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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at at Vanilla View! It's a wonderful property with some great design features.. The apartment we stayed in was essentially 'modular', you can move every wall so you can completely open up the house so you are essentially outside! This was great and really allowed you to enjoy the outdoors, without suffering too much from...

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We fell in love as we walked in yhe door! The villa is beautifully decorated and brilliantly designed, the wooden walls slide open so you can adjust the space, we opened every wall stright away, took our cloths off and jumped in the pool! The view is breathtaking! At night we slept with the doors wide open (just couldn't bring...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

We were 4 people who booked. It was really amazing, the road all the way there is very good. A 4x4 for the last 500m is a MUST. We parked our sedan next to the main road the entire week without hassle. The house boy is very usefull to get you baguettes, fresh fish, prawns, and a variety of fruits,...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Fantastic place for family, couples ……you can get there by plane or by car. We drove from Johannesburg …. nice road. There are two options … the first one through Maputo, fascinating city but degraded. It's up to you find the wonderful places. the second one is through Moamba, Xinavane on the EN1 ….no petrol station.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Meg is a such a great host, she was very helpful while giving us our space. The house itself makes me want to go back, it's absolutely beautiful. The staff was very helpful and cleaned the house spotlessly every day. Time away with hubby was well spent. There's lots to do and explore in Tofo. It's perfect for lazing around...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 13 August 2015

First of all the manager's warmth and hospitality is incredible. She catered to our every whim, especially more appreciated as I was travelling with my 82yr old grandmother. The rooms are serviced daily and they are clean, simply luxurious and spacious and stunning. The view from each room of the garden and pool and glimpse of the ocean in the...

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Cape Town
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We stayed at Vanilla View for 5 days and had a great time. The house is beautiful and very well designed and despite it being very open, it is completely private. The local driver, Paulo, was great at driving us around. Domingo, working at the villa, was also of great help going out and getting us some fresh seafood daily....

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 22 May 2015

We drove to Tofo from Johannesburg in a Toyota Hilux 4 x 2 and had no issues. On the last stretch into Vanilla Views is a 500m sand road but all you need to do is drop your tyre pressure and you are good to go. On your way out of Tofo is a little filling station on your left...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 December 2014

The house is as is on the pictures don't doubt that. You need a 4x4 in order to park in the yard. otherwise you'll have to leave your car by the main road which is about 500m away. Meg is a great host.

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Amsterdam
Reviewed 21 November 2014

Had a great stay from 3-6 November. Vanilla view is stunning - owners with an eye for detail! 4x4 needed (2 miles from village at sandy road) and booking in advance is needed (only local staff is present). Definitely worth the money.

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vanilla View has recently opened its doors in the small coastal town of Praia do Tofo.The villa has been designed in a “rustic chic” way allowing it to blend perfectly into the surrounds. There is a abundance of birdlife and if tranquillity is what you looking for this is where you will find it.It offers stunning views of the Tofo mangrove and across that the Indian ocean. The villa offers 3 stylishly decorated en suite king size bedrooms all with private open air showers. The main bedroom boasting with his and hers open air shower and sunken bath. The infinity pool offers a great space to relax after a hot day on the beach next to the boma with outdoor lounging area. Or simply stay in and spend the day on you very own private sundeck. There is a honesty bar on site in the main kitchen dining and lounge area and if you are self catering this is the kitchen you want to be cooking in for your holiday! Offering a gas stove and oven with ample freezing and fridge space. We even have a ice machine at your disposal. All rooms are serviced daily. Rooms come standard with mosquito nets ceiling fans, towelling, towelling gowns and high quality percale linen!If you are self drive, secure parking is offered, laundry service, a safe in every room and if you are flying airport transfers can be arranged as well as car hire options. Book a bed and breakfast option or simply self cater. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vanilla View

Address: Bomba Rd, Tofo 1200, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Tofo
Price Range: RM382 - RM478 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“All the rooms open up to the outside garden and the main bedroom opens up to a stunning view of the garden & pool..simply breathtaking!”
  • Morning view from the main bed
  • The entire house opens up to a breathtaking view
 of 5 bubbles Kamo_James, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The main guest room offers privacy and a great view to the pool”
  • Main bath area
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  • Sunrise
 of 5 bubbles Jessica298, 22 May 2015 | Read review
“4x4 only (or transport arranged by Vanilla View”
 of 5 bubbles Prins8, 20 Nov 2014 | Read review
“There is more privacy with the main bedroom en suite being on the one side, adjacent to the living area and the pool, whereas the other two bedrooms en suite are on the other side of the living area, and they share a wall.”
 of 5 bubbles 391LouiseZ, 2 Oct 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are beautiful!”
 of 5 bubbles jamesa823, 9 Sep 2012 | Read review
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