Why we Love Vila do Paraiso Vilanculos

So much space in enormous airy villas for families and groups that open out to expansive peacock blue ocean-meets-sky horizons where whales breach

Island hopping excursions into the Bazaruto Archipelago on state-of-the-art Super Catamarans or a Cobra Cat with everything that opens and shuts, plus pro guides to pour the drinks

Exclusive fly fishing and shore fishing trips for the guys all year round to hook a few yellow fin tunas, barracuda, king mackerel or the prize, a giant king fish

Fancy modern fishing boats complete with 2 x Yamaha 4 x Stroke motors, fighting chair, sound system, full cooler boxes, bar and Weber braai!

A choice of 6 lavish villas, individually designed and decorated with large splash pools on private decks, spacious lounges, huge kitchens and surreal bedrooms.

Vila do Paraiso Vilanculos Accommodation

Vila do Paraiso offers luxury self-catering accommodation right on the beachfront of Mahaque Beach just north of Vilanculos, Mozambique.

The Vila do Paraiso Resort consists of 6 luxury thatched villas placed overlooking the beach and lagoon of Vilanculos, with the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago dotted on the horizon.

For stylish and well-appointed self-catering accommodation, Vila do Paraiso Lodge Vilanculos is the perfect paradise. Each Villa has a beautiful deck with sea views and a refreshing plunge pool at this Vilanculos self-catering accommodation. Surrounded by lush vegetation and pretty gardens, Vila do Paraiso Mozambique is perfect for romantic walks on the beach and stunning sunsets in an unspoiled coastal setting for perhaps the most romantic honeymoon. Plan your special moments in advance or we can do it all for you with specially made honeymoon packages.

There is so much to do around the hotels in the tropical paradise of Vilanculos – from fishing to diving or just island -hopping – you’ll be spoilt for choice! The Bazaruto Archipelago is blessed with a myriad of reefs that hold large amounts of giant kingfish, king mackerel, yellowfin tuna and barracuda possible all year round – this is game fishing at its best! As our reefs range from shallow to deep, they offer the diver an abundance of marine life with a huge diversity of both coral and fish life. The Bazaruto archipelago with its vast array of coral species and rich reefs has earned its reputation as the best marine reserve in the most beautiful setting…

Succumb to the ancient Arab influence and stroll the beach near the dhow harbour on the back of a ship. Alternatively, you could splash along at higher speed on the back of horses!

Cocktails Served Poolside at the YES PLEASE BAR – 24/7!

This beachfront bar has been cleverly modelled after the front of a Dhow, boasting authentic nautical features. While aesthetically unmatched in Vilanculos, it still remains unpretentious, fun and casual. Colourful cocktails, local Mozambican cold beer 2M, Tipo-Tinto or signature drink “CHAMFUTA” – all create an experience not to be missed!

It’s no secret that Mozambique is renowned for its beautiful seafood. The menu comprises of ‘The Catch of the Day’ and the chefs will prepare anything from Prego’s or Pizzas to a Lavish Seafood Barbeque.

Choose a quiet candlelit dining experience in the restaurant or out on the deck with an infinity pool at your feet and uninterrupted views of the ocean. With sand-between-your-toes, the lapping of waves nearby, sunsets, the people you meet or the authentic Mozambican meals… the truth is that ALL these ingredients combined guarantees a magical dining experience day or night…

Vila do Paraiso Facilities

  • 6 Villas
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Air conditioning
  • Mosquito nets
  • All linen
  • Plunge pool
  • Personal House butler

How to get to Vila do Paraiso

Road Directions

Vilanculos is located on the National EN1 road, which runs between Maputo and Beira

Directions from the South

JHB to Nelspruit (350km) . Nelspruit to Komatipoort border (95km – N4 road)  Follow the main toll road from Komatipoort to Maputo (roughly 95km – N4 Road). Just before entering Maputo, you turn left onto the National road EN1 to the North (Xai-Xai, Inhambane, Vilanculos, and Beira). (Maputo to Xai Xai roughly 302km on EN1 Road)

From this point the turn-off to Vilankulo is approximately 780 km and you will travel through Xai-Xai, Maxixe and Massinga (Maxixe to Vilanculos roughly 252km – EN1 Road)

At Pambarra you will find the Vilanculos turn-off (to the right). Vilanculos is 20 km from the Pambarra turn-off.

Directions from the North

If you are travelling from Zimbabwe, Tete or Chimoio: follow the main Beira road and turn south at Inchope. This is the National road EN1 to Inhassoro, Vilanculos, Xai-Xai and Maputo. You will cross the Revue, Busi and Save Rivers. The Vilanculos turn-off is approximately 380 km from Inchope. At Pambarra you turn-off to the left and Vilanculos is 20 km from Pambarra.

GPS coordinates for Vila Do Paraiso

-21.9686042, 35.309903