South African Hotels

Azura Benguerra Island Resort

Benguerra Island
Bazaruto Archipelago
Southern Africa
Hotel Type
Beach, Spa

Current Specials

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Azura Benguerra Island Resort Reviews & Information

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The luxurious Azura Benguerra Island offers its guests a little piece of tropical bliss in the magnificent Marine Park of Mozambique's Bazaruto Archipelago. This exclusive beach resort features only 16 villas which are spread along the secluded white sandy beaches and the turquoise tropical waters.

Guests enjoy complete privacy and relaxation with all the luxuries needed to ensure an unforgettable and pleasant stay at the resort. There are several sun decks where guests are invited to relax and take in the warm Mozambican sun. Comfortable lounges are available for reading a book or a delicious and refreshing cocktail in a truly magnificent setting.

Activities are plentiful and can be enjoyed by the whole family. While staying here, guests benefit from the services of their private butler. Dining at one of the various venues offers something different every day. The health and beauty spa leaves visitors feeling relaxed and pampered making the resort the perfect escape to paradise.

Sixteen exclusive villas are situated along the shores of this Island. The villas have been designed to offer guests their privacy while staying at the resort. Each villa features its style and has been designed with the comforts of the guests in mind. There are different categories of villas to meet the needs of every type of traveller.

  • Beach Villas
  • Luxury Beach Villa
  • Infinity Beach Villas
  • Villa Amizade
  • Presidential Villa.


The resort has been designed in such a way that guests are never required to dine in the same place twice unless they choose to do so. Visitors can enjoy dinner on a candle-lit beach or lunch on a private secluded island. Meals can also be enjoyed at the bar or even in the privacy of your villa. The resort will go out of their way to make each dining experience a fantastic one.

The menu is mostly based on the seasonal and fresh ingredients which are available from the local area; fresh seafood is at its best here. Children are asked to dine in the privacy of their villas to not to disturb the romantic evening setting for the other guests visiting the island.

Activities Available

Guests staying on the island enjoy some spectacular activities. The events at the resort are widely based on their most dramatic and breath-taking feature, namely the tropical waters which surround the island.

Activities include:

  • Snorkelling
  • Diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Saltwater fly fishing
  • Show sailing
  • Sunset cruises.

Children activities:

  • Learning how to snorkel
  • Diving classes
  • Baking
  • Picnics
  • fishing
  • Visit the rock pools
  • Stargazing
  • Kite flying

Spa treatments

The Resort has two beautiful treatment rooms available right on the beach front. Guests can enjoy relaxing treatments all of which have been influenced by the traditions of the locals in Mozambique. The creams and oils which are used during the spa treatments have been specially made from ingredients which are grown and produced in Mozambique. The spa also offers treatments designed for children so that they too can feel treated and pampered during their stay.

Below detailed information about the Azura Benguerra Island Resort is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Butler service
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Indoor Outdoor Showers
  • Mini bar
  • Mosquito net
  • Private plunge pool
  • Tea and coffee making facilities


Dining at the Azura Benguerra Island Resort

Dining at the five star Azura Benguerra Island Resort in Mozambique, is a unique everyday experience where guests never eat at the same place twice, unless they would like to, of course. Delicious meals which have been specially prepared by the resort's team of spectacular chefs can be enjoyed all over the resort.

Dining venues:

  • Breakfast on the beach right by the tropical waters edge
  • A romantic picnic on a remote and private island
  • Candle lit dinners under the stars with the sand under the toes and the relaxing sounds of the waves as they come onto shore
  • Meals can also be enjoyed at the resort's popular star bar
  • Private dining at the villa.

Seafood is the main ingredient used on the menu available at the resort as it is what is readily and freshly available on the island. The chefs at the resort are more than happy to cater for any needs, requirements or requests that guests may have while staying at this magnificent resort in Mozambique.

Spa Facilities

The Resort offers two spa treatment rooms right on the beachfront. The local traditions inspire the treatments, and all of the oils and creams used in the procedures have been made from local ingredients. 

The health and beauty spa also offers spa treatments for children. Kids who visit the Spa can choose from a number of treatments to make them feel special and pampered during their stay.

Water activities
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing
  • Dhow sailing
  • Salt water fly fishing.
Activities for children
  • Marine life walks at the rock pools
  • Snorkeling classes with the assistance of a specialized instructor
  • Diving classes from 8 years old
  • Fishing trip 
  • Star gazing with the resort's 8 inch reflecting telescope
  • Dhow picnic in a traditional Mozambican Dhow
  • Kite flying
  • Baking.
Spa treatments

The health and beauty spa at Azura Benguerra offers double treatment rooms right on the beachfront. The rooms are open and airy and provide a great environment in which to just relax.


The Azura Benguerra Island Resort has a number of swimming pools available at the resort where guests can enjoy a relaxing swim in the most beautiful setting.

  • Cocktail Bar
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Library
  • Sea Views
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 12:00
  • Check out: 11:00
General Services
  • Babysitting
  • Butler service
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping service
  • Room service
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Malaria Status and Animals
  • The Azura Benguerra Island Resort is in a malaria area of Mozambique, Southern Africa. Guests need to take all the necessary precautions before travelling to this piece of tropical paradise.

