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“A truly magical place to stay”
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Hub building above and beach house nestled in the dune forest below Bedroom 4 (twin)
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30 reviews
Lounge area with transparent wind awnings down
Hub building above and beach house nestled in the dune forest below
Bedroom 4 (twin)
Infinity pool and pool deck
Main building with pool deck
Beach pavilion lounging
Infinity pool and pool deck
Sunrise
Lounge and dining area
Kitchen
Master bedroom
Kitchen with a view
Bedroom 3
A natural bath rock pool
Lounge
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4 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Machangulo, Maputo Province

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Libby H
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A truly magical place to stay”
Reviewed July 4, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Staying at Vista Abril was a truly magical and wonderful experience. The remoteness of it, combined with the sheer luxury of the house and magnificent sunrises and views gave us an unforgettable experience. We found that we could utterly relax in total privacy and comfort and when we felt like getting active, the walks on the long white pristine beaches (with amazing shells!) were lovely, as well as the endless swimming, surfing, canoeing, and SUPing with the boards and boats available at the house. We can't wait to go back!

Date of stay: June 2016
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 14, 2016
Thanks so much for the generous feedback. We can't wait for you to return too!
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FrancoisG...
Pretoria, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Magnificent”
Reviewed May 11, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

We had one of the most memorable break aways. The house is smartly furnished and the views are unrivalled. The house staff were very committed and hard working. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there.

Date of stay: April 2016
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Liked best: `Stunning views
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
May 18, 2016
Thank you for your kind words Francois. It is always so easy when you have perfect guests!
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berdinen2...
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
82 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“A piece of Paradise”
Reviewed April 27, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

We spent 10 heavenly days at Vista Abri. The accommodation is beautiful, open with views to die for. The beach is never ending and the swimming area in front of the house very safe with amazing waves at high tide.

Thomas and Matilda are absolute gems and nothing was too much trouble.

This place is exactly what we needed and we loved every minute of our stay.

Date of stay: March 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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cbandason
Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
“Breathtaking”
Reviewed September 16, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We absolutely enjoyed our holiday. We drove through the Elephant reserve and spotted Giraffes, Wildebeest, Zebra and bush bucks on the way to the lodge. Upon arrival we were greeted by Thomas, who is very helpful and always available to assist. The accommodation is stunning and we spent our time sitting on the deck, exploring the wilderness, swimming and surfing. It is the perfect escape for a couple, family or friends that wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Date of stay: August 2015
Traveling group: Friends
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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33annies
Durban, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Absolute Bliss”
Reviewed July 23, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The views are breathtaking in this stunning place, which was so private & luxurious. The beach is a few steps away which makes it an ideal spot. Thomas & Mathilda made our stay so comfortable & catered to our every need.

Date of stay: July 2015
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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242baptis...
2 reviews
“Stunning”
Reviewed June 1, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

you feel like being in the middle of nowhere.
Away from the stress, enjoying pure nature.
The amazing view on the private beach is different at every moment of the day.
Enjoying all that the sea as to offert

Date of stay: May 2015
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Liesel v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Magical Beach holiday at amazing Villa”
Reviewed May 31, 2015 for a stay in May 2015

We visited Vista Abril and were totally blown away by the setting and the accommodation . The house keeping staff are lovely and friendly and super helpful even making us toast and eggs for breakfast each day, nothing was too much trouble and everything was kept clean and tidy all the time so that it felt more like staying in a hotel than self catering...

The view from the main building is absolutely breath taking and it was tempting to just sit on the loungers watching the ocean all day. We loved watching a pod of dolphins surfing the waves...

The infinity pool was perfect for cooling off and the sea was amazingly warm for playing in the surf and snorkeling in the protected areas...

We could totally relax and have the privacy we wanted .... an ideal holiday . We will definitely be back .... maybe with a group of friends and children !

Date of stay: May 2015
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Liked best: the infinity pool
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
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