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Odyssea Dive | Rua do Palacio, Vilanculos 8000, Mozambique
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Ranked #1 of 7 Vilanculos B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
DeniseGarcia100 Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The owners Sabrina and Denis are a delight. Thank you! Obrigada, grazie mille, merci! Picture this: I had 8 months of intense work back in Boston, and before getting to Casa Babi, one hectic week of a global summit in Maputo. Fast forward to my first moment at Casa Babi: greeted by handsome Denis at the airport, and beautiful Sabrina... More

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sabrov2, Propriétaire at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Denise and Jeremy, sorry for the long delay in the reply. No words to say how much we thank you for such an apologetic review! Your words really go to our hearts. We miss you and your happiness... we were good hosts but you were fantastic guests! we really hope to see you very soon here again and will... More

Melegnano, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We spent 5 days, excellent accommodation, wonderful enviroment and last but not least very good food.A thank to all the staff,especially to Sabrina who gave us the necessary support for our activities and to the six dogs, our body guards in all the long walks we have done in the beach...to everyone reaching Vilanculosa don't forget Casa Barbi!!!!

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Ciao Antonella e Maurizio, we enjoyed very much your company and are happy you were so pleased to spend some time here. We hope you'll come back one of these days for some more diving, snorkeling, good food and long walks on the beach with our dogs. All the best, Sabrina, Denis, Virginie, Francisco, all the staff and of course... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This lovely guest house is set on a spectacular strip of beach with views across the water to the islands. We stayed for 5 nights while completing our PADI Open Water course, and enjoyed relaxing in the well cared for gardens and buildings in the peaceful setting. The place has an extremely personal feel to it, thanks to the genuine... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Grace and Alex, happy to see in writing what you told us when you left! the dogs are missing you so much! they are desperatly looking at the beach, longing for a long walk! we hope you your settling back in England goes well and that you'll sooon have the occasion to come back here. All the best, marius,... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We stayed at Casa Babi at the end of April, we stayed in their self catering cottage Tucul and could not have found a nicer spot. The cottage had everything we needed to self cater, but to be honest we mostly ended up having supper at their restaurant because the food was good! It is a great location, with a... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Mia and Hugo, thank you so much for your lovely comments on our cottage. Since you were amongst ou first guests there your feed back is very important to us. and we're also very glad you found our menus interesting enough to decide to have a proper holiday and not cook! we hope we'll see you again soon. All... More

Inhambane, Mozambique
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed in Casa Babi for 4 days during our nudibranch expedition. The place has a stunning view of the Bay and the best food in town! The service is very personalized and every day they make a nice yummy food. Fresh crabs, clams and fish is sold just in front of the hotel, so you always have nice fresh... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Dear Yara, nothing more to say then we're waiting for you to come back for another nudibranch expedition! we'll make sure to prepare nice meals for when you come back from diving! see you very soon Sabrina & Denis More

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed at Casa Babi for a week and it was delightful. It's located just by the beach so you have this amazing view with a little garden when you can just lay back and relax. There's also a nice pool, some chair and a lounge area where you can just chill, have a drink, talk to people or just... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Ines and Petru, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with fellow travellers. We're happy you enjoyed so much our garden, our food and the company of the dogs and cats! hope you took them for a walk on the beach.. they love it! All the best, Sabrina, Denis, Virginie, Francisco and all the staff. More

Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place is close to the community, the lodge is directly on the beach, we can see the fisherman from the garden. With my boyfriend, we had a great time, it is the best place for activities, the reception can manage the activities for you, and concerning the food, I can tell you it's delicious, everything is homemade, so good.... More

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Merci Nathalie et Jean-Baptiste pour vos très gentils commentaires sur votre séjour chez nous. Nous les avons partagés avec Francisco... More

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We stayed at Casa Babi for 4 nights because we were diving with Odyssey and wanted everything to be easy and close at hand. We were expecting a basic diving type lodge, suited and organised for divers but Casa Babi is so much more than that. Located at the "quiet" end of the beach (honestly its all pretty quiet), and... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Adrienne and Ian, so many nice comments! thank you very much. Since you're not too far away, we hope you'll come and stay and dive again here. We promise we'll prepare great crab platters for you! All the best, Sabrina, Denis and all the staff. More

Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The owners were very friendly and looked after us well, organising amazing dive/boat/sand dune trips for us. The food was very good with a large selection for breakfast and great 3 course meal for dinner. We stayed in the self-catering cottage at the back as there were no sea front rooms available, and it was a gorgeous round cottage with... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Hello Caroline, thank you very much for all these nice comments on your stay with us. As you were one of our first guests in the self-catering cottage, they are very much appreciated. We're very happy you enjoyed your stay and the furnitures and decoration. We look forward to having you here soon. All the best, Sabrina, Denis and 6... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

After travelling for close to 5 weeks in Southern Africa, the final destination, Casa Babi, Mozambique, was just perfect. The room was very good, food exellent, and the service - just sooo good. If you are fond of diving this is the place you would like to stay, if not (like I) it is still a very nice place to... More

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sabrov2, Owner at Casa Babi, responded to this review

Dear Jote, thanks a million for taking the time to give us such a lovely feed back on your stay with us. We will never forget our finnish guests enjoying so much the sun and celebrate their "little christmas" in the mozambican summer heat! Spring should start bringing some warmer and lighter days in your country... We hope we'll see... More

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Address: Odyssea Dive | Rua do Palacio, Vilanculos 8000, Mozambique
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Location: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
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Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Vilanculos, overlooking the bay of Bazaruto, Casa Babi is the latest addition to accommodation in Vilanculos. Designed by Odyssea Dive as a "boutique hotel," our aim is to meet the needs of travellers, divers and non-divers, who wish to spend some time enjoying our unique decor in a cosy and familiar atmosphere, where details are important. A real home away from home. ... more   less 
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