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Marimba Secret Gardens

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“local community”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

This is a very beautiful place I loved it, the rooms are treehouse like, so pretty and clean, they have bon fires, the beach is nice but you cant really swim during the day because the high ride is only at night and early mornings....More

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Response from Isabelle M, Owner at Marimba Secret GardensResponded 7 March 2014

Thank you very much for your review, we are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Unfortunately you've been with us during a time we've only had high tide in early mornings and evenings. We actually explain the tidal movements to our guests with...More

Reviewed 17 January 2014

We stayed three nights, and would have loved to stay longer. The isolated location and lack of electricity were big plusses to us (there is a generator at limited times, mostly early evening, to charge stuff). The beach was quiet and beautiful, and the path...More

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Response from Isabelle M, Owner at Marimba Secret GardensResponded 4 March 2014

Thanks very much for this great review! We are always very pleased when our guests emphasize the advantages of limited electricity as this is also part of the beauty of living in such a remote and pristine area and is less important than many people...More

Reviewed 6 January 2014

We stayed at Marimba for 5 nights, and I must say that even with bad weather, this place was one of the highlights of our trip to Mzb. Just five minutes walk to the most beautiful coast line that I´ve seen in Mzb, after visiting...More

Thank David L
Response from Isabelle M, Owner at Marimba Secret GardensResponded 4 March 2014

hey guys, we are speechless by this review!! Thank you so much! We also enjoyed a lot having you with us and all the good talks in the evenings under the beautiful african sky... greetings across the continent ;)

Reviewed 6 January 2014

What a wonderful stay! My girlfriend and I stayed a week - and could have happily made it longer. Accommodation was rustic yet stylish and super comfortable. Loved the stilted rooms with the lounging areas underneath, a perfect mix of inside and out. Service was...More

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Response from Isabelle M, Owner at Marimba Secret GardensResponded 4 March 2014

Thanks so much, we are very happy we could offer you exactly what you've been looking for! Whenever we are preparing those meat sticks now we're thinking of you guys and can't stop laughing ;) probably have to think of another name for it ;)...More

Reviewed 31 December 2013 via mobile

Just go, great living next to the sea. The staff arranged a must do boat trip to Bazaruto Islands. This is the way to experience Africa, great clear blue water, and beaches without any people. At Marimba they have a great restaurant that served a...More

Thank Henrik R
Response from Isabelle M, Owner at Marimba Secret GardensResponded 3 March 2014

Many thanks for your review! We are more than happy we could provide you and your family a great and unforgettable Africa experience! That's exactly our aim!! Best regards, Isabelle

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
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Airport Transportation
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US$15 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$15 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Take a torch and be patient if the cell reception and internet connectivity are unpredictable."
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