• Nearest Airport

    Vilanculos, Mozambique

  • Location

    Vilancuolos, Mozambique

  • Property Access

    Road transfer from Vilanculos Airport (duration approximately 15 minutes)

  • Best time to travel

    Generally an all year travel destination.  Rain season is normally from December to end March when some rain and high humidity can be expected.


Casa Rex is one of the best-known properties in the Vilanculos, having provided attentive service and comfortable accommodation in a serene setting to visitors to the bustling coastal village for several years already.  With only fifteen rooms on offer, guests staying at the boutique style hotel can be assured of personal service and a tranquil atmosphere.  From its vantage point, Casa Rex enjoys spectacular views of the turquoise Indian Ocean waters surrounding the Bazaruto Archipelago islands.  Many a lunch has turned into a prolonged activity as guests take in these spectacular views whilst sampling the Portuguese cuisine and fresh seafood that the restaurant at Casa Rex is famous for.  From its location, the beach is accessed by stairs. Casa Rex is a great option for guests that wish to enjoy the beauty of the Bazaruto National Park and surrounds on a smaller budget.

Honeymoon Hideaway

Honeymooners staying in either a Courtyard Suite or an Acacia room for 5 nights or more will receive the following value adds: one nights complimentary accommodation, one bottle of bubbly on arrival and a romantic turn-down, a full a la carte breakfast every morning on the sea view terrace, a relaxing message for both of them,  a starlit seafood dinner for two, a courtesy gift, airport transfers and wifi access.  This special is valid all year round. T&C’s apply.

Long Stay Offer

Stay 5, pay 4 (Valid until 01 Jan 2019 – 30 Mar 2019, 01 May 2019 – 14 July 2019, 01 sep 2019 – 14 Dec 2019). Stay 5, pay 4 (Valid until 01 April 2019 – 15 July 2019, 31 Aug 2019 – 30 Dec 2019). T&C’s apply.

Rooms & Suites

The fifteen rooms & suites at Casa Rex all have their own individual style and sea views.  Private balconies, airy mosquito nets, air conditioning and tea & coffee making facilities are available in each room and suite.  The Courtyard Suites are best suited for families as the rooms are spacious enough to comfortably accommodate two extra beds / cot for kids.


The restaurant at Casa Rex is famous for its delectable Portuguese dishes and variety of fresh seafood – brought in daily by local fishermen.   With its spectacular views out over the ocean and islands, lunches are best enjoyed on the terrace.  However, should guests have an action packed day planned with activities away from the Hotel, the restaurant will gladly assist with packed lunches (to be ordered in advance & charged accordingly).


Vilanculos offers a wide variety of activities to be enjoyed on the mainland or in the tropical waters of the Bazaruto Archipelago.  From scuba diving, deep sea fishing, snorkelling, dhow trips, sailing, whale/dolphin watching, spa treatments, horse-riding and kite surfing to name a few.  The friendly team at Casa Rex will gladly assist with recommendations and activity bookings. Should you wish to just sit back and relax, the hotel has two swimming pools located in the lush gardens.


What we think of it

Always a good option when looking for good value for money and reliable, friendly service!