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Rua de Marginale Praia de Xai Xai, Xai-Xai 1200 Mozambique
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/08/27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/08/27 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 5 B&Bs / Inns in Xai-Xai
Reef Resort is situated along the beautiful, unspoilt beachfront of Praia de Xai Xai. We offer accommodation in spacious beach houses, there are 2 different sizes to choose from: 2 bedroom/4 sleepers and 3 bedroom/6-8 sleepers. All the houses have magnificent views of the ocean, they have their own splash pool and they are serviced daily. There is a generator for back up during power outages (T&C's apply). Accommodation can be booked for self-catering or we can provide meals at our restaurant on the premises. Our restaurant Café Pescador is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily and there is a 100-seater venue available for meetings/functions. Activities offered at Reef Resort are deep sea fishing charters, guided quad bike excursions, whale watching (from May to November) and we have an assortment of snorkeling gear available for hire.
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Free parking
Bar / lounge
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Rua de Marginale Praia de Xai Xai, Xai-Xai 1200 Mozambique
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Maputo Intl Airport149 kmSee all flights
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Uke overvest wrote a review Aug 2020
1 contribution
It was a very nice holiday at a fantastic and safe place with great hospitality. We will definitly go back and recommend to others. On top of all we saw whales and dolphins from the balcony every day!
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
Response from Judy Lawrence, Owner at Reef Resort
Responded 24 Aug 2020
Dear Yukimoz Thank you for your booking and for this lovely review, we hope you will visit us again, Regards Management and Staff Reef Resort
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Johan Pretorius wrote a review Dec 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
We had a great vacation, stayed for 14 days at this awesome resort with superb accommodation facilities. Casa Estrela was well equipped with everything you need, including washing machine and tumble dryer that is a must when staying for a long period of time. The splash pool,outside braai and nice ocean view added to our experience. Scott and Judy were always available and their staff is exceptional, they are polite, friendly and very helpful, always making sure that we enjoy our stay. Security is good and we never felt unsafe. Cafe Pescador served a variety of dishes and their seafood is great, staff well trained and friendly.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Husain W wrote a review Dec 2019
12 contributions
What a great vacation. An awesome resort, very friendly and helpful staff, fantastic location and superb accommodation facilities. Cafe Pescador served us fantastic seafood with super friendly staff at the restaurant as well. Kids loved the beach and some of the activities arranged by Judy and her team.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
Getaway537008 wrote a review Dec 2019
Maputo, Mozambique1 contribution
We stayed two days at the Reef Resort: It was a very interesting stay and we got very excited. The rooms are spacious, the bed size was King and was very comfortable. The kitchen and sitting room had everything we needed. The balcony has a pool and has a very beautiful sea view. We hope to be back soon and will certainly stay longer.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: The rooms are large and confortable.
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Cellie M wrote a review Oct 2019
Rome, Italy3 contributions
One of the best resorts I have visited till now.Spotted while on business trip. The house was well equipped and the service was excellent. The location of our house was absolutely perfect,we could see the blue ocean and the last few humpbacks from our balcony. Staff well groomed, visible management, they visited the house to greet and make sure we are comfortable. All we needed was to cross the road and there is a direct path to the beach. I must say the location of reef resort is perfec and only good eyes and those with a peace of mind can see. Keep the good work and dont change your setup. We will be back with the whole family.Comfort, securuty and friendly staff and management was the highlight of our stay.The restaurant was yummy and WOW !!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled on business
US$102 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MozambiqueGaza ProvinceXai-Xai
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Frequently Asked Questions about Reef Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Reef Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Reef Resort?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Reef Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Reef Resort?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Reef Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Reef Resort offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to meeting rooms and a banquet room during their stay.