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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed at libélula for about 10 weeks during two visits this year, it's a good lodge with a very personal touch. Ian and pj do there best to make you feel welcome. The menu is fine and off the menu requests were no problem. Ian organized a few braais during our stay and pj even made us nasi goreng...

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Mozambique Island, Mozambique
Reviewed 18 April 2016

For years Nacala was not a very friendly place in the way of good food and decent accommodation opportunities. In the last couple of years, things began improving. Surely, a place that has always been pleasant and efficient is the Libellula Lodge and Restaurant. I went there with my wife a few times in the last couple of years, never...

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

Ian and PJ are excellent hosts! The food at Libelula is the best in the area, and the pizzas are perfect :) The beach bar is a great place to go for a few (lots) of beers at the weekend. If you are in the area, it's worth a visit just for the food and drink, and if you are...

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Maputo Province, Mozambique
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

I frequent it very regularly and it's always 5 stars. Very friendly staff! And best Pizza in Nacala for sure, no other place to compare it with. Amazing view of the bay and the perfect place to see the sunset, enjoying a good caipirinha or beer with friends!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 7 January 2016

the location is a bit off the way but a wonderful spot overseeing the bay. spacious, very nice, lovely decorated accommodation with terrace and everything needed. only thing but very common in Moz is unreliable internet. the staff and owners were very helpful and friendly, a place to feel good and

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divelibelula, Owner at Libelula, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks ever so much for your feedback, and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. Sorry about the internet, if we do know there is a problem, we endeavour to contact the service provider and get the situation resolved as soon as we can. We look forward to accommodating you again in the future. Thanks, Ian

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Incredible view, great staff, really good food. They just get the food spot on, nothing more to say really, The rooms are situated with great views of the bay, really stunning. The menu is very good, with the food being very well prepared, and the serviced efficient and relaxed at the same time. All round a very good place to...

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divelibelula, Owner at Libelula, responded to this review

Hi Humpfrey, How are you? Thanks for taking the time to leave the kind words. We're glad you enjoyed the food, and you were looked after well by our staff. We look forward to accommodating you again at some point in the future, Kind regards, Ian

Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 7 August 2015

First of all, I only give 5* for marvelous places. Libelula has a wonderful location on top of an almost private beach (all beaches are public in Mozambique and any kind of people can go). The rooms are actually little houses (not self catering) with a balcony and roof solarium to observe astonishing sunsets. Diving is a must. Unfortunately the...

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

I was here for business but took also the time to relax a bit. Went snorkeling after work, the person that was at the beach was very helpful, after testing 2 snorkels that were not good, he gave me his own, that one was good. He showed me nice places close to shore. That was a nice experience. The food...

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divelibelula, Owner at Libelula, responded to this review

Hi wrjlock, Thank you very much for your review, it's much appreciated. As per your request we have now put in fridges in the 3 front suites. We like to offer our guests an a la carte choice to provide variation, and meals cooked to guests personal requirements, with breakfast from 7-9. The bar doesn't generally close at 8, unless...

Sundsvall, Sweden
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Spent a few days in Nacala at the Libelula resort. Great place, nice and clean bungalows with stunning views and access to its own beach! Had busy days this time, but would be a great place to go back to relax and read a book or two... Friendly and informative staff, free Wi-Fi, good enough to complete simpler work tasks...

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Gordons Bay
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Thank you Adelio, You have done Ian and PJ proud while they were away. Friendly excellent service. I stopped by for delicious pizza, crisp thin bases. Good toppings, well priced. The best food in Nacala. Stir fry chicken is excellent. a real treat tog wet way from the awful food cooked up in the town. With the turn off right...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the beach on the Bay of Nacala, we offer sunset views every night and stunning bay vistas. We are the closest beach lodge to the new Nacala International Airport, and we offer free pick-ups and drop off to the Nacala Airport. We have new spacious, modern rooms with sea views, and smaller cottages also available. The restaurant serves delicious, fresh, home-made food with a variety for everyone, whether you enjoy a sumptuous steak or are a vegetarian. With the restaurant overlooking the bay you will never miss the sunset, or the whales cruising by between July and September, or relax by the pool side with a drink in hand as the sun goes down. Perfect for the business traveller or the tourist looking for a secluded spot, Libelula is the perfect place to spend time working, or relaxing. The beach offers a clean and safe area to swim, and with a marine reserve having been established for almost a decade, there are plenty of things to wow you under water too!We look forward to welcoming you at Libelula. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Libelula

Address: Talhao 60 | Bairro de Muzuane, Nacala, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Nampula Province > Nacala
Price Range: RM236 - RM307 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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