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Flamingo Bay Water Lodge

Inhambane | Inhambane, Mozambique
Flamingo Bay Water Lodge
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sedgefield, South Africa
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whilst the location is beautiful and the staff are friendly, the resort was a big disappointment. There are a lot of maintenance issues and it just looks shabby. The food, while good was not WOW! We loved Mozambique and will definitely go back but maybe not to Flamingo Bay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, this place is in a remote rural part of Mozambique, so you really get the peace and quiet. It is extremely beautiful and perfect for a romantic getaway. The lodge picked us up which was great. The rooms are clean and its a little bit of a walk to your rooms as it is built on the water... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bungalows are pricey for the facilities offered. But have comfortable large double beds with amazing private verandas looking out onto mangroves and sunsets. Room 120 has the best sunset uninterrupted view. Hot showers were a bit hit and miss as each 3 bungalows share the same supply of hot water, so it's a bit first come, first served. Food was... More 

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Wilderness, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we arrived at a little chaotic airport Inhambane, we realized in the shuttle to the resort, we did not receive a stamp in our passports. The manager Conrad arranged immediately next day transport back to the airport and arranged everything with the customs. Otherwise we would have been fined for a 10 day illegal stay in Mozambique when we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

First of all I want to thank flamingo bay and there staff for the excellent service we receive from them.Everyone of them made you feel important.Always being friendly and polite.The food was top quality.I would recommend it to anyone that wants to break away for a romantic stay from their busy lives.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My wife enjoyed this spot for our honeymoon. We visited for 5 days and enjoyed the water underneath our chalet, the difference between high tide and low tide, the sun downers. It was a great trip! We loved the food, we loved the staff, the place was always clean, they prepared your bed and towels for you. Its not a... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The 20 over water bungalows are set beautifully in the tidal lagoon. Each one has a mostly private deck from which there are steps, which appear a bit rickety but are strong, down in to the lagoon. The water, even in winter, was easily swimmable, and there were small fish, including some tropical ones, and crabs. Lots of shells and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had an amazing time, we were a group of 7. Conrad and Mike were very attentive to our needs. We went snorkelling, had an Ocean Safari and went Quad Biking for dinner at the local village. Will definitely return and will recommend to others.

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BarraInhambane, Online marketing at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Natalie, Thank for your review. We love hearing great feedback from our guests. We look forward to welcoming you again! More 

Squamish, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Flamingo. We were greeted by the GM himself, Conrad. He took incredible care of us, with attention to detail for what we wanted for dinner, what we were doing, when we needed a ride to the dive shop. The pool facility is gorgeous, the meals fantastic, and the staff so kind. It is incredible... More 

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BarraInhambane, Online marketing at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Elanor Thank you for such a wonderful review. We love hearing such great feedback from our guests. We hope to see you again :-) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We spent two nights at Flamingo and were warmly received by Conrad. Both Conrad and Luis went out of their way to assist my wife who had become ill before we even arrived at the lodge. The staff make this somewhat faded gem sparkle even more. The location of the lodge is perfect and kayaking is a must. Rooms are... More 

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Thank you for the wonderful review. We love hearing such great feedback from our guests. We hope to see you again :-) More 

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