Machangulo Beach Lodge is dramatically located alongside the channel between Inhaca Island and the dunes of the Santa Maria Peninsula in Maputo Bay. Coupled with it's easy access (just an hour's boat trip from Maputo Marina), this lodge is ideal for combining with a safari in Kruger, or even a stay in Cape Town.
Machangulo offers a world of fun and exciting activities for everyone - from relaxing and soaking up the sun on a lounger to the thrill of big game fishing, or scuba diving, snorkelling, dhow cruises, bird watching, kayaking, Santa Maria village trips, Inhaca Island picnics and village tours, and even Maputo City tours.
The spa offers spectacular views which complement the range of treatments such as facials, massages and body wraps. Guests can also enjoy treatments in their rooms or in a number of exotic beach locations.
Machangulo Beach Lodge comprises of just 9 beautiful Ocean View Rooms, all furnished with modern amenities and great attention to detail. They are connected by walkways and staircases to the main buildings and the beach.
The rooms are located on the top of the dune and offer the most spectacular views over the Indian Ocean and nearby Inhaca island.
Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
Full Board Package: All meals; tea/coffee and selected juices; Wi-Fi; non-motorised activities; and a laundry service are included. From 2019, the rate will also include complimentary return transfers from Maputo Airport to the Marina and complimentary return boat transfers from the Marina to the lodge.
Fully Inclusive Package: All meals; tea/coffee, all soft drinks, local and imported alcoholic drinks, in-room mini bar and cocktails; Wi-Fi; non-motorised activities; Inhaca Marine Reserve snorkel picnic (one per person per stay); Santa Maria Village Tour (one per person per stay); dhow cruise (one per person per stay); and a laundry service are included. From 2019, the rate will also include complimentary return transfers from Maputo Airport to the Marina and complimentary return boat transfers from the Marina to the lodge.
Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.
Stay for 4+ nights as part of your honeymoon at Machangulo Beach Lodge and the bride receives a 50% discount off her accommodation. Also included are a honeymoon basket with sparkling wine; a spa voucher to the value of USD 50 if you spend USD 200 or more at the spa; a free dinner on your patio or beach (weather permitting); and a romantic dhow cruise to Santa Maria Village.
Valid: 1 January 2019 - 9 December 2019.
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General Information For Guests
All rooms have a private deck/veranda, mosquito nets, air conditioning, a telephone, a mini bar, ceiling fan, a hair dryer and a room safe.
The lodge has complimentary Wi-Fi.
All activities can be arranged at the lodge upon arrival, activities are weather dependent tide dependent and as such cannot be guaranteed.
Machangulo offers a world of fun and exciting activities for the whole family - from relaxing and soaking up the sun on a lounger to the thrill of big game fishing. There is a full activity centre on site with friendly, knowledgeable staff on standby to offer scuba diving, snorkelling, stand up paddle boarding, cruises and dhow sailing safaris, fishing (on and off shore), bird watching, canoeing, Santa Maria village trips, Inhaca Island picnics and Pansy Island and sandbank tours.
The spa offers spectacular views which complement the range of treatments including facials, massages and body wraps.
You will arrive at Machangulo Beach Lodge with a boat transfer (60 to 90 minutes one way) from Maputo. Upon arrival at the lodge the boat will stop in shallow water and you'll be required to disembark into ankle deep water, so please be prepared to wade in the shallow water. The boat generally leaves the lodge for Maputo at 10:30 and returns to the lodge from Maputo at 13:30. Boat transfers will under no circumstances be delayed, please ensure that you arrive at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. You will be responsible for additional transfer/hotel charges should you miss the boat. The boat transfers are tide and weather dependent and are therefore not guaranteed to depart exactly on time.