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Mumbo Island

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited three times and have just loved t.he pristine environment, off the grid experience and amazing cichlid viewing. The tents all have great views and we stayed last time in the family ents as we went with another family with a child. It...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This beautiful island is the perfect escape. We awoke each morning to a symphony of birdcalls, and spent our days kayaking, hiking, swimming, reading and talking as a family. The resort also manages to be extremely comfortable, with a lovely staff, great food and roomy...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It's really hard not to gush when talking about our stay on Mumbo Island. It was perfect, just perfect. Even the stormy beginning of the rainy season weather was a wonderful addition to the atmosphere. From the design of the rooms, to the food, to...More

Thank Mbira
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Spectacular unspoilt spot. Only accommodates about 16 people and our family had the whole place which probably added to the attraction! Beautiful beach, warm clear water. Fish eagles, otters, super snorkelling (500 species of pretty fish). Quiet private en suite bedrooms - simple but comfortable,...More

Thank ClemWG
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I can't recommend enough. Despite having zero electric (the beers were Ice cold) it was amazing. In fact the zero electric was part of the charm. The staff took care of everything, including silently leaving fresh coffee and biscuits outside the tent just before sunrise....More

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JustusArts
27 June 2017|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Please email our booking office for all rates, bookings and helpful travel advice. Contact details on our website: Kayak Africa. Enjoy your stay!
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Amanda C
8 August 2016|
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Hi Amanda I'm afraid TripAdvisor does not allow me to give our contact details here, but find them on Kayak Africa's website. Our booking ladies should get back to you within a day with prices and any information you... More
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Philip P
14 June 2016|
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Response from Tracey B | Property representative |
Hi Phillip It depends when in January you will be travelling. We actually close the fully-catered option on Mumbo halfway through January as it really can rain! Early January is fine though - up until about the 10th. Mumbo... More
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"The lakeside cabins are more romantic; the larger family cabin still has a prime view of the lake."
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"Family tents are spacious and the couple chalets all have a great view - Chalet 5 is apparently the most..."
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"3 has great views and is most sheltered from wind"
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"All rooms are amazing...."
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