Massinga Beach


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In the Inhambane Province of Mozambique, Massinga Beach sits above a stretch of endless, remarkably private beach overlooking the azure Indian Ocean. Far from the hustle and bustle of city life and offering barefoot luxury, the lodge caters for honeymooners, romantics and families (no children under 6). A Beach Bar and Pool nestled right at the edge of the warm sea provide comfort and drinks to sun lovers. Nearby the boulders that have been artistically chiselled by the elements, provide a unique feature and shade for secluded picnics.

Comfort is a priority in one of the 16 Ocean Front Deluxe rooms that were designed for Romantics! The 12 Ocean View Chalets, also with unimpeded views of the sea,are designed with families in mind. In season, you can even view whales frolicking from your own deck whilst sipping exotic cocktails. Later, the night sky lights up and you feel like reaching out to catch the falling stars. Massinga Beach offers guests the opportunity to experience the splendour of Mozambique in a truly luxurious setting.

Massinga District, Inhambane Province – Mainland – Indian Ocean. Massinga Beach is accessible by flights to Vilanculos and Inhambane. The lodge provides airport transfers whilst self-drive is possible on a good paved road from Maputo to Massinga. The last 10 kms is on a scenic sand road and suitable for 4×4
vehicles. Parking is available upon request in Massinga Town at a nominal daily rate. 100 ha Massinga Beach Estate – Remote 1.3 kms of pristine beach.

• 600 kms north of Maputo off EN1 national road
• 110 kms north of Inhambane
• 170 kms south of Vilanculos

• On-site Activities: Snorkeling at “Fingers” Rock Formation, Rock and Surf Fishing, Beach Games & Bicycle Riding, Massage Therapy, Coconut Cutting Demonstration, Nature walks both on the beach and through the hillside, Board Games, Pool Tables, Table Tennis, Darts, Satellite Television, Star Gazing – telescope provided on the leisure deck. Beach Picnics – by prior arrangement.

• Off-site Activities: Massinga Town Tour, Inhambane Cultural Tour, Scuba Diving, Deep Sea Fishing, Pansy Island

32 Rooms • Restaurant • Cocktail Bar • Library • Two Swimming Pools • Dining capacity for 50 people • Suitable for leisure, groups, conferences and wedding • Private Airport Shuttle • Non-motorised watersports • Massage Therapy


Located on the Mainland. 100ha Massinga Beach Estate and a remote 1.3kms of pristine beach. Massinga District, Inhambane Province Mozambique. 600kms north of Maputo 110 kms north of Inhambane

Tar road suitable for sedan on EN1 north to Massinga. Last 10 kms 4×4 only; secure parking available offsite at a nominal rate for 2×4 vehicles -Complimentary transfer to the lodge provided (upon arrival and departure) – daytime only. Complimentary parking on-site for 4×4 vehicles. Duration of transfer: 7-8 hours from Maputo.

Flying in

• Flights daily from OR Tambo (Johannesburg) and Maputo. LAM Mozambique Airlines to Inhambane –
• Airlink to Vilanculos – (via Johannesburg and via Kruger Mpumalanga International


Flying into Inhambane Airport
Meet and Greet at Inhambane Airport. A short drive through the historic town of Inhambane to the port to catch a private local motorized ferry to Maxixe (+/- 25 minutes). This will give you a great insight into the daily life of the local commuter as well as a photographic opportunity. From Maxixe to the Massinga Beach turnoff is a +- 45 minute road transfer along the tarred EN1 main road, passing through various towns and villages and crossing the Tropic of Capricorn. A 10 km sand road through the coconut groves will bring you to the splendor of Massinga Beach. Complimentary water and soft drinks are provided during the road transfer.

Duration of transfer: approximately 2 hours. Should your clients prefer a road transfer (without the local motorized ferry option) this can be arranged
prior to arrival.

Flying into Vilanculos Airport
Meet and Greet at Vilanculos Airport. A 170 km road transfer passing villages and spectacular Boabab trees will bring you to the Massinga Beach turnoff. Complimentary water and soft drinks are provided during the road transfer. Duration of transfer: approximately 2.5 hours.