Why We Love Ulala Beach Lodge

An authentic eco-lodge on the beautiful Murrébué Beach, isolated and tranquil, inviting relaxation.

Only 8 charming bungalows constructed from local materials blend in with modern facilities.

Local chefs prepare fresh fish and organic produce for meals oozing French flair – dine in the intimate restaurant/bar on the beach.

Whale-watching safaris, snorkelling and diving adventures in Pemba; island-hopping tours to the Quirimbas Archipelago.

Sustainable ecotourism in this eco-lodge that uses solar panels and wind turbines while water is recycled for septic tanks and irrigation.

Cosy Pemba Accommodation on the Beach at Ulala Eco Lodge 

Just 20 minutes from Pemba and the airport, Ulala Eco Lodge presides over the main Pemba beach, Murrébué, in a lush haven of topical dune vegetation. Typical Mozambique accommodation in 8 authentic cabins created from coconut palm leaves, red sand, teak and bamboo offer modern amenities that add glamour to the rustic appeal. Ulala Lodge. The ultimate Mozambique Beach Lodge in Pemba, Northern Mozambique. Contact us for the best rates to Ulala Lodge.

Staff go out of their way to provide sustainably sourced produce from local growers and fresh fish from local anglers. Guests tuck into 3-course meals created with passion by local Mozambicans, their focus on spicy dishes and garlic-drenched fried fish dishes.

The elegant and rustic thatched accommodation at Ulala Lodge comprises 8 rooms in beautiful and charming bungalows, all with dazzling Indian Ocean outlooks and shaded terraces – ideal for both families and couples.  Some chalets are built on stilts, two meters high and 50 meters from the beach, truly romantic and private, while others feature large rooms and concealed bathrooms. 

The best time to kite surf is from May to October, also a great time to see whales and dive with dolphins. Strolls on the beach, then far out to the sandbanks at low tide for swims in the middle of nowhere!  A beautiful 1.5-hour walk around a freshwater lake just behind the dune, reveals Pelicans, storks and herons at sundown.


  • 8 cottages – double rooms, soft large beds, mosquito nets, safes, modern bathrooms
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Swimming pool, terrace
  • Wi-Fi


  • Sea kayaking, snorkelling, diving
  • Beach volleyball, badminton, pétanque
  • Day trips to Pemba while whale watching

Getting to Ulala Lodge

Self-drive: Ulala Lodge is 25 minutes from Pemba central and 10 minutes away from the main tar road coming into town. A 4×4 is recommended in the rainy season. 

Fly to Pemba from Dar Es Salam, Johannesburg, Maputo, Mayotte and Nairobi. Ulala Lodge is a 15-minute drive with lodge transfers.  

GPS coordinates
-13.087588, 40.551921