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About Baobab Beach

Baobab Beach is situated directly on the beach and just a kilometre from the colourful market in Vilanculos, Mozambique. The lodge looks out over the azure seas and shifting sands of the Bazaruto Archipelago.

Facilities at the lodge include a restaurant with a bar, a communal kitchen, communal ablutions and transport to buses. Accommodation consists of Beachfront Chalets, Ethnic Huts, Dormitories, Camping and Overlander Sites. There is an Internet cafe on-site with a Wi-Fi hotspot.

We serve a wide variety of dishes such as burgers, steaks, seafoods, salads and pizzas in our restaurant. We also have a fully stocked bar available keeping in with the beach vibe. There is a communal kitchen available with all self-catering needs. We do not allow open fires near the chalets or the huts due to fire hazard. Activities in the area include diving, snorkelling, island hops, dhow trips, horse riding, fishing and village tours.

  • Response Rate: 86%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 43 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 86
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Shona
* Please enquire for further details.

Baobab Beach Rooms

Reviews for Baobab Beach

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Natasha Erasmus, South Africa
11 October 2016

Baobab was our second stop during our Vilanculos visit, and found it to be a great and fun experience. The location is right on the beach, and the perfect spot to snap some beautiful sunrise photos with the islands in the distance. Although the area is riddled with charter boats to the islands and local fishing boats and Dows, they were not a nuisance, and actually provided some very nice photo opportunities. The lodge itself is very well laid out, with very friendly and helpful staff, clean facilities and pool, and great food and drink, and don't forget those amazing hammocks!! We really enjo...
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Paul SORIANO, France
06 September 2014

Excellent service, friendly, good and secure beachfront chalet, good restaurant.

Verónica , South Africa
12 April 2014

Un lugar muy agradable, típico backpaker para mochileros o gente que se acomoda a instalaciones sencillas pero completas. Muy buena comida y muy buena atención. la gente que para aquí siempre llega con muy buen humor y se hacen amistades rápidamente.

Jenny Dell, South Africa
17 September 2013

My husband and I enjoyed our time at this well organised backpackers. The beach front chalets were great with spectacular views across to the islands of the Bazaruto archipelago.

Baobab Beach Map

Baobab Beach is 1.2km from the centre of Vilanculos , the nearest airport 1.2km (Vilankulo Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

Things to do in and around Vilanculos

Sailaway Dhow Safaris

(0.9 km from Vilanculos)

Sailaway Dhow Safaris offer fully catered safaris, so you can relax and enjoy the islands while we take care of you. Safaris include huge meals, drinking water, fruit juice, tea and coffee. Seafood is our speciality and salads accompany all...

Odyssea Dive

(1.9 km from Vilanculos)

Laid back and tropical, Vilanculos offers great swimming and some of the best diving on the western Indian Ocean. Diving trips to the Bazaruto Archipelago include lunch stops on the stunning islands. Non-divers can explore the inner reef of Two Mile...

Dolphin Dhow Safaris

(0.9 km from Vilanculos)

Dolphin Dhow Safaris offer fun day trips and overnight safaris on traditional dhows or speedboats. The trips take guests snorkeling or fishing and on sunset cruises. Tasty lunches are part of the day trippers deal.

Kitesurfing Centre

(2.8 km from Vilanculos)

Kitesurfing lessons, kitesafaris and dhow trips to the Bazaruto islands.