Please note: Nyati Beach Lodge is closed until further notice. Alternative properties include Dugong Beach Lodge or Pestana Bazaruto Lodge.
Nyati Beach Lodge is situated in the Vilanculos Wildlife Sanctuary and one of the only lodges to offer clients the luxury of direct access to the Indian Ocean on one side and the calm waters of the lagoon on the opposite side of isthmus on which the lodge is built. Its remote location in the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park ensure that clients have kilometres of private undisturbed beaches to enjoy.
The lodge consist of five Beach / Lagoon Chalets and three Executive Villas. The buildings are a combination of western comforts and local craftsmanship with local materials of reed, bamboo, straw and woods. The rustic atmosphere ties in beautifully with the lodge and its surroundings – from the waters of the ocean to the ilala palms surround the lodge.
A water sports centre, outfitted with a variety of water sport equipment such as surf boards, snorkels, canoes and fishing rods, as well as a Scuba Diving Centre will ensure that clients have a large variety of activities to choose from should they wish to pursue more active forms of relaxation other than strolling down the 10 kilometres of private beach at the lodge.
Nyati Lodge is reached by helicopter transfers from Vilanculos Airport.
Bahia Mar lays a lot of emphasis on style and comfort. The personal splash pool gives the opportunity to cool off and the private gardens to the waters’ edge give the chance to observe the local fishermen and the spectacular unspoiled scenery.
One is able to mix and match the accommodation depending on the different requirements as well as number of the party. The rooms vary from capacious, fully serviced en-suite room, optimally furnished self-catering or a mixture of both. The total of four houses comprises two seaview bedrooms next to each other on the top floor and one beach suite on the ground floor.
What is Special?
This is a great alternative to staying on the islands. The lodge has direct access to a lovely beach and offers a wide range of activities that are part of what makes the Archipelago such an amazing destination. Great option or families!
The Health and Wellness center of Bahia Mar provides the opportunity to rejunivate, unwind and fully relax throughout the holiday. Several different Massage treatments and therapies are available. Furthermore a fully equipped gym including qualified instructors and different fitness classes such as aerobics or kick boxing will provide the opportunity to return from a holiday not just completely relaxed but also in perfect shape.
Bahia Mar has recently been certified with the Fair Trade Tourism award and has a brilliant reputation for first-class accommodation and great service together with a deep-seated commitment to skills development and empowerment of the local community.
The nearest Airport is Vilanculos Airport. Airport shuttles are provided by the lodge.
Previously known as Indigo Bay Island Resort & Spa.
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa is located on the southern half of Bazaruto Island. With few distractions to interrupt your stay you can completely lose yourself in dazzling natural beauty, peaceful island life and unforgettable experiences. There are a variety of room types to cater for all needs: Beach Villas (29), Beach Pool Villa (1), Seaview Pool Villa (1), Deluxe Seaview Pool Villa (12) and a Anantara Pool Villa (1). The villas have been designed in natural harmony with the unspoiled island surrounds. Spend lazy days at a quiet beachfront pool that is reserved exclusively for adults, or take your little ones to play in the dedicated family pool. Feel revitalised at the pampering spa with an extensive range of treatments and specialist hydro facilities.
Stroll along powdery white sands, or canter along the beach on horseback. Explore a secluded world of lush tropical plants and exotic wildlife, traditional local villages and freshwater lakes, surrounded by the translucent blue of the Indian Ocean. Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving and fishing opportunities. Master windsurfing, water skiing and wake boarding, or set out in search of dancing dolphins and peaceful whales.
What is Special?
This is a great destination for families with the variety of dining venues and activities on offer to keep both younger children and teenagers busy. The Deluxe Seaview Pool villas are perfect for families with two en suite bedrooms and a shared lounge area. A large deck area and plunge pool link the two bedrooms together.
The lodge has two access options. A return boat transfer can be booked which is more economical and a great way to start the island holiday. Duration is approximately 45 - 60 minutes from Vilanculos. Alternatively an light aircraft island flight can be booked. The nearest airport is at Vilanculos Airport.
Please note: Marlin Lodge is closed until further notice. Alternative options include Azura Benguerra and Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa
Dugong Beach Lodge is situated in the Vilanculos Widlife Sanctuary. Whilst this is a mainland lodge, the isolated location and views over the sea gives it an island feel.
Consisting 10 double or twin chalets and 2 Villas, both the two bedroom villas and the chalets at Dugong Beach Lodge have direct beach access. The Dugong Beach Lodge Villas have private plunge pools and all chalets have private balconies. All chalets are airconditioned and ensuite with private outdoor showers. The decks can either be used for private meals, spa treatments, or for lazing on the day beds during the warm days.
Activities that can be enjoyed at the lodge include dhow cruises, nature drive in the sanctuary conservancy, beach walks, snorkeling under the jetty, kayaking, massage treatments and sailing. Arrangements can be made for scuba diving and deep sea fishing wih activity operators in Vilanculos.
What is Special?
Due to its location the lodge has a protective sea wall in front of the chalets. At high tide the water pushes right up to the wall. Guests can climb down the steps in front of their chalet directly into the ocean. The jetty is also home to large schools of different fish species. This attracts dolphins that come hunting at night.
The nearest Airport is Vilanculos Airport. Guests are met on arrival and transferred to the beach by a representative from the Lodge. A boat transfer, duration approximately 30 - 45 minutes, is then enjoyed to the lodge with drinks served en route.