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Machangulo Beach Lodge

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Machangulo Peninsula | Santa Maria/Inhaca Region, Machangulo, Mozambique
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Hartbeespoort, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Machangulo for our Honeymoon and loved every day spent there! Our honeymoon suite was perfect with endless views of the bright blue ocean. Thank you so much to all the staff who really looked after us and went above and beyond to book our activities, make our dinners extra special, packed us amazing picnics with R&R and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spectacular surroundings with clear blue water and white beaches. High standard on the premises with spacious, well airconditioned beach villas . Very committed activity center offering dives, snorkling and various excursions (certified PADI instructor). Food and wine very good. Service levels from first line management were excellent but varied somewhat from rest of staff. Overall we had a fantastic time... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place that is away from it all with beautiful surrounds and private villas this is it. We stayed in a family villa with two en suite bedrooms and a kitchen and lounge area. It had a beautiful deck and a private plunge pool. The service was friendly and the Management - Jelly, Jaco and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

If falling off the grid is what you are after then this is the place. Architecturally the Lodge will not disappoint, made completely from indigenous hardwoods from Northern Mozambique its clean tidy lines offer a modern lodge which is both practical, private and easy on the eye. While there we made use of the dive center a few times, but... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We spent a week at the Machangulo Beach Lodge and enjoyed our stay very much. Room, beach, food and service were excellent. The staff was extraordinarily friendly and attentive, e.g. for special food wishes. The Discover Scuba Diving course was a great experience and definitely a highlight of our stay (thanks Jelly!), as was the Dhow boat trip. The nature... More 

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Betty's Bay, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Looking To Step Off The grid...into tranquillity. ....then this is the place to be. Including the exciting boat trip across. The moment you step onto the beach...its like stepping Into another moment of time. Beautiful barely describes this piece of paradise. The warm welcome you receive from Rory and his team and the friendliness makes you feel at home in... More 

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Gordon's Bay, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We were given a room without working front door lock and a blocked smelly shower. It took three days to fix the lock, shower not fixed,we were moved to another room with broken mirror and a sink without plug! Inquiring about a flue medicine, the best available was Grandpa head ache powder. When windy the rooms are noisy as they... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

The boat journey over to the lodge was exciting - a little rougher than I thought it was going to be! But v exciting! On arrival we were greeted by Rory, the lodge manager & a selection of stuff who helped carry our bags up to our room. We had a great welcome talk from Rory who explained all the... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Wow, what a place! The location is unbelievable, nestled next to 'Hell's Gate' is a calm, peaceful, secluded and glorious beach. You won't see another soul apart from those staying in the lodge, and there's not many rooms for there to be too many people there either. Scott and Pippa (ably supported by Rory and local staff) will do everything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

The place is absolutely beautiful and Peaceful. Food and service is fantastic. Nice cabins With good beds. Perfect for walking, snorkling or just staying at the beach. The boat trip from Maputo was frightening With a small kind of cabin cruiser and very High waves. The way back was far much better, but be prepared of High waves. None of... More 

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