Vilanculos is located 750km north of Maputo and right across the paradise Bazaruto Archipelago.


There is an international airport with direct flights from Johannesburg and Maputo.

half-day trip

Only a half-day trip away from Tofo/Inhambane a totally different part of the country opens up to you!

perfect stop

It is the perfect stop on your way from or to Northern Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi or Zambia.




things to do


how to find us

Marimba Secret Gardens is located 20 km north of Vilanculos, Mozambique, in a remote bay, amid pristine nature and colourful gardens. We offer a peaceful and recreate atmosphere, where the culture and the beauty of Moçambique go along with your needs as an individual traveller. Marimba is built for you to have a time out, away from everyday stressful business life and outside of noisy and hectic cities. It’s the combination of a clean and unspoilt environment with the simple but luxury way and the passion for details everything is built up with, that make Marimba Secret Gardens a place for you to relax and spoil yourself with the beauty of pure nature, delicious food and drinks as well as several unforgettable activities.

„We try our best to bring you the biggest possible comfort for good value.“