Machangulo Beach Lodge


Discover Machangulo Beach Lodge

Machangulo Beach Lodge, in the South of Mozambique offers blissful barefoot luxury. Untouched African beaches, untamed nature and luxurious service come together to create extraordinary holiday experiences. Situated in a truly unique location on a beautiful secluded peninsula it is the easiest accessible lodge in Mozambique with a plethora of activities for the whole family. 

This is a unique AFRICAN beach paradise, surrounded by 5 marine and nature reserves. 

Family owned and operated, the lodge features 9 intimate rooms. Our fully equipped activities centre, spa and dive centre ensure unique experiences for everyone. 

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A captivating blend of leisure and adventure activities are at your disposal, with a variety of land and water sport.


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Machangulo also has its own gorgeous spa that offers a host of massages and treatments in natural surroundings that will help you relax, unwind and reconnect to yourself.


Scuba Diving:
The Marine reserves surrounding the Machangulo Peninsula provides some excellent diving. Off the beaten track diving at its best. With ample options for beginner and advanced divers it is the ideal location for those looking for a unique and unexplored diving experience. For the complete novice we offer a full selection of diving courses. Here are some highlights of what we offer… A full PADI diving centre with compressor, cylinders and all other necessary equipment (no Nitrox however). Our main dive boat is a big, 250HP 30 ft Diving boat with low gunnels, stairs and ample space. We always have a PADI Dive instructors on staff featuring a full range of courses. Year-round diving with water temperatures between 20°C (lowest, but seldom) to 30°C (in summer) Wide range of experiences, from shore dives to boat dives and even reefs that no-one has ever dived before. . .

An incredibly rich bird life surrounds Machangulo Beach Lodge all year round. From the Great White Pelicans to the majestic African Fish Eagle, the area provides ample opportunity for excellent birding. You can explore the bird life on foot, per boat, per kayak or even whilst lounging at the lodge. The area is classified as an important bird area by Bird Life International. If you are an avid birder or on a birding Safari in South Africa, Machangulo is the ideal place to come add to your list. A full bird list is available on request. . .

Our most popular activity! The Inhaca Island Marine reserve has 2 km of pristine snorkeling and the Picnic Snorkel on the island is HIGHLY recommended, one of our favourite activities. During neap tide days (please check tides at the activities centre) there is also great snorkeling right in front of the lodge.
The use of the snorkeling gear for this is free…

The diverse biospheres surrounding Machangulo Beach Lodge teams with epic nature, waiting to be explored. What better way to do this than in a kayak? Paddling through the estuaries and the bays or even on the offshore reefs promises some amazing encounters with nature.

If you are lucky, the dolphins might even come to say hi!

Beach picnics
Choose your secluded spot on Machangulo beach for a unique picnic experience. Picnics by boat can be arranged to Inhaca Island and Portuguese Island. 

Chat to the activities staff to setup your shaded picnic area wherever you choose.

Rooms & Amenities Rooms & Amenities

Ocean View Rooms
The Seven Premium Ocean View rooms are the pride and joy of Machangulo Beach Lodge. Perched up on a ridge overlooking the amazing scenery. Each room has a private deck, ensuite bathroom, air conditioning, mini bar and many other luxury amenities

  • View: The ultimate Ocean, Island and bay Views
  • Distance from Beach: 3 min Walk, 20-80 stairs
  • Distance from Pool: 1 min walk
  • Distance from Main Dining area: 2 min Walk, 5 stairs
  • Sleeps: 2 Adults & 2 Children (under 12 years)
  • Large and spacious comfort
  • Air Conditioning (24/7)
  • Private ensuite bathrooms
  • Mini Bar
  • Can be made up as King or Singles
  • Ceiling Fan, Hairdryer, Room Safe

The Two Villas at Machangulo provide ultimate flexibility and privacy for groups, families and any types of booking configuration. The large and spacious Villas feature 2 private en-suite rooms Joined together by a central room. The central area of the Villa features a kitchen prep area, lounge, bar and dining area. The Villa also features a pool. The Villas are completely private and offer a home away from home luxury.

  • View: Partial ocean views
  • Distance from Beach: 2 min Walk, 20 stairs
  • Distance from Main Dining area: 6 min Leisure Walk, 10 stairs
  • Sleeps: 4 Adults & 2 Children (Under 12 years)
  • Private Pool
  • Large and spacious Central area
  • Air Conditioning (24/7)
  • Private ensuite bathrooms
  • Mini Bar
  • Can be made up as King or Singles
  • Ceiling Fan, Hairdryer, Room Safe


More Resort Information More Resort Information

Machangulo Beach Lodge provides a full solution when it comes to transfers. All transfers are done in-house by Machangulo Beach Lodge and can be booked with our reservations team. We offer road transfers to and from South Africa, airports and boat transfers between Maputo and the Lodge.

Machangulo Beach Lodge is easier to access than any other luxury beach lodge in Mozambique and our team would like to assist in any way possible.

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