South Coast

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Off the South coast of Mozambique, Benguerra Island is one of the 5 islands that make up the Bazaruto Archipelago. Benguerra is approximately 11 kms by 5 kms in size and is made up of forest, savannah and wetland eco-systems which sustain a diverse population of flora and fauna. It was consequently declared a National Park in 1971.

Some of the best scuba diving and snorkelling in the world is available off Benguerra's shores with the surrounding coral reefs rich in sea life. It is famous for its unspoiled white beaches, remarkable dive sites and excellent fishing (subject to a strict 'catch and release' policy).  The archipelago is one of the last remaining habitats of the endangered Dugong: a pale, voluptuous sea mammal fabled to have made bygone mariners believe in mermaids.

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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa

On the private island of Bazaruto, in a jewel-like archipelago off the coast of Mozambique, you can completely lose yourself in dazzling natural beauty, peaceful island life and unforgettable experiences...

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Azura Retreat

Located on Benguerra Island, Azura Retreat is an exclusive boutique retreat surrounded by turquoise seas and miles of white sand...

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Benguerra Lodge

Benguerra Lodge is situated on the protected north-west side of Benguerra Island, which is part of the Bazaruto Archipelago, off the coast of the Mozambique mainland...

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Marlin Lodge

Marlin Lodge is situated on the south western shore of Benguerra Island, second largest of the four main islands that form the Bazaruto Archipelago off the Mozambican coast...

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White Pearl Resort

White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli, offers the ultimate in beach luxury in Africa. Experience elegant simplicity at this exclusive beach resort set in the dunes of the untouched shores of southern Moza...

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