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About Reef Resort

Reef Resort in Praia de Xai Xai offers self-catering accommodation in air-conditioned beach front houses situated between 100 m and 400 m from the beach. All houses have magnificent views of the ocean. Each house has a fully equipped kitchen including a gas stove/oven, refrigerator/freezer, microwave, kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery as well as utensils to cater for four, eight or ten guests.

We are building our own restaurant which will be completed by December 2013 and there are also other great restaurants and beautiful beaches, even pubs close by, within two minutes walking distance.

We have three different sized houses to choose from such as two bedroom/four sleeper houses which includes two single beds in each bedroom, one bathroom, an open plan living area where the kitchen is visible. There is a deck with a splash pool and a braai area. There is also covered parking for one vehicle.

The three bedroom/five to eight sleeper house includes a main bedroom with a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom. Bedrooms two and three have two single beds in each. There are also two built-in single beds in the living room, as well as a second communal bathroom and a large open plan living/dining area. There is a well equipped kitchen available for guests. Outside on the deck is a splash pool and braai area. Covered parking is available for two vehicles.

The six-ten sleeper bedroom house includes a queen-size bed in the main bedroom and an en-suite bathroom. Bedrooms two and three have three single beds in each. There are two built-in single beds in the living room, a second communal bathroom, as well as large open plan living/dining area. There is also a kitchen and a large deck outside with a splash pool and a braai area. Covered parking is available for two vehicles. This house has a similar layout to the eight sleeper house but is more spacious.

We also supply all linen and a bath towel per guest. There are mosquito nets over each bed. A basic cleaning service is available from 08:00-12:00. DStv is also in the guesthouse package, as well as a small electronic safe for your valuables.

24 hour security is on the resort.

  • Response Rate: 96%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 12 hours
  • Minimum stay: 2 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 84
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 9 Reviews


  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Rates vary according to the number of guests occupying the unit.

We also charge a refundable breakage deposit of R1000 which is payable on arrival in Rands or Meticais cash, you can also pay by card. We have credit card facilities and charge a 3% levy on card transactions.

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Reviews for Reef Resort

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Emile Van Tonder
27 December 2018

Reef Resort is by far the best accommodation in Xai-Xai. The hospitality from all the staff and management were unbelievable, they truly go out of their way to ensure you are comfortable and well looked after. The house is very spacious and the airconditioned rooms were a welcome relieve after a hot day on the beach. The braai and splash pool (that was cleaned daily) were extremely popular and well used. The view of the ocean were fantastic and the food and service in the restaurant (Pescador) was awesome. Thanks Scott and Judy and all your staff, we will be back!!

Dikeledi Mhlanga
01 October 2018

I loved the place, very quite and peaceful, our unit was spacious, clean and fully equipped, we had everything we needed, however it will be nice if bedding and towels can be changed on daily basis.

Chrystal Naidoo
25 June 2018

The accommodation was lovely and convenient. Staff friendly and warm. Food was delicious. Will definitely be back!

vuyo , South Africa
23 April 2014

The resort is located in a very clean and leafy part of Xai Xai, on a hill. The sea views are great and the facilities tastefully decorated in neutral colours - AND VERY CLEAN. The apartment is serviced every day, and all the facilities you need to prepare your meals are available in the house. There is a private patio with own swimming pool and a braai area. We enjoyed prawns and seafood from the fish market and from the restaurant. If you do nothing else, have dinner at the restaurant. The food is Fantastic!! Please note that the road is really not good to go there - it needs urgent attentio...
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lerato , South Africa
30 December 2013

We had a fantastic stay at Reef. The unit was clean and well kept. The views were absolutely breath-taking. The little book with info about Mozambique and the common Portuguese terms was a nice touch. Quad biking in Xai Xai is definitely a must do. :-)

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Reef Resort is 1.9km from the centre of Xai Xai , the nearest airport 152.5km (Maputo International Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling