetime!

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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 weeks over Easter. Priscilla, our host went the extra mile to make our stay pleasant. Well done to all her staff in the bar and restaurant, they were always friendly and the service was excellent. The housekeeping staff were excellent and were constantly checking that everything was to our satisfaction.the grounds were neat and tidy ....

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We were delighted you enjoyed your Easter stay at Archipelago Resort. We look forward to hosting you again.

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2016

We stayed at Archipelago for two days with our two kids (4 and 5 yrs) and a friend. The main reason why we booked there on booking.com was availability and price: It was hard to find something during South African School holidays in July that is not exorbitantly priced for 5 people. The chalets are geared for self-catering it seems,...

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We are glad you enjoyed your time at the very affordable Archipelago Resort (albeit a very short stay!)

Bradford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Just returned back from a family holiday to Zimbabwe and first time visit to Archipelago Resort in Mozambique. I don't have enough words to express how beautiful and breath taking the resort is as well as views. The accommodation is spacious and very clean, well presented but to top it off over looks the breath taking Indian ocean. The onsite...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Manager at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are more than delighted you loved your stay at Archipelago Resort. We look forward to hosting you again and again!

Harare Province, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Scenic, lovely and wonderful place. I liked especially the very clean uncrowded beach, which gave us the privacy we needed. Also shower by the beach to wash off the salt. There is free wifi should one need to make contact with outside world. Drove all the way from harare.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Public Relations Manager at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We, too, love the uncrowded beach and the real 'get away from it all resort'. We look forward to your return!

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 January 2016

I stayed at the resort in november 2015. I must say it's been one the most beautiful spots on earth, I've ever been. Stunning beach and ocean view. Good spacious bamboo cottages. Good, fresh, autentic food. Pricilla is a lovely manager. Don't miss to book a tour with Andrew from the onsite diving center. He will show you the beauty...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We agree with you, 'it is certainly one of the most beautiful spots on earth!' We look forward to your return visit to Archipelago Resort

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 18 January 2016

I have been traveling to Archipelago Resort many times and stayed over many times. I simply can not stay quiet anymore. It is a true 7 * star resort. It starts with reception - the big smiles - the manager (always ready to help 24/7) and then oh my goodness: The restaurant and Priscilla Satar setting up beautiful evenings with...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your most pleasing report on our Archipelago Resort. We are delighted to know you have enjoyed each visit to the resort. We look forward to you returning again and again.

Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We visited Archipelago Resort for the day and we greeted by a unfriendly general manager. We spent over 2500 mets, on food and drinks for the morning. The food is actually good value for money and the beach area is stunning. On our way out of the resort, we were told not to come back until after the 27th, which...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Archipelago Resort is a very popular resort and during the festive season and we were inundated with visitors from other resorts wanting to experience our facilities. Our clients staying at the resort were not happy with the extra load of visitors. In December 2016 we will be posting a large notice on the main gate advising we cannot accept day...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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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: $116 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Archipelago Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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“get a sea facing casa”
 of 5 bubbles treena26, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Chalets 4 to 7 have probably the best sea views”
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“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”
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