&Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge

The second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, Benguerra Island offers a fantastic location for discovering Mozambique’s colourful and magnificent marine life whilst exploring this beautiful island with a selection of inland lakes, sand dunes and powder soft sand leading to the warm Indian Ocean. This &Beyond destination offers its’ guests luxury, relaxation and a holiday of a lifetime on an island get away in exotic surroundings.

Tucked between pine forest, looking out onto still seas, the lodge boasts soft beach and a channel that cuts straight out to sea. Each lodge offers its guests a bright and airy rooms with a classic African influence blended with modern chic. 4-poster beds, baths big enough for two and private plunge pools are some of the luxurious touches. Enhance your experience by enjoying a ‘Castaway picnic’, scuba dive the beautiful reefs, take a helicopter sightseeing trip or horse ride along the beach. The spa offers a wonderful range of treatments or just unwind by the pool with a cool cocktail.

After arriving in to Vilanculos airport and boat transfer will take you the island or upgrade and arrive in style by helicopter.

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Hotel highlights

  • Home of the Dugong
  • All Rooms have Plunge Pools
  • Just 15 Chalets

Hotel Features

General Information

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  • 15 rooms

Main Facilities

  • Diving
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive

Hotel Location

Location Highlights

&Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge

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215 Reviews 79% of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 157
  • Very Good 33
  • Average 11
  • Poor 12
  • Terrible 2

What to Expect

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  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
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Dec 22, 2019

Honey moon (en français à la fin)

Paradise on earth and not only because of the place but also because of the service and the people that take care of us. Wonderful experience, everything was so well organized and great. We felt people were really trying to make us satisfied and it works. All the team is very professional and they do it with a lot of heart. Yes you pay the price but no regrets at all. The picnic was magic and the day trip to paradise island also. Thank you so much to the team that made that moment unforgettable Special thanks to Steven, Meagan and Renoir. You are doing a great job with your staff. Also thanks to the chef Vic, you food was so good. And to our adorable butler Alda and her beautiful smile. Also to Captain Carlos and Jaimie that took us for beautiful journeys on the boat. Paradisiaque. Un endroit chargé en émotion. Les personnes de l’équipe qui se sont occupés de vous étaient au petit soin. Tout est fait dans le cœur avec beaucoup de professionnalisme. Les Activités vont crescendos le pic nic est topissime et la croisière vers paradise island magique. Encore mille mercis à l’équipe de nous avoir fait vivre ces moments inoubliables.
Dec 17, 2019

words can't do this place justice, but I do have pictures

London, Canada

From the moment we stepped off the helicopter the staff made us feel welcome and at home. All our needs were taken care of. The kids program was amazing and my 6 year old daughter loved every minute... from learning how to paddle board, building sandcastles, horseback riding on the beach to snorkeling . I got a great private scuba refresh course along with a great reef dive. The lunch of a private island was outstanding!! Truly a slice of paradise.
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&Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge


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Island Expeditions

Island expeditions are fully customised according to your interests and may include anything from a 30-minute trip to the local school or a two-hour expedition around the island. Explore the lakes and dunes on the northern side of the island, visit the local school and church and interact with the local people in the village. Each drive is accompanied by a local guide with extensive knowledge of the island, who will ensure that you have an authentic local experience.

Helicopter Sightseeing

Experience the beauty of the Bazaruto Archipelago from above as you board a helicopter and fly along the Mozambican coastline. Marvel at the crystal clear water and the pristine white beaches of this natural haven.

Scuba Diving

&Beyond Benguerra Island has a fully equipped Dive Centre and offers a full range of diving adventures whether you are a beginner or dive master.

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Swimming with Horses

Enthusiasts of all ages and riding levels, will have the memorable opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled Swimming with horses adventure. Ride bareback into azure waters, floating amongst the waves on top of your mount. Expect plentiful splashing, and bouts of laughter, as the horses absolutely love to frolic in the ocean. Afterwards, hop off your steed and allow them to enjoy a well-deserved roll on the beach.

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Sunset Cruise

Enjoy a cruise on a traditional wooden sailing vessel known as a dhow. A local skipper will fetch you in the late afternoon and sail around the calm waters of the bay as the sun sets over the islands.

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Explore the shallower coastal reefs situated off Benguerra island with the help of a snorkel. Equipment is provided and the guide will show you the best snorkelling spots to see the colourful marine life of the Indian Ocean.

&Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge

Room Types

Cabanas Lodge

Set under thatch, the cabanas boast elegant four-poster beds with white linen canopies and comfortable day beds. Spacious bathrooms feature generous bathtubs big enough for two, while outdoor showers decorated with hand-painted tiles offer an opportunity to enjoy your ablutions while listening to the nearby whisper of the waves.

Wooden verandas flow from outdoor dining areas ideal for starlit dinners to cool plunge pools.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

Casa Familia Lodge

Ideal for families or groups, the Casa Familia boasts three bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom, as well as private swimming pool set on the sheltered wooden veranda.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Private Pool
  • Safe
  • Separate Shower
  • Towels included

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