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Machangulo Beach Lodge

4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Machangulo Peninsula | Santa Maria/Inhaca Region, Machangulo, Mozambique
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Abangane Hazyview, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hazyview, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a stay of 11 nights for 4 people. We spent our honeymoon at Machangulo Beach Lodge and could not have asked for a better setting. Tranquillity and relaxation pure! The staff was very friendly and tried the utmost to make us happy. Thank you Izak, Bemji, Eric, Americo, Rachel and all the others. The surrounding is fantastic with... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This must be the ultimate get away from it all destination. Palm trees, deserted white sandy beaches and clear water. Unfortunately we only had a quick taste but it was amazing. Greg and Racquel are friendly and relaxed, take pride in Lodge and seem to really care for their guests.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The location and infrastructure of the Machangulo lodge are simply amazing. A true tropical beach experience in beautiful nature with long unspoiled beaches and dunes. Certainly one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever stayed. The rooms and beds are very comfortable, with sunrise over the ocean shining straight in to your bed. Staff was helpful and friendly. The only... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Have travelled quite a bit but nothing has matched Machangulo - it is incredible. Location, staff, food and activities were great and well priced. Big thanks to Greg and Raquel who couldn't have been better - nothing was a problem to them. Highly recommend this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I've been to a number of places in Mozambique but Machangulo is definitely one of the best! The combination of the calm bay and the wild Indian Ocean with the beautiful dunes is truest spectacular. Machangulo Beach Lodge was perfect and the staff were amazing! I would go back every year if I could. The snorkeling in the marine reserve... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Spectacular lodge in a spectacular location. Is the perfect place you would like to find for your holidays, surrounded by gorgeous nature and sandy beaches. If you are a group of eight people, recommended the Beach Villa, so close to the sea... Wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Beautiful place. Snorkel trips to inhaca island for the day cannot be compared to any other beach experience. Food was wonderful. Walking to Santa Maria for amazing seafood lunch was a really fun day. Boys loved deep sea fishing. Large lounge area for playing board games if weather not greqt. Ivan, the activities coordinator, was fantastic with the kids. Hotel... More

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Matola, Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Thank you Rachel and Benji u guys were wonderfull, the family villa is a well equipped self-catering unit private clean and cozy , althoug the place is child friendly, its not child proof if you planning to drive there you need a good 4 x 4 road is very bumpy and of course a GPS no signage on the road... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Spectacular view from the lodge. Super friendly staff that even included a short song and dance performance by some of the residents in Santa Maria! It was very intimate and cozy with the other guests with whom we all dined by our choice. Greg and Raquel were wonderful, gracious hosts. The boat trip to see flamingos and dolphins was very... More

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South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Beautiful location, Absolutely Stunning Lodge , friendly staff , Thank you Greg for the great boat ride & thank you Raquel for looking after us so well ....Chef made amazing meals.. I highly reccommend this piece of heaven !!!!

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ChristiaanNolte, Manager at Machangulo Beach Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Gisela! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon! Regards, Christiaan More

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Address: Machangulo Peninsula | Santa Maria/Inhaca Region, Machangulo, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Maputo Province > Machangulo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Machangulo Beach Lodge 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool
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Machangulo Beach Lodge is an affordable luxury beach lodge in southern Mozambique. Hidden away amid the dunes and lingering amongst the forests, Machangulo Beach Lodge has a warm and inviting atmosphere, keeping its guests calmly protected from the epic nature outside. An amazing sanctuary for fishing, diving, snorkeling, relaxation and getting away from everything! Sun and sunshine are now closer than you thought; we’re only a short boat trip from Maputo . . . ... more   less 
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