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Romantic Mozambique Escape

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The ultimate luxury honeymoon destination, Mozambique’s romantic Benguerra Island is a tropical paradise with golden beaches and turquoise waters.

Romantic Mozambique Escape

Indulge in a tranquil seaside adventure on the shores of tropical &Beyond Benguerra Island. Relax on golden beach sands washed by balmy Indian Ocean waters or explore the vibrant and beautiful coral reefs that hide beneath the waves. Battle the mighty denizens of the deep with some of the world’s most exciting catch-and-release deep sea fishing.

Gallop along the beach on horseback at sunset or toast the setting sun from a traditional sailing dhow. Explore the clear lakes in the island’s interior, get a glimpse into local life at the village or treat yourself to a private picnic among the towering sand dunes.

Itinerary

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

This itinerary has been carefully designed to give you a taste of the exciting, endless possibilities and can be tailored to suit your exact preferences.

DAY 1 – 5: BENGUERRA ISLAND
On arrival at Vilanculos International Airport, you will be assisted onto a helicopter flight to &Beyond Benguerra Island.

The second largest island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, Benguerra offers exceptional marine life and an abundance of island adventures. Characterised by its towering sand dunes, inland lakes and idyllic beaches, Benguerra was declared a National Park in 1971. It is home to over 140 bird species and the pristine waters surrounding the island, as well as the entire archipelago, are home to the rare dugong and one of the most pristine coral reefs in the world. Guests visiting the island can awaken to the sounds of fishermen trading their daily catch from their traditional sailing dhows and embark on a series of adventures, including dhow cruises, diving, snorkelling and exhilarating catch-and-release deep-sea fishing.

Warm and intimate, with a distinct East African feel, &Beyond Benguerra Island is a tropical paradise tucked into a lush indigenous forest and looking out onto a picturesque crescent of sandy beach. Set among swaying palm trees, ten casitas and two cabanas peep out directly onto ocean vistas, while a spacious Family Suite ensures privacy and exclusivity. Whether staying in a cabana, a casita or the family suite, the lodge’s colourful beach bar, sheltered by swaying palm trees, is the perfect setting to admire the African sunset while sipping an exotic cocktail.

Spend five nights in a casita at &Beyond Benguerra Island. Your stay includes the services of a Mozambican butler, a non-alcoholic welcome cocktail on arrival, all meals, all drinks (including soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers and bottled water), snacks (including private beach dinners and private meals on decks), teas, coffees and standard included activities.

Adventures include excellent snorkelling and scuba diving on the breathtaking reefs, along with fishing, kayaking, catamaran cruises, horse-riding, village visits and island walks.

DAY 6: DEPARTURE
After a mouth-watering breakfast, we wave a fond farewell as you board on a helicopter for your flight back to Vilanculos International Airport.

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WHATS INCLUDED

  • Welcome and assistance at Vilanculos International Airport
  • Helicopter flights between Vilanculos International Airport and &Beyond Benguerra Island
  • Accommodation as specified above
  • Meals on a full board basis
  • Soft drinks, house wine, local brand spirits, local beer, teas and coffees (premium brands to own account)
  • Activities included:
    • One per day: sea kayaking, sunset dhow cruise and scheduled snorkelling trip
    • One per stay: castaway picnic, island expedition and local village tour
  • Laundry
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • Administration fee

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