Children Policy
  • Mozambique's luxurious Azura Benguerra Island Resort welcomes families, but as they aim to offer their guests a peaceful and tranquil environment, there are a few children policies at the resort.

    Children plans:

    • children are required to dine in the privacy of the villas in the evenings
    • When booking the Villa Amizade and Presidential Villa, the children are catered for in the rate for the villas.
    • When booking the Infinity Beach Villas and the Luxury Beach Villas, the following children rates apply:

    - Children 14 and over are charged the full adult rates

    - Children between the age of 14 and 5 pay 50% of the adult rate

    - Children 4 years and younger will pay 25% of the adult rate.

    Please be advised that the Infinity Beach Villas and the Luxury Beach Villas can only accommodate two adults and one child in the rooms.

Children Activities
  • The stunningly beautiful Azura Benguerra Island Resort is a family friendly resort in Mozambique.  To ensure that no one gets bored during their stay, there are a number of activities available which even the youngest of guests can enjoy.

    The following activities are available for children:

    • scuba lessons
    • diving courses
    • baking classes
    • fishing trips
    • picnics on the beach
    • star gazing
    • kite flying.

Available Rooms

Beach Villa

# Rooms:

The Beach Villa is situated right next to the health and beauty spa. This part of the resort is secluded and private making it perfect for a romantic beach getaway. This room is one of the smallest rooms at the Resort but offers great luxury and comfort. Guests enjoy being situated right on the beach front with access to their very own private plunge pool.

Beach Villa features:

  • Air-conditioning
  • King size bed
  • Fans
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Mosquito nets
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Private deck
  • Private beach side sala.

Luxury Beach Villa

# Rooms:

The Luxury Beach Villas are situated just a few steps away from the beach. This Villa offers a prime beachfront location with spectacular ocean views. The villas offer full air-conditioning, an en-suite bathroom and a private deck.

Luxury Beach Villas features:

  • Private plunge pool
  • Fans
  • King size beds
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Outdoor and indoor showers
  • Dressing area in bathroom
  • Mosquito nets
  • Butler service
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Sun deck.

Infinity Beach Villa

# Rooms:

The Resort offers ten fully furnished Infinity Beach Villas which provide the most spectacular beach side location.Guest may just step out of their door and benefit of the direct access to the beach. The Infinity Beach Villas offer a private deck from which guests can enjoy spectacular ocean views. The beach side villas also offer their guests a private infinity pool and a beach side sala.

Infinity Beach Villa features:

  • King beds
  • Egyptian cotton linen
  • Mosquito nets
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • En-suite bathrooms with large bath and dressing area
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Mini bar.

Villa Amizade

# Rooms:

The Villa Amizade is one of the most spectacular villas and has two bedrooms.

Villa Amizade features:

  • Two bedrooms
  • Indoor and outdoor showers
  • Lounge area
  • Dstv
  • Flat screen television
  • Mini bar
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Small kitchenette
  • Dining area
  • private decks
  • private swimming pool

Presidential Villa

# Rooms:

The Presidential Villa offers true luxury in paradise and is secluded from the main resort area to offer its guests the utmost of privacy. While staying in the Presidential Suite, guests enjoy the services of their very own butler and private chef. This spacious villa offers its guests three large en-suite bathrooms, a media room, wine bar, lounge and dining area. While staying in the Presidential Suite guests enjoy being just steps away from the beach and the beautiful tropical waters.

Presidential Suite features:

  • Egyptian cotton linen
  • Private pool
  • Lounge area
  • Air-conditioning
  • Fireplace in the lounge
  • Flat screen TV
  • DVD player
  • Infinity edge swimming pool
  • Private kitchen
  • Sun decks.

Azura Benguerra Island Resort Specials

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Enjoy a 6 night stay at the luxurious Azura on Benguarra Island, Mozambique, and only pay for 5 nights. This offer is valid 9 January - 17 December 2017 and 8 January - 16 December 2018.

Included in the rate:

  • All meals including main beach dinners
  • Local beers & spirits and cocktails, selection of house wines
  • Soft drinks, tea & coffee, waters
  • Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala Mozambican host service
  • WiFi access in the public areas and 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 children's activities (see activity sheet)
  • EVAC medical insurance

Excluded from the rate:

  • Premium spirits, wines and champagnes
  • Guided/Specialist activities, day trips, deep sea fishing, boat hire
  • Reef snorkelling, island hopping, scuba diving and scuba courses
  • Spa treatments, laundry, personal gifts & staff gratuities
  • Optional $10 per villa per night Rainbow Fund contribution
  • Bazaruto National Park levy (approx. US$15 per person per stay currently, charged locally)
  • 17% government tax charged on local extras
  • Visas if required
  • Travel Insurance (recommended)
  • Special event supplement (charged at time of booking, children at 50%): $175pp on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, $350pp on New Year's Eve

Terms and Conditions:

  • Only valid for a stay of 6 nights or longer
  • Subject to availability
  • Valid 8 January - 16 December 2018 and 7 January - 15 December 2019

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -21.853754

Longitude: 35.425591


Guests are transferred from Vilanculous to Azura Benguerra by means of helicopter.
The helicopter transfers only occur between the times of 12:00 and 14:00 daily (subject to change).
If guests require a transfer after those hours, a private charter can be arranged prior to arrival.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star