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About Villas do Indico

Located 10 km north of Vilanculo village, Villas do Indico is nestled on the white sands of Bazaruto Archipelago, a protected marine park. With exclusive facilities of 10 Deluxe Suites, three Expedition Bungalows and 10 Overland Camping Spots, and two self catering units. We provide a personalized service which with a blend of modern comfort and traditional Mozambique hospitality. And you will be on the beach!

The thatched bungalows on the beachfront are charmingly decorated within European parameters, in terms of comfort, and blended with elements from African cultural influence resulting in a comfortable natural environment.

As you will discover, Villas do Indico beach is laden with amazing white sand lapped by the gentle turquoise waters, beautiful reefs and amazing marine life. The ocean offers splendid opportunities for all kind of water sports such as diving, snorkelling and sailing in a Dhow, fishing as well as splendid opportunities to see dolphins, mantas, turtles, the endangered dugong and, from July to October, humpback whales and whale sharks.

The surrounding area, untouched by humans, is great for hiking and horseback riding and the extensive inter-tidal sandbanks are exceptionally favourable for bird spotters. At this beautiful place, no matter how you choose to fill your days and nights, one thing is certain, you'll leave feeling rested, restored and renewed and, above all, determined to return.

Located only a 20-minute drive from Vilanculos International Airport, our lodge can only be reached in a 4x4 vehicle. In the case where you arrive by plane, we will organize your transfer.

Beach: 50 meters from the beach

Spa: You can enjoy relaxing massage on the beach or on our SPA.

Golf: No

Wedding Venues: 36

Conference Venues: No

Family friendly: Yes.

Romantic: We have special rooms and Honey moon packages!

  • Response Rate: 70%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 6 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Resort
  • Sleeps: 72
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 4 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Satellite TV*
  • Hiking
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Conference Venues
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Romantic
  • 24H. Security
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Lounge
  • Massage
  • Mini fridge
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Terrace
  • Total number of rooms 1 - 50
  • Year of construction after 2000
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
* Please enquire for further details.

Availability and pricing

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  • Expedition Bungalows Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 3 Surrounded by tropical gardens, these bungalows enjoy cooling sea breezes and the relaxing sounds of the bush. The bung... see more Features:  Double beds, Shared bathroom, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms
    from R1335 For 2 guests
    • Rooms Adults
      • House with a view Sleeps 3 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 This is a House on the hill with an amazing view for Bazaruto and Benguera Islands. The house have two floors: On the... see more Features:  King beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering see more King beds, Private bathroom, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, Heater, Tea and Coffee Facilities, Bar Fridge, Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Safe, Hair Dryer
        from R2224 For 2 guests
        • Rooms Adults
          • Deluxe Suites Sleeps 2 Includes: B & B Rooms / Units: 10 The rooms have breathtaking views over Bazaruto Islands and can accommodate couples and families. We also have two hone... see more Features:  King beds, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views see more King beds, En-suite, Sea views, Balcony/patio, Single beds, Garden views, Air-Conditioning, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R2669 For 2 guests
            • Rooms Adults
              • Overland Camping Spots Sleeps 4 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 10 These campsites are surrounded by beautiful bushveld and share ablution facilities.
                from R445 For 2 guests
                • Rooms Adults

                  Reviews for Villas do Indico

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                  Goolam Ellemdeen
                  31 December 2018

                  I felt the activities were to expansive. The bathrooms at the campsite were not cleaned regularly.

                  Suraj Yengde, South Africa
                  11 December 2016

                  My friends booked this place and I was totally unaware of this coming. It was such a pleasant surprise when I started getting closer to the location. The pristine and turquoise water is the best bet.The staff is so amazing and the food is fresh catch from the ocean. You will see villagers coming down to the lodge to sell their incredible handicraft. They are very kind and likeable people. Please do not bargain and if possible try to tip more for what they do. You will notice the happy smile on these beautiful faces.I loved talking to the people, walking along the long beach spotting crabs as...
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                  victoria ridgway, United Arab Emirates
                  13 August 2016

                  Stunning villas, beautifully decorated resort. food was great quality and lots of variation which is good as theres not much else around. beach is lovely and so is pool. Staff were super helpful and happy to help you to book trips or get a ride into town x

                  shaun alcock, South Africa
                  06 January 2015

                  Well worth will, had a great time and will return again.

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                  Villas do Indico is 10.4km from the centre of Vilanculos , the nearest airport 12.3km (Vilankulo Airport).
                  *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling