Villa Amizade Azura Mozambique

Recognized as one of the “Best Beach Villas in the World” Villa Amizade is an exclusive holiday retreat at Azura Benguerra Island. Ideal for 6 people, this opulent villa includes a split-level master bathroom and rustic tree house overlooking the sand dunes on Benguerra Island.

Villa Amizade is decorated with lovely pieces of local African art and driftwood – mixed with cool white and turquoise colours. The result is contemporary, fresh and perfect for this seaside location.

Located in a secluded setting at the very private and luxurious Azura at Benguerra, Villa Amizade is perfect for couples and families seeking more of a residential feel. Villa Amizade means ‘friendship villa’ in Mozambique’s native language of Portuguese. How apt then that this 2-bedroom en-suite villa is the place where friendships blossom and where exquisite views out to sea towards the setting sun make every day worth its weight in gold. Your Butler-host serves you the sunset cocktail of the day in one of the many lounging areas in your villa.

Gorgeous bedrooms make this huge villa perfect for families or groups of friends traveling together. The enormous master bedroom boasts a king-size bed and doors lead out to wooden lounge decks – in the daytime, if you open these right up the room feels huge and very private. The en-suite bathroom has a large free-standing bath and indoor and outdoor showers.

The second en-suite bedroom can be made up with a king-size or twin beds. There is also a lounge area in this room with a couch that can pull out to be an additional single bed. This room also has a large en-suite bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower, but no bath.

Both rooms share a sitting area with flat-screen TV and DVD player, Sound Dock and selection of games. This leads out on to the Villa Amizade extensive wooden deck featuring a substantial ten-meter private swimming pool. The large beachfront garden is furnished with daybeds and a hammock, making it an exceptional spot to enjoy the uninterrupted views of the sea.

As with all the rooms at Azura Mozambique, Villa Amizada is air-conditioned and comes complete with towels, dressing gowns and slippers. Molton Brown toiletries are supplied including bath salts, a vanity kit, shower gel, body lotion, soap, shampoo and conditioner. You will find a hairdryer and 115v/240v shaving socket in each bathroom, and insect spray and repellent are also provided.

Relax around the ‘wine bar’ then decide on a private chef service, available at a supplement or delve into your cute kitchenette to be chef for a night.

Imagine an unspoilt island within a Marine National Park, deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles, sparkling turquoise seas crisscrossed by local dhows plying their trade, sunny days and star-studded nights? This is Azura Retreats on Benguerra Island. These hand-built villas blend modern chic with all that is traditional in Mozambique, each just footsteps from the beach, yet designed with seclusion in mind.

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