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    Marimba Secret Gardens

    Macunhe, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
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    May 7
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent96%
    • Very good3%
    • Average0%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “on stilts” (11 reviews)
    “bush walk” (5 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
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    87 reviews
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    221 reviews
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    1 - 5 of 96 reviews

    Reviewed 20 January 2017

    If you like a place far from everything and if you don"t mind having no constant electricity or ensuite bathrooms, then this is the place to go. The huts are all built on stilts surrounding a bonfire place for the evening. The beautiful garden and...More

    Thank Tschulie
    Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

    Staying at Marimba will be a highlight on your holiday. The property ist more than beautiful and has an extraordinary vibe. The evening bonfires are best to end your day with. Living in the mozambiquen bush for at leat 1-2 nights at marimba is a...More

    Thank 972boriss
    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    Marimba is a unique eco-friendly resort, built and managed in a joint venture with the local community. As it is located practically in the middle of nowhere, it's a fantastic place to just kick back and relax. Sadly we didn't get to meet the managers,...More

    Thank Mohnomishe
    Reviewed 20 September 2016
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    Nebst den ganz offensichtlichen Vorzügen von Marimba (liebevoll gestaltete Anlage, super Küche, wunderschöner Ort, Herzlichkeit und Wohlfühl-Ambiente) geht Marimba auch...More

    Thank Livia A
    Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here for 3 nights after a few nights in Vilanculo. It's a fantastically relaxed place with fantastic staff, accommodation, food and animals! We were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves and spent a lot of time with Victor (who was super...More

    Thank David M
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 15 - US$ 60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
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    Room & Suite (28)
    Dining (17)
    Pool & Beach (15)
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    Alexandre franc... S
    ola isabelle. tudo bem. estivemos ai em julho de 2013, e adoramos. queremos voltar em maio ou em agosto. estarao abertos? quais os precos que estao a praticar? abracos alexandre sacramento
    1 February 2016|
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