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Excellent place to see the beauty of Vilankulo

Very nice shop with lots of unique items to buy. I loved the layout and overall feel of the store... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ayana W
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The best and big Galerie in vilankulo. Where you can find all about esculture and culture. I love... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reddunes-1
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Machilla Magic is a 'Fair Trade Tourism' Certified community project that works with over 60 artists and their families in Vilankulo (Mozambique) and its surrounding area. We have a wide range of diverse arts and crafts, 95% of which are made from...more
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19 De Outubro | Bairro 19 de Outubro, Vilanculos VNX, Mozambique
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All reviews local artists worth a visit arts and crafts fair trade buy souvenirs for sale recycled materials curio shop no pressure bring home great initiative excellent quality friendly owners wall hangings hand crafts the owner high quality
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice shop with lots of unique items to buy. I loved the layout and overall feel of the store. The owner was lovely.

Thank Ayana W
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, so kind of you to visit us while in Vilankulo. We pleased you enjoyed y the experience. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. The Machilla Magic Family :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best and big Galerie in vilankulo. Where you can find all about esculture and culture. I love this place and they help to much the community

Thank Reddunes-1
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to visit us and for your kind review. We are happy that you enjoyed your experience. We look forward to seeing you again. The Machilla Magic Family

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's not just souvenirs, it's handmade mementos, excellently crafted by the local people in the area. It's worth stopping by to support!More

Thank Nyarai G
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review and taking the time to visit us while in Vilankulo, we are so pleased you enjoyed the experience and found some items to take home with you. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely souvenirs, made locally, not in China! You‘re supporting local families and will love whatever you take home forever :)More

Thank Tobias H
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review and taking the time to visit our community gallery while on your holiday, so pleased you enjoyed the visit and love your arts and crafts. Look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Vilankulo. The Machilla...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on holiday in Vilankulos and visited Machilla Magic. Sandy assisted us when we wanted to buy 4 sky chairs the only catch was getting it to South Africa. Gary a friend of Sandy then came to to rescue offering to bring these chairs...More

Thank jeandevilliers
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your kind review and your support, we are thrilled that you are getting to enjoy your "sky" chairs. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Vilankulo. The Machilla Magic Family :)

Reviewed 29 August 2018

Very nice shop. They sell mozambique handcrafts done only with renewable mateiral. I really loved dugongos and whales wood reproduction.

Thank PadreCurato
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks so much for your review and for visiting our community gallery, so pleased you enjoyed our selection of Marine carved animals. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Vilankulo. The Machilla Magic Family :)

Reviewed 16 August 2018

We were lucky enough to stay next door to this interesting shop. My sons purchased local wooden crafts, but there are small furniture items, decorative wall hangings, mirrors and light shades for sale, as well as basket work and fabric bags. Whilst this is a...More

Thank Rosanne B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Interesesting arts and crafts made by local artisans. Unique pieces that you will not see anywhere else, some made from recycled materials

Thank janmuysken
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Good selection of local goods specialising in local sourced made and recycled tourist goods run by lovely people Lots of their goods decorate local hotels

Thank Kate H
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review, so pleased you enjoyed our selection of crafts. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Vilankulo. The Machilla Magic Family:)

Reviewed 18 July 2018

Machilla Magic is a regular stop on my visit to Vilanculos.Its a great initiative and the art work and pieces are STUNNING and make for the BEST GIFTS to take back home :-) Even our own house is filled with awesome items bought from Machilla....More

Thank amalanjnr
Machilla_Magic, Owner at Machilla Magic, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Thank you SO much for your wonderful review, so pleased you enjoy visiting us and finding gifts to take home. We look forward to your next visit to Vilankulo. The Machilla Magic family :)

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