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Nice beach resort, but...

Just few hours from jhb is bilene, Mozambique. Postcard setup, but place need a little cash... read more

Reviewed yesterday
pegasustp
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Johannesburg, South Africa
I love this beach

Very nice place for a get away weekend with nice athmosphere except in high season like Xmas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
buanasoto
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Maputo, Mozambique
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“water sports” (6 reviews)
“nice beach” (4 reviews)
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Xai-Xai, Mozambique
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Reviewed yesterday

Just few hours from jhb is bilene, Mozambique. Postcard setup, but place need a little cash injection to bring it up to international level. People are friendly but if you going there for seafood, rather drive up to xai xai. The lagoon is overfished and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice place for a get away weekend with nice athmosphere except in high season like Xmas because get pretty crowded

Thank buanasoto
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Worth driving to although having to pass a lot of police roadblocks. Scary drive but worth it. Try the restaurant at the lagoon.

Thank Kandi0412
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The Lagoon is really beautiful and nice & warm for swimming. It also has quiet interesting sea life and the prawns caught in the lagoon by locals are really nice. This is not too far from SA border so a great area to visit as...More

Thank Klara v
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We travelled as an 18 member family of 3 generations and besides being a good place to experience Mozambique, the people were very friendly and helpful (nothing is too much effort). the tar road from South Africa is good Renault 500X was more than adequate....More

1  Thank shaunw120
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Bilene is a gem, located only 180km north of Maputo and about 250km from the SA border, making it easily accessible. The lagoon is great for snorkelling and water sports, which a lot of people take advantage of. The bustling street market in the town...More

Thank duncan677
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stop over in Bilene enroute to RSA. What a pleasure. Well kept large clean campsites with electrisity and water points, clean ablutions with hot water and lovely washing up area....we had a lovely time and will be back.

1  Thank Nicolene L
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

On our way back to South Africa we decided to sleep over in this town... it has the most magnificent sea views and palm trees which reminds of an island holiday... On our way to our hotel we stopped at the street markets to buy...More

1  Thank TruPassion
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visited Bilene and the locals are very helpful. The beach is beautiful and the water is warm. We had a local who assisted us with getting around and brought fresh seafood which we prepared. It is a beautiful place and I suggest that you stay...More

1  Thank Abby Thuly L
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This place is breathtaking, I felt like we were on a private beach that never ended. The water was crystal clear and the locals were so kind.

1  Thank jamilahl2014
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