Located on 30 000 hectares of pristine Marine and Wildlife territory, Dugong provides a unique Beach and Wilderness Experience in a hidden corner of sub-tropical Africa. The diverse eco-system of wilderness and wetland, with its powder white beaches and crystal clear water is host to a magnificent array of fish, dolphin and most importantly, the nearly-extinct “Atlantic Dugong” (which resembles a sea lion). Also found on land are Linvingstone’s Eland, Blue Wildebeest, Plains Zebra, Giraffe, Nyala, Red Duiker, Suni, Steenbok and Grey Duiker. Shallow and deepwater reefs reveal beautiful creates such as the great Leatherback Turtles, Sailfish and Manta Ray. Deep-sea fishing of Marlin and Barracuda is truly spectacular and the large flocks of Pelicans and Flamingos are a sight to behold.
The lodge offers 12 luxuriously appointed, air-conditioned chalets with direct access to the beach via individual walkways. (14 bedrooms, as two chalets consist of 2 bedrooms – not inter-leading).
The two bedroom chalets have a plunge pool. All rooms have outdoor showers and twin beds can be converted to double beds. Each chalet has a private deck furnished with day beds for relaxation or wellness treatments and where private dinners can be enjoyed. There is an interflowing swimming pool with and island-style bar and martini seats with spectacular views of the ocean.
All rooms are equipped with:
Ceiling fan, air conditioning, telephone, mosquito net, mini bar, hairdryer, mini safe, tea / coffee facilities and mosquito repellent.
All chalets are sea facing with private decks
Bathrooms overlook a private courtyard and have an outdoor shower
Lounge, dining room and sun deck all have ocean views
In-room wellness treatments
Interflowing swimming pool and island bar
TV & DVD player in main lounge
Bangwe island excursion
Margaruque island excursion
Nature drives and walks
Cowry point excursion
Visa and Taxes
International travelers should check Visa requirements with their travel agent prior to departure. South African residents no longer require a visa when visiting Mozambique.
You will be liable for passenger tax, immigration tax and airport tax. Please confirm rate prior to departure.
Ensure that you have the correct amounts of CASH – either in US$ or ZAR.
All guests visiting the Lodge – situated in the Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary – will be liable for a Conservation Fee of approx. US$15 per person per stay. This cost is NOT included in the accommodation rate is payable direcly at the lodge upon Check in or Check out
The Archipelago is a malaria area and it is advisable to wear protective clothing such as long sleeve tops and trousers in the evening. Ensure that you consult your doctor or pharmacists about a suitable malaria prophylactic. All personal medication should be brought with you, as well as suntan lotion, sun block creams, malaria tablets and antihistamine creams as there is no pharmacy
Solar Power / Generator
Due to the remoteness of Dugong Beach Lodge power is obtained from a combinations of solar and generator power. The generator operates for a few hours as the sun begings to ser until approximately half an hour after the last guest has gone to bed. Limited essential lighting and ceiling fans can still operate after the generator has been switched off due to solar power
The water has been professionally tested and although it is safe for drinking, mineral water is available.
Please note that you may be required to wade to the transfer boat depending on the tide. Please ensure that you are prepared and correctly dressed for this – therefore sandals and easy roll up pants or shorts are advised.
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