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Dugong Beach Lodge

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The Lodge has no set meal times the day starts when you decide. Both breakfast and lunch are overlooking the beach on the main deck, while dinner is occasionally served on the beach. Beautiful quality meals are presented, making use of locally procured supplies wherever possible. Aside from the main bar area, there is also an island bar in the swimming pool, where guests can enjoy cocktails while admiring the exquisite aquatic surrounds.


Spa Facilities

The lodge offers massage treatments for guests in search of relaxation in a most beautiful setting.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Sundowner dhow cruise

Take a memorable sunset cruise in this ancient craft and let the gentle breeze carry you into the evening during a stay at the Dugong Beach Lodge in Mozambique.

Nature drive in sanctuary

The 31 000 hectare sanctuary is home to free-roaming Eland, Wildebeest, Zebra, Giraffe, Nyala, Suni, Steenbok, as well as both Red and Grey Duiker to which guests at the Dugong Beach Lodge have access to.

Beach walks

Stroll along miles of pristine, white beaches collecting shells and flotsam along the way.


The crystal clear, warm waters are host to millions of brightly coloured reef fish, rays, turtles and many other species.  At certain times, even dolphin and migrating whales can be seen from the Dugong Beach Lodge in Mozambique.


The safe, calm seas at Dugong Beach Lodge are the ideal place to extend yourself for an excellent paddle around the archipelago.

Massage treatments

Indulge yourself as one of the trained massage therapists help rid you of all remnants of stress.

Horse riding

Ride among herds of grazing antelope in the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary at the Dugong Beach Lodge.

Sailing (Hobie catamaran)

Skim across the azure waters on a Hobie Catamaran, perhaps joined by flying fish or playful dolphins.

Nearby attractions

Nearby attractions:

  • Bangwe Island
  • Picnic at Worlds’ View.
Nearby activities

Nearby activities:

  • Day trips
  • Ocean safaris
  • Island excursions
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Luxury sailing yacht
  • Visit local fishing village.

Conferences & Events

Events at the Dugong Beach Lodge

Dugong Lodge in Mozambique is a perfect place for corporate incentive or executive getaways. Facilities can be made available for small seminars or meetings. Specialist conferencing equipment is not available on site.


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Massage treatments
  • Medical Air Rescue Service
  • Room service
  • Safari drives
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris
Malaria Status and Animals
  • As the lodge falls within a malaria zone, it is advised that guests bring protective clothing and consult their doctor about preventative measures before the trip.  

    Additionally, be sure to remember all personal medication, sun protection and antihistamines, as there is no nearby pharmacy.

Available Rooms

Luxury Room

# Rooms:

The Lodge has a total of twelve luxuriously appointed tented chalets, of which two beach villas have double rooms (accommodating four adults).

Standard Chalet features:

  • Mosquito net
  • Ceiling fan
  • Two twin or one king-size bed
  • Air-conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Mini safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee station
  • Hair-dryer (on request)
  • Private deck
  • En-suite indoor/outdoor bathroom (with outdoor shower).

Family Room


GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -22.132143

Longitude: 35.443108


The Lodge is situated on the southern coastline of Mozambique within the boundaries of the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary.

Scheduled daily flights to the Vilanculos International Airport in Mozambique on Pelican Air in pressurized turboprop aircraft take 2 hours from the OR Tambo Johannesburg International Airport (JIA) (International Departures counter 55) and one and a half hours from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP).

Chartered flights can be arranged to the Dugong Beach Lodge:

- runway: 03/21
- length: 780 meters (hardened calcrete) Flat.
- elevation: 25ft below sea level.

Boat transfers from the Vilanculos International Airport to the Lodge take between 30 to 40 minutes (depending on the tide).

Vilanculos is approximately 700km north of Maputo.
The trip from the Vilanculos Airport to the boat takes approximately 15 min and guests are transported in a 14-seater minibus.
The boat transfer to the Lodge takes approximately 40 minutes.
Transfers must be booked at the time of making a reservation and are charged separately.
It must be noted that, at times, there may be a delay in the transfer to the Lodge should passengers be arriving at different times on different airlines.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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