Azura Benguerra Island

Mozambique

  • The main lodge at Azura Benguerra

     

  • Azura Benguerra royal beach villa

     

  • Dune walk near Azura Benguerra

     

  • Azura Benguerra luxury beach villa pool

     

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  • Gorgeous Indian Ocean island
  • Luxury villas with private decks
  • Excellent diving and snorkelling
  • Sample pampering treatments at the spa
  • Enjoy a picnic on a deserted beach

 

Azura Benguerra Island is a luxury boutique eco-retreat, built and operated in partnership with the local community. The retreat has 18 villas, each with its own infinity pool and designed for the ultimate in pampering and privacy. The villas combine modern elegance with traditional Mozambican design. All are air-conditioned villa and have their own beachside sala and are very spacious.

All villas are set on the beach and share the same luxury decor and amenities, each having an outdoor shower, large private undercover deck with a shaded sala and plunge pool. Villa Amizade has 2 bedrooms making it ideal for families or those seeking extra space, and the Presidential Villa has 3 en-suite bedrooms, indoor and outdoor relaxations areas and its own infinity pool.  

The public areas of the lodge are open to the beach and sea with views across calm blue waters to the Indian Ocean. Furnished with cool contemporary cottons and the textures of Africa, they are open to the natural breezes. Azura has a restaurant, bar, lounge and library. The cuisine is based on fresh local Mozambican produce, much of it home- caught or home-grown. There is an extensive wine cellar.

The Azura Spa
There is a gorgeous treatment spa to relax and unwind with a variety of therapies and massages. There are 2 double reatment rooms, set on the beach and open to refreshing breezes. Treat yourself to a body scrub in genuine diamond dust, or a 'butter me up' body wrap using African body butters and oils. Massages are also offered, including the tribal Traditional massage, where the body is covered in olive and shea butter and the massage strokes mimic the beating of African drums. African masssage staffs and rainsticks are also used, leaving the body feeling soothed and calm.

Azura is situated within a National Marine Park, on the north-west of Benguerra Island, Mozambique. There are many water-based activities available to guests including snorkelling, diving and fishing. Guests can also go out with the Dugong protection team and search for this shy endangered mammal, help protect and release the turtles from their nests on these shores, sail on a dhow, cruise to deserted beaches and swim with dolphins. There is a marine biologist and community officer on site to show you the area.

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Azura Benguerra Island

The main lodge at Azura Benguerra

Azura Benguerra Island is a luxury lodge on a private beach. A stunning location.

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