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Villas do Indico Eco-Resort & Spa Lodge
Villas do Indico Eco-Resort & Spa Lodge
4.0 out of 5.0 Parcela 32, Chigamane, Vilanculos
4.2/5 (41 reviews)
C$97/ nightfor 2 guests

Is a really wonderful place. Recommend Xavier highly. Bit disappointed that the lodge boats were not operating so we could not easily organize a trip to St Carolina island. That said the trip we did to Bazaruto was spectacular

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2018
Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 Vilanculos, Vilanculos
4.6/5 (25 reviews)
C$351/ nightfor 2 guests

The ambience could not be nicer, spectacular views, great food and excellent, friendly service. We spent four days there and I really did not want to leave. I went deep sea fishing on the hotel boat and was successful, while some French visitors went out with the official fishing boat and caught ...

Reviewed on 25 Feb 2018
Hotel Dona Ana
Hotel Dona Ana
4.0 out of 5.0 Avenida Marginal, Bairro Central, Vilanculos
3.5/5 (2 reviews)

The hotel was fine, the room was nice, staff were nice. I complained twice about ants in my room and nothing was ever done. Then I complained about the noise from the adjoining room so I got another room which was fine. The balcony was nice. The restaurant was really just ok. But my biggest thing ...

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2017
Casa Rex by Sol Resorts
Casa Rex by Sol Resorts
4.0 out of 5.0 17 Bairro de Outubro, Vilanculos
4.5/5 (10 reviews)
C$215/ nightfor 2 guests

The views from the Acacia rooms were beautiful. Breakfast was also excellent each day

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2018
Santorini Mozambique
Santorini Mozambique
4.0 out of 5.0 19 cle Outboro, Vilanculos
C$1,243/ nightfor 2 guests
Villa do Paraiso
Villa do Paraiso
4.5 out of 5.0 Mahaque Beach, Vilanculos
5.0/5 (4 reviews)

It was awesome! Thanks to Leigh and Marshal for making it better than expected. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2016
Casa Babi
Casa Babi
3.0 out of 5.0 Rua do Palacio, Vilanculos
Golden Sands Apartments by Sol Resorts
Golden Sands Apartments by Sol Resorts
3.5 out of 5.0 Bairro 19 Outubro, Vilanculos
4.5/5 (2 reviews)
C$120/ nightfor 2 guests

Great views of the ocean. The apartment did have some problems e.g. there was no internet, we were assured that this was being sorted out. There wete also problems with Air Cons , lights and handles on cupboards had fallen off. Management were very responsive to feedback, and we suggested that someone ...

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2016
Casa Chibububo Lodge
Casa Chibububo Lodge
2.0 out of 5.0 Rua Aeroporto No. 10, Vilanculos
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

Second stay and they always make the best effort.

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2015
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Beach Hotels in Vilanculos


Find a great place to stay in Vilanculos, which has a lot to offer the traveler looking to book a beach vacation. With 21 beach hotels and other accommodation options to pick from in this seaside destination, it's a breeze to find one that meets your needs.


As you look for a place to stay near the water in Vilanculos, consider selecting one of these top beach hotels with positive traveler reviews.

Casa Cabana Beach - 3-star hotel on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free full breakfast, and a beach bar.

Deacra Villas By Sol Resorts - 4-star villa on a private beach. Our travelers recommend its beach locale and pool. This villa boasts an outdoor pool, free parking, and private pools.

Dolphin Dhow Safaris - 3-star lodge on the beach. It offers a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. Activities include boat tours and snorkeling.

Villas do Indico Eco-Resort & Spa Lodge - 4-star family-friendly lodge on the beach. It features an outdoor pool, free breakfast, and a beach bar. Activities include boat tours and snorkeling. Guests love the beach locale and comfortable rooms.

Baobab Beach Lodge & Backpackers - 2.5-star lodge on the beach. This lodge boasts a restaurant, free parking, and a bar.


Planning Your Trip to Vilanculos


If you're wondering about the local weather, you can use these monthly averages to determine the best time to visit.


  • Hottest months: February, March, January, and December, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: July, June, August, and May, with an average temperature of 59°F
  • Driest months: September, July, June, and August, with an average rainfall of 0.62 inches
  • Rainiest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 5.27 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Vilanculos


After getting settled at your accommodation of choice, you'll likely want to venture out and explore. If you're eager to check out the beaches, head to Vilanculos Beach or Magaruque Island Beach for some relaxation by the water. Make time for a range of local attractions, which include Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary and Municipal Market. For even more to see and do, pay a visit to Benguerra Island Beach.
Visitors also enjoy Vilanculos for its:
  • Safari tours
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sandy beaches
  • Horseback riding
  • Coral reefs
  • Dolphins

Getting Around Vilanculos


The closest major airport is in Vilanculos (VNX), located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city center. If you'd like to venture out around the area, you may want a rental car for your journey.