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100s of meters away from other houses and artificial light, the night sky lights up (thanks Gretchen for your photo)Laze the day away on the spacious veranda... if you don't feel like adventuring
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Casa Baleia, Tofinho, Mozambique

Jacques User Profile

Casa Baleia, Tofinho, Mozambique

8 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2.5 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
8 beds
2.5 baths
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

Perched alone on a dune with a wide ocean view to the East, hills with palm groves to the West and a little private beach 300m away, our private, simple and rustic holiday home is the ideal haven to appreciate nature and simplicity away from the hustle and bustle.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
4 single beds

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
Check-in time is 12PM (noon) - 4PM
Check out by 10AM
Self check-in with building staff


39 Reviews

Lennard User Profile
August 2018
This place is amazing! The view is stunning. The house itself is just awesome. Today I woke up, stood outside on the porch and saw five whales, if that isn’t perfect than I don’t know what is... The place is a bit south from Tofo, so it’s nice and quiet. If you don’t bring a 4x4 …
Deidre User Profile
December 2017
Nice and rustic house, but the location on top of the dune catches so much wind that we only managed to sit 4 times in three weeks on the veranda without literally being blown away by the wind. The wind was relentless, making it nearly impossible to enjoy the nice view. A windsh…
Faustin User Profile
November 2017
Jacques house is a rustical and very comfortable place. The house is located a little off-road so a 4x4 car is definitely recommended. Jacques is a very kind host and the housekeeper Francisco is always friendly and helpful (e.g. he bought us fresh fish and vegetables for a bbq a…
Jean&Colin User Profile
October 2017
Very rustic and far from perfect but a great place to stay
Pascal User Profile
September 2017
Really nice house 10mins out of Tofo, nice view great for a chilled holiday with friends. 4x4 needed to reach the house by car directly eventhough the last 200m you can walk and its still worth the effort.
Simon User Profile
August 2017
Amazing place, trully impressive, we had a great stay and Francisco and Orlando were very helpful however we discovered water in the house after a raining night...
Jacques User Profile
Response from Jacques:
Thanks Simon, will have a look for leaks. Might be a spot we missed after fixing the cyclone damage...
August 2017
Bertus User Profile
July 2017
Great place for sea views, nature and relaxation in peace and quiet, but close enough to Tofo and all its activities and restaurants. A very basic spacious house, but with all the basic requirements provided. The views that are difficult to surpass, not to mention all the whales…

Hosted by Jacques

Sandton, South AfricaJoined in May 2012
Jacques User Profile
45 Reviews
1 Reference
I live in Johannesburg but my holiday beach house in Mozambique is available for hire
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