Comprehensive Luxury Mozambique Accommodation Guide

Mozambique Holidays

The moment you set foot in Mozambique, you know that you have arrived in one of the best holiday destinations in Africa. You have booked your comprehensive accommodation on a beach with the warm crystal clear ocean only steps away for optimal luxury and holiday fun – and you are going to leave all your worries behind at home.

Pemba Diamonds 

There are so many opportunities in Mozambique to have real fun in a luxury setting. Pemba is one of these awesome beach destinations. For optimal luxury, we suggest you set your sights high this holiday season with a pampering session at the brand new five star Diamonds Mequfi Resort. A brand new hotel, it promises plenty of holiday fun what with its five-star service, elegance and charm blended with one of the best settings in Pemba. Your magical suite looks out over the Indian Ocean and you can enjoy long beach walks every morning.

This comprehensive Mozambique accommodation is all about optimal luxury – stunning four poster beds with mosquito nets (or two single beds), air-conditioning and fans, flat screen satellite TVs, Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar, large en-suite bathroom with shower and complimentary toiletries and your own butler if you would like personal service at all times.

Sunny Barra Beach Club 

Moving south to the golden beaches of Inhambane you are going to add dollops of holiday fun to your agenda. Book into Barra Beach Club if you are planning your special wedding, an important conference or a special occasion for a friend. The Inhambane coast in Mozambique provides a remarkable setting for dreamy ceremonies, serious business seminars and happy birthday parties.

Diamonds Mequfi
Travessia Lodge

Choose Barra Beach Club to handle your ultimate event!What a great place to escape to for your company’s team building experience – a destination where all delegates can take part in exciting water and beach activities. What a great place for a successful think tank session, where ideas flow and important decisions are made as fluidly as the five-star service.

Food is Part of the Fun

Another gem in Inhambane is Casa do Capitao where food is everything. Enjoy the lodge’s fantastic restaurant which extends out over the lagoon. Skilled chefs whip up some mouth-watering meals and seafood platters which you can wash down with a selection of wines. Escape the heat of the sun with a leisurely swim in the glittering swimming pool or simply pick from one of the cozy sun loungers peppered on the pool deck for a tan. Visit the spa and fitness center or head for the bar to mingle with fellow guests.

Business travelers will be chuffed by the conference facilities available at this Inhambane hotel where 300 delegates are comfortably hosted. Make the most of the gorgeous settings and let the staff make your dream wedding a reality. Complete the romantic experience with a Mozambique honeymoon at the hotel.

Charming Travessia Lodge

Sunshine and blue oceans beckon at Inhambane so choose Travessia Lodge for your next dream holiday. Optimal luxury and holiday fun starts here where you get great value for money as you commit yourself to days brimming with outdoor activities in this gracious African destination. Water sports include incredible scuba diving, snorkeling and ocean cruises. Go body boarding with your kids or take the two-seater canoe out for a paddle and see how well you surf the waves. Look out for manta rays, dolphins and whale sharks as you enjoy the ocean here in Inhambane.

Beach activities feature endless long walks where you feel totally alone and safe; enjoy private beach picnics in remote spots where there is only you and the sound of the waves; explore the giant Baobab tree near the lodge, surrounded by a grove of coconut palms and visit the local villagers to watch a game of soccer or to admire their homes made from palm leaves and other natural materials.

Pemba or Inhambane, that is the question? Maybe do a tour of the exquisite Mozambican coastline to get the most out of your holiday. We recommend plenty of fun in the sun as you seek optimal luxury accommodation in East Africa!

Safari and Beach Holidays in Mozambique

Chitwa Chitwa

For many travellers, combining a bush experience with a beach break is the way to go and such package holidays offer great value for money. There are numerous tailor made safaris plus island getaways between South Africa and Mozambique so come and blend the best game viewing with the most pristine beaches in the Indian Ocean.

Machangulo Beach Lodge and Lion Sands River Lodge 

One of the most popular safari – beach holidays in Mozambique start with Machangulo Beach Lodge and a few days at the famous Lion Sands River Lodge in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. You can enjoy an 8-night Kruger and Beach break with 4 nights at Lions Sands River Lodge in Sabi Sands Game Reserve and another 4 nights at Machangulo Beach Lodge in Mozambique. From only US$4 135 per person sharing, you indulge in game viewing and beach relaxation on one holiday.

Situated in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve within the world-famous Kruger National Park, Lion Sands River Lodge offers guests a home away from home feel with a choice of 20 suites featuring bush or Sabie River views. Machangulo Beach Lodge offers luxury chalets nestling on top of a large dune with views of the beach below. Enjoy fun outdoor activities such as kayaking, snorkelling, diving and island excursions – this is a beach lover’s paradise!

