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Ponta Gamboozini Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to Ponta. Gamboozini really is a terrific lodge. From the owner all the way through to the manager, staff, bar, food and the units. It definitely warrants the 5 star rating I gave it. It's in very close proximity to the beach, about a 10 minute walk. I actually preferred this since you could see...

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A warm welcome from Stephane and his team on arrival made us feel right at home. We were not sure how long we wanted to stay for, but ended up staying the whole week because it was a relaxed setting, and we felt very much at home. The bungalows are good value for money, as well as the meals. There...

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Mark v, Owner at Ponta Gamboozini Lodge, responded to this review

We love our place when there are lots of guests from all over the world! Your kind review helps us to keep focused and for us to know that we are moving in the right direction! We are so glad that you enjoyed the new pool!

Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to Ponta resulted in us finding this gem of a lodge. Stefan was the most gracious and accomodating host (we ran out of wood for our fire and he took apart a table just to fuel or fire!). We stayed in a queen bungalow which was basic, but clean and cosy. The lodge is a bit of...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would like to thank you for the brilliant stay we had at Gamboozini and service we received from Stephan, Mica and Jorge. Stephan really knows how to lead his troops...he is a real assist to your organisation. I guarantee you that every visit we make to Ponta will be at Gamboozini and anybody that asks me I will defiantly...

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Thank Martinique W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff at Gamboozini, had a lovely time, it was an experience second to none. remember what happens in Ponta stays in Ponta lol, enjoyed the R&R, the room we stayed in was quaint indeed, had good laughs.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had the privilege of staying at Gamboozini Lodge our entire trip to Ponta, 8 - 18 April 2017. Gamboozini is a jewel I wish we discovered earlier. I did the booking through Mark directly who was really so accommodating and helpful which made the booking process an absolute breeze. Our stay at Gamboozini was impeccable. The Lodge really catered...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I have just got back from a Brilliant stay at Gamboozini, with my entire family and it was an experience second to none, the staff made us feel so at thus for my title home away from home....the manager Stephan really puts it all together what a guy and truly goes out of his away to ensure that all have...

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Gamboozini Lodge for two weeks and just have to share my wonderful experience with you all here on trip advisor.. After staying at an overpriced and uncomfortable surf Lodge I went for a drive and discovered Gamboozini . On arrival I was met by the Manager Stephan who was very friendly and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Fantastic spot. Ideally located. Superb staff. If you're in Ponta to surf then this is the place to stay. Its conveniently situated on the hill above the break. Door to water is 5-7 minutes depending on how keen you are. The room I stayed in was a basic Dbl fan/en suite setup. Reasonably priced and perfect for my needs. Wake...

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were truly super impressed and humbled by the absolutely outstanding service provided by all the staff as well as the manager. They tried their best everyday to produce wonderfully large portions of vegan food for us which we appreciated a lot! NOTHING was to much of a burden for them and it felt like a home away from home....

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Mark v, Owner at Ponta Gamboozini Lodge, responded to this review

We are the ones who are humbled by your review. I will make sure that this is shared with the staff. And a huge big congratulations to you regarding your engagement. I got married in Ponta Do Ouro and all my guest stayed at the lodge and the ceremony was on the beach and the celebration at the lodge. It...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a small lodge located 6 minutes walk from the main beach of Ponta Do Ouro. We have a great little bar and restaurant and have 5 cozy queen bed Bungalows with private bathrooms, a luxury bungalow with a separate bathtub and shower, AC and a balcony as well as a 10 person dorm room and two 4 person dorm rooms ideal for students and friends. We help to organize all activities ranging from Dolphin swimming and scuba diving to deep sea fishing and nature walks. Great for couples, groups or the single traveler. Camping is also available, along with a single room. Our promise to you is when you come to visit us we will go out of our way to make sure you have the best holiday possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ponta Gamboozini Lodge

Address: Parcela 549, Ponta do Ouro 7000, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Ponta do Ouro
Price Range: RM77 - RM171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Luxry suite gives you the most privacy and has a nice bath with a nice shower as well. It is on the second floor of one big unit.”
danielchristiaanz, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“2 people Bungalow”
abel942, 13 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Any room will do at gamboozini!”
chereezbeck4, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Take one of the lodge rooms. Camping not recommended.”
LariAtLarge, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The double rooms are small & showers don't work properly. Rather camp for same amenities.”
Nishi2016, 13 Jan 2016 | Read review
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