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Baobab Beach Backpackers

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

My room was so nice and clean with private bathroom and a beautiful view of the beach. It was amazing! Each bed in the room had their own mosquito net (I had just come from a place that had holes in it) so this place...More

Thank twirlhrr
Reviewed 28 September 2017

This is a nice place to stay in, eat and have trips organised without reading many flyers of tours. Marina is absolutely the most friendly person you can meet in Vilankulos (Big place but I guess I am right). She organised food for us because...More

Thank lokomosimonpeter
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Had own hut, nice bed and clean hut. Friendly and helpful staff. Marina helped organise a cheap transfer to Tofo too. Nice bar with pool table and lovely view of the sea. Restaurant has good quality but is not very good value. Island trips I...More

Thank E E
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to stay in just on the beach! Here, you can find all kinds of rooms and sleeping options: camping, dorms or private rooms. The rooms are clean and have mosquito nets. Even if they have WiFi it usually doesn't work because too many...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Baobab for 3 nights at a beach front chalet and everything was great. The rooms are nice and spacious and the place has beautiful views of the beach. The staff is very nice and Marina was really helpful recommending places to go...More

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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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