Chitwa Chitwa and Anantara Bazaruto

Another awesome safari and beach holiday in Mozambique is the combination of Chitwa Chitwa in the Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve and Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Indulge your senses with 3 nights at the stylish and luxurious safari lodge, Chitwa Chitwa, with its excellent game viewing and discerning service. Follow this up with relaxation on one of Mozambique’s best beach resorts, Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa.  Your 7-night combination package starts at only US$4 295 per person sharing.

Chitwa Chitwa is highly acclaimed for its excellent game viewing as all hunting in the area has been abolished for decades. The lodge overlooks a nearby lake – a popular drinking hole for a wealth of wildlife. Your bush holiday includes 2 game drives a day or daily walking safaris to get close to the breath-taking wildlife and their habitats. The splendid Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa offers guests a wide range of activities, beautiful beach chalets, delicious fresh seafood on an island with golden sands and turquoise waters. Enjoy daily snorkelling trips to Neptune’s Nursery and your 3 delectable meals daily.

Internal Bush and Beach Combos 

Your safari and beach holidays in Mozambique can also make the most of beaches like Inhambane, Vilanculos, Maputo and Pemba. You can then fly to Gorongosa National Park for a few days in a true wilderness or south to the stunning Maputo Elephant Park. Appreciate the fine things in life – getting out into nature and unwinding!

Travel Guide – Your Questions Answered on Inhambane

Castelo do Mar Inhambane Mozambique

Inhambane is one of those comfortable Mozambique holiday towns loved by South Africans and other travellers. Not only is it a place of historical wonder but so too is it a place of sunshine, blue seas and fantastic accommodation options. There is also so much to do in Inhambane, the diving and fishing centre for holidaymakers all year round.

It was Vasco da Gama who called it ‘Land of the Gentle People’ all those years ago when he pulled into this beautiful Mozambique bay to get supplies. The Portuguese set up a trading post here and now Inhambane has the largest fleet of working dhows in the country.

Getting to Inhambane:

You can drive or fly in to Inhambane from Johannesburg and Maputo. Most roads are accessible by normal cars but some lodges require a 4×4 vehicle to get in. You drive more than 1 000 kilometres from Johannesburg, 580 kilometres from Kruger and 480 kilometres from Maputo. The Inhambane airport is busy with regular flights from South Africa, Maputo and overseas.

Getting to Inhambane beaches from the town is easy as Tofo and Barra Peninsula are located a close 25 kilometres away. Get to the hidden gems of Guinjata Bay, Jangamo Beach and Pandane Beach with a 4×4 vehicle and the Pomene estuary where unspoilt beaches and great fishing are yours for the taking. Contact one of our consultants today to arrange your Inhambane holiday.

Come to this historic city with its old architecture, its magnificent white beaches and vibrant nightlife. You can choose solitude out of season or a raucous crowded time in season – South Africans flock into Inhambane for their annual Mozambique Easter and Christmas holidays!

Don’t forget your visas, passports and sense of humour when travelling into Mozambique. Always bring sun cream, hats, malaria medication and insect repellent. Book your Inhambane holiday break in Mozambique today!

Massinga Beach Lodge

Massinga Beach Lodge

Massinga Beach Lodge is graciously sprawled above an infinite stretch of private, powder white beach with sweeping views across the turquoise Indian Ocean. Found in the Inhambane Province in a remote location amid verdant vegetation, this dreamy resort answers the call of those in search of barefoot luxury in isolated bliss.

Trip advisor hotel reviews and guest feedback on Massinga Beach indicate that this is perhaps one of the best places for Mozambique honeymoons and romantic getaways, with most gushing about how great and attentive the team was as well as how awesome the setting and the overall experience was for them. It is for all these factors and more that this Inhambane accommodation was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor.

Designed for comfort and kitted with the utmost facilities and mod cons, the 16 Ocean Front Deluxe Rooms will impress discerning guests with their 180® sea views and en-suites amenities which boast freestanding baths, rain showers and separate toilets. Each bathroom affords direct access to a deck where sun loungers and a private splash pool complete the picture of decadence. King size beds are draped in mosquito nets and minibars, room safes, air conditioning and coffee and tea stations all heighten the level of comfort in each room.

Idyllic for families and groups, the 12 Ocean View Chalets are a lot more spacious in comparison and offer a lounge with sleeper couches. They also feature a second bathroom with separate toilet and shower. Expect the same luxury conveniences as those found in the Ocean Front Deluxe Rooms. In addition to these are 4 Ocean View Standard Rooms that are well-appointed for guides, pilots, nannies and other staff. The public areas include a reception, restaurant, beach bar and pool, lounge and library, all with comprehensive vistas of the beach and sea.

