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Address: Luanda, Angola
Phone Number:
+91 99957 05797
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Great weekend beach hang outs

The island has no traffic, all transport is taken care of by small boats. There are various resorts and hotels dotted along the coast of the island with view of the city of Luanda.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Bart F
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The island has no traffic, all transport is taken care of by small boats. There are various resorts and hotels dotted along the coast of the island with view of the city of Luanda.

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Thank Bart F
Porto, Portugal
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The island is magnificent, its without a doubt one of the best weekends destination and a Must Go Place to all first visitors.

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Thank CGN_JPN
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place to relax and enjoy with friends or family! Friendly, calm, nice to swimming... totally safe!!

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1 Thank Valéria R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Small island in front of Luanda. Its just like a caribe paradise. the small trip by boat is not expensive and the bars and restaurants in front of the beach are good. really recommend "Roça das Mangueiras". Small wonderfull resort.

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Thank Jbrissos
Luanda
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the time that the Portuguese colonization settled in Luanda the island became synonymous with the continent escape, a true oasis even the bay doors. Full of coconut trees that complete the look of beautiful beaches and a wide range of restaurant and café is a great choice for those who want to escape the stress and chaos of the... More 

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Thank Edson_Avelino
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The Mussulo penisula is a small paradise 20 mins away from Luanda. It offers several nice resorts, beautiful beaches, really the perfect get-a-away during the weekend.

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2 Thank CaptainMorgan68
Luanda, Angola
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36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Mussulo (Portuguese: Ilha do Mussulo) is a peninsula located south of Luanda, Angola. It is part of the municipality of Belas, province of Luanda. It is actually a spit created by sediments from the Cuanza River, moved north by the Benguela Current. It is about 30 km long, at most 3 km wide, and at the narrowest parts in the... More 

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2 Thank Itguy_792
Hong Kong, China
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111 reviews
69 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

As there is no other better option in the city of Luanda, Mussulo is one of the best places to visit. There are a lot of restaurants and beaches, however the food in restaurant is not value-for-money.

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Thank TERRY C
Luanda, Angola
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Wonderful beaches. Many places for day use and motels for a wonderful weekend. great ocean and amazing sun. went several times and had great times there. lots of restaurants and take away outlets. you can take your car to the ocean where you can take a boat to the beaches. also, there are free beaches with no facilities.

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1 Thank NNasser
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We went to the island for a All White New Years Eve celebrations, the island is a short boat trip away from the city. It was a great experience to view this place.

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