Azura Benguerra Lodge

Azura Benguerra Lodge

Bazaruto Archipelago

Why we love it

Stunning setting with fairytale views of the ocean, attention to detail & personal service are all 5 star. This is luxury at its best.

Azura is definitely the most elegant, beach hotel in Mozambique, uncontested! It truly is an Island paradise! Great diving & fishing are available to the most active of guests; otherwise, relax whilst you sail on a traditional dhow or indulge yourself with a massage.

The helicopter ride will get the adrenaline going for sure!

Why we love Azura Benguerra Lodge

Azura Benguerra Island

Azura Benguerra is located on Benguerra Island which is situated in the Bazaruto Archipelago Marine National Park. It is the second largest island in the Archipelago, Benguerra is only 14 kilometers from Vilanculos – the ideal Mozambique Island Holiday Destination.

Azura Benguerra is one of the most romantic resorts in Mozambique, stay in one of 20 rustic villas built entirely by the hands of local community people. Rated one of the best islands escapes ever, Azura Benguerra Island Lodge is honeymooner’s heaven – beautiful beachfront villas, sundowners in hand, unique African spa and friendly service, honeymoon package deals include attractive discounts and treats.

Azura Benguerra is a luxury eco-boutique lodge set into lush indigenous vegetation. Each villa has its own infinity pool, outdoor lounge area, king size beds, his and hers showers, minibars, air conditioning and a butler service!

Water-based activities during this holiday include dugong or whale tracking in season, scuba diving, guided snorkeling trips, deep sea fishing including fly fishing and shore-based fishing, sea kayaking and dhow sailing at sunset. Beach picnics, guided walks and birding outings, star gazing and land rover island drives make the island adventure worthwhile.

Azura Lodge is known for its original African spa offering signature treatments using local ingredients such as ground coconut oil, aloe and warm Marula oil.

Food is cooked by a top international chef who uses local ingredients, the freshest of seafood and modern flair. Fine wines from France complete the taste sensations.

Azura Benguerra Lodge allows guests the freedom to do as much as they like or nothing at all.

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  • 3 Beach Villas
  • 3 Luxury Beach Villas
  • 10 Infinity Beach Villas
  • 2 Royal Beach Villas
  • 1 Villa Amizade
  • 1 Presidential Villa
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access in public areas
  • Various Public areas
  • Star Bar
  • Trading Store (boutique at reception)
  • Beach restaurant
  • Jellyfish restaurant
  • Media Room (TV and internet access)
  • Extensive wine cellar
  • Azura African Spa


  • Red Dune And Crocodile Lake Island Drive – By Land Rover Game Viewer Vehicles
  • Southpoint Beach Picnic and Island Drive – By Land Rover Game Viewer Vehicles
  • Guided Island Hopping – by Speedboat
  • Paradise Island Cruise- by Speedboat
  • Sunset Dhow Cruise
  • Ponto Dundo/ Bazaruto Dune Climb
  • Island Hop & BBQ
  • Pansy Island Visit
  • Pansy Island & Lunch
  • Benguerra North Point
  • Guided Snorkelling Safari
  • Whale Watching
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Scuba Diving
  • PADI Diving Courses
  • Horse Riding
  • Island Soccer
  • Private Beach Dinners

Getting There

Access to Azura Benguerra and the Bazaruto Archipelago is usually done with international flights into Vilanculous Airport. There are regular flights daily from South Africa to make your island escape easy to organize and execute. Daily flights also come in from Maputo if you wish to combine the islands with Southern Mozambique package holidays.

LAM (Air Mozambique) operates one flight daily, every day of the week from Johannesburg (OR Tambo) and return. Flying time is approx. 2 hours

SA Airlink offers scheduled flights from Johannesburg (OR Tambo) to Vilanculos on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday. Flying time is approx. 2 hours

SA Airlink offers scheduled flights from Nelspruit to Vilanculos twice a week (on a Thursday & Sunday).  This allows you easy access from Kruger National Park to Mozambique.

A Kruger Safari combined with a Mozambique holiday package is now easily achievable. Check with our consultants for our beach and bush packages.

US Dollars, South African Rands and Mozambican Meticals are accepted in Mozambique.

GPS coordinates for Azura Benguerra Lodge


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These prices are indicative based low season costing. Rates fluctuate throughout the year. Please enquire with us for an accurate price based on your specific date of travel.