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Roadtripping from Joburg to - Barra Beach, Villas Esperanza, Pansy Island - Mozambique a haven of gems

By chance we came across a holiday get away almost a 1000 km's away from Johannesburg in a double story villa - in Inhambane's Barra Beach in Mozambique. (The province of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The show is very festive and the drinks cold! Food not great, calamari was very tough 3 out 4 of us couldn't eat it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The team at the Barra dive lodge was extremely helpfull and te trip out on the water was a huge treat

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WINDHOEK
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This beach is a golden strip of absolute beauty. The beach is clean, water is warm and ideal for boogie boarding and kite flying when the wind is strong. The local are very helpful and you can haggle for a price on the local products.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Spent the week at Tofo Beach which is outstanding . Great for budget travelers . For a change of scenery we went to Barra Beach Resort which was a terrible experience. We were told we could not bring out chairs , umbrellas and eats to the beach. To me it smacked of segregation - keeping the locals out with obscure... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

By chance we came across a holiday get away almost a 1000 km's away from Johannesburg in a double story villa - in Inhambane's Barra Beach in Mozambique. (The province of Inhambane (roughly 68,615 km² in size) is located along the southern coast of the country, with its capital of the same name found nestled alongside a very lengthy estuary.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Clear, warm water and beautiful white sands is what Barra beach is all about. It also offers big, tasty, juicy prawns that you've never tasted before. For a peaceful, safe holiday, Barra Beach is the place to visit

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Pretoria, South Africa
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53 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Barra Dhow Trips and Scuba Experiences Amazing experience taking the Dhow across to Pansy island to collect shells, option to scuba but was too chilly that day... then sail across to island and enjoy local cuisine with chief who explained the way of life as its been since start of island life in Barra. ...BEST PART COMING BACK WAS THE... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Loved the Barra lodge we stayed at, with the wonderful swimming pool, complete with sails, the food was great, and the owners and their staff really great. Our large villa was right on the pristine sand about 75 metres from the waters edge.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Best swimming, snorkeling, viewing of fish even without Gear, and shells .... endless beauty disliked the interruptions from hawkers, no control on beach by authorities to prevent the persistent sales pitches or begging.

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centurion
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Barra is beautiful but we visited on the 1st of January and was not happy sharing the hotel pool/beach/restaurant with all the local people. There was no privacy the resort was to busy. The restaurant still offers some of the best seafood.

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Address: Address: Mozambique
Location: Africa  >  Mozambique  >  Inhambane Province

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