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Pestana Bazaruto Lodge

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Since my last review of Pestana Bazaruto I decided to go back against my will. See last review I did on Pestana Bazaruto for reasons. This time I booked I private luxury villa as the hotel experience was not good the last time. They are in the process to revamp the hotel. New luxury buy to rent villas are being... More 

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East London
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 26 May 2016

We went there in February 2014 and no words can describe how awesome this venue is. The food, service, drinks, accommodation, swimming pool and beach is all 5 star. If you really want a quiet relaxing holiday then Pestana is definitely the place to go to.

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

From the time of co-ordination of flights (organised by Mozambique Tours) through to the transfers, dedicated chef, housekeeping, dedicated 4x4 with gilly & the boat hire with skipper was excellent. The hosts Louie & Pauline went out of their way to ensure our comfort & satisfaction. Fishing was not too great but had a fab time.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The resort was quiet (and is was supposed to be high season)... We'd booked a central beach villa and the quality was great. Cleaning staff did a good job and the designs they came up with for the towels and pillows each night was good fun. But the food was just OK and while the serving staff were OK, they... More 

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Holte, Denmark
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

My wife and I booked a stay at Pestana Bazaruto Lodge as a part of our honeymoon to Southern Africa in January 2016. We booked the hotel based upon good reviews and good standards. We booked a beach front room at the hotel back in October 2015 and we booked it for January 11 - January 17. I had good... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Pestana Bazaruto Lodge has ruined my holidays. I had a reservation since October, and three days before my check-in day, I was told by the flight company to Bazaruto (I am very grateful to CR Aviation) that Pestana Bazaruto was closed for refurbishment. I tried to contact them all the day and at last they told me that it was... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2016

I spent a week at the Lodge with my 2 daughters, 12 and 10, in August 2015. We had a really wonderful time in a beautiful, tranquil and very much off-the-beaten-track place. Getting there included a wonderful small plane trip over the sea from Vilancoulos giving amazing photo opportunities. The Lodge is comfortable if a little rustic and beginning to... More 

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San Carlos, California
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

My wife and I had a great time on bazaruto island staying at Pestana. We were there from just after Xmas and over NYE. It was very relaxing. The staff was great, food and drink really OK given were you are (we were told all food was coming from SAF). Open bar by the pool. We had a cabana on... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

Our family (2 adults, 2 children ,5 and 8) stayed 4 nights at Pestana lodge Oct. 2015. Overall we had a fabulous time! The location is stunning. Taking the plane over the turquoise water and getting an aerial view was a great start. The chalets are clean and comfortable with just enough room. I LOVE the outdoor shower. Patrick did... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

The only downside to this lodge is getting to it! It is on a sandy island a few miles from Vilanculos, Mozambique. We flew from the local airport in a small aircraft and the journey took just 20 minutes. The difficulty was the lengthy customs in Vilanculos airport and the eager porters - remember to tip them. Once on the... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Pestana Bazaruto Lodge

Address: Bazaruto Archipelago | Bazaruto Island, Inhambane Province 4376, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Inhambane Province > Bazaruto Archipelago > Bazaruto Island
Hotel Class:4 star — Pestana Bazaruto Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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“Any of the two or three luxury villas can be booked.”
 of 5 bubbles TBIslander1, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles SelbornePrimarySchoo, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“The beautiful bay loses all its water for several hours a day - but there's a nearby beach which you can be transported to.”
 of 5 bubbles NormFred, 20 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms have a view onto the ocean”
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 of 5 bubbles 87magdas, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Although the wifi does not reach everywhere, every room is a good room.”
 of 5 bubbles Mariska021, 30 May 2015 | Read review
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