Benguerra Lodge is an Indian Ocean island paradise and one of the most sought after lodges situated off the Mozambique coast. Benguerra Lodge which is situated on the protected north-west side of the tropical Benguerra Island, renowned for its pristine beaches is a top destination for couples on Honeymoon as it makes the ultimate romantic beach destination. Benguerra island also has forest, savannah and wetland eco-systems, which sustain a diverse population of flora and fauna.
Highlights: Gorgeous African sunsets, solitude and peace are a reality at Benguerra. Guests can choose to do as little, or as much, as they want… Relax on unspoiled and uncrowded beaches or dive the pristine, uncharted depths. Take a walk through the indigenous forest and enjoy excellent bird watching, or have a castaway picnic on a remote stretch of beach. Spend hours teasing the fish on fly or indulge in a relaxing aromatherapy massage… This is barefoot luxury at its very best. Benguerra is passionate about conservation and dedicated to the involvement of the local community in sharing and conserving the spirit of Africa.
Benguerra Lodge is small and intimate and has a rich East African/Arabic feel which is evidenced in both the décor, and the unique and delectable food, comprised largely of freshly caught seafood. The lodge staff offer genuine hospitality, personalized service and an intimate knowledge of the natural environment. They are passionate about conservation and dedicated to the involvement of the local community in sharing and conserving the spirit of Africa.
There are four different kinds of accommodation at Benguerra—each with their unique characteristics and attractions.
The two Bungalows at Benguerra are set back into the indigenous milkwood forest. Each Bungalow has a Sea-view and is no more than 15m from the beach, the bungalows are designed to optimize the beautiful island experience. They have no windows or doors and the sea breeze moves quietly and freely through all the rooms. Blinds are hung on the windows and can be drawn for enhanced privacy. All Bungalows have overhead fans, en-suite bathrooms with showers, and mosquito nets over the beds.
Benguerra Lodge – Cabanas
Romantic and elegant the two luxury beach cabanas entice guests to indulge in style and luxury. Both Cabanas have private wooden decks and plunge pools, with exquisite sea views.
The Cabanas at Benguerra each have:
Embracing Benguerra’s unique blend of safari chic and Arabic Flair, the ten spacious casitas are the ultimate in beach bliss. A home away from home, where the eco conscious traveller can relax and enjoy the spacious and luxurious comforts to be found in this African Island Paradise. Each Casita has a King size bed, private plunge pool, large wooden deck (100m2) and private outdoor gazebo for romantic dinners under the stars.
Benguerra Lodge—The Villa
The Villa is the epitome of luxury and exclusivity. The luxury furnishings and private facilities make it an ideal place for those wanting unsurpassed comfort and privacy. Guests staying at the Villa can choose to dine at Benguerra’s main lodge or dine at the Villa as a personal chef prepares all meals at the Villa.
The Villa comprises:
Benguerra Lodge is a paradise for snorkelers and scuba divers. The lodge has a fully equipped dive centre and access to some of the most pristine reefs in the world. There is also excellent saltwater fly and deep sea fishing to be had.
Indulge yourself in countless hours of relaxation under coconut palms, delight in the diversity of birdlife (more than 150 species), visit the historic freshwater lakes (and their crocodiles), sail in a traditional Dhow or embark on island walks and cultural tours to the local village.