We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Baobab Beach Backpackers

    rua do Palacio, Vilanculos, Mozambique
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          Lock in the lowest price from our partners
          US$35
          View Deal
          Traveller (127)
          Room & Suite (32)
          Pool & Beach (18)
          Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
          93 reviews
          #6 of 24 Speciality lodging in Vilanculos
           
          Just in Time Prime Holiday Resort
          18 reviews
          #2 of 4 hotels in Bilene
           
          Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
          227 reviews
          #2 of 8 hotels in Vilanculos
           
          Casa Jules
          75 reviews
          #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Vilanculos
           
          Overview
          • Excellent48%
          • Very good36%
          • Average11%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible3%
          Travellers talk about
          Free Parking
          Beachfront
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Bar/Lounge
          Kitchenette
          Breakfast included
          Room Service
          Fitness centre
          2.5 Star Hotel
          All hotel details
          Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
          93 reviews
          #6 of 24 Speciality lodging in Vilanculos
           
          Just in Time Prime Holiday Resort
          18 reviews
          #2 of 4 hotels in Bilene
           
          Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
          227 reviews
          #2 of 8 hotels in Vilanculos
           
          Casa Jules
          75 reviews
          #2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Vilanculos
           
          {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
          Rooms
          Jul 2Jul 3
          |
          1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          Show Available Rooms
          Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 1 partner sites to see rooms from US$35.
          We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Vilanculos hotels with availability
          Standard Room

          Getting you more information on this room

          Free Cancellation
          Select
          {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_POST_BOOK_LOGIN_CTA","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK","IB_NEW_REG_FLOW_POST_BOOK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "9399008e36ed40ff95577e53ca4ac012", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2447164,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":2,"month":7,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":3,"month":7,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"9399008e36ed40ff95577e53ca4ac012","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":35,"lowestMetaPrice":35,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":35,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":35,"lowestMetaPrice":35,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":35,"hotelName":"Baobab Beach Backpackers","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjkzOTkwMDhlMzZlZDQwZmY5NTU3N2U1M2NhNGFjMDEyIiwiQUlLIjoiZTY3YzM5ZmE2OThhNDA5N2E5OWUxM2VkZmZlNzQ3NWQifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "02/07/2017", "checkOut": "03/07/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$35", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","moduleList":["handler"],"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","dust":{},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","moduleList":[],"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
          Write a Review
          Reviews (177)
          Traveller rating
          Traveller type
          Time of year
          Language
          There are newer reviews for Baobab Beach Backpackers See the most recent reviews

          11 - 15 of 177 reviews

          Reviewed 21 February 2017

          I liked very much my stay in Vilanculos at the Baobab Beach. Probably one of the best accommodation in Vilanculos in terms of quality/price ratio. I booked an en suite Beach Front Chalet and it was very nice, cozy and comfy for a fair price....More

          1  Thank MarmoTrip
          Reviewed 7 February 2017

          Went to baobab in the last week of January 2017, and it was an amazing experience. The staff is friendly, and Marina always helpful. Despite I was with my family on a rustic room, the front beach was the best thing to see in the...More

          Thank Ivan_Antonio7
          Response from marinaf1970, General Manager at Baobab Beach BackpackersResponded 9 February 2017

          Thank you very much Ivan. Hope to see you again next time with your lovely family. Marina and staff.

          Reviewed 2 February 2017

          Best thing is the locación but I had a very bad experience. Someone enter in our bungalow and stole money. I don't know if the thief belong to the stuff, because they enter in your room to make the bed, without asking before if you...More

          Thank Gonzalo A
          Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

          We really enjoyed our stay at Baobab. I read the reviews beforehand and even with high expectations, I loved this place. Upon arrival, the staff was very friendly, check in was a breeze. We stayed in a traditional hut, used communal bathrooms and the kitchen....More

          Thank Drikus G G
          Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

          There was a contempt from the staff against Asians. I asked why they made a contempt remark to me, but they did not respond. There was no explanation from the owner. It may be a hostel to discriminate among Asians.

          Thank Tachiten
          Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
          93 reviews
          #6 of 24 Speciality lodging in Vilanculos
           
          Just in Time Prime Holiday Resort
          18 reviews
          #2 of 4 hotels in Bilene
           
          Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
          227 reviews
          #2 of 8 hotels in Vilanculos
           
          Casa Jules
          75 reviews
          #2 of 8 B&amp;Bs / Inns in Vilanculos
           
          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Pool
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$26 - US$55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 17
          • Reservation Options
          • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Jovago.com, Priceline, HostelWorld and Agoda so you can book your Baobab Beach Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
          • Location
          • Mozambique >
          • Inhambane Province >
          • Vilanculos
          Add Photo Photos
          Traveller (127)
          Room & Suite (32)
          Pool & Beach (18)
          Dining (4)
          Hotel & Grounds (73)
          Family and Play Areas (6)
          Nearby
          Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
          227 reviews
          3.23 km away
           
          Pescador
          25 reviews
          2.17 km away
           
          Hotel Dona Ana
          75 reviews
          2.91 km away
           
          Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
          198 reviews
          4.24 km away
           
          Casa Cabana Beach
          88 reviews
          3.72 km away
           
          Nearby Restaurants
          The Restaurant @ Casa Rex
          161 reviews
          3.21 km away
          Casbah
          166 reviews
          3.73 km away
          Leopoldina's
          39 reviews
          .20 km away
          Kilimanjaro Cafe
          44 reviews
          2.73 km away
          Nearby Attractions
          Machilla Magic
          84 reviews
          6.57 km away
          Mozambique Horse Safari - Day Tours
          115 reviews
          2.69 km away
          Odyssea Dive
          116 reviews
          .22 km away
          South East Africa Safaris - Vilanculos Canoe Trails
          53 reviews
          2.69 km away
          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Jessicacarlin
          Hello, planning to travel solo to VIlanculos- how was it to be solo there? seems like a lot of couple?
          30 June 2016|
          Answer Show all 2 answers
          Response from DanielleVentura | Reviewed this property |
          Yes I would say that this is a couple destination. However I found some backpackers and I also went solo and had a wonderful time! So it is up to you, if you are used to travel solo you will not have any problem. The place... More
          1
          Vote
          tancb2016
          We are planning to stay here with our 9 year old child, we've heard safety is an issue and are slightly worried. Is this the case?
          1 June 2016|
          Answer Show all 3 answers
          Response from hoopingvagabond | Reviewed this property |
          @tancb2016, I read that about the walking, too, so I went there feeling a bit paranoid. To be honest I didn't feel like it was unsafe during the day but I'd take a tchopela (tuk-tuk) to get around night. For your reference... More
          0
          Votes
          hoopingvagabond
          Oi, gostaria de saber se os beach-front chalets tem cofre ou alguma maneira de guardar objetos de valor? Talvez uma maneira de trancar os chalets? Grata, Stephanie
          4 May 2016|
          Answer
          Response from marinaf1970 | Property representative |
          Bom dia Stephanie, temos um cofre no escritorio para guardar os valores. Mas tamben dechar no Beach front chalet os valores e trancar o quarto con chave e' seguro. Obrigada Marina
          1
          Vote
          Room Tips
          "The cabanas in front of the beach"
          Read review
          "I strongly suggest you to book a Beach Front Chalet. It's elevated location above the underlying beach is..."
          Read review
          "the rooms with beach front view"
          Read review
          "Try to get an ocean view cottage!"
          Read review
          Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
          Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing