Azura Benguerra is an eco-friendly award winning boutique lodge on Benguerra Island in the prepossessing and largely-tourist free Bazaruto Archipelago of Mozambique, Africa’s new rising star.
Getting there is easy and unsurprisingly, scenic. SA Airlink offers five weekly flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos, and two weekly flights from Kruger
International Airport. From Vilanculos airport, guests access Azura Benguerra via a direct helicopter flight to the island.
Twenty beautifully turned out beachfront luxury villas hand built by the local community line the Indian Ocean shores. Their staff and service levels are unsurpassed and each villa has it's own dedicated butler to pander to your every need, and their cuisine is superb!
Azura Benguerra offers all the creature comforts you could wish for … private pools, dedicated and gracious Mozambican butlers pandering to your every need, fresh seafood straight from the ocean served to you daily and a local and natural African spa. Being a Marine National Park, it’s a playground for water sports. Go snorkelling or scuba diving at Two Mile Reef, saltwater fly fishing or world class deep sea diving. Alternatively you can horse ride, climb sand dunes or just relax and soak up the beauty.
Azura delivers a simple truth, that 'slow is good'!
Caroline's Hot Tips
Each villa has a dedicated butler, and they are charming! Let them pamper you and take care of your every need
A trip to Azura combines well with Kruger Park for a beach safari mix
Set a day aside for island hopping – the experience is as paradisiacal as you’d envision
Go on a marine safari and experience the underwater kaleidoscope kingdom of colours and rare species
Enjoy an island picnic in glorious isolation – it’s liberating to say the least
A FAVOURITE TRAVEL QUOTE
'Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.'
Azura Benguerra Overview
BEST SUITED TO – Couples or families
NUMBER OF ROOMS – 20 villas - Luxury, Infinity, Royal Beach Villas, Villa Amizade and Presidential villa can all accommodate up to 2 children under 16 years on extra beds
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF STAY – 4-7 nights
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL – All year round destination
CHILDREN – Children of all ages are welcome, and children 0 - 5 years stay free of charge
WE LOVE IT BECAUSE – It’s an idyllic island break for families and couples alike