Benguerra Island Fly-In
₤ 1,851 (PPS)
This short Benguerra Island Fly-in beach extension to Benguerra Island or Bazaruto in Mozambique. It is the perfect end to an exciting African safari. Or you can have it at the start of your African honeymoon where you have a chance to unwind and enjoy a few days of idyllic tranquility.
Mozambique offers the ultimate in barefoot beach holiday luxury. With its white, palm-fringed beaches and coral reefs, the easy vibe of Mozambique appeals to all, especially honeymoon couples. The mix of unspoilt beaches, turquoise Indian Ocean, world class scuba diving and delicious Portuguese seafood cuisine is an unbeatable combination.
Note on prices:
The main price is based on Azura Benguerra Lodge (which is also our preferred option).
The Pared Back option is based on Anantara Bazaruto Lodge.
The Red carpet option is based on Andbeyond Benