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“Fantastic Lagoon for children with a great beach”
Review of Bilene

Bilene
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Xai-Xai
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 29, 2012

Stayed an a self catering apartment called Tenda Tora in Bilene. The accomodation was excellent with a mini pool for each unit. The chalet was cleaned daily.

The lagoon was shallow and you could wlk for about 200m before it began to get deeper.
A great place to relax with your own boat and jetskis.

4  Thank shamal k
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Reviewed December 26, 2011

Scruffy, dirty and tired looking. People trying to sell you something every two minutes. Nowhere to buy good supplies of groceries.
Lagoon quite lovely but limited activities.

2  Thank tryhard
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Reviewed July 15, 2011

Bilene is about a two hour drive from Maputo, and the closest place for a beach day-trip. The lagoon is excellent for swimming and the water clean. If you want to go to the sea you can get a speedboat on the shore of the lagoon to take you. We went to a resort called Palmeiras, the beach was clean and they have a restaurant and accommodation facilities. The restaurant serves basic meals, don't expect fine dining! It is a great day out and the road from Maputo and Xai Xai is passable. Just watch out for the traffic police on your way back, we got a 1,000MTN fine for speeding!

11  Thank ECVP
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Reviewed July 26, 2010

BIlene, some 180km north of Mpauto, is on the shore of a wonderful scenic lagoon. The beach is one of the whitest and most beautiful I have seen in Mozambique.
I have stayed at Praia do Sol in Bilene. Quite nice really, but not luxurious. Really great outdoor bar with (very) small pool.
There are however, lots of other accomodation in this town you will find with google.
The best thing about Bilene is that you can easily get there with any vehicle, as the road is tar road all the way.
I recommend the town of BIlene for first timers to Mozambique who want a quiet holiday. The town is not exactly known for parties and wild adventure outings.

16  Thank Navigator31
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Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile
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