Located in Southeast Africa facing the Indian Ocean, Mozambique features year-round sunshine, tropical nature reserves, historic sites and some of the most beautiful coastline in Africa. Beach lovers, scuba divers and fishing enthusiasts from all over the world are drawn to Mozambique’s sandy white beaches and shimmering blue waters abundant in marine life. Along the pristine coastline are several attractive hotel resorts offering luxurious comforts and recreational adventures. Below are some of the best beach resorts in Mozambique.
8. Pestana Inhaca Lodge[SEE MAP]
Overlooking its own stretch of private beach, the Pestana Inhaca Lodge offers families all the comforts of home in addition to fun and adventure. All rooms here have satellite television and air conditioning. Hotel amenities include two outdoor pools, a restaurant, bar, arcade game room and pool table. Guests here can enjoy various on-site activities such as swimming, snorkeling, boating, fishing, water skiing and whale-watching.
7. Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa Bazaruto[SEE MAP]
Located on the beautiful archipelago of Bazaruto near the mainland of Mozambique, the Indigo Bay Island Resort is surrounded by stunning beaches and crystal clear waters teeming with coral reef and marine life, presenting a prime destination for diving and snorkeling. Rooms offer flat-panel televisions with premium satellite channels, air conditioning, refrigerators and balconies that open to ocean views. Resort amenities include two restaurants, a full-service spa, on-site marina and an outdoor pool with a bar. This resort also offers many fun activities that range from kite-surfing to fishing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, horse riding, hiking, biking and miniature golf. Additionally, guests can opt to venture out to nearby attractions like the gorgeous beaches of Santa Carolina and Bazaruto.
6. Nyati Beach Lodge[SEE MAP]
Nestled in a secluded spot within the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary, the Nyati Beach Lodge offers peace and relaxation in a combined setting of tropical forest and coastal beauty. Accommodation at this Mozambique beach resort includes the choice of one-bedroom chalets or family villas. All rooms feature exotic African woods and furnishings in addition to double poster beds, luxurious bedding and private terraces with scenic views. Guests can enjoy access to amenities such as a swimming pool, activity center and restaurant. With the resort’s location on a nature reserve that shelters an abundance of both land and marine life, guests can enjoy eco-tours, hiking and birdwatching as well as a variety of water sports at the beach.
5. Catembe Gallery Hotel[SEE MAP]
Situated on a private beach just outside of the capital city of Maputo in southern Mozambique , the Catembe Gallery Hotel offers a quiet and remote destination with nearby attractions like the Museum of Natural History and the Tunduru Gardens. Rooms here are all individually furnished and include satellite television, free Wi-Fi and private balconies. The hotel features amenities such as a restaurant, outdoor pool and bar as well as massage and treatment rooms. Recreation includes swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, volleyball, hiking, biking and nearby shopping and sightseeing.
4. Villas do Indico[SEE MAP]
Facing its own private beach within walking distance of the popular Vilanculos Beach, this attractive beach resort is where guests come to be pampered. Featuring a full-service spa and 4 restaurants, the resort offers rooms with premium satellite channels and balconies that open to ocean or beach views. Guests can enjoy recreational activities that include swimming, surfing, sailing, kayaking, volleyball, basketball, hiking and biking.
3. Dugong Beach Lodge[SEE MAP]
Conveniently located near regional attractions like the Magaruque Island Beach, this seaside beach resort in Vilanculos offers rooms with private plunge pools, minibars, air conditioning as well as amenities that include a restaurant, bar/lounge and outdoor pool. Guests can enjoy activities like swimming, snorkeling and kayaking in addition to eco-tours and excursions for fishing and boating.
2. Hotel Polana Maputo[SEE MAP]
Set within the capital city nearby attractions like the Museum of Natural History, Maputo Cathedral and the Maputo Botanical Gardens, this beautiful beachfront hotel features three restaurants, a bar/lounge, a full-service spa, fitness facility and an outdoor and indoor pool. Rooms offer jetted bathtubs, wireless Internet, air conditioning and televisions with premium satellite channels. Guests can enjoy on-site recreation like swimming, aerobics and tennis as well as nearby sightseeing and shopping.
1. Ibo Island Lodge[SEE MAP]
Housed within three beautiful, historic mansions overlooking prime waterfront on Ibo Island in the Indian Ocean off northern Mozambique, this unique resort offers a great destination for both families and romantic getaways. Rooms feature luxury furnishings of exquisite antiques, handcrafted furniture and carved wooden doors. Hotel amenities at one of the top Mozambique beach resorts include 2 swimming pools, a hired chef, private dinners and massages. Recreation includes children’s activities, historical island tours, boat cruises, mangrove excursions, fishing, hiking and scuba diving.