Azura Benguerra Island Resort
This chic lodge provides a magnificent and relaxing escape on this tropical island off Vilanculos, on Mozambique’s coral coast. As part of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Marine Park, this new property has raised the bar with numerous prestigious awards from the likes of Conde Naste Traveller, Tatler and Harper’s Bazaar. Add a level of service second to none and you will discover a Mozambique Vacation destination in a league of its own.
With just 17 beachfront chalets nestled along one of the last undiscovered beaches in the world, the exclusive Benguerra Island lodge offers top class holidays, unequalled in Mozambique. A private butler is on hand to ensure that you have everything you need for a comfortable stay at all times. The ultra-luxurious and spacious air-conditioned villas at Azura Retreats Benguerra Island all feature cool textured Egyptian cotton spreads over king sized beds with mosquito nets. Picture massive en-suite bathrooms with Molton Brown toiletries. The rooms are exquisitely finished and open out to twin outdoor showers that overlook the vistas of Benguerra Island. Indigenous vegetation contributes to the innate privacy of these island villas, 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. You can also arrange a private picnic, either on the beach or in a remote romantic location. The menu comprises a choice of dishes prepared daily, and the chef will happily accommodate special requests and dietary requirements. All meals, locally branded drinks and tea/coffee are included in your stay at Azura Benguerra.
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 exquisite diving and snorkeling opportunities are at your fingertips. Try your hand at deep sea fishing, or take a trip on a traditional Mozambique dhow. Why not stretch your imagination in an Astronomy lesson one night? No visit to Azura Benguerra would be complete without a visit to the awesome African Spa – pamper yourself with traditional and signature treatments. You can create a truly special and memorable Mozambique Island holiday. Wander in and out of Azura Benguerra Lodge as you please…. browse through a collection of local crafts, jewellery and designer clothes at the Trading Store, sip cool cocktails with your feet in the sand…enjoy!
The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of five islands in Mozambique, near the mainland city of Vilankulo. It comprises the islands of Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell. Nyati Island locates in further south.