A magical and isolated spot accessible only by boat, adding to the sense you've found somewhere very special and remote. With no less than five marine and nature reserves and surrounded by pristine white sand at the very tip of an isolated peninsula in southern Mozambique, Machangulo Beach Lodge is a true paradise for lovers of nature keen to explore the African coast.
Set on the very tip of a long peninsula in southern Mozambique, Machangulo Beach Lodge is technically accessible by road but more easily reached by an exhilarating one-hour speedboat journey. The lodge itself sits in the sand dunes right on the beach, a stretch of perfect white sand, opposite Inhaca Island to the north and with Machangulo Private Nature Reserve to the south. These natural barriers of sea and reserve mean that Machangulo retains a deserted and very secluded feel for anyone lucky enough to stay here.
As long as you can manage the steps (up to 80 of them) the Ocean View Rooms are the ones to go for with panoramic views of the ocean, Inhaca Island and the bay. These are ideal for couples and honeymooners although an additional bed can accommodate one child. Family Villas offer partial ocean views and have two en-suite bedrooms joined by a central lounge, bar and dining area as well as a private plunge pool. Finally, the Beach Forest Rooms are private and spacious, with two rooms each, and located right next to the beach.
The menu at Machangulo Beach Lodge naturally features a good deal of delicious local catches, traight form the Indian Ocean and those keen to venture out should check out Bemugi's superb seafood platters, served from his beachside grill on nearby Inhaca Island.
THINGS TO DO AT THE HOTEL:
Indulge in a soothing spa treatment in front of the Indian Ocean
Feast on a fresh catch as part of a delicious seafood dining experience
Visit the local nature reserves to get closer to the Mozambican wildlife
THINGS TO DO NEARBY:
Enjoy a feast like no other at a beach picnic on the pristine sands
Take to the crystalline seas on a snorkelling, diving or kayaking experience
Go hunting for pretty pansy shells on nearby dunes and sandbanks and listen for the call of the African fish eagle as evening falls.
There’s no jetty at Machangulo so be prepared to get your feet wet on arrival. There are a lot of steps around the lodge so please let us know if you would prefer one of the more easily accessible rooms.
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