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This luxury private Benguerua Island Lodge offers 17 sea-facing suites with direct access to the beach, a host of exhilarating activities and delectable cuisine.
The island on which Marlin Lodge is found lies 14 km offshore from the Mozambican mainland town of Vilanculos. extends approximately 11 km in length and 5,5 km in width. From its sand dunes, savannah, freshwater lakes and wetland eco-systems, acacia woodlands and forests, Benguerua Island is a diverse ecological gem.
With over 2000 fish species and over a hundred coral species, a kaleidoscope of colour awaits you below the surface of crystal clear waters, while approximately 140 bird species steal the show on land. Indigenous cashew nut trees, casuarina trees that prevent erosion and wild orange trees, the fruit of which contains natural strychnine poison when green and can only be eaten when ripe, are just some of the trees on the island. Mlala palms are in abundance and the leaves are used for weaving mats, baskets and hats, while coconut palms are harvested for their fruit. Sisal plants are plentiful and used by the industrious locals, among other things to repair their fishing nets.
Rooms & Suites:
The Lodge offers a total of 14 Luxury Beach Suites, each with a sea-view and only a few steps from the white sands of Flamingo Bay beach. Each 60 m2 Beach Suite has a 17 m2 veranda, perfect for a private dinner or lunch for two, or for watching a breathtaking Mozambican sunset. The Beach Suites have practical yet sophisticated designer finishes, including slated flooring, plastered surfaces and soft lighting.
The Executive Beach Suites sheer size makes it unique. With over 80 m2 of floor space and a 30 m2 veranda, this suite is the perfect haven for the discerning visitor. Similar to the Luxury Beach Suites, the interior has sophisticated finishes such as slated flooring, plastered surfaces and soft lighting.
Food & Wine:
At this Benguerua Island Lodge, each meal is a culinary masterpiece created by one of our team of top-class chefs. The cuisine is characteristic of seafood-abundant Mozambique, infused with the Asian and Portuguese influences of its past.
In the dining room at Marlin, on the beach under the stars, or privately on your veranda, a meal prepared by the Lodge's chefs will tantalise your senses and leave a lasting impression.
The reception lounge; a welcoming hub offers a lounge for relaxing and a well stocked curio shop.
The reading lounge; Well spaced sitting areas, a small library and board games make it the ideal retreat when the weather doesn't play along.
The open-air dining room; main dining venue offers uninterrupted sea views, fresh air to tickle your palate and mouth-watering food.
The cocktail lounge area; Chill with a refreshing drink on a hot day or celebrate the sunset in the open-air bar area.
The pool area; Cool off in a sparkling 11-metre pool or relax on a lounger in the shade of Ilala palms and large umbrellas.
The Lodge is very popular for clients wanting the best in Luxury, exclusivity,powdery white beaches and mouth-watering food, topped off with the ultimate in service. The lodge also offers the Best Underwater Snorkelling and Diving experiences and has some of the worlds best Deep sea game and salt water fly-fishing as well as all the usual beach activities like windsurfing, water skiing, sea kayaking, cat sailing & power kite flying.
- Rates from: US$ 480.00
- Per person per night sharing
- Rates are in US Dollar
- Rates form part of safari itinerary
- *Rates may vary according to season
- Flights (return);
- UK - MOZ; from £ 805
- USA - MOZ; from $ 1649
- EUR - MOZ; from € 973
- Subject to availability & T&C's