Sunbird Nkopola Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSunbird Nkopola Lodge Mangochi
Had a very pleasant stay in the Nkopola lodge. Manager Ellard Salva was very helpful. Rooms were nice and staff was pleasant. Beautiful buffet breakfast (included). Location on the beach is tropical.
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