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Reviewed 24 August 2019

Another hidden gem just off the coast of Pemba - If unpretentious barefoot luxury is what you are looking fo this may fo you, if you looking for a villa with a plunge pool and butler then keep on looking!! Situ is about an hour boat ride for Pemba and hence an easy and budget friendly transfer. It is in a great setting amongst some fantastic fishing and diving spots. Their boats and diving/ fishing equipment are solid and well maintained. Craig and Tess are such good people and fantastic managers, its very obvious how well they treat their staff and how respected they are, its like a family. The food was world class... its clear how passionate Craig is about the food and it shows… sooo good!! This spot is awesome and great value and I felt at home from the minute I arrived. It should be in your Mozambique itinerary.

Date of stay: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 May 2019

Great destination for a family holiday. Our ages ranged from 3 years old to 70 years old. Craig and Tessa were wonderful hosts. They offered a wide range of activities which accommodated all the different age groups and were particularly kind and good with our grandchildren, as hosts they created a very happy and relaxed atmosphere.

Date of stay: April 2019
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Reviewed 30 April 2019

Tessa, Craig and their amazing team went out of their way to make this the most meorable family holiday! Wonderful activities, incredible snorkelling, stunning location and delicious food. Highly recommended! Thank-you

Date of stay: April 2019
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Reviewed 17 March 2019

If you are looking for a place that has a butler serving you cocktails by your private swimming pool at your air-conditioned villa, then this lodge is not for you - please stay away! BUT if you want a non-commercial lodge for a wonderfully relaxed holiday with incredible hosts (Craig and Tess) who serve up delicious fresh 3 course dinners - (mainly seafood), mixed with honest unpretentious hospitality and a good dose of fun - then this is your home from home.. This is where you go to unwind, swim in the aquarium in front of the lodge, go diving in some of the best dive sites in the world (so said one of the returning guests who have dived the world), and fish deep-sea for a monster GT, sailfish or wahoo. The resort is eco-friendly with electricity being generated mainly from solar panels. There are great walks and the bird life is prolific. Staff are super friendly and nothing is too much trouble to make your holiday as relaxing as possible. There is an honesty bar that has all the usual. Best is that you never wear shoes or dress up - and we met several very nice guests who are now friends. We just love this spot - a true hidden gem! We will be back.

Date of stay: March 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019

Tessa and Craig are fantastic hosts, supported by wonderful staff: arrived as guests and departed as friends!! The atmosphere is so friendly and relaxed, and the setting magnificent. The accommodation is extremely comfortable and the food, specially prepared by Craig, is divine. We swam, fished, snorkeled, bird watched, walked, fed eels, learned a bit about the lives of the locals, climbed baobabs and were lucky enough to swim with dolphins... and the cherry on the cake were the household pets, Mischief the Jack Russell and Monty the mongoose!! Loved every minute!!

Date of stay: January 2019
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