AndBeyond Benguerra Island

Mozambique

  • Beautiful island setting
  • World class diving and snorkelling 
  • Romantic sandbar picnics 
  • Enjoy fresh seafood
  • Go horse riding along the beach
  • Sumptuous accommodation with plunge pools

Open: &Beyond Benguerra Island is open all year and re-opened on 1st June 2015 after an extensive refurbishment.

Location: The lodge is on Benguerra Island, the second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. The lodge is reached via a flight to Vilanculos and an onward helicopter or fixed wing transfer of 10-15 minutes to Benguerra Island which is 14kms off the coast.

Rooms: There are 3 types of accommodation, cabanas, casinhas and a villa, between them accommodating a maximum of 32 guests. The 2 cabanas are at the edge of the beach and each has a queen-sized bed with mosquito net, ceiling fan, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, large bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and outside shower and a private deck with a Jacuzzi or plunge pool and sun loungers. The 10 casinhas have similar facilities plus a lounge and outdoor gazebo, ideal for al fresco dining. 2 of the casinhas can take an extra bed to sleep a child up to 12 years. The Casa de Familia has 3 en-suite bedrooms comprising a master bedroom and 2 interconnecting bedrooms, indoor and outdoor living and dining areas, a personal chef, a private deck and swimming pool and direct access to the beach. This accomodation is for families and is not available to adults only.

Activities: The lodge can arrange a variety of excursions including rides in open 4x4 vehciles to explore the island, bird watching trips, village visits, catamaran and dhow cruises, picnics, kayaking and horse riding (85kg maximum weight). You can also go on island walks, climb sand dunes, and go swimming, and catch-and-release deep sea fishing. The snorkelling and diving here are excellent.

Facilities: There is a large lounge and bar and a separate dining room, both with wooden decks and outdoor seating areas. Meals make use of freshly caught fish and seafood. There are various locations around the lodge where private meals can be enjoyed. The lodge has a swimming pool and small spa.

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables indoors and outdoors.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. The Casa de Familia provides ideal family accommodation and can accommodate up to 4 adults and 4 children. 2 of the casinhas can accommodate a child on an extra bed in the main bedroom. Age limits apply to some activities. The WILDChild Programme arranges special activities for children.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is no internet access.

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Client Rating for Mozambique 5/5 from 10 reviews

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