Machangulo Beach Lodge


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International RACK Rate From US$295 per person sharing per night

Machangulo Beach Lodge features 19 private luxury chalets. Each chalet has an en-suite bathroom, air-conditioning, mosquito nets, and a private deck. Five chalets have a breathtaking view of the ocean and Inhaca Island, and the other three chalets are intimately situated amongst the pristine Mozambique dune forest. All the chalets are connected by walkways and staircases to the main buildings and the beach.

Machangulo Beach Lodge’s striking main building includes a large inviting lounge with bar area and large dining area. Hidden behind the main building is the Boma area where evenings are spent beside the fire while enjoying the tranquil Mozambican nights, discussing the day’s catch and strategizing about tomorrow’s big one!

Situated near the beach is the Beach Bar, perfect for that island cocktail! A pool and deck are situated by the Beach Bar for you to cool down before an afternoon siesta.

Includes: Accommodation with welcome drink, Return Boat Transfers between the Maputo Marina and Machangulo Beach Lodge,  Return Airport Transfers between the Maputo International Airport and the Maputo Marina, All meals,  Filtered drinking water in jugs and bottles, Teas, Coffees and selected juices, High-speed Wi-Fi Internet service throughout the lodge, Selected non-motorised activities  and one guided dune walk

Facilities: Restaurant, Swimming pool, Guest lounge, Boma, Pool bar, Spa

Activities: Picnic on Inhaca Island, Fishing, Snorkelling, SCUBA diving, Spear Fishing, Cultural tour of Santa Maria, Exploration of the Maputo Bay Estuaries, Seasonal Whale Watching trips, Turtle nesting activities, Amazing secluded beach, and dune forest walks, Birdwatching

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Machangulo Beach Lodge

Situated on the southern Mozambique coastline, Machangulo Beach Lodge on Santa Maria is untamed and untouched. The local tides play games with this lagoon and the channel, while the lodge hides in the trees, away from nature’s huge daily calamity.

The Polana Serena Hotel

The Polana Serena Hotel has long been considered one of Africa’s finest hotels. Machangulo Beach Lodge is situated on the channel between Maputo and Inhaca Island.

By Air
Maputo International Airport is serviced by most major airline carriers. Some include the following Air Mozambique & Airlink. Once in Maputo boat transfer can be arranged from either Maputo Marina or Inhaca Island

By car
The best option is to drive to Maputo and then to take the boat transfer to the lodge.

Directions from Johannesburg

  • Take the N12 EAST (N4 if you’re in Pretoria).
  • Head toward Witbank, where the two highways will converge (now called the N4).
  • Continue East on the N4 through Nelspruit all the way to the Komatipoort/Lebombo border post.
  • Once you are through the 2 posts continue on the highway, now called the EN4, all the way into Maputo.
  • As you enter Maputo(first suburb is called Matola) continue straight in with the EN4 until you reach the EN2 at a major traffic light.
  • Turn left and continue into Maputo through the toll gate until you reach a big traffic circle, turn right (you entered at 6 O’Clock, exit at 3 O’Clock).
  • Follow the main(Avenida 25 de setenbro) road all the way through the city until you pass the KFC on you left, just pass the circle, which you go straight over, turn right into Maputo Marina(Blue and white buildings).
  • Here you will continue on to do the boat transfer to Machangulo Beach Lodge
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