Category: Vilanculos and Benguerra Island

Vilanculos and Benguerra Island

Villa Santorini

Vilanculos, Mozambique

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Airport nearby Childcare Bar Free WiFi Nature or Scenic Area Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

This is a place and space where the rhythm of the tides marks the time and a world of natural beauty fills the pause

The white walled, multi-tiered landmark of Villa Santorini Mozambique, commands panoramic views across the expanse of Vilanculos Bay from its private, elevated position. It is situated a few kilometers north of the mainland coastal town of Vilanculos, surrounded by dense coastal vegetation and fronted by its own stretch of beach.

Vilanculos is serviced by regular flights and road access. Just beyond the bay of Vilanculos, lies the underwater wonderland of the Bazaruto Archipelago, a Marine National Park.

Elegant interiors echo the space and flow of the natural surrounds. Five sea- fronting, air-conditioned, en-suite bedrooms, each with private balconies, accommodate 10 adults or alternatively 8 adults and 6 children.

The multifaceted living area, comprising a lounge, TV room and library, ocean facing deck with martini pool, secluded patios, wind-protected courtyard pool, 24-hour guest beverage-kitchen and a range of communal and intimate dining spaces, provides guests with a wide range of ensemble and private living, relaxation and dining options.

Free WiFi access is available, each bedroom has an iPod docking station. A staircase leads down from the Villa to the beach.

The Villas in-house management couple, head chef Jorge, and other attending staff, are all on hand to assist guests with any requirements.

Vegetables and herbs from the Villas own garden and the option of the days fresh sea harvest, complement the daily tantalizing menus. Special dietary requirements can be accommodated. Complimentary child minding services are available by arrangement together with fun childrens pastimes.

On-site Spa treatments are a heavenly option.

INCLUDED ACTIVITIES

Santorini operates the following activities in house which are included in the daily rate. However the activity is subject to availability of the equipment. In the event that any of these activities require the use of a boat then the boat charter rates will apply
* Kayaks
* Stand-up Paddle Boarding
* Sand Boarding
* Fishing Equipment
* Snorkelling
* Beach Volleyball
* Beach Cricket
* Kids cooking activities, sand-art and other on-site kids activities
* Market tour - culminating in a visit to Jorges Baracca the chef
* A transfer to the Pubs of Vilanculos
* A visit to Machilla Magic

EXCLUDED ACTIVITIES

The following activities are offered, however they are operated by outside operators and accordingly a quote for the activity will be provided on request on-site
* Horse Safaris
* Guided Kite Surfing
* Dhow sailing to the islands or just a sunset tour
* Deep sea fishing
* Scuba diving
* Spa treatments
* River canoeing

BOATING

They offer their 23 ft rigid inflatable boat (RIB) with dual engines and sun canopy which is perfect for shorter trips to the islands, snorkelling, water ski-ing and tubing. Trips to the island beaches will be arranged with delicious picnic lunches as well as essential beach equipment such as umbrellas, beach chairs, tables etc.

CHILD POLICY

* Children of all ages are welcome at Villa Santorini
* Nanny service available on request at no additional charge
* Maximum of 1 child under 13 years allowed to share with two adults
* Child sharing with parents pays the applicable child rate per night
* Families with more than one child, are required to book a second room
* In the case of three children sharing one room, the full room rate applies and the third child under 13 years will pay the applicable additional child rate per night

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Suites

USD 385 per person per night sharing
USD 539 per single guest per night
USD 170 per child (05 to 12 yrs) per night sharing
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
USD 492 per person per night sharing
USD 689 per single guest per night
USD 227 per child (05 to 12 yrs) per night sharing
Valid 01 Jul 2017 to 31 Aug 2017
USD 385 per person per night sharing
USD 539 per single guest per night
USD 170 per child (05 to 12 yrs) per night sharing
Valid 01 Sep 2017 to 19 Dec 2017
USD 492 per person per night sharing
USD 689 per single guest per night
USD 227 per child (05 to 12 yrs) per night sharing
Valid 20 Dec 2017 to 10 Jan 2018

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Return airport transfers
* Transfers to Vilanculos town throughout the stay – shops, restaurants, bars, market etc.
* All meals at Santorini including picnics on boat trips
* All drinks - local beer, local wine, selected spirits, teas and coffees, water and soft drinks
* Guided market tour with a stop at Jorges Baracca
* Free Wi-Fi in Santorini, currently only in public areas
* IPod dock in each suite
* Select DVDs at Santorini
* Nanny services which will be available on request at Santorini

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras
* Sales Tax of 17 percent that is charged on all goods and services purchased at Santorini
* Flights to and from Vilanculos
* Visas if required
* Additional boat trips and park fees per trip
* Spa treatments at Santorini
* Premium spirits, premium wines, cocktails
* Additional activities not mentioned

Term & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on United States Dollar USD.

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Hotel Dona Ana

Vilanculos harbor, Mozambique

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Airport nearby ATM or Banking services Childcare Bar Coffee and tea making facilities Nature or Scenic Area Restaurant Rooms Swimming Pool

THE HOTEL DONA ANA is perched on a narrow horn on the Vilanculos harbor in Mozambique, just minutes away from the Vilanculos International Airport. Surrounded on two sides by ocean, The Hotel Dona Ana stands. Her windows look out onto the splendour of Mozambiques Bazaruto Archipelago.

The Main Hotel boasts 19 well-appointed classic sea view and harbor view rooms, 2 executive sea facing rooms, 1 honeymoon suite with separate lounge and bedroom, whilst the beach wing has 28 well-appointed classic sea view rooms and 1 Garden Suite with separate lounge and bedroom.

The iconic Mozambique hotel also features the Cohler restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner offering a traditional Mozambican / Portuguese menu. The hotel also features three bars, namely the Caju pool and snack bar, Seta cocktail bar and the beach wing pool bar, Ocio.

The coastal town ov Vilanculos in Mozambique offers visitors easy access to the unspoilt majesty of the Bazaruto Archipelago, a protected World Wildlife Trust marine reserve and coastal reserve.

Child Policy:

* One child 12 years and younger sharing with two full paying adults, one an extra bed, is free of charge, subject to availability of certain room types
* Two children up to 18 years sharing in their own room will pay 75 percent of the adult rate
* Children 3 years and younger stay and eat free of charge
* Restaurant Menus will cater for children

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Classic Harbour Facing

USD Rates on Request

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Breakfast
* Return road transfers from Vilanculos Airport to Dona Ana
* Non-motorised sports
* Mozambican Tourism levy and 17 percent IVA

Rate Exclude:

* All Extras
* Flights to and from Vilanculos Airport
* Items of a personal nature
* Meals other than specified, drinks, gratuities and items of a personal nature
* The Hotel Dona Ana and or Keychain Hospitality takes no responsibility for the clients passport validity, visas, travel permits, travel insurance, health certificates, inoculations and any other documentation required for the trip

Term & Conditions:

* Rates valid for South African residents only.
* Rates are subject to change and availability.
* Rates are based on United States Dollar USD

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Dugong Beach Lodge

Vilanculos, Mozambique

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Amenities & Facilities

BarNature or Scenic AreaRestaurantRoomsSwimming Pool

Situated along the Southern Mozambique Coast within 30 000 hectares of pristine marine and wildlife territory in the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary.


Situated along the Southern Mozambique Coast within 30 000 hectares of pristine marine and wildlife territory in the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary, Dugong Beach Lodge combines two biospheres which make for a unique wilderness and beach experience.
Kick off your shoes, get the sea sand between your toes, relax and enjoy the endless, unprecedented beauty of Dugong Beach Lodge. Experience a delightful picnic on a deserted island, enjoy leisurely walks on a perfect white-sand beach with translucent waters, marvel at the spectacular vistas at Worlds View or sip cocktails in the interflowing pool with an island-style bar and martini seats offering spectacular views of the ocean.
The Lodge offers 12 luxuriously appointed, air-conditioned chalets with direct access to the beach via individual walkways.
All rooms have outdoor showers and private deck furnished with day beds for relaxation or wellness treatments and where private dinners can be enjoyed. There is an interflowing swimming pool with an island-style bar and martini seats with spectacular views of the ocean.

