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Magical Mozambique

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Mozambique, the undiscovered treasure of the Indian Ocean, unspoilt, un-crowded white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, a treasure trove for diving, snorkeling and deep-sea fishing, a perfect Indian Ocean Island adventure.

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1 Mozambique: Benguerra Lodge/Azura Benguerra Lodge/Indigo Bay Hotel (LD)
Fly from Johannesburg to Vilanculos. Arrive into Vilanculos, where you will be met by a camp representative where you will be driven to the dock (about 5-10 minutes) for 25 minute boat transfer to the lodge of your choice.

Day 2 Mozambique: Benguerra Lodge/Azura Benguerra Lodge/Bazaruto Island resort & spa (BLD)
Spend the day at leisure to enjoy the hotel facilities. Stroll down the beach, learn to scuba dive or snorkel, or just relax.

Day 3 Mozambique:
Benguerra Lodge/Azura Benguerra Lodge/Bazaruto Island resort & spa (BLD)
Spend the day at leisure to enjoy the hotel.

Day 4 Mozambique: Benguerra Lodge/Azura Benguerra Lodge/Bazaruto Island resort & spa (BLD)
Spend the day at leisure to enjoy the hotel.

Day 5 Mozambique:
Benguerra Lodge/Azura Benguerra Lodge/Bazaruto Island resort & spa (BLD)
Spend the day at leisure to enjoy the hotel.

Day 6 Departure (B)
After breakfast and some leisure time you will transfer to the jetty for your 25 minute boat transfer to Vilanculos jetty, where you will be met and driven to the airport for your flight to Johannesburg.

Benguerra Lodge
Along the historical Mozambique Channel lies tropical Ilha de Benguerra, part of the Bazaruto National Park - an island paradise situated within the renowned Bazaruto Archipelago. Merged into a natural acacia forest bordering Benguerra Bay and encircled by silver beaches, coral reefs and turquoise seas, this up-market Lodge offers exclusivity in a tranquil setting. While you may simply choose to recline within the shade of a beach umbrella, there are many wonderful activities to enjoy, from snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, saltwater fly fishing, bird watching, dhow cruising, island walks and cultural tours to the local village, visits to unique freshwater lakes...and more. Choose to do as much….or as little ……as you wish! Benguerra Lodge exudes an East-African-cum- Arabic décor. The main lodge building comprising reception offices, lounge, dining room and patio area is flanked by eleven comfortable thatched chalets. Each chalet is no more than 20 meters from the beach and each has a veranda/balcony looking out to sea. All chalets are double rooms (7 double bedded rooms and 4 twin bed rooms) with en-suite bathroom and shower. Meals are fresh from the sea, with delicacies such as crayfish, crab and calamari tantalizingly prepared or exotic Portuguese dishes. Lunches are relaxed affairs served in different settings and always with unsurpassed personal attention. The Villa at Benguerra Lodge is ideal for honeymoon couples and family special occasions. Set away from the rest of the complex, guests enjoy total privacy. A personal chef is available to prepare all meals. Guests may have any meal at the Lodge should you wish too. The Villa is decorated in East African style and consists of two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, intimate lounge and dining area with hand carved mahogany table. Outside on the wooden deck is a Jacuzzi/plunge pool for relaxation.

Azura Benguerra lodge
Azura Retreats Benguerra is located on the pristine Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. It provides a magnificent and relaxing escape on this tropical island off Vilanculos on Mozambique’s coral coast. Add a level of service second to none and you will discover a Mozambique Holiday destination in a class of its own. With just 17 beachfront chalets nestled along one of the last undiscovered beaches in the world, this exclusive lodge offers top class holidays unequalled in Mozambique. A private butler is on hand to ensure that you have everything you need for a  lovely stay.  The ultra-luxurious and spacious air-conditioned villas at Azura Retreats Benguerra Island all have cool textured Egyptian cotton spreads over king sized beds with mosquito nets, and massive en-suite bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries. The rooms are exquisitely finished and open to twin outdoor showers that overlook the vistas of Benguerra Island. Indigenous vegetation makes these island villas very private, surrounding your private infinity plunge pool overlooking the Indian Ocean. Facilities include free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and a spa. Dining is all part of the island experience. Meals are prepared by an award winning chef, and served in the beach dining room, on the beach, or a special location on request.  Fresh Mozambique seafood of every description will make your culinary experience truly memorable. Private picnics either on the beach or at remote locations are also available. The menu comprises of a choice of dishes prepared daily and the chef will happily accommodate special requests and dietary requirements. Activities are certainly not limited to lying in your hammock with a cocktail and taking the occasional dip in your pool. With the sea being only meters from your room, it means that so too are exquisite diving and snorkeling opportunities, as well as fishing or taking a trip on  a traditional dhow.  Why not experience unique Mozambique dhow cruise or stretch your imagination in an Astronomy lesson. No visit to Azura Benguerra would be complete without a visit to our African Spa – pamper yourself with traditional and signature treatments, which will make your Mozambique Island stay a truly special and memorable one

Bazaruto Island resort & spa (BLD)

Far, far away from reality, you will find that paradise does exist and it awaits you at Indigo Bay. From the visual to the edible, Indigo Bay lays on an exquisite array of delights. Whether it is the inspired cuisine and succulent seafood or the enticing cocktails, Indigo Bay will arouse your senses in every way as you discover new heights of luxury and pleasure. Accommodation comprises of the following: Total 23 chalets (35 beds) -11 Queen, 2 twin free standing and 4 twins inter-leading access suitable for family rooms. 6 Twin with shared verandas ideal for groups. All chalets are air-conditioned, fully mosquito screened, with en-suite shower, mini-bar, 24 hour power, satellite TV and telephone access. All chalets are on the beach. There is also a main Restaurant (specializing in local Mozambican Portuguese cuisine) and living area with bars etc. It's a fantasy you can see and touch and feel. Excitement rises as the sun sets over Indigo Bay. A palette of vibrant colors sweeps the skies and it's time to indulge in anything and everything your spirit desires. Whether it is the inspired cuisine and succulent seafood or the enticing cocktails, Indigo Bay will arouse your senses in every way as you discover new heights of luxury and pleasure.

 

Rates for the Magical Mozambique

Land, per person double occupancy

Single Supplement On request

Land: Benguerra Lodge - Classic Chalet, per person double occupancy

01 Apr '16 - 08 Jan '17 $5,605
09 Jan '17 - 31 Dec '17 $7,710
Single Supplement $1,345 - $2,570

Land: Azura- Luxury Chalet, per person double occupancy

01 Jan '16 - 31 Dec '16 $5,795
01 Jan '17 - 31 Dec '17 $5,970
Single Supplement Not Available for this period

Land: Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa Beach Villa, per person double occupancy

23 Dec '16 - 10 Jan '17 $3,605
11 Jan '17 - 26 Dec '17 $2,960

Land: Bayview Beach Villa, per person double occupancy

23 Dec '16 - 10 Jan '17 $7,490
11 Jan '17 - 26 Dec '17 $4,530

Price Includes:

  • Accommodation for 5 nights
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Boast transfer to hotel
  • Non-motorized Watersports


Price Excludes:

  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Laundry
  • Trip Cancellation & Interruption Insurance
  • Mozambique Visa
  • Mozambique arrival tax US$5 per person to be paid locally in US$.
  • Mozambique departure tax of US $10 per person, to be paid locally in US$
  • Items of a personal nature
  • FLIGHTS: Johannesburg – Vilanculos – Johannesburg

 

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