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4.0 of 5 Lodge   |   Inhambane | Inhambane, Mozambique
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Flamingo Bay Water Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stunning location with the chalets positioned in the lake. Staff helpful and friendly and meals of good quality with large selection for breakfast and lunch. Dinners were set menus which may not suit all but each course offered 2 choices. The downside (and it was really disappointing) was the seeming lack of communication between Flamingo Bay and sister lodge Barra... More

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18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent 5 nights in this resort and we had a really good time here. The staff was very helpful and were very committed to make our stay as pleasant as could be. Special credits for Aldo, Augusto and Francisco in this respect. The cottages are situated somewhat of shore and are build on wooden poles which is great fun... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have just stayed for 5 nights. We loved the over-water chalets and watching the tidal changes every day. The sunsets were absolutely beautiful. The staff were wonderful - particularly Francisco in the dining room. Food was plentiful and good quality - the soups were really good! We did quite a few of the activities - the ocean safari and quad... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Flamingo Bay for 3 nights during August 2014. Firstly I want to say that the location is great. The rooms on stilts is very nice and different and I would have enjoyed myself thoroughly if it were not for the bad service and lack of maintenance. The room: Neither of the bedlamps worked. Two of the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did not stay at the hotel but I went to Flamingo for an evening meal. The hotel is basically built on stilts over a lagoon so to get around the hotel you walk on quaint wooden walkways. I had dinner and it consisted of a traditional Mozambican fish soup, the whole family enjoyed including the kids, an appetizer, in... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We travelled to Flamingo Bay for 4 nights on 8 August 2014. Although the setting is beautiful, unfortunately the lodge is very run down. It is in serious need of maintenance. The sun beds at the pool were broken, the cushions were torn, there were no pool towels and the pool area was infested with fleas! I have been bitten... More

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Cape Town
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Amazing friendly & attentive service from all the staff from the moment we landed. The water chalets are rustic, but very comfortable and the setting over the tidal lagoon is magic. Up to three metres of water below the chalet at high tide and dry sand at low tide. Incredible sunsets, peace and quiet to enjoy a lazy day -... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place was really disappointing and is certainly not 5 star. We booked a multi accommodation stay in Mozambique as we wanted a blend of simplicity and luxury. The first 5 days were in Blue Footprints Eco lodge which was amazing, the remaining five days were intended to be at Flamingo Bay but we left after 3 nights and returned... More

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BarraResorts, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, responded to this review

Hi Kevin. Thank you for the review. We certainly do take these reviews seriously and will be sending this on to management for their attention. More

Knysna, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The staff were welcoming, friendly and helpful, the dining service was excellent, the food was great, the sunsets from the cabin’s deck (120) at high tide was stunning and the care taken to ensure my engagement plans and all the other activities where met, was impeccably planned by the manager, Aldo. The arrangements felt effortless from the initial inquiry to... More

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BarraResorts, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dean. Thank you for the review and we are once again so pleased to hear that Flamingo Bay stood up to it's reputation More

East London
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Our honeymoon to Italy was postponed so we decided to spend three days At Flamingo Bay as a consolation. Initially I thought the package was quite pricey , but I was soon happy to part with my money when I saw thus paradise. We spent most of our time basking in the sun on our private deck and enjoying complimentary... More

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BarraResorts, Public Relations Manager at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, responded to this review

Honeymoons are special occasions and Flamingo is proud to offer a setting to match. We wish you well in your lives together and look forward to welcoming you back in the future More

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Additional Information about Flamingo Bay Water Lodge

Address: Inhambane | Inhambane, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Inhambane Province
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Flamingo Bay Water Lodge 4*
Also Known As:
Flamingo Bay Water Hotel Inhambane
Flamingo Bay Water Lodge Mozambique/Inhambane

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