We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Baobab Beach Backpackers

PricelineUS$ 31*
View Deal
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 50*
US$ 31*
Great Deal
US$ 42*
US$ 41*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Professional photos
Baobab Beach Backpackers
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Baobab Beach Backpackers
See the most recent reviews
Showing 119: English reviews
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Best thing is the locación but I had a very bad experience. Someone enter in our bungalow and stole money. I don't know if the thief belong to the stuff, because they enter in your room to make the bed, without asking before if you want or not, or was someone that comes from outside. Also the windows have not...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Gonzalo A
East London, South Africa
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at Baobab. I read the reviews beforehand and even with high expectations, I loved this place. Upon arrival, the staff was very friendly, check in was a breeze. We stayed in a traditional hut, used communal bathrooms and the kitchen. Everyday at 5pm Marina gives a talk explaining all the activities to do in Vilanculos...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Drikus G G
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

There was a contempt from the staff against Asians. I asked why they made a contempt remark to me, but they did not respond. There was no explanation from the owner. It may be a hostel to discriminate among Asians.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tachiten
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Three days spent in at the Baobab. We rented a beachside room, which had an amazing view and welcoming shade from the palms. The beaches in Vilanculos are small and this was a good one for the area. Good food. After eating in town for a few meals, we just stayed at the Baobab for meals. You will hit your...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank skientropy
washington , mo
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This was our first stop after we got settled in our hotel. We were able to catch the last part of the weekly craft fair and enjoy a great ice cold local Mozambican beer. Lula , A local treat made the second beer go down even better! We weren't backpacking but we met lots of fun and interesting people!

 Report
Helpful?
Thank TL14
Koh Tao, Thailand
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This hostel / backpackers campsite is simply stunning. Located right on the beach, it's very modern, great wifi, clean dorms, great restaurant and very friendly and helpful staff that really go out of their way to help you out in your travel plans. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in vilanculos

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Joey R
Roma
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Very nice and safe place on the beach. They provide traditional style cottages with en suite bathroom, camping ground and small huts with common services. The manager Marina is very nice and helpful providing a lot of information about the activities you can do during your stay. We stayed in a clean family cottage with a wonderful ocean view from...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank pinco_67
Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived here after months of travelling through southern Africa and we thought that we cannot be surprised, we did. It is the best organized place we stayed in, they practically thought of everything that the common backpacker needs. Just go there and see for yourself.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank giladroz
Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Campsite at this location is shady and grassy, well maintained and staff are friendly. Great location with access direct to the beach, and not far from the village. Easy place to spend some time to chill out and explore.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Carol B
Trbovlje, Slovenia
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, great restaurant with some italian food on menu. Stuff is very helpful, Marina, manager of the place, provieds visitors with information what to do in Vilankulo. Place has nice and beatifull view over the ocean.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank MajaSin

126 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (122)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (17)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (22)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (16)
Viewed
View from Room (8)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (6)
Viewed
Other (49)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (4)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Vilanculos hotels
3.2 km away
Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
3.7 km away
Casa Cabana Beach
Casa Cabana Beach
#3 of 8 in Vilanculos
88 reviews
2.9 km away
Hotel Dona Ana
Hotel Dona Ana
#4 of 8 in Vilanculos
75 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
18.6 km away
Dugong Beach Lodge
Dugong Beach Lodge
#5 of 8 in Vilanculos
63 reviews
4.2 km away
Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
#1 of 8 in Vilanculos
195 reviews
11.6 km away
Villas do Indico Ocean Eco-Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Baobab Beach is situated directly on the beach and just a kilometer from the colorful central market in Vilanculos, Mozambique. Baobab Beach looks out over the azure seas and shifting sands of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Baobab Beach facilities include accommodation, restaurant, bar, communal kitchen, communal ablutions and transport to buses. Accommodation consists of beachfront chalets (shower en-suite), ethnic huts, dormitories, camping and overlander sites.Baobab Beach activities in the area include a diving, snorkelling, island hops, dhow trips, horse riding, fishing and villiage tours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baobab Beach Backpackers

Address: rua do Palacio, Vilanculos, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Vilanculos
Price Range: ₹ 1,616 - ₹ 3,038 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Baobab Beach Backpackers 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Expedia, Priceline, Jovago.com and HostelWorld so you can book your Baobab Beach Backpackers reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Baobab Beach Backpackers staff and other travellers.
6 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (6)

Questions? Get answers from Baobab Beach Backpackers staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“The cabanas in front of the beach”
nanavansteen, 28 May 2017 | Read review
“I strongly suggest you to book a Beach Front Chalet. It's elevated location above the underlying beach is simply wonderful. Stunning view!”
MarmoTrip, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“the rooms with beach front view”
Ivan_Antonio7, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get an ocean view cottage!”
  • Family Ocean view cottage
pinco_67, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“for info: Wifi is available only next to the reception.”
lucias619, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Priceline
US$ 31* /night
View Deal
TravelocityUS$ 42
Expedia.comUS$ 41
Jumia TravelUS$ 50
View all 6 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates