We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Marimba Secret Gardens

    Macunhe, Vilanculos 1304, Mozambique
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in VilanculosSee available hotels in Vilanculos
    Traveller (186)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Dining (17)
    Overview
    • Excellent95%
    • Very good4%
    • Average0%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “on stilts” (12 reviews)
    “bazaruto island” (11 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Room Service
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (99)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 72 reviews

    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    Hello everyone,I would like to put you into context. The owners bought Marimba in 2007 and stayed several years living in Mozambique. Now they are back in Switzerland, where they are originally from, and come back twice a year to Marimba for a couple of...More

    4  Thank Cristina M
    Reviewed 31 May 2017

    My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights as our introduction to the intoxicating country that is Mozambique. We were collected from Vilanculos airport and driven in a bakkie truck for 90 minutes across rutted, barely accessible sand roads to Marimba’s wonderfully remote location....More

    2  Thank roeboy
    Reviewed 20 January 2017

    If you like a place far from everything and if you don"t mind having no constant electricity or ensuite bathrooms, then this is the place to go. The huts are all built on stilts surrounding a bonfire place for the evening. The beautiful garden and...More

    Thank Tschulie
    Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

    Staying at Marimba will be a highlight on your holiday. The property ist more than beautiful and has an extraordinary vibe. The evening bonfires are best to end your day with. Living in the mozambiquen bush for at leat 1-2 nights at marimba is a...More

    Thank 972boriss
    Reviewed 31 October 2016

    Marimba is a unique eco-friendly resort, built and managed in a joint venture with the local community. As it is located practically in the middle of nowhere, it's a fantastic place to just kick back and relax. Sadly we didn't get to meet the managers,...More

    Thank Mohnomishe
    Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
    232 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    11.2 mi
     
    Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
    481 reviews
    #1 of 2 hotels in Bazaruto Island
    13 mi
     
    Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
    251 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    11.8 mi
     
    Casa Cabana Beach
    95 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    11.5 mi
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Mozambique >
    • Inhambane Province >
    • Vilanculos
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (186)
    Room & Suite (28)
    Dining (17)
    Pool & Beach (15)
    Hotel & Grounds (124)
    Bathroom (5)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Restaurant @ Casa Rex
    183 reviews
    11.82 miles away
    Casbah
    193 reviews
    11.50 miles away
    Leopoldina's
    67 reviews
    13.76 miles away
    Zitas Restaurant
    33 reviews
    13.81 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Machilla Magic
    103 reviews
    9.74 miles away
    Sunset Dhow Safari
    145 reviews
    11.37 miles away
    Mozambique Horse Safari
    140 reviews
    16.95 miles away
    Odyssea Dive
    150 reviews
    13.69 miles away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Marimba Secret Gardens staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Submit
    Room Tips
    "Take a torch and be patient if the cell reception and internet connectivity are unpredictable."
    Read review
    "The rooms have no bathrooms, but there are clean showers and bathrooms close to the rooms. The only thing..."
    Read review
    "All of the casitas are basically the same and comfortable but not luxury, but for the price you can't..."
    Read review
    "All the rooms are similar."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing