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Colina Verde Mozambique

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Arial view of Colina Verde from the sea
Terrace at sunset
Visit to Maputo Special Reserve
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Overview
7 bedrooms
11 bathrooms
14 guests
5 nights minimum
Villa
Colina Verde is an exceptional seven bedroom luxury home overlooking the Indian Ocean, open to group bookings of 8-18 guests. All individually decorated bedrooms are en suite and are perfectly suited to families as rooms are easily accessible from one another. There are extensive indoor and outdoor living spaces to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the surrounding area whilst relaxing in total comfort, including terraces for dining alfresco. The large oval heated swimming pool forms the heart of the home and has an adjacent covered bar area and hot tub. Colina Verde is fully serviced with a chef and experienced resident management couple who will attend to your every need. There are three 4x4 vehicles including an 11 seat safari vehicle that can be used for guided day trips to the Maputo...Colina Verde is an exceptional seven bedroom luxury home overlooking the Indian Ocean, open to group bookings of 8-18 guests. All individually decorated bedrooms are en suite and are perfectly suited to families as rooms are easily accessible from one another. There are extensive indoor and outdoor living spaces to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the surrounding area whilst relaxing in total comfort, including terraces for dining alfresco. The large oval heated swimming pool forms the heart of the home and has an adjacent covered bar area and hot tub. Colina Verde is fully serviced with a chef and experienced resident management couple who will attend to your every need. There are three 4x4 vehicles including an 11 seat safari vehicle that can be used for guided day trips to the Maputo Special Reserve (elephants, hippo's, birds and small game). Colina Verde also has a boat and expert fishing guide so that you can explore the surrounding ocean. The grounds include a private tennis court, bush trail and viewing tower with panoramic vistas of the peninsula and Inhaca island. Seven en suite bedrooms which can accommodate up to 18 guests (two bedrooms have mezzanine levels with extra beds). Tennis court. 16m heated swimming pool. Two hot tubs. Viewing tower. Fully catered with excellent meals including a cake each afternoon, sundowner snacks and lovely picnics. Experienced hospitality managers on site. Africology amenities in all rooms. Extensive outdoor decks including an outdoor kitchen. Safari vehicle and driver (plus two other 4x4 vehicles). Fully equipped spa room - therapist can be arranged on request. Fully equipped yoga studio – yoga instructor can be arranged on request. Gym with Technogym cross trainer and exercise bike and Ergo rowing Machine. Boat with skipper for excursions to Inhaca, fishing, snorkelling and whale watching (in season). Experienced fishing guide offering both conventional deep sea fishing and salt water fly fishing and all necessary equipment. Guided day trips and picnics in the Maputo Special Reserve. Three exceptionally comfortable en suite staff rooms with kitchen, dining and living area. Photographs of Colina Verde by Neil CorderMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bookings for groups of 8 or more guests only, we regret we cannot accept reservations for couples or individuals. Accommodation is on a full board basis only, we do not accept self catering groups. Children over 6 years old only due to heights and open pool. We have two friendly and calm dogs on the property, guests with an allergy to dogs or strong aversion to them should contact the owners in advance.
Bathrooms
4 Half baths, 7 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Colina V
Languages spoken:English, Portuguese
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2015
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Reviewed 1 March 2020

Our stay at Colina Verde was definitely the holiday of a life time. We were a large family party covering 3 generations. Everything was fantastic from the start till the finish- with enough activities to keep everyone busy especially all the teenagers. Sand boarding/cycling/deep sea...More

Date of stay: December 2019
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Stay57056005742, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2020

I'm so sorry that it has taken so long to reply, a link got broken somehow and we have only just come across this lovely review. Thank you so much, it was wonderful to have you here at Colina Verde and we think of you...More

Reviewed 15 October 2019

If your conception of paradise includes beautiful vistas from on high overlooking the Indian Ocean to the east and the dune forests of a nature reserve to the west; seclusion within a private nature reserve with miles of sandy beach below to walk on and...More

Date of stay: October 2019
1  Thank DurbanTraveller
Stay57056005742, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2020

Thanks you so much for this wonderful review and we're so sorry it's taken us so long to reply - a link got broken somewhere along the lines. We thoroughly enjoyed having you here and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future....More

Reviewed 25 August 2019

Going to Machangulo's Colina Verde was a crazy surprise of such an incredible place that will and did surpass any expectation. From the nature, to the house, to the amazing staff, to the managers Lucy and Graham and their beautiful son and dogs, our group...More

Date of stay: August 2019
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Stay57056005742, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2019

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! We were so happy to have your group stay with us at Colina Verde, you made our jobs easy and it was an absolute pleasure to meet you all and give some of your group their first...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

The journey to paradise is easier than one might think! By the time you disembark from the speed boat and step foot on the Machangulo Peninsula, you've already breezed through the gorgeous Indian Ocean and begun to shed the stress you left behind. You're welcomed...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Colina V, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Wow, what can we say but THANK YOU from the whole Colina Verde team firstly for choosing this beautiful corner of Mozambique and secondly for giving us this lovely review. We felt so privileged to be part of this project and getting to meet such...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Colina Verde is one of the most spectacular places that you will ever see. The photos on the website are gorgeous, but they don't even come close to how beautiful and awe-inspiring this place is in person! First of all, let me praise the staff....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Alisco
Colina V, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for this beautiful review and for choosing Mozambique for your trip. Our guests really make Colina Verde come alive and we are so lucky to meet such wonderful interesting people like yourself. From the Colina Verde team thanks for visiting us and thank...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

As tour operators and photographers who have explored much of Mozambique's coast, finding Machangulo Private Reserve and the amazing Colina Verde Villa was a real wonder for us. With two active boys, we just never stopped exploring the endless beaches making use of their fat...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank Jenni_S_12_12
Colina V, VR Owner at Colina Verde Mozambique, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear Jenni, Thank you so much for your your lovely kind words, it was a total pleasure to host you in our exceptional corner of the world and we look forward to welcoming you back. Lucy, Graham and the Colina Verde Team.

Reviewed 2 August 2016

Colina Verde is simply paradise. The best place for a holiday if you enjoy to be surrounded by nature, serene beauty, the sound of birds and waves beating on the beach. Colina Verde has the atmosphere of a warm family home, yet it has the...More

Date of stay: July 2016
1  Thank Henriette v
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I was in Culina Verde for four days with friends, and found it an absolutely astonishing destination. It's not easy to convey the magic of this place in a few words, but here goes. The house has unbelievable views of the ocean, a huge deserted...More

Date of stay: November 2014
Thank DirkvanR959
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Having stayed at Colina Verde in Mozambique, I can truly say I have visited another world! A helicopter brought my friends and I to this magical place, where we were greeted by the wide, warm smile of Graham in a rugged 4 wheel-drive vehicle. He...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Alexandra C
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I spent 7 nights in the spectacular Colina Verde and we were blessed with great weather with awesome sunsets, great deep sea fishing where we caught 7 different species of fish with in a 2 hour trip, not to mention seeing a hammerhead shark!!, humpback...More

Date of stay: November 2014
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Fireplace
Game Room
Garage
Gym
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Safe
Secure Parking
Shared Tennis Court
Staffed Property
Stereo System
Terrace
Towels Provided
Water Views
Waterfront
Fishing Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Machangulo peninsula is a stunning piece of pristine coastline in the South of Mozambique. The area has a wide variety of flora and birdlife. From Colina Verde you can experience the spectacular annual humpback migrations from July - November and the secluded beaches are a haven for nesting turtles from December - February.
Getting around
We have everything at Colina Verde to help our guests explore the area. From 4x4 vehicles to beach bikes, from kayaks to a fully equipped fishing speedboat so you won't need to worry about getting around if you stay with us.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Colina Verde Mozambique

Colina Verde Mozambique is able to accommodate up to 14 guests. See all property details.

Colina Verde Mozambique has 11 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Colina Verde Mozambique has 7 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Colina Verde Mozambique must last at least 5 nights. See all property details.