Vilanculos Beach Lodge
Travel Blogs from Vilanculos
... Staying in Mutare the owners of the guesthouse were a lovely couple who met while fleeing Zimbabwe in the 80s during the war having to walk and hitch hike into Malawi to be rescued to England this is where he ...
... many farmers
before and after them. If they stayed they would have been beaten to
death one night.They gathered what belongings they could and
their beloved horses. They found another farm to farm on and after
getting settled were once again chased off. This happened at least
six times to them!
They heard of abandoned horses on other farms all over where
farmers had been given a couple of hours to get out. Those farmers
... Although the wind blew a bit of sand in our eyes, the view atop was unforgettable.
The last 2 days of our stay were super chill, relaxed and filled with a lot of peri-peri chicken, tipotinto (the questionable local version of rum) and fresh seafood…mom you would have been proud of how much fish I ate, or at least tried to eat. The end of our stay was only slightly clouded by the various forms of a cold or sore throat everyone in our group ...
... the city was a muslim city. Both of their influences are visible all over the city. We came across several mosques and entered one where a friendly Imam led us around communicating with us only with smiles. The Mosque was old and simple but hospitable. The Portuguese influence remains in the concrete houses throughout the city. Buildings which seem to have been left in a hurry when the Portuguese left in the 70s and were never properly occupied again. We saw buildings taken over ...
... tide came in so fast I had barely a chance to run a kilometre before my hand was forced and I swam back to shore.
The evening was of no consequence, just spent chilling at the hotel and eating prawns for the third time in a row.
After a discussion with Matthias about the prices in Vilankulo for diving and snorkelling we decided to head south in the morning to Tofu and hopefully some more affordable ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility