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Massinga Beach Lodge

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Restaurants

Restaurant

The Restaurant a serves delicious seafood and traditional local cuisine.

Spa

Spa Facilities

Body massages and relaxation therapy are available in the privacy of the bedroom deck.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Swimming

Guests may enjoy swimming in the pool on the private deck at the Ocean Front Deluxe Rooms or in the warm Indian Ocean.

Surfing

Guests are welcome to bring their own surf board and surf the surrounding Ocean.

Fishing

Fishing at the Massinga Beach Lodge is available all year round by trawling artificial lures drift bait, jigging, live bait and drop shot. Deep sea fishing if offered on a Benguerra 530 with centre consol Cat, two 85 hp Yamaha motors and suitable for 4 fishermen, skipper and crew are provided for this fantastic adventure.

Catches include:

  • Big king fish (Giant, Big eye, Blue fin, Dusky, Tropical, Yellow fin and three spot)
  • Job fish
  • King Mackerel
  • Wahoo
  • Barracuda
  • Tuna (Bonito, Yellow fin)
  • Dorado (Dolphin fish)
  • needle scale queen fish
  • Natal Snoek

Main fishing seasons:

  • Wahoo - end of winter
  • King Mackerel - winter
  • Tuna - summer
  • Dorado - end of winter
  • Natal snoek - winter
  • King fish - summer
  • Marlin - summer
  • Sailfish - end of summer
Diving (Courses / Sites)

Diving Courses

Dive Master (2 weeks): Class room and pool sessions will vary from diver to diver. 60 dives are needed for qualify.

Bubble maker (8-10yr old): Very easy and gives the folks a break. Familiarisation in the swimming pool with full scuba equipment.

Discover Scuba (10yr old plus): Can be done in a single morning or afternoon and includes 1 class room session (knowledge review) to go over the important bits and pieces of diving, 1 pool session (confined water) for basic skills and then 1 dive. Great for people who aren't sure if the'll enjoy diving or for people who don't have time for a full course.  Everything covered on the D.S.D counts towards an open water course and is valid for 1 year. It is not a certified course but divers can go to a maximum depth of 12m and must dive with an instructor.

Scuba Diver (2 days): Including 3 class room sessions, 3 swimming pool sessions and 2 dives.  It is a certification, but has a 12m depth limit and must dive with an instructor.

Open Water (4 days): Including 5 class room sessions, 5 swimming pool and 4 dives.  After certification divers can dive to 18m and can dive with any other certified diver.

Advanced Diver (2-3 days): Study the manual and answer questions. There are 2 mandatory dives. Deep (dive to 30m) and navigation (use of a compass) then the diver can choose what they would like to do for the next 3 dives e.g. wreck, fish id, drift, photo etc. to a max depth 30m.

 Diving Sites near the Lodge, Moaiquei MMMM 

  • Sylvia Shoal
  • New York City
  • Pilgores Arch
  • Sherwood North and South
  • New Years Reef
  • Aladdin South
  • Cameron Rock
  • Cameron Reef.
  • Turtle Cove
  • Nigels Aquarium
  • Ray Alley
  • Rainbow Reef
  • Anemone City
  • Aladdin Central
  • Tokyo Drift
Other leisure activities
  • Board games
  • Table tennis
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • DSTV
  • DVD selection
  • Stargazing
  • Quad biking
  • Sea Safari

Services

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • 24 - hour reception service
  • Housekeeping service
  • Massage treatments
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request

Available Rooms

Ocean Front Deluxe Room

# Rooms:
16

Each spacious room opens out onto a furnished private deck featuring a splash pool and provides a magnificent 180 degree sea view.

Ocean Front Deluxe room amenities:

  • Private splash pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Outsize king bed
  • Dreamy mosquito net curtain
  • Air-conditioning
  • Sumptuous bed linen
  • Stocked mini bar
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Laptop safe
  • Pedestal fan
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Fluffy bath sheets
  • Luxurious guest amenities
  • Free-standing bath tub
  • En-suite rain shower which opens out onto the deck
  • Torch
Single Room US $370
Double Room US $580

Ocean View Chalet

# Rooms:
14

Each spacious Ocean View Junior Suite opens out onto a furnished private deck and has 180 degree sea view. The Ocean View Junior Suites are ideal for families with two adult sleeper couches in the lounge and a separate bathroom. There is even capacity for a third extra bed for a child.

Ocean View Junior suite amenities:

  • sun loungers
  • outsize king bed
  • dreamy mosquito net curtain
  • air-conditioning
  • sumptuous bed linen
  • stocked mini bar
  • tea/coffee facilities
  • laptop safe
  • pedestal fan
  • bathrobe
  • slippers
  • hairdryer
  • fluffy bath sheets
  • luxurious guest amenities
  • free-standing bath tub
  • rain shower
  • separate shower/toilet
  • torch
Single Room US $310
Double Room US $470
 

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -23.350249

Longitude: 35.476159

Directions

GETTING THERE:

1.) Self Drive
7 - 8 hours driving time from Maputo, Mozambique
Tar road suitable for sedan on EN1 north to Massinga
Last 14kms 4x4 only; secure parking is available

2.) Flights
LAM Mozambique Airlines www.lam.co.mz
Daily flights from OR Tambo (Johannesburg) to Inhambane
Airport transfer at additional charge and by prior arrangement
Air-conditioned 4x4 with refreshments / 2 hours

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star