Dugong Beach Lodge is a beautiful property set on Mozambique's pretty south coast. Surrounded by the 30,000 hectares of the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary, the lodge boasts a huge diversity of marine life right on its doorstep. With crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches the lodge is an ideal choice for those wishing to relax and escape from the modern world, offering guests a comfortable retreat in an incredible setting.
There are only 12 chalets found at the lodge, styled with traditional decor and possessing a number of modern amenities to ensure your stay is a comfortable one. All of the air-conditioned chalets offer beachfront luxury with direct access to the beach and the chance to drink in the beautiful surrounds from a private relaxation deck. Rooms are sea-facing and feature inviting plunge pools.
The main guest area holds a number of facilities geared towards furthering relaxation with a bar and interflowing swimming pool, spectacular Indian Ocean views from the lounge and dining room and a small library in which to enjoy a good book. Guests can also expect internet access and a TV to stay connected with friends, family and the outside world.
How to get to Dugong Beach Lodge
2 hour flight from Johannesburg to Vilanculos followed by a half an hour boat ride to Dugong Beach Lodge. Air transfers from Vilanculos to Dugong Beach Lodge airstrip take 10 minutes, and a further 25 minutes by road to the lodge.
Activities at Dugong Beach Lodge
Kayaking, windsurfing, snorkelling, fishing, water skiing, island visits, diving, sunset cruises and ocean safaris.
The setting at Dugong Lodge was wonderful but the service and the food was appalling. We never saw a menu. On our first day we had chicken pie - I could have prepared that at home and it would have tasted better. Chicken pie was offered twice during the week we were there. We were offered chicken livers or soup for starters at dinner; neither was appealing. …Read full trip review