Why We Love Kisawa Sanctuary

An effortless fusion of modern luxury with traditional design promotes pure serenity and an authentic connection with the natural environment.

8 private chalets hide in lush dune forests on an acre each of dazzling beachfront, on the idyllic Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago.

A chic, contemporary refuge created to provide a serene escape from everyday life - try diving, horseback riding, and fishing on your doorstep.

Discover a unique and unmatched holiday experience with stunning views of the surrounding Bazaruto islands.

Kisawa Sanctuary Benguerra Island Mozambique – A Luxury Beach Getaway

Welcome to Kisawa Sanctuary Mozambique, a new treasure chest of ingenious eco-charm and modern luxury, nestled on the superb Benguerra Island in Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago. Pristine beaches, lush surroundings, and luxurious accommodations matter at Kisawa Sanctuary. Here, privileged guests find an unforgettable ecotourism escape oozing tranquility in a tropical island paradise. Mozambique Travel is thrilled to offer our clients the opportunity to experience the ultimate beach holiday at this exclusive resort.

Luxury Accommodation and Amenities

Kisawa Resort invites guests to indulge in the epitome of luxury in a range of only 8 designer residences thoughtfully created for comfort and relaxation. Each chalet has been meticulously crafted by local community artisans to provide a natural, exclusive retreat with panoramic views. From spacious elegant villas to private beachfront suites (some with one bedroom, others with two and three bedrooms), each venue overlooks the crystal-clear Indian Ocean. Guests become part of the resort’s commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly practices in a beautiful island setting.

Such lavish accommodation on Benguerra Island goes hand in hand with world-class facilities at the magnificent Kisawa Sanctuary. From top-notch menus featuring fresh seafood and traditional Mozambican cuisine to rejuvenating spa treatments and wellness programs, guests find themselves in a dreamworld of pure indulgence. Adventure activities keep the balance at this new island lodge with fantastic water sports, guided nature walks, and cultural excursions to appreciate all the beauty and diversity that is Benguerra.Get the best KIsawa Sanctuary Rates with Mozambique Travel here.

Unparalleled Service and Hospitality at Kisawa

From the moment guests land in their private helicopter transfers to the moment that they depart, they are treated to hands-on five-star service by dedicated staff. Nowhere else will visitors find such friendly commitment to the guest experience from local people who love what they do.  The team at Kisawa Sanctuary goes above and beyond their duties to create a smooth and memorable experience for each guest. Personalized excursions, special events, and general attentive care and assistance come naturally as part of this extraordinary holiday experience in Mozambique.

With its secluded location, luxurious accommodation, and exceptional service, Kisawa Sanctuary is the perfect five-star destination for an extraordinary escape in a marine reserve on an eco-beach holiday. From romantic getaways to family vacations in Mozambique, this exclusive resort offers something for everyone, making it the ideal choice for those looking to escape the ordinary and immerse themselves in luxury, tranquility and breathtaking nature.

Exploring the Beauty of Benguerra Island

Benguerra Island, floating in the Bazaruto Archipelago, is a veritable holiday paradise complete with pristine white beaches, turquoise waters, astonishing scenery and vibrant marine life. From snorkeling and diving in the crystal-clear waters to exploring the lush forests and sand dunes, Benguerra Island is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Kisawa Benguerra offers guided tours and excursions to explore the island’s unique culture, history, and wildlife. Guests revel in sunset dhow cruises, visits to the local fishing village, or guided nature walks to learn about the island’s flora and fauna. Benguerra Island falls within a famous marine reserve brimming with astonishing biodiversity and promises unexpected adventure and discovery for all ages.

Kisawa Sanctuary is a world apart and an escape from real life! Only 8 exclusive houses with elegant amenities, handcrafted décor and environmental ethics ensure this new island escape promises an unforgettable holiday experience. Book your stay at Kisawa Sanctuary Mozambique today and discover the magic of Benguerra Island for yourself.

Facilities at Kisawa

  • Luxurious eco villas with panoramic ocean views
  • Private Benguerra Island beach access 
  • Spa and wellness center for ultimate relaxation 
  • Restaurant serving delicious local and international cuisine
  • Infinity pools on private decks 
  • High-tech fitness center on the beach
  • Conference and event facilities for business or special occasions
  • 24-hour private butlers

Activities at Kisawa Sanctuary Benguerra

  • Snorkeling and diving to find dolphins, turtles, huge game fish and whales
  • Sunset cruises highlight romantic evenings on the water
  • Guided nature walks through lush indigenous forests
  • Bird watching to spot colorful endemic species
  • Fishing quests on a catch and release basis
  • Yoga and meditation classes 
  • Cultural experiences highlight local traditions
  • Water sports such as kayaking, paddleboarding, and windsurfing
  • Cooking classes about preparing traditional Mozambican dishes.

Getting to Kisawa Sanctuary

Getting to Kisawa Sanctuary is a seamless and luxurious experience. Situated on Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, the sanctuary can be reached via Vilankulos Airport, which receives daily commercial flights from Johannesburg and Maputo. Upon arrival at the airport, guests are greeted by a Kisawa airport host who assists with immigration procedures. From Vilankulos, guests take a scenic helicopter charter organized by the Kisawa team, with a flight time of only about 5 to 10 minutes.

The sanctuary is set on an impressive 750-acre estate, offering a sense of exclusivity and privacy. To navigate the expansive property, each guest is provided with their own dedicated Mini Moke for easy transportation around the sanctuary. This allows you to explore the lush coastal dune forests, towering sand dunes, and pristine beaches that make up the stunning landscape of Benguerra Island.

The journey to Kisawa Benguerra Island sets the tone for a truly unforgettable and indulgent experience in one of the world’s last wilderness frontiers.