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Johannesburg
Reviewed 20 January 2012

The location was perfect. Not too far from the village. a bit of a walk if you dont have a car thou. but Vilanculos now has tuk tuks. so that makes life easier. The set up was brilliant. With the dorms perched on the hill about 20m from the water and the en suite rooms along the side. the view...

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Lusaka
Reviewed 15 January 2012

We were a large group comprising of 4 families and thought that this beachside backpackers would suit us, however, the dorms (think 9 foot cell) were cramped with four bunk beds, no-where for storage of clothes, no fan, or ventilation with 30 degree heat, which resulted in our kids not sleeping for four nights ..... we decamped to the mezzanine...

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London
Reviewed 1 November 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights after seeing the pictures on the website. The location is ideal - right on the most attractive stretch of beach in Vilanculos, and a little out of town so very quiet at night. The views out to the island are stunning, and the cottages are set in beautiful tropical gardens. The road is driveable...

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Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 2011

I stayed at the Beach Village for a month, it was hard to leave. The manager is very hospitable and nothing was too much trouble. The staff became part of my family and I can't wait to return to see them all again. I LOVE MOZAMBIQUE and the fact that Vilanculos is a small place and when you stay there...

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 6 July 2011

Myself and a friend stayed here for 2 nights towords the end of our trip in Mozambique. The Manager Terrick was genuinely attentive to all of our needs. He recommened several activities that ended up being spectacular. The place is quiet, secure, relaxing. They have Wifi throughout the compound and a internet cafe if you didnt bring your laptop. The...

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Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 11 May 2011

This was a great backpackers place for the money! The view and close proximity to the beach was great. The service was friendly and went beyond what they had to do. Having a pool was a nice thing in case you didn't want to swim in the ocean. The only negatives is that it is still in the construction stage....

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Bordeaux, France
Reviewed 17 April 2011

The Beach village is one of the newest places to stay in Vilanculos, and though they advertise as a backpackers, the place is MUCH more than one would expect from a typical backpackers in Moz. The en-suite chalets are spacious and comfortable with a huge bathroom, lots of windows, mosquito net and a fan. All the en-suite chalets face the...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 15 April 2011

We walked all over Vilanculos to find the best place to stay -- value, setting, safety, etc. Beach Village was better than all the other backpackers! Safe, clean, right on the beach. Fabulous!

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Tofo
Reviewed 7 April 2011

This place is rocks. I love the Beach Village backpackers for it has the best location and it is absolutely luxury at backpacker rates. The food is great and the staff are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about traveling in Africa. Tours can be arranged from the travel desk. The internet wifi and internet cafe is fast and affordable. We stayed...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 February 2011

This backpackers just opened, so the installations are in a very good state. A lot of other backpackers would be envious, the view is exceptional. It offers a restaurant, but guests can also cook. The cookers are good (also fish of the day). Romms are big, moskito protection is installed. It's also possible to give clothes to wash. In short,...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The beach village is a backpackers like a backpackers should be, on the beach, with a swimming pool, pool table and a bar, there is esey access to the city and a kind staff that will make you feel home, and do everything to make your vacation as good as possible ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Beach Village

Address: Rua do Palacio | Bairo Desi, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Number of rooms: 20
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 of 5 bubbles 28amit, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“If you got the budget get the room closest to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles huwb2014, 8 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The bungalows at $80 are roomy but still without anywhere to hang clothes, and the photos are heavily beautified on the website. Probabably the only option though.”
 of 5 bubbles LindaCLusaka, 15 Jan 2012 | Read review
“Just do yourself a favour and check out this place I am sure you will not be disappointed. Happy travelling, There is a pet vervet monkey who is a treat, in the month that I stayed he became like a 'son' to me, he would climb on my lap and then my shoulder and go through my hair looking for fleas. He wasn't tame when I got there but after a month he was literally like my baby.”
 of 5 bubbles Leomonkey, 3 Oct 2011 | Read review
“Some dorm rooms have a double size lower bunk.”
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 of 5 bubbles debalew, 10 May 2011 | Read review
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