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Koh Tao, Thailand
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel / backpackers campsite is simply stunning. Located right on the beach, it's very modern, great wifi, clean dorms, great restaurant and very friendly and helpful staff that really go out of their way to help you out in your travel plans. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in vilanculos

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Roma
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60 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice and safe place on the beach. They provide traditional style cottages with en suite bathroom, camping ground and small huts with common services. The manager Marina is very nice and helpful providing a lot of information about the activities you can do during your stay. We stayed in a clean family cottage with a wonderful ocean view from... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived here after months of travelling through southern Africa and we thought that we cannot be surprised, we did. It is the best organized place we stayed in, they practically thought of everything that the common backpacker needs. Just go there and see for yourself.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Campsite at this location is shady and grassy, well maintained and staff are friendly. Great location with access direct to the beach, and not far from the village. Easy place to spend some time to chill out and explore.

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Trbovlje, Slovenia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, great restaurant with some italian food on menu. Stuff is very helpful, Marina, manager of the place, provieds visitors with information what to do in Vilankulo. Place has nice and beatifull view over the ocean.

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Thank MajaSin
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is right on the beach with a very nice view. The hut i stayed in had an amazing sea view. Comfort is basic but there is hot water and a mosquito net which are the two most important things. The owner is very friendly and gives good advice on where to eat and what to do around. I... More 

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The Netherlands
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112 reviews
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

This accomodation is located at the beach. And for affordable prices, you can stay here in an oceanfront bungalow. Off course, there's no luxury. But there is warm running water: even a very good shower! Beds were ok as well, so for these rates in Mozambique on the beach we're not complaining. And the garden and grounds were also nice.... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

I spent one week in this nice place in Vilanculos, and I would have staied longer. The position on the beach is fantastic, and this part of beach is really amazing. It's actually a cheap accommodation so it's very simple and basic but the atmosphere is relaxing and cool. The staff is fantastic and very friendly and helpful. The manager... More 

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Las Rozas, Spain
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

We where too tight in the dorms, food expensive. I recomend to go arround Vilankulos and you will find much cheaper places with same quality, I also dont recomend to hire them boat to Bazaruto, its much more expensive, and dangerous.

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I was living in Vilanculos with my wife for 3 months and most of that time spent in Baobab beach resort because of the great energy and good vibe of that place. the people that run this place are awsome and so nice. they helped me alot during the time I was there to solve some issues I had about... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baobab Beach is situated directly on the beach and just a kilometer from the colorful central market in Vilanculos, Mozambique. Baobab Beach looks out over the azure seas and shifting sands of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Baobab Beach facilities include accommodation, restaurant, bar, communal kitchen, communal ablutions and transport to buses. Accommodation consists of beachfront chalets (shower en-suite), ethnic huts, dormitories, camping and overlander sites.Baobab Beach activities in the area include a diving, snorkelling, island hops, dhow trips, horse riding, fishing and villiage tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baobab Beach Backpackers

Address: rua do Palacio, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $29 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baobab Beach Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Try to get an ocean view cottage!”
  • Family Ocean view cottage
 of 5 bubbles pinco_67, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“for info: Wifi is available only next to the reception.”
 of 5 bubbles lucias619, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Choose the beach front cottages, amazing position!”
 of 5 bubbles DorinaC_12, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“try the sea view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 28amit, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Beach front huts have great views and are reasonable”
 of 5 bubbles 776fionas, 10 Jul 2016 | Read review
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