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Baobab Beach Backpackers

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  • Excellent46%
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  • Average11%
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Baobab is a great place with very friendly, professional staff. The whole area looks amazing with trees over the camping area. There's an awesome restaurant and benches everywhere to relax. The self-catering kitchen is in good condition as well as the shower/toilet area. The only...More

Thank bradleyblackburn
Reviewed 15 January 2018

I had one week experience in this backpacker and despite of our shared room has a bathroom a little far away from room and no air con, just a fan for around 10 beds. Marina (manager) and all staff was helpful organizing island tours and...More

Thank Karinakikuti
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This could have been a fantastic experience given the value/price relationship, except the atmosphere made it very difficult to relax. I stayed in a beachfront bungalow, which was clean and had everything I needed. Again, given the price, I didn’t expect anything luxurious, and was...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Very comfortable hut (fan and mosquito net, double bed), very clean shared facilities, lovely and helpful staff, and excellent vibes all around with all the travelers! WiFi works pretty well and trips are easily arranged. Try to get up early to see the sunrise at...More

Thank attiliopolo80
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Baobab is THE place to go and stay to enjoy Vilanculos at its best. Marina, the manager in charge, made us feel kings outside their reign, without being invasive. The accomodation are super fine for a backpacker standard: plus there is a variety of solutions,...More

Thank Filippo D
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US$24 - US$42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Jessicacarlin
1 July 2016|
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Response from DanielleVentura | Reviewed this property |
Yes I would say that this is a couple destination. However I found some backpackers and I also went solo and had a wonderful time! So it is up to you, if you are used to travel solo you will not have any problem. The place... More
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tancb2016
2 June 2016|
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Response from hoopingvagabond | Reviewed this property |
@tancb2016, I read that about the walking, too, so I went there feeling a bit paranoid. To be honest I didn't feel like it was unsafe during the day but I'd take a tchopela (tuk-tuk) to get around night. For your reference... More
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hoopingvagabond
5 May 2016|
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Response from marinaf1970 | Property representative |
Bom dia Stephanie, temos um cofre no escritorio para guardar os valores. Mas tamben dechar no Beach front chalet os valores e trancar o quarto con chave e' seguro. Obrigada Marina
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"Go for the beachfront bungalow. And book online through aggregators - I called Baobab directly, and they..."
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"Rooms facing the sea have the best view in the morning."
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"The cabanas in front of the beach"
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"I strongly suggest you to book a Beach Front Chalet. It's elevated location above the underlying beach is..."
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