|In the Mozambique Channel lies Ilha de Benguerra, where Benguerra Lodge extends to wayfarers the delights of snorkeling, diving, fishing and pristine beaches. |
Situated in the Bazaruto Archipelago of islands, on the south eastern border of Southern Africa. (Mozambique borders South Africa, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Tanzania, and has 2000 kilometres of pristine coast line.)
Benguerra Lodge Activities
Fly-In Beach Walking Honeymoon Fishing Diving Photography Birding Water Sport Swimming Pool Romantic Getaway Price Range - Southern Africa: $400 - $600 Child Friendly
Benguerra Lodge Attractions
Benguerra is approximately 11 kms by 5 kms, and the forest, savannah and wetland eco-systems sustain a diverse population of fauna and flora on the island, which was declared a National Park in 1971.
There are 3 fresh water lakes which host numerous birds as well as crocodile. The interior of the island has many permanent pans where the local residents grow crops such as sweet potatoes around the edges and they are the nesting grounds for many birds.
Benguerra Lodge Facilities
The main lodge will consist of Casitas (10) consisting of 6 Doubles and 4 Twins. Spacious, luxurious and very private, with beautiful sea views. (80 square metres under thatch), Comfortable lounge area, 100 square metres of private timber deck, with plunge pool and outdoor dining Gazebo for starlit dinners. Fan and mosquito net. En-suite bathroom with bath & shower, Outdoor shower, Mini bar and Tea & Coffee facilities. Direct beach access from the deck.
Cabanas (2), Luxury room with beautiful sea views, private wooden deck and plunge pool, Overhead fan and mosquito net, En-suite bathroom with bath and shower, Outdoor shower, Mini bar and Tea & Coffee facilities, 5 meters from beach.
Exclusive Villa (1), 2 double bedrooms, En-suite bathrooms with shower & bath, Private lounge dining room, Personal chef to prepare all meals in situ, Private pool and sun deck with private garden area, 10 meters from beach.
The meals are fresh from the sea, with delicacies such as crayfish, crab and calamari, tantalizingly prepared together with exotic Portuguese dishes. Meals are relaxed affairs served in different settings and always with unsurpassed personal attention.
Benguerra Lodge Additional Information
After snorkeling the reef, go to the deserted Pansy Island, a unique breeding ground for the legendary pansy shell. We will set up your own private picnic and leave you to explore the bird life along the tide line and the fresh water lakes or simply comb deserted beaches in solitude and serenity.
For bird lovers, Benguerra is home to over 120 varieties, including Crab Plover, Olive Bee-Eater, Green Coucal and the Narina Trogon. A trip to the mainland can be organised. Visit the local market, enjoy lunch and view the old harbour and the famous Donna Anna Hotel. At Benguerra Lodge you are able to do as much or as little as you please, dreams become reality.
We have a boat designed specifically for Fly Fishing, and a guide who knows the waters intimately. The excitement and sheer power of the fish is awesome. One is able to catch Bonito, various Kingfish, including the Giant Trevally, King & Queen Mackeral, Queen Fish and Springer.
There are 4 by 22 foot Acecats available for fishing. They are fully equipped with fighting chairs, outriggers, safety equipment, radios and 20lbs fishing rods for 4 fishermen. Each boat has an experienced skipper and gillie who know the waters well. Spanish mackeral, natal snoek, bonito, king fish, tuna and sailfish can be caught. Marlin season is Nov-March. We have a policy of "Tag and Release", and all boats have the necessary equipment on board.
2008 - We are excited to announce that Benguerra Lodge has introduced horse riding as an additional activity for guests staying at the Lodge.
* VIEW OUR CURRENT SPECIAL ON BENGUERRA LODGE:
Bazaruto Archipelago - Benguerra Lodge Honeymoon Special 2014
Benguerra Lodge Children Policy
Children 8 years and older are welcome.
8-14 sharing with parents pay 50%.
15 years and older pay full adult rate.
Check In Time: 02:00:00 PM
Check Out Time: 11:00:00 AM