We like this top Mozambique beach property for the simple reason that you get a lot more than you pay for as far as the quality of service and accommodation. The candid photos do justice to this resort and what you see is exactly what you will get. Our consultants highly recommend Massinga Beach Lodge for people looking for an off the beaten track beach holiday experience and a place from which to wind down.

For a snippet of the rave traveler reviews on Tripadvisor, we quote Addis from Maputo who wrote, “We loved this hotel! The staff is fantastic, just lovely people!!! Shame that I can’t remember all names but every person we met there, was incredible!!! We will come back for sure! A big kiss for the little Bonji, the lovely dog ever!”

Book your holiday with the Mozambique travel team so you don’t get left out in the fun. Contact us today and our expert consultants will take care of your travel arrangements.

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Travel Guide – Your Questions Answered on Tofo

Baia Sonambula

Tofo is a picturesque village close to Inhambane, known for its fantastic surfing, scuba diving and deep-sea fishing. There are great pubs and restaurants where you can while away the time sipping local beer, sampling grilled prawns and crayfish – and just chilling.

It is worth taking a visit to Inhambane for a dhow cruise around the harbour and a walk through the historical architecture, meeting friendly local people. Tofo is very popular with South African divers who come in their droves during school holidays to see the dolphins, Whale sharks and Manta rays. Tofo beach is ideal for swimming and most accommodation is on the beach while Tofino Beach is smaller and most accommodation is raised on the dunes – a great fly fishing beach.

Getting to Tofo:

The nearest town to Tofo is Inhambane and the Inhambane airport is 24 kilometres away. LAM flights land here regularly from Maputo and Johannesburg. You can also self-drive all the way from Johannesburg on tar roads but some lodges will need a 4×4 to get in. Tofo itself can be accessed on tar and gravel roads. Get the bus from Inhambane to Tofo if you are stuck. Contact one of our expert consultants to assist you with your travel plans.

What to do in Tofo:

You can chat to people back home on the slow internet connection; you can visit the local market and find fresh fruit and vegetables, fish and seafood straight from the local boats. Accommodation is mostly self-catering, plus the resident hotel of course and some guest houses. There are three dive schools (activity centres) in Tofo that cater for beginner to expert divers.

Take a walk to Tofino beach, not even one kilometre away and explore its rocky headland where you can surf and fish for kingfish for hours.
You can make use of the banks in Inhambane, the post office, and the internet cafe. Use your Visa card to get cash at the ATM.

What to bring:

Passport, visa, insect repellent, malaria medication, hats, sun creams, swimming costumes, light cool clothing, cash and visa cards.

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Mozambique Beach Vacations

Anantara Bazaruto

The beautiful country of Mozambique, one of the jewels in the crown of African holiday destinations, occupies a prime location on the south east coast, with the glorious Indian Ocean lapping at its amazing beaches. With a wealth of beach resorts, towns and cities, and the adjacent Bazaruto and Quirimbas Archipelagos, this stunning place is one where you can find an affordable family holiday or romantic break in a genuine tropical paradise, and the sheer variety of opportunities for enjoyment is hard to match anywhere else in the world. Mozambique beach holidays take advantage of some of the most astonishing locations and great weather, and with excellent package deals and specials available, you may be surprised at what you can afford.

Your choice of Mozambique beach holidays ranges from those on the glorious Inhambane Coast on the mainland to the fabulous tropical islands, and it is perhaps the latter that offer the best options in terms of exciting, exotic locations. The Bazaruto Islands, inclusion the island of that name and the fabulous Benguerra Island, are as tranquil and relaxing as it gets, and there are many fine Mozambique lodges to be found in some great resorts. Benguerra Lodge, the first to be established in the islands, is a wonderful place decorated in a traditional style and offering a variety of suites at great prices. With fabulous facilities, and a magnificent beach-front location, this amazing place is somewhere you will never forget.

At the Anantara Bazaruto resort, on neighbouring Bazaruto Island, you can enjoy equally fantastic Mozambique beach holidays, in superb accommodation with stunning views of the ocean, where you can take in snorkelling trips to view the wonderful coral reef wildlife and enjoy the ambience of this relaxing, yet exciting, resort. With restaurants serving fine local dishes, especially the seafood that the area is famous for, and a bar, pool and much more, this popular resort is one for families and couples alike and is among the very best of Mozambique beach resorts.

