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Inhambane Province 1304 Mozambique
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 06/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Azura Benguerra Island
Updated 06/07/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Benguerra Island
Travelers' Choice
Imagine staying in some of the world’s most undiscovered, pristine environments. Completely private and removed from the rest of the world. Where authenticity of the experience, without compromising on standards, is the key. Where there is a philanthropic goal of both protecting the environment and giving back to the local community. Azura offers some of Africa’s ultimate private luxury hideaways for just a discerning few to discover. Privately owned and managed, our hotels are small and personalised, with award-winning 'eco-chic' villas, delicious local cuisine, and a whole range of unique experiences to enjoy. The Azura team is ready to welcome you, as they love to go out of their way to make every visitor's stay special. Our core philosophy is that each day should be different, and that we ‘wow’ you in some way during your stay with us. We are very proud of our guestbook, which is full of comments from happy guests, many of whom return to stay with us time and again.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free internet
Free breakfast
Books, DVDs, music for children
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Horseback riding
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Neck massage
24-hour security
Gift shop
Mosquito net
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
First aid kit
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Bottled water
Electric kettle
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
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Inhambane Province 1304 Mozambique
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Inhambane Airport140 miSee all flights
Vilanculos Airport14 miSee all flights
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ilse080 wrote a review Oct 20
Cape Town Central, South Africa24 contributions
Azura's setting is just perfect! The sunsets are breathtaking, the ocean lapping at your feet lying on your day bed, cocktails at sunset, beach dinners, beach breakfast, excellent snorkeling! The food is delicious, healthy and caters to everyone's taste. Our hosts during our stay, Picardo and Musa, treated us like royalty and made sure the smallest need was taken care of. The rooms were cleaned twice daily, the spa was magnificent and the lodge offers so many activities which are all superb - island hopping, snorkeling, diving, dhow rides, horse riding, the Chili Beach Club (!!!), endless beaches for long walks, and your own private pool. Bliss Bliss Bliss Bliss
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Date of stay: August 2021
Room Tip: All the rooms are perfectly situated.
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Moca H wrote a review Oct 13
8 contributions
I visited Azura Retreats in September 2021 and stayed in Villa Amizade with Anderson & mino as my hosts . I've visited many places across the world and by far this was my best beach vacay.. the resorts attention to detail is like no other .. we also did the 2 mile reef snorkeling- the marine life that we experienced was phenomenal, we ended off at north point island for a beautiful picnic... Also thoroughly enjoyed the island drive. . Thoroughly enjoy the food 👌 especially the seafood and baked eggs for breakfast. I traveled with my 2 year old toddler which the resort made so easy..., my hosts were great in every regard Being South African, I was extremely proud of the fact that we as Africans have been blessed with a beautiful spaces and places and our hospitality is like no other ... Azura Bangeura is Authentic Barefoot Luxury at its best.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Khushma wrote a review Oct 2
Durban, South Africa1 contribution
One of my best holidays, pristine beaches, excellent service, beautiful &well maintained facilities, lots of activities, restful, peaceful, idyllic. piece of paradise. Eco friendly, plastic free, very environmentally conscious, the snorkeling was a highlight with amazing sea life, and the crystal clear waters were warm and refreshing. As physical or restful a holiday as you’d like with something for everyone.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
tmpars7 wrote a review Sep 2021
Cape Town, South Africa66 contributions34 helpful votes
A 10 minute helicopter, or, 40 minute boat transfer takes you to this wonderful resort. Truly, our seven days could not have been better. Covid had next to nobody staying here, that suited us, it might not you if you need a vibe. The room we had, a double upgrade (thank you, very much!) had it’s own plunge pool and private dining area, all mod cons, and was very comfortable. For an all inclusive hotel the food was far better than we’ve experienced elsewhere, the sea food was magnificent and this chef knocked out perfect poached eggs every morning, without fail. Dining on the beach, everyday, was a treat which cannot be afforded if the hotel is full. There’s a private dining room, too and the wine list, mainly South African is well chosen and very reasonably priced, should you wish for premium wines. The cocktails were alcohol forward and a welcome sight meandering down the beach towards us every late afternoon. The barman said his Espresso Martinis were his best cocktail, however, they are not on the list but, do try (you’re welcome!) Activities were more than enough, we thoroughly enjoyed the perfect private picnic on North Shore beach, I got back in to scuba diving, in the company of three dive masters, while the inclusive island jeep trip and dhow sunset cruise were delightful. Every member of staff was on point in every way, you wanted, nor needed, nothing. The weather was a very consistent 23C every day, not too hot, only the breeze varied. The hotel also has a beach club, open on Wednesday and Saturday, it’s fantastic but, be warned, you may see people, as it’s open to the public! We were very sad to leave, are very nostalgic following other guests pleasures on Instagram and would love to be transported there, at any moment, it’s sublime!
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Date of stay: August 2021
Room Tip: The beach villa with it’s own plunge pool is the way to go...
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Pietro Mauro wrote a review Sep 2021
Ascona, Switzerland3 contributions
I spent a week in August at Azura Retreats on Benguerra Island. Everything was perfect and I enjoyed every moment of my stay. The staff was extremely friendly and willing to fulfill all my wishes. To be recommend! Pietro
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
$1,765 - $3,193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Azura Benguerra Island
What are some of the property amenities at Azura Benguerra Island?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Azura Benguerra Island?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Azura Benguerra Island?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Azura Benguerra Island?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Azura Benguerra Island?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Azura Benguerra Island have airport transportation?
Yes, Azura Benguerra Island offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Azura Benguerra Island?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Azura Benguerra Island have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.