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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We spent 18 nights at this fine resort in casa 8 with a great view of the ocean. Sitting on the veranda with a drink or a book in the warm tropical breeze was so relaxing. We took long walks on the very clean beach and met the locals who were so friendly. No begging. A morning swim in the... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Lady, Dylan, Sharne and Priscilla and all the staff look forward to your return to Archipelago Resort. We are delighted you enjoyed your long stay with us! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Yet another great stay at Archipelago Resort. There is something about this property that relaxes you instantly, from it's breathtaking views of the beach while you sip on your cocktail and unwind after a long and tiresome drive to the quiet surroundings as you sit and read your book on your casa veranda. Thank you once again to all the... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Yes we agree, a truly wonderful place to unwind and relax. We look forward to hosting you and your party again! More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning resort right on the beach! Special thanks to Priscilla for her amazing recommendations and fantastic hospitality. Delicious seafood, helpful staff and always something to do everyday. We will definitely return to this small piece of paradise!

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

And we look forward to your return to paradise! More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We've just returned from another wonderful stay at Archipelago; this time with friends who travelled to meet us there from Australia, Dubai, the UK and Zim to celebrate a number of 50th birthdays. The staff are still amazing with Sharne being so helpful during the planning stages and making sure we were all settled in well and Priscilla, who manages... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Wonderful to hear you had such an amazing holiday. Thank you for your detailed report and positive suggestions. We look forward to hosting the entire gang again! More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Priscilla is the face of the resort! bubbly, enthusiastic, couldn't do enough for clients and if you are lucky she cooks a special Indian meal just for you! The bar and restaurant staff are friendly and cheerful and the foods good. the casas are large and comfortable with rustic charm. The whole place is friendly, and the lay out encourages... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at Archipelago Resort. Thank you from all the staff for your positive assessment. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

The villas at Archipelago are big. Sleep 6 people, two bathrooms and very large open plan area. They are a bit rustic and without aircon but that added to the feel of the place for us. All beds have mosquito nets and you do need to use them. With only 18 villas, the staff get to know you and without... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed assessment of Archipelago Resort. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Just back from a two week stay at Archipelago Resort in Vilanculos. Comfortable, spacious accommodation overlooking the sea. Good restaurant, especially Priscilla's excellent prawns. Great staff. Can recommend it for a fine family holiday.

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Thank bjr488
ArchipelagoHarare, Manager at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Wonderful news. We agree Priscilla's prawns are divine! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your long holiday. More 

Harare, Zimbabwe
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had a brilliant time in an almost deserted resort because of the reintroduction of the convoy. The staff and management were very friendly and welcoming. Priscilla especially made our stay most enjoyable and kept us supplied with her delicious chilli sauce throughout out our stay - and beyond. Archipelago is a well designed and beautiful resort with a really... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you had a brilliant time at Archipelago Resort. We wait patiently for clients to join the very safe convoy and have a holiday of a lifetime! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 weeks over Easter. Priscilla, our host went the extra mile to make our stay pleasant. Well done to all her staff in the bar and restaurant, they were always friendly and the service was excellent. The housekeeping staff were excellent and were constantly checking that everything was to our satisfaction.the grounds were neat and tidy .... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We were delighted you enjoyed your Easter stay at Archipelago Resort. We look forward to hosting you again. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We stayed at Archipelago for two days with our two kids (4 and 5 yrs) and a friend. The main reason why we booked there on booking.com was availability and price: It was hard to find something during South African School holidays in July that is not exorbitantly priced for 5 people. The chalets are geared for self-catering it seems,... More 

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your time at the very affordable Archipelago Resort (albeit a very short stay!) More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The resort is self catering and consists of eighteen chalets. There is a central area with a restaurant, bar and swimming pool. The chalets sleep six people each and have a fully equipped kitchen. For the more active, we boast an extensive knowledge of the area, with our Dive Instructor/fishing expert having operated in these waters for nearly 10 years. Our portfolio includes unexplored dive sites, fantastic surf, fly and big game fishing. A fully equipped SCUBA dive center, boats and fishing equipment for hire, wind surfers, para sailing, banana boating, island trips and transfers, dhou trips, and much, much more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Archipelago Resort

Address: Chibuene, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
Location: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: $87 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Archipelago Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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