Ibo Island Lodge, on the Quirimbas Island of the same name, is a truly exclusive choice of a beach resort that offers much more than simply a holiday. This is an experience like no other, a place where you really can let the world pass you by, and represents the very best in Mozambique beach holidays at surprisingly affordable prices. On the mainland is White Pearls Resorts, an equally exclusive place with luxurious accommodation and fine facilities, and ranked by many as one of the finest of all resorts in Mozambique.

As experts in package deals on Mozambique beach holidays, we can help you find the very best package for you, and our friendly and helpful team of travel advisors will be more than happy to help you put together the very best package at the right price. With many specials and offers available on Mozambique travel, and our acknowledged expertise on Mozambique accommodation, we are here to help, so get in touch now and book a dream holiday you will never forget.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Mozambique, a wonderfully friendly country on the east coast of Africa, is home to some of the finest beach resorts in the world. With its fantastic weather and amazing choice of places to stay, it is perhaps to the islands that we should look for the best options. The Bazaruto Archipelago is one of two island groups belonging to Mozambique, the other being the Quirimbas Islands, and on the former you can find the quite spectacular Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa, one of the most extensive and impressive of all the Mozambique beach resorts.

Occupying a wonderful beach front spot, Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa – formerly famous as Indigo Bay – is home to a number of superbly appointed lodges that afford luxurious accommodation within a superbly equipped resort, and the opportunity to explore the tropical paradise that is Bazaruto Island is one that cannot be overlooked. Within the resort itself are a number of superb restaurants, relaxing bars and pools, plus a gym and a wonderful water sports centre that allows you to indulge in everything from fly fishing to windsurfing, and much more.

There is no doubt that Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa is a great place for a family holiday – there is a fully staffed kids club to attend to all their needs – and it is also a wonderful choice for a romantic break. With full spa facilities in the charming spa above the resort, and a choice of accommodation packages ranging from the comfortable and affordable Beach Villas to the exclusive and very private Executive Suite and Presidential Villa, this stunning resort is designed to cater for everyone, and is highly regarded as one of the premier destinations for luxury Mozambique holidays.

Booking a stay at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa online could not be easier, and as we are the leading name in Mozambique holidays we can offer you the very best accommodation deals and special packages. As experts in Mozambique travel and the Bazaruto Islands, our friendly team of advisers can help you make the right choice at the right price, and we also have access to many other beach resorts and hotels including the beautiful Ibo Island Lodge and the charming and traditional Benguerra Lodge. Why not get in touch with us right away, and book that dream holiday in Mozambique that you and your family deserve?


Bazaruto accommodation

Bazaruto Archipelago

There are so many glorious resorts and locations in Mozambique, on the south east coast of Africa, that choosing one for a holiday can be difficult. Knowing want you want from your Mozambique holiday is part of the process; you have a choice of the glorious Inhambane Coast, with its stunning beaches, the amazing islands in the Indian Ocean, and even the friendly and welcoming capital, Maputo. With many package deals offering a combination o all you can experience the best of Mozambique holidays, but when you take a look at the available Bazaruto accommodation, on the islands of the same name, you will be even more engrossed in this stunning country.

The Bazaruto Archipelago is a collection of five islands, each of which is a genuine tropical paradise, with Bazaruto and Benguerra Islands being the most popular for tourists. A choice of beautifully appointed beach hotels and lodges makes up your Bazaruto accommodation, and few could be more impressive than Benguerra Lodge, the first one of its kind on the islands, and still a favourite today. Decorated in authentic African style, and offering amazing facilities in an unrivalled location, Benguerra Lodge has to be a prime choice of venue for staying on this amazingly tranquil and beautiful island.

Also available among the many Bazaruto accommodation options is the glorious Azure Benguerra, a superbly located retreat with a choice of 16 lodges in a beachfront site, and regarded as one the exclusive of all the lodges on the island. On Bazaruto Island you can find the very impressive Anantara Bazaruto, a long-established and extensive resort that is popular with those who wish to enjoy an active holiday, which offers access to idyllic beaches swaying with palm trees in typical Mozambique style. These are just a few of the many Mozambique beach resorts, and the choice is comprehensive.

With a great choice of accommodation package deals on resorts in the Bazaruto Archipelago, we are the acknowledged leaders in holidays on the islands and in Mozambique, and have access to many of the very best Bazaruto accommodation deals available. Covering all options from family holidays through romantic breaks and even Mozambique honeymoons, our friendly and experienced team of advisers can help you find the perfect special deal for your holiday in Mozambique, and we guarantee the best prices as well as excellent service. For the dream holiday you always wanted, get in touch now and book a trip to Mozambique that you will never forget.