A luxurious villa style retreat nestled along the shores of pristine 1km long stretch of beach in the Bazurato Archipelago in Mozambique.  Azure Marlin Beach offers ten, sea facing villas with uninterrupted views of the warm, turquoise ocean and with a Mozambican Butler-host service, to ensure that your every need is looked after.

Guests can explore the Bazaruto Archipelago and Benguerra Island, the second largest island of 5 within the Archipelago with it’s unspoilt beaches, remarkable dive sites and snorkelling in crystal clear waters.  PADI diving, kayaking, fishing, sailing or island hopping in a speed boat are also all available activities, or simply relax and watch the world pass by, from your private beachside sala or indulge in a treatment at the African Massage Pavilion.

The lodge is built on community principles, most of their hosts, housekeeping staff, gardeners are Mozambican, typically, having grown up in disadvantaged communities, and are being trained by Azura. Azure are one of only a handful of resorts in Mozambique, where the local community are major contributors and stakeholders.  Guests are offered excursions into the local community to experience island life and have the opportunity to encounter some of the members of the local island community. Guests also contribute to the marine reserve by paying the Bazaruto National Park fee.


6 Beach Villas – Each villa is 100mwith a king-size or twin bed and seating area.  The bathroom has an indoor and outdoor shower.

3 Beach Villas Grande –Each villa is 132m2 with more relaxation space, a minibar, TV, and space for up to 2 children to share the sitting area. Located closer to the main area of the hotel.

1 Villa Vista – Villa is 380m with 2 en-suite bedrooms (up to 4 guests).  Offers more relaxation space with bar, dining and lounge with TV, as well as extensive outdoor space with a private pool.

Each Villa Offers:

•Air Conditioning & fans
•Undercover Deck
•Beachfront location and views
•Beachside sala with sun loungers
•Bathroom with shower & double vanity
•Mosquito Nets
•Outside & Inside Shower
•Mozambican Butler-host service
•Tea/coffee making facilities

Lodge Facilities:

•Swimming pool
•African Massage Pavilion
•Dive Centre
•Gift Shop


•Kids’ Activities
•Horse riding
Paddle Boarding
Dhow sailing
•Scuba Diving (additional charge)
•Boating Activities (additional charge)
•Guided Island Hop (additional charge)
•Whale Watching (Aug – Oct) (additional charge)
PADI certified diving course (additional charge)
 North Point Beach Picnic (additional charge)
Sea fishing (additional charge)


Located on Benguerra Island, Mozambique, the lodge is accessible by daily flights between Vilanculos and Johannesburg. There are also flights connecting Nelspruit and Vilanculos. A short helicopter flight offers the transfer between Vilanculos and Benguerra island.

Our team of expert Travel Consultants will be delighted to tailor-make your Mozambique travel itinerary.

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Any of our own Gamewatchers team of Safari Advisors based in the USA, Canada, the UK, India and Australia will be glad to be of service in arranging your safari, helping you plan your trip, confirming prices, answering your questions and booking your choice of safari camps and lodges for you.

Our Safari Advisors have helped many hundreds of our guests to plan their trips and will be delighted to assist you and to help you plan your ideal safari.

For contact details of all our overseas based Safari Advisors in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, India and South America click here, or call us using the numbers below:

USA & Canada USA & Canada Tel: +1-877-710-3014 (Julie Roggow) or +1-519-686-4776 (Rick McIntyre)

UK & EU UK & EU Tel: +44 (0)7986-978985 (Wayne Hammond)

Kenya Kenya Tel: +254 (0)774-136523

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