We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
1/4/2018 1/5/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Dugong Beach Lodge

    Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary | San Sebastian Peninsula, Vilanculos, Mozambique
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/4/2018 1/5/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Savings alert: 10% below average rate

    The price you found is 10% lower than this hotel's average rate of $443/night.

    We analyze rates over a 60 day period, and compare your selection to the average rate of comparable stays to ensure you're getting the best possible deal.

    $410
    $399
    SAVE $11
    $410
    $410
    Traveler (117)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Room & Suite (24)
    Overview
    • Excellent71%
    • Very good12%
    • Average4%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible9%
    Travelers talk about
    “seafood” (8 reviews)
    “high tide” (4 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Bar/Lounge
    Free Parking
    4.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Rooms
    Jan 4Jan 5
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from $398.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Vilanculos hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_IRG_RATE_VERIFICATION","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN_US","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","MOB_BOOKING_EMAIL_AGREE_HIDE","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_EXPRESS_BOOK","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_REVIEW_BOOKING_BUTTON","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_KIPLINGER_AWARD","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e0a7f23a19994768a088cba8645593ca", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":594391,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":1,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":1,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e0a7f23a19994768a088cba8645593ca","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":410,"lowestMetaPrice":398,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":410,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":410,"lowestMetaPrice":398,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":410,"hotelName":"Dugong Beach Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImUwYTdmMjNhMTk5OTQ3NjhhMDg4Y2JhODY0NTU5M2NhIiwiQUlLIjoiNTdlNmZjNGZjNzhiNDUzNzliODZhMDkyNDhjMmVlYjAifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/04/2018", "checkOut": "01/05/2018", "lowestPrice": "$398", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"}},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a ReviewReviews (71)
    Traveler rating
    Traveler type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 61 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Lovely Remote Place with Lovely staff and good Food. The a/c is unfortunately not Running 24h but you get used to warm Nights. Water activities are amazing but Extremely costy so that you rather share them. Also be aware of the mosquitoes. Warm People and...More

    Thank Anschwae
    Response from Bridget V, client liason at Dugong Beach LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Good day Anschwae Thank you for reviewing your stay at Dugong Beach Lodge. We are thrilled to read that you had a legendary experience. Your wonderful comments regarding the food and staff have been passed onto the Dugong Team. We do look forward to welcoming...More

    Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

    We spent a fantastic and very relaxing week at Dugong Beach Lodge. The location is stunning, the staff (Afonso, Henriques, João and colleagues) who work under the competent management of Ernesto are very friendly and helpful and the food prepared by the chef Roberto is...More

    1  Thank PieraFB
    Response from Bridget V, client liason at Dugong Beach LodgeResponded October 9, 2017

    Afternoon PieraFB Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Dugong Beach Lodge. We are thrilled to read that you had a legendary experience and that you enjoyed the friendly staff, food, the remoteness and luxury of the lodge. Your wonderful comments...More

    Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

    We just spent 3 nights at Dugong on a quick school holiday getaway from Cape Town. It’s idyllically remote, accessible only by boat from Vilancoulos. It’s not ultra posh but that makes it even better. Simple luxury. The rooms are huge and well equipped, the...More

    1  Thank Tim_WG
    Response from Bridget V, client liason at Dugong Beach LodgeResponded October 9, 2017

    Afternoon Tim WG W Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Dugong Beach Lodge. We are thrilled to read that you had a legendary experience and that you enjoyed the friendly staff, food, the remoteness and luxury of the lodge. We...More

    Reviewed October 1, 2017

    The first thing about the Dugong Beach Lodge (DBL) that strikes you is the quietness. Going to sleep at night all one could hear is the soft rustle of palm fronds and the waves softly lapping the beach outside our villa. Secondly were the magnificent...More

    1  Thank Jo_Rose_Gum
    Response from Bridget V, Client Liason at Dugong Beach LodgeResponded October 6, 2017

    Afternoon Jo_Rose_Gum Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Dugong Beach Lodge. We are thrilled to read that you had a legendary experience and that you enjoyed the friendly staff, food, the remoteness and luxury of the lodge. Your wonderful comments...More

    Reviewed September 13, 2017

    beautiful setting. outstanding staff. good food. brilliant walks.well organised activities. Mozambique is brilliant to visit. the management could not do enough to make our stay memorable. banque island great outing.

    1  Thank dunstan2015
    Response from Bridget V, client liason at Dugong Beach LodgeResponded September 17, 2017

    Good Day Dunstan2015 Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Dugong Beach Lodge. We are thrilled to read you had a legendary stay and enjoyed the friendly staff, food and activities. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

    Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel
    232 reviews
    #1 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    13.9 mi
     
    Casa Rex Boutique Hotel by Sol Resorts
    253 reviews
    #2 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    13.3 mi
     
    Hotel Dona Ana
    82 reviews
    #5 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    12.8 mi
     
    Casa Cabana Beach
    95 reviews
    #3 of 9 hotels in Vilanculos
    13.6 mi
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • $457 - $1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Priceline, Booking.com, Hotwire, Expedia, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly and Evoline ltd so you can book your Dugong Beach Lodge reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Mozambique >
    • Inhambane Province >
    • Vilanculos
    • Also Known As
    • Dugong Beach Hotel Vilanculos
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveler (117)
    Pool & Beach (26)
    Room & Suite (24)
    Dining (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (62)
    Bathroom (4)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Nearby
    Sponsored by:
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Restaurant @ Casa Rex
    183 reviews
    13.25 miles away
    Casbah
    193 reviews
    13.56 miles away
    Leopoldina's
    67 reviews
    11.58 miles away
    Zitas Restaurant
    33 reviews
    11.52 miles away
    Nearby Attractions
    Machilla Magic
    105 reviews
    15.03 miles away
    Mozambique Horse Safari
    141 reviews
    9.21 miles away
    Sunset Dhow Safari
    147 reviews
    23.74 miles away
    Odyssea Dive
    153 reviews
    11.56 miles away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    DocksidePortAlfred
    December 2, 2014|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Christo B | Reviewed this property |
    You will have to fly to Vilacoulos. At Vilacoulos you will be picked up and then be transported by boat to the lodge. There are fridges in the rooms.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "book in advance and if you dont have a boat figure in the cost of charter on top of an expensive meal. if you..."
    Read review
    "All rooms are lovely but the two end rooms have their own shared pool"
    Read review
    "No wifi in rooms, only in main lodge area."
    Read review
    "Splash out more and take one of the corner units with the private pools, worth it."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing