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Ibo Island Lodge

Jumia TravelUS$675*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent comfortable lodge/hotel with very kind helpful staff and wonderful activities arranged by very knowledgable guides. The trip to the sandbank on a dhow was truly unforgettable. I could not recommend this more to those who like a combination of water activities fascinating historical town and beautiful surroundings.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have just spent 4 nights at the lodge and 2 nights on dhow safari. It has been an absolutely amazing experience and one to be highly recommended. The lodge has been created to be part of a bygone era. Beautifully restored historical buildings, gracious comfortable interiors, set in lush gardens. It is situated overlooking the sea on the outskirts...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 April 2017

To celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary we couldn't have chosen a better place. The beautifully appointed lodge situated on a spot with fabulous views and near to all the important sites, was excellent in every way. The friendly, discreet and professional, helpful staff left no stone unturned in order to make our stay the best experience ever. Delicious food was...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear PLVRN, Thank you for your lovely review and we were really happy to help you plan a very special 30th wedding anniversary. So glad Ibo Island Lodge exceeded your expectations. We certainly loved having you both and putting the extra personal touches into our guests experiences is in our DNA! Wonderful to read you rated our food and wanted...

West Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Coming from the USA is was quite a trek to get here, but well worth it! We did a 4 day dhow trip, staying 1 night at the lodge, then 4 nights camping on 2 different islands, then back to the lodge for 2 nights. The islands were about 2-3 hours away by dhow. They have a temporary camp set...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear 2blackrabbits, Wow so good to read this was one of your most favorite trips ever - we know you are well travelled so this is a great accolade for Ibo Island Lodge. Thank you for taking the time to post such an informative review. Our mobile island hopping dhow safari has been described as an adventure of a lifetime...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We accessed Ibo Island by a short flight from Pemba. We were met at the airstrip by hotel transport and taken through bush and centre of Ibo to the beach front Lodge. Our room was spacious and overlooked the garden. The bed was magnificent and the room had very good air conditioning. We were on full board and enjoyed the...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Katesgrove, Thank you so much for your lovely review of Ibo Island Lodge. Great to read you rated our beds as magnificent! They were like much of our furniture hand made (including the Makonde carvings on the head boards) by our team on Ibo, so it is always lovely when that side of the experience gets a mention! Great...

new york
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had the pleasure of staying at this property in late August..it was fantastic! If you are looking for the typical cookie cutter type of experience take a cruise or stay at some she.she resort...this place is the real deal...located on an island that will soon change i fear for the worse..but beneficial to the local population..i sound selfish..it is...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Zemuron, Thank you so much for encouraging people to visit our wonderful island and Ibo Island Lodge - your review made us all very happy! Lovely to read that you feel we are the real deal - that is the ethos we aspire to every day. The island is like an island from another time, I know exactly what...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I spent 3 nights in Ibo on our anniversary , the lodge is a magnificently restored collection of buildings from the Portugese colonial times. The furniture is local hand carved pieces supplemented with pieces from Goa. The view from the upper deck where the bar and restaurant are situated has a view of the bay with sunsets...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Dave_King2014, So happy to read this post and even happier to read your anniversary trip was lovely! Glad your found our views and sunsets to die for, and even happier still to read you felt the lodge was magnificently restored. Thank you to you both for the review and hope you can come back to magical Ibo some day....

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Where can we start? This beautiful property has been expertly and painstakingly restored, but the efforts were certainly worth it. Each of the gardens have been stunningly landscaped, whilst the beautiful detailing of the rooms has created spacious, elegantly simple spaces. The staff are by far the best on the island whilst the food is some of the best we...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear AWildLife, Wow what a wonderful accolade to read - "The Best Hotel in Mozambique"! Thank you - that makes us all very proud. Lovely to read you rated everything so highly including our food, service and staff. We would love to welcome you back some day and thank you again for taking the time to review Ibo Island Lodge....

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Ibo Island Lodge provided my sister and I with an extraordinary experience from 26-30 September 2016. We had 2 beautiful sea-facing suites, spacious and elegantly furnished with a wide, wrap-around balcony with a view across the mangrove plain to the ocean. The food was exceptional (all cooked on open coals - amazing) and the level of individual, personal attention was...

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jennymcn, Thank you to you and your sister for your visit and review. Really happy to read you thought our food was exceptional and that the level of individual, personal attention was excellent. Its all we strive for as a team and its wonderful to read that its paying off! We would LOVE you to return too! All our...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I visited with my wife and young son, and we were treated with great care and consideration. We were not simply served, we were cared for. The accommodations were not only the best in the area, they are competitive with any of the best lodging you can find anywhere. I cannot recommend Ibo Island Lodge enough.

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IboIsland, Owner at Ibo Island Lodge, responded to this review

Dear rmwhite3, So happy to read you had such a lovely stay with us. We truly do care about our guests - nothing makes us happier than looking after you all! Thank you for your kind words and great review and thank you for saying you cannot recommend Ibo Island Lodge enough - that is great feedback. All our best...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ibo Island lies in the Quirimbas Archipelago of northern Mozambique. Nominated for World Heritage status Ibo has been described as one of the most unique and atmospheric islands in the world. Ibo offers pristine beach excursions, snorkeling, sea kayaking, dhow sailing, birding, mangrove forests, sumptuous seafood, romance, simplicity, tranquility and a perspective that will change your life forever. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Bela Vista, Cabo Delgado Province 3212, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Cabo Delgado Province > Quirimbas Archipelago > Ibo
Price Range: R8 609 - R10 645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ibo Island Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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“All the rooms looked lovely with different views. Some on the sea front.”
matilda642, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are acceptable and pleasant”
PLVRYN, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get a room facing the waterfront”
zemuron, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms with sea views are lovely but the garden rooms are also good. You are in suchan exceptional spot it really doesn't matter.”
  • Sunset over the mangrove plain
jennymcn, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“View the sunset from the restaurant, with a nice drink in your hand.”
ErikKraft, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
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