Why we Love Nuarro Beach Eco Lodge

Handcrafted from natural materials by the local community, this environmentally sensitive solar powered eco lodge is the perfect chilled spot for you to regain your sanity in nature!

It's hard to imagine a more secluded and "off the map" destination than Nuarro - 3 magnificent kilometres of long white beaches and 360-degree views of ocean, coral reefs and dune forests.

The well-equipped Dive Centre boasts PADI dive courses and exploring some of world’s most amazing dive sites from easy shore dives to drift, wreck and multilevel dives.

This eco lodge is a pilot project for the concepts of ethical and fair-trade tourism, where people and nature come together to sustain one another in a paradise setting.

Nacala Holiday Packages to Nuarro

Some destinations take you further than a relaxing seaside escape. Nuarro Eco Beach Lodge is that place, an authentic specialised dive resort north of Nacala in Mozambique. A sheltered bay, beach entry diving and expert technical dive instructors have given this world class dive lodge, with high tech PADI dive centre, an excellent reputation in scuba diving circles.

Nuarro Lodge owners have a vision to keep the natural environment intact with the help and involvement of the local community in a wonderful practical example of sustainable tourism. Find the solar powered eco lodge peeping out over the enchanting Memba Bay from lush indigenous bush – stunning secluded beaches and dazzling azure seas hiding rich coral reefs and jaw dropping marine sightseeing. 

This mind-blowingly beautiful 800-hectare private concession also boasts three kilometres of its own shoreline where adventure seekers can explore nature trails on bicycles or on foot to pristine mud flats and mangrove where unusual birds wade and flit. We guarantee value for money package deals in this remarkable Mozambique holiday setting with a focus on the great outdoors, environmental conservation, and community upliftment.

Nuarro Beach

Holiday Packages to Authentic Specialised Dive Resort Near Nacala 

Positioned at the top of a dune overlooking Memba Bay near Nacala in northern Mozambique, Nuarro Lodge features a Beach Bar and Marine Activity Centre. Divers and fishermen can explore the reefs or gently snorkel in the bay before going sea kayaking or dhow sailing. Picnic trips to isolated beaches; mountain biking and village trips are also cool activities for all guests. We promise an excellent diving package for all keen underwater adventurers and divers can also book one free night on us!

Nuarro means ‘hole’ and is named after a formation created from the ancient coral rock which has eroded over eons of time. Built by local people using only natural materials, the lodge uses solar lighting which accentuates the rustic resorts comfortable beach-bush experience. 

Ecological preservation goes hand in hand with social commitment and Nuarro owners want to ensure small farming projects, sustainable fishing habits, fresh water supplies and ocean and land conservation in this nature reserve. 

Take a beach walk, look for whales or watch local fishermen at work. Nuarro Bay is protected therefore bursting with biodiversity. Visit Nanatha village to meet the people who built Nuarro Lodge – the people co-own the land and benefit from the relationship with the lodge owners and its guests.

On the west end of the beach, guests will find a panoramic swish restaurant and cocktail bar with beautiful views of “Nanatha Island Rock” and the bay beyond. Try fresh seafood and salads then retire to the sunken lounge.

Twelve Rustic Chic Beachfront Chalets with Ocean and Dune Views

Unique luxury Mozambique accommodation in 12 rustic chic en-suite beachfront bungalows for up to 40 people offers breezy rooms with natural ventilation, large wooden verandas, sun decks, and day beds. Indoor and outdoor showers complete the picture of comfort.

Green walkways link the main lodge to the chalets, set in amongst the dunes and natural bush filled with birdsong. The views are best from the private veranda hammocks where you can swing all day, simply absorbing the environmental beauty around you.

Local community members hand built the awe-inspiring 100m² chalets using local, natural materials. Cleverly designed to rest unobtrusively in the dune forests, these eco bungalows are raised to have as little impact on the biodiversity as possible and they blend in with the natural environment as much as possible. Revel in the scintillating endless horizon views and private access down to sugary beaches.  Some of the chalets are larger and can accommodate up to two extra beds, making them fabulous for family vacations. 

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Each private bungalow nestles alone in lush dune vegetation, their large veranda doors and smart elevation ensuring breezy ventilation without the need for aircon or fans. Appreciate attractive flowing mosquito nets over delightful king-sized beds that can also be converted into two three-quarter single beds. Nuarra Lodge is one of the most sophisticated eco beach resorts in Mozambique.

Facilities at Nuarro Eco Beach Lodge

  • 12 X beachfront chalets
  • Sea views and private access to the beach from each chalet
  • Mosquito nets
  • Comfortable lounge area
  • Large veranda with hammocks
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Activity Centre
  • Spa Facilities

Activities at Nuarro Beach Hotel

Marine activities from the dive centre:

  • Snorkelling from the beach, from the sundeck platform or by boat to discover delicate coral gardens in the depths of Memba bay or around gorgeous azure Baixo do Pinda.
  • Kayak journeys to see the mangroves and tranquil bays along the coast.
  • Fly and bottom fishing in the bay and on Baixo do Pinda for yellow fin tuna and king fish. Catch and release!
  • Whale watching safaris during whale watch season from June until November.
  • Dhow sailing cruises to deserted beaches to picnic, or sundowner cruises with cold drinks and snacks – dreamy honeymoon romance.
  • Diving trips to exquisite reefs and shipwrecks, PADI dive courses and adventure trips to famous dive sites.

Nature Reserve activities on land:

  • Day trip to Ilha de Moçambique, driving through traditional villages to explore Ilha’s architecture, a mixture of Arabic, Swahili, Portuguese and Dutch influences. Enjoy lunch and be back at Nuarro before dark.
  • Eco trails and bike tours to adventure into Nuarro’s conservation area on exquisite, guided bush-trails through mangroves and salt flats.
  • Early morning walks with a view of Memba bay and the relaxing sounds of the bird and wildlife.
  • Bird watching throughout the conservation area, into the bush and along the shore. 
  • Visit the village and meet the Macua people and interact on a real earthy basis and buy their arts and crafts, play soccer or eat their delicious foods.

Getting to Nuarro Beach Lodge Mozambique

Road transfers: Nampula / Nuarro or Pemba / Nuarro (subject to availability)

Charter flights: between Pemba / Nuarro and Nampula / Nuarro. Prices vary depending on the number of pax travelling and aircraft available. All charter flights land at the Nuarro private airstrip, 10 minutes’ drive from the lodge.

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