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Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa

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Parcela 32, Chigamane, Vilanculos 1304 Mozambique
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#4 of 10 hotels in Vilanculos
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Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Vilanculos, offering a romantic environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

You’ll enjoy relaxing rooms that offer a minibar and air conditioning, and you can stay connected during your stay as Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa offers guests free internet access.

The lodge features a concierge, room service, and a gift shop. Plus, Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa offers a pool and breakfast, providing a pleasant respite from your busy day. For guests with a vehicle, free parking is available.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area: explore popular art galleries such as Machilla Magic.

Enjoy your stay in Vilanculos!

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Bar / lounge
Beach
Canoeing
Airport transportation
Foot massage
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Special diet menus
Diving
Snorkeling
Windsurfing
Fishing
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Full body massage
Hand massage
Massage
Neck massage
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Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese
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Marianne A wrote a review Dec 2020
Oslo, Norway15 contributions12 helpful votes
THIS PLACE IS NOT RELIABLE. TERRIBLE SERVICE. OK, now that I have your attention. Villa dos Índicos is not professional. As others have reviewed as well - your booking may not be secure once you have booked this place. We were four guests ready to relax for six nights, only to be told on the DAY of our arrival to Vilanculos that we did in fact _not_ have our cottage securely booked, even when we had received our booking confirmation email and booking number - without indication of further booking steps needed. Their routines are awful, and they could not have handled the situation more poorly. They could not provide any alternative solutions as other lodges were fully booked. Truly disappointing. Their communication and routines need severe do-overs, and they did not offer any form of apology.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Jose L wrote a review Dec 2020
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Well done to Villas do Indico for such a great service and beautiful place. All the family spent a fantastic Christmas. The rooms are as per the pictures, well equipped and perfect service, all perfectly clean, new towels, all our expectations were fully covered which was not the case years before in Vilankulos. You can book closed eyes, the standard is hight
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Ana Paula Simões, Owner at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your comments! We hope to see you again soon. All the Best from all of us at Villas do Indico
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Sergey Airsergey wrote a review Jan 2020
St. Petersburg, Russia5 contributions5 helpful votes
Booked 2 rooms in a bungalow and paid for them 6 months ahead. Our stay was planned 2-5 JAN20. On 2 JAN 2 hrs before our flight from Joburg to Vilanculos, we get message from the hotel that they cannot accommodate us due to overbooking. They offered to stay at Dona Ana hotel. Since there was no time to look for alternatives, we decided to go to the destination. We were picked up by hotel driver and brought to Dona Ana hotel for one night. Rest 2 nights they found spaces at Villas do Indico. Dona Ana hotel was a horrible one with horrible location, horrible service, horrible breakfast. Our short holiday was ruined. On second day we arrived at Villas Do Indico. Very nice hotel, great location although quite secluded, you cannot go out from the hotel, lunch and dinner can be arrnaged at the hotel directly. Rooms are very authentic in african style, but there are clouds of ants everywhere. Breakfasts are very good, but juts have to ask for an omlette, otherwise what is at the tables is not enough. We tried lunch and dinner. All food and drinks are perfect. There is nice pool, shower at the pool. Access to the beach across the reef on a wooden passway. The beach is less influenced by the tide-off. As a compensation for the night at a horrible hotel Dona Ana, we were offered 60 mins massage. A good sign of care but still I cannot understand how management chose to bump off guests with two rooms confirmed and paid reservation who would stay only 3 nights....Obviously it is bad management that results in overbookings.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: Double check if your stay is confirmed. Arrange transfer thru hotel as only 4x4 SUV can get there...
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Response from AnaPaulaS3295, Manager at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Thank you very much for your comments. We are really sorry for the inconvenience and we ll try to get better every day to avoid those situations. All the best wishes from all of us at Villas do Indico.
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Janine P wrote a review Jan 2020
Pretoria, South Africa11 contributions1 helpful vote
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For Lazy readers A picture speaks a thousand words so feel free to view the pictures If heaven was a place on earth this would be it. Villas do Indico offers excellent service in paradise with attention to every detail. Dimique attended to everything making this a spectacular experience where guest can sit back and relax. 1.Dinning : Dimique (D-K) works day and night to create the most breath taking dinning experiences ranging from a night under the stars to breakfast at dawn overlooking pearly white sands with crystal blue water. Mouth watering affordable seafood platter for two including two lobster tails, calamari, fish and prawns. 2.Rooms: This luxurious air conditioned villa offers soft comfortable beds covered with mosquito nets ensuring a peacefull night. 24/7 Room service keeping everything neat,spotless and clean. 3.Entertainment: Canoe free for use by guests. Occasionally live entertainment with musicians mastering several instruments. Boat trips : Island visiting with a unique memorable snorkeling experience with dugong,sea turtles,dolphins viewing and dining on the island with the best barbequed prawns including sides. Would definitely recommend Bazaruto and Bangeruera island.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from AnaPaulaS3295, Manager at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
Responded Feb 21, 2020
Dear Janine, Thank you very much for your comments. All the Best Wishes from all the Villas do Indico Team.
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Tiamaria54 wrote a review Oct 2019
Dartford, United Kingdom26 contributions7 helpful votes
My partner an I came here for 7 nights as part of our hoilday. 1. Stunning surroundings. 2. Excellent food. 3. 1st class customer service. We had the most amazing time, John made our time there so special with attention to detail and 1st class customer service. The breakfast was included with the cost, and there was a little something different every day. The evening meals were tasty and John made sure our dietry requirements were catered for. Our last meal we had was the fish to share, we couldnt fault it. Our room (room 5) was extremely clean and comfortable. The owner had 2 German Shepards, which for us were the icing on the cake as we were allowed to interact with them and we loved it. I cant wait to go back. I would like to thank Everyone there for our holiday.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Oct 23, 2019
Thank you very much for your review. We hope to see you again soon. Best Regards from all Villas do Indico Team.
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PRICE RANGE
$23 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MozambiqueInhambane ProvinceVilanculos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
10
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Machilla Magic (3.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casbah, Vilanculos Beach Lodge Restaurant, and Samara Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.