Azura Benguerra Island

Azura Benguerra Island offers 18 luxurious beachfront villas nestled on miles of white sand in Mozambique’s unspoilt Bazaruto Archipelago.

Surrounded by a pristine marine national park and miles of pure white sand, Azura Benguerra Island offers its guests accommodation in just 20 luxurious beachfront villas fitted with thatched roofs, open-air showers, personal pools and private decks where romantic meals can be enjoyed. Nestled beneath shady trees, the units offer guests total seclusion while being only steps from an ocean seething with life.

The airy communal areas make the most of the views, with the lounge, bar and restaurant being incredibly open in design. Benguerra is the second largest island in Mozambique’s untouched Bazaruto Archipelago, famous for its amazing dive sites, warm, sunny climate and fabulous beaches. During your stay, you will enjoy the hospitality of a Mozambican host who will assist you with organising activities such as island-hopping, dolphin or dugong excursions, shore walks and cultural experiences.

Should you wish to relax. Azura Benguerra Island has a wonderful day spa whose treatments are inspired by local ingredients and traditions. Children and teens are welcome to participate in a wide range of activities, many which are tailored to their age, with extra beds able to be set up in a number of beach villas without compromising on space.


How to get to Azura Benguerra Island

Guests can fly from Johannesburg, South Africa or from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport into Vilanculos, Mozambique where they are met and transferred by helicopter to Azura Benguerra Island’s private helipad.

Activities at Azura Benguerra Island

  • Snorkelling and scuba diving excursions
  • Island-hopping throughout the Bazaruto Archipelago and dolphin tours
  • Guided tours of Benguerra Island with community visits
  • Spa treatments
  • Horseback riding and sunset cruises

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Azura Benguerra Island Highlights

  • A fantastic luxury beach resort set on powder white sands
  • On an island in Mozambique’s extraordinarily pristine Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Offering dolphin tours, snorkelling and scuba diving excursions
  • Experience authentic Mozambican cuisine, culture and hospitality
  • Enjoy complete seclusion and privacy throughout your stay

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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa

Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving sites and get a taste of laid-back island life at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, located on a private islet in Mozambique’s idyllic Bazaruto

Azura Benguerra Island

Surrounded by a pristine marine national park and miles of pure white sand, Azura Benguerra Island offers guests luxury, total seclusion and an unbeatable location steps from an ocean seething

Mozambique Overview

Why should you travel to Mozambique?
Mozambique has many superb stretches of beautiful coastline and a multitude of sandy islands offshore which are perfect settings for an idyllic beach holiday. With warm clear waters, some of the best coral reefs on the planet and incredible marine life, the area is renowned for excellent scuba diving, fishing and snorkelling. Although relatively remote, the Bazaruto Archipelago and the mainland’s north coast offer a number of luxurious eco-resorts to choose from, ideal for those wanting to get away from it all.

What is the culture of Mozambique?
For centuries, Mozambique’s Indian Ocean coast was an important trading route and a melting pot of Arabic, Indian, African, Chinese and Portuguese peoples, creating a fascinating and rich culture.

What is the climate in Mozambique?
The islands can be visited throughout the year. October to March is hot and humid with some rain, whilst May to October is dry with warm days (average 27°C) and cooler nights.

What can I combine Mozambique with?
Mainland Mozambique, the Bazaruto and Benguerra islands can be combined with a safari in Southern Africa. The north coast of Mozambique is very close to Tanzania and can be reached from Dar es Salaam thus combines conveniently with an East African safari.

How to get to Mozambique
Mozambique is easily accessed by air from Johannesburg. The Bazaruto Archipelago is reached by light aircraft or helicopter from Vilanculos. A network of air charters links Maputo (the capital) with the north coast, which can also be reached from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

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