A classic favourite on Ilha, Hotel Escondidinho is a lovely large old colonial house, tastefully restored in typical style, with a swimming pool in the internal garden. The atmospheric hotel benefits from high ceilings, large windows and its position on a quiet street in the middle of the island. Most of the rooms are air-conditioned, but those that are not have ceiling fans.
There is a good restaurant in the hotel, with one speciality being the excellent lobster salad and it is a nice, informal place to relax in the evenings.
Due to its central location, it is easy to walk to all the historic attractions from Escondidinho – the museum, the churches and mosques are all close by.
A guided tour of the island on foot is highly recommended in order to learn all you can about its fascinating history. Hotel staff can organise dhow trips to the neighbouring islands and beaches and sunset cruises.
Rates are from $35 per person per night sharing and includes a continental breakfast.
Hotel Escondidinho is located on Rua dos Herois in the Bairro do Museu, opposite the Municipality, in the middle of the island.
We can arrange comfortable, reliable road transfers from Nampula or Pemba for you and there is parking available on the square in front of the hotel for guests arriving with their own vehicle.
Because of the size of the island, once you are on Ilha you do not need a car to get around.
Our office hours are:
Mondays to Fridays 08h00 - 15h00
Saturdays 09h00 - 12h00
Sundays - Closed
Mobile: +258 823096990
(Between 08h00 - 16h00, local time)
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