The Top 10 Best Mozambique Accommodation Options for 2022

Mozambique is the popular tropical nation on the east coast of Africa. With its dreamy island feel, pristine beaches and plenty of historical attractions and wildlife parks to keep you busy on those days that you don’t want to sit with your feet in the sand, there is something for everyone to love about this beautiful country.

A place like no other, when you are keen on fulfilling those beach day dreams, not only is Mozambique one of the best places you can visit, but it is also home to some of the best accommodation options, which range from memorable luxury beach lodges to the more affordable self-catered retreats, which while not as luxurious are still able to provide you with some incredible views as well as loads of other things to see and do.

For both South Africans and those visiting from abroad, Mozambique is quickly becoming a hugely popular choice as an off the beaten track kind of destination, and if it is a nation you wish to visit, here is a list of the 10 best Mozambique Accommodation Options for 2022.

1. Golden Palms Beach Resort and Lodge

Situated in the stunning Guinjata Bay, Golden Palms Beach Resort and Lodge has gained a reputation for being a top class place to stay with so much to do in the area, think deep-sea angling, fly fishing, rock & surf fishing, kayaking, snorkelling and swimming etc. Guinjane is self-catered and built right on the beach dunes, giving guests the very best views.

Guinjane Lodge Chalet facing the beach - Guinjane Lodge

2. Golden Beach Village

A self-catered retreat with 15 luxury wooden villas complete with a beautiful looking deck and warm wooden floors, the Golden Beach Village is a comfortable place within walking distance of the beach. Although this Mozambique accommodation is self-catered, there is a snack bar and a restaurant onsite.

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3. Nascar Do Sol Beach House

This Mozambique accommodation option is incredibly secluded and luxurious, making it a retreat that is perfect for those wanting a more private stay. Nascar Do Sol has 4 bedrooms and en suite bathrooms, and a big kitchen and living space. From the beach house deck, guests can enjoy whale and dolphin watching.

Nascar Do Sol Beach House

4. Massala Beach Resort

A resort designed with the intention of giving guests a leisurely, restful holiday, this is a great place to stay if you are looking for that unforgettable Mozambique experience. The resort has 16 suites which look out over a lake, and the beach is just a short walk away.

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5. Briza Do Mar 2

Spacious accommodation with sea views, warm wooden interiors and enough space to comfortably sleep 8 people, this self-catered accommodation is a short walk from Lagoon Beach in Bilene, Mozambique. Some of the things you can do nearby include hiking and walking sport.

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6. Ilha Azul House

If you are looking for those guesthouse vibes, Ilha Azul House is an idyllic place to stay. Built in the suburbs of Ponto do Ouro, this double story villa is a short drive from one of the best beaches in Mozambique. The house is made for group stays or holidays for those who just want the extra space and complete privacy.

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7. Paradise Beach Lodge Pomene

Built well away from the busy tourist crowds and home to all sorts of water sports and interesting sightings, Paradise Beach Lodge is a 650km drive from Maputo and situated on a section of Mozambique coastline that is absolutely pristine. The coastline is a habitat for a variety of ocean life, including seahorses and starfish, which makes a snorkeling trip a must.

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8. Barra Beach Villa

A luxury villa in every sense of the word, the Barra Beach Villa is an excellent choice. The villa boasts ocean views and a gorgeous tropical island inspired garden. There are 5 rooms at the villa and enough space to sleep 12 people. The nearest beach is the incredibly exclusive Praia Da Barra. It is just 40 meters away, and is accessible from the villa’s personal walkway.

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9. Baobab Beach

Looking out from the lodge through the palm trees, to the warm Indian Ocean waters and sands of the Bazaruto Archipelago, it is quite easy to get into a the holiday experience. This lodge has a lot to offer, and the accommodation includes ethnic huts, beachfront chalets, dormitories, and camping spots. The lodge also has freshly prepared food available each day from the onsite restaurant. Baobab Beach is situated close to Vilanculos.

10. Sky Island Resort

A rather fancy accommodation choice, Sky Island Resort has been built on top of a coastal dune forest and offers some pretty picturesque views. This particular lodge is 50% an eco-lodge and guests can choose between the Meadow Chalet or the Sky View Luxury Tents when choosing their accommodation.

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