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Archipelago Resort

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I will start with Priscilla, queen of Vilancolus, you are one amazing woman. There is nothing you could not do or advise on. You run Archipelago resort with humility kindness and generosity and your staff is a reflection of your professionalism. You guys are awesome! From our arrival at the airport to our farewell curry by the poolside, everything was...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your most positive review. We are delighted you managed to put the rat race aside and enjoy our Mozambican Magic! We agree with you Priscilla is an amazing manager and so too are all the staff. We look forward to your return (with all your friends and family!) God bless you too.

Tzaneen, South Africa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Perfect family resort.Bungalows are very spacious and the resort has a perfect setting for beach lovers. The staff are all super friendly, and Priscilla especially was very professional and helpful. Her curry's are not for the faint hearted but very tasty! :) The menu has a good overall variety and the Seafood Platters have to be one of the best...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

And we will have you back in a heart beat!

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We spent a week enjoying a family reunion. Taking trips to Ilha de Magaruque, horse riding, boat trips and spending a lot of time in the pool. The Casas are well designed, spacious, airy and afford great views of the well maintained gardens and ocean. This is perhaps the best kept secret of Vilankulos.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review, "A Gem in the Tropics." We look forward to your family enjoying another reunion at Archipelago Resort and we really don't mind if you share the best kept secret of Vilanculos!

Reviewed 5 April 2017

It was our first visit to Vilanculos and Archipelago, but most definitely not our last! We have never experienced such helpful, friendly and accommodating people - nothing was ever too much trouble and a genuine smile always met you, any time of any day. Priscilla, you treated us like family right from the start and it felt like leaving old...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your most positive review. All the staff at Archipelago Resort eagerly awaits your return (with all your friends!) to the fabulous, affordable, family resort right on the best beach! Blessing to you too.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful holiday at Archipelago Resort, the best ever! The staff are the most helpful, kindest people who went to great lengths to ensure our stay was perfect in every way. We loved the cool, roomy Casa with the exquisite views and the well cared for gardens were a pleasure to walk through. Priscilla went out of her...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are always delighted to hear our guests have had a glorious time at Archipelago Resort, especially when they say it is their 'best holiday ever!' We look forward to your return to our bit of Mozambican Magic!

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We spent 10 days at Archipelago over the New year period with our 3 energetic boys. Firstly it is full of rustic charm, the views are unparalleled and the ocean and beaches are simply some of the best in the world. The casas have everything you may need and are serviced well by friendly staff who happily took care of...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

We are more than delighted you and your three boys enjoyed our 'stunning place and managed to unwind.' We have just completed our refurbishment of the swimming pool and it is looking glorious. So glad to hear the ipads were discarded (a sign of a most successful holiday?) We look forward to your return visit!

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

By far the biggest value for money resort in mozambique. The place is really awesome. Staff are fantastic....got to meet some wonderfull zimbabweans. Food in the restaurant is awesome overlooking what is by far the best beach in vilanculous. wont be surprised if we end up going every year. Not so bad from the border, we dit vilancolous to Neslpruit...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

And we look forward to your annual return! Please tell your friends to tell their friends about this fabulous, affordable, family resort right on the best beach!

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Archipelago is an amazing resort with warm, loving and dedicated staff that caters to your every need. It's definitely a beautiful destination to get away, relax and have fun. A special thanks to Pricilla for making our stay extra special.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We look forward to making welcoming you back to our Mozambican Magic Resort.

Reviewed 11 January 2017

We have stayed here before and love the quiet and the huge cool pool! Staff extremely helpful as friendly. Only negative was they had no Tipo Tinto and ran out of Peri Peri sauce? Food was pretty good. A negative was the driver wanting to charge us 1300 mets to take us to the airport when to go to town...

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Our Christmas and New Year period was extremely busy and though we tried our best to locate more Tipo Tinto it seemed this magical juice was no where to be found! Sorry! We look forward to hosting you again when a glass of ice cold R and R will be waiting. Regarding transport, we will be having another look into...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

There is literally something for everyone to do here.... Fishing for the boys, horseriding, beach, island trips, swimming pool. Seafood platters to die for. Bar with a stunning view. Lovely fully equipped Casa.

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ArchipelagoHarare, Owner at Archipelago Resort, responded to this review

Compliments of the season to you and your family! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at the fun filled Archipelago Resort. We agree...... Sea Food Platters to die for, bar with great view and plenty of fun for everyone! Thank you for your review.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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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, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: ₹ 5,038 - ₹ 5,878 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Archipelago Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 18
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