Rates from:

USD 385 per person per night sharing
USD 535 per single guest per night
USD 192 per child (02 - 12 yrs) sharing
Valid 01 Feb 2017 to 30 Jun 2017
USD 450 per person per night sharing
USD 630 per single guest per night
USD 225 per child (02 - 12 yrs) sharing
Valid 01 Jul 2017 to 31 Aug 2017
USD 385 per person per night sharing
USD 535 per single guest per night
USD 192 per child (02 - 12 yrs) sharing
Valid 01 Sep 2017 to 31 Oct 2017

Boat Transfer
USD 85 per person per way - subject to change
Scheduled Boat transfers from Vilanculos to Dugong Beach Lodge or Vice Versa

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation as above
* 3 Meals a day
* 1 bottled water per person per day
* All Non-motorised watersports
* Complimentary selection of House Wines by the glass & selected Beers and Soft Drinks during Dinner

Rate Exclude:

* All extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability
* Rates valid for South African Residents only.

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AZURA Benguerra Island

Benguerra Island, Mozambique

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Amenities & Facilities

Air conditioning Airport nearby Bar Laundry service Nature or Scenic Area Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

Azura is situated on the Benguerra Island, the second largest island in the Bazuruto Archipelago in Mozambique. It is famous for its unspoiled white beaches, remarkable dive site and excellent fishing.

Azura is situated on the Benguerra Island, the second largest island in the Bazuruto Archipelago in Mozambique. It is famous for its unspoiled white beaches, remarkable dive site and excellent fishing.

There are 3 Luxury Villa’s, 10 Infinity Villa’s, 1 Villa Amizade and 1 Presidential Villa. All villas are very spacious and offers guests their own private pool, beach frontage, outdoor Sala, his and hers outdoor showers and/or full bathroom, king size beds, mini bar, air conditioning and butler / host service. Each villa is nestled amidst the indigenous trees and bushes and created to offer guests their own private sanctuary.

Guests can enjoy a variety of activities ranging from our beach picnics, private dining, guided bird watching / walking trials, oceans sea museum, Dugong/Whale tracking, land rover island drives, cultural encounters, beach walks with a picnic, star gazing events. Scuba diving guided snorkeling trips, deep sea fishing in custom built boat, fly fishing, shore based fishing, sea kayaking, dhow sailing and dhow sunset cruise.

Azura’s uniquely Africa spa which offers signature treatments based on local ingredients and traditions. These include being rubbed down with ground coconut shells or diamond dust, covered head to toe with tamarind and aloe or gently massaged with warm Marula oil.

Azura is located on Benguerra Island within the Bazaruto Marine National Park. Benguerra Island lies 14km north east of Vilanculos, the nearest town and site of the international airport.

How To Get There

There are daily flights from Johannesburg International airport (OR Tambo) to Vilanculos International Airport which connect well with the major international flights to Europe. The flying time from Johannesburg is 2 hours on a 42 seat ATR aircraft. On Tuesdays and Fridays these flights collect passengers from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, with an onward flying time of just 1 hour. This facilitates an effortless beach and bush experience.
There are also regular flights on Travelmax from Lanseria northern Johannesburg, LAM from OR Tambo, Lanseria and Maputo, and on Swazi Airlines connecting with Matsapha and Durban. Visas are available on arrival.

Transferring To Benguerra Island

Azura operates a state of the art 6 seater Eurocopter helicopter for the transfers from Vilanculos to Benguerra Island. The flying time is approx 10 minutes, and will connect with your arriving/departing flight. This should be booked at the same time as your accommodation.
Benguerra Island does have a short grass strip which can accommodate smaller private aircraft. You should check suitability and conditions in advance as the runway lies in a wetland area and conditions are not always suitable for take off and landing.

Child Policy

* Children are welcome at Azura, but guest privacy must be respected. Young children should dine in villa.
* Infinity Beach and Luxury Beach Villas
- Children 17 years and over = full price
- Children 9-16 years in their own villa pay 90 percent adult rate -min 2
- Children 7-16 years sharing bedroom with 2 adults pay 50 percent adult rate
- Children 3-6 years sharing bedroom with 2 adults pay 35 percent adult rate
- Children under 3 pay USD50 per night - max 1 extra child sharing with 2 adults per room in all cases
* Villa Amizade and Presidential Villa
- These villas particularly suit families,
- When booked by more than 2 adults entire villa rate applies, terms and conditions apply to bookings at the 2 person rate, please enquire
- For Easter, Christmas and New Year bookings entire villa rate applies
- Presidential Villa max 6 people, Villa Amizade max 5 people
- Villa Amizade 3rd child staying in the second bedroom lounge charged at USD475 per night
- Villa Amizade private chef can be booked at USD150 per day

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Beach Villa
Rates on Request

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* All meals including main beach dinners
* Local beers and spirits, selection of house wines
* Soft drinks, tea and coffee, waters
* Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala
* Mozambican host service
* Wifi access in the public areas not in rooms
* A Land Rover island drive
* A sunset dhow cruise
* Use of snorkelling equipment
* Use of kayaks and paddleboards
* Various honeymoon special treats
* Various childrens activities see activity sheet
* EVAC medical insurance

Rate Exclude:

* Premium spirits, cocktails, wines and champagnes
* Specialist guided activities, day trips, deep sea fishing, boat hire
* Reef snorkelling, island hopping, scuba diving and scuba courses
* Spa treatments, laundry, personal gifts and staff gratuities
* Optional USD10 per villa per night Rainbow Fund contribution
* Bazaruto National Park levy approx. USD15 per person per stay
* 17 percent government tax charged on local extras
* Visas if required
* Travel Insurance recommended
* Special event supplement charged at time of booking, children at 50 percent - USD175pp on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, USD200pp on New Years Eve.
* All flights, helicopters rides and transfers

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability
* Rates are based on United States Dollar USD
* Christas and New Year surcharge is applicable

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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique

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Amenities & Facilities

Airport nearby Childcare Bar Nature or Scenic Area Restaurant Rooms Spa Swimming Pool

Fulfil your escapist dreams on the paradise private island of Bazaruto, in a jewel-like archipelago off the coast of Mozambique.

With few distractions to interrupt your stay at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, you can completely lose yourself in dazzling natural beauty, peaceful island life and unforgettable experiences. Relish a host of luxury comforts in our boutique collection of 44 beach, sea view and pool villas, which have been designed in natural harmony with the unspoiled island surrounds. Spend lazy days at a quiet beachfront pool that is reserved exclusively for adults, or take your little ones to play in the dedicated family pool. Feel revitalised at our pampering spa with an extensive range of treatments and specialist hydro facilities.

Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving as you go in search of dugong’s, turtles and whales. Experience an anglers dream with amazing deep sea fishing. Master water skiing and wake boarding, or set out in search of dancing dolphins. Then as a postcard perfect day draws to an end, catch the wind in your sails at sunset aboard a traditional dhow boat.

Learn to create the unique tastes of island life with a professional cooking class. Savour gourmet local and world flavours as you drink in a stunning ocean view that you’ll reminisce long after you leave us. Delight in sumptuous beach barbeques under the stars or spoil someone special with a personalised Dining by Design journey.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa key features:

- 4 beach, sea view and pool villas
- 1 adults-only swimming pool and 1 family pool
- Pampering Anantara Spa
- Dive and water activities centre
- Dugong, Turtle, Whale & Dolphin Watching
- Deep sea fishing
- Fitness centre, tennis, volleyball and golf
- Children’s entertainment room
- 4 dining options
- Beach barbeques
- Dining by Design
- Cooking Classes
- Gift shop
- Business centre
- Conference room for up to 60people

Rates from:

Beach Villa
Rates on Request

Rate Includes:

* Accommodation
* Return boat transfer between Vilanculos and Anantara Bazaruto subject to availability
* Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
* Scheduled daily snorkelling trip to Neptunes Nursery weather permitting
* Soft drinks, Bottled water, House wine, Local beer and Selected House spirits, Tea and coffee, Mini-bar
* Non-motorised water sport activities or equipment
* Emergency medical evacuation.

Rate Exclude:

* International or domestic flights ex Vilanculos Airport, Airport taxes if applicable
* Visas
* Specialised and/or Premium Brand beverages, Food and beverage services to Villas,
* Laundry
* Motorised water sports, Horse riding and all activities unless specified
* Gratuity
* Park fees and all items not stated above.
* All Extras

Term & Conditions:

* Rates are subject to change and availability
* Rates valid for South African Residents only.
* Rates are based on United States Dollar USD.
* Compulsory Meal Surcharge applicable on Christmas Eve Dinner on 24 December 2016 at USD 75 per adult as well as New Year Eve Dinner on 31 December 2016 at USD 75 per adult. Meal rates for child between 4-12 years of age apply 50 percent of the adult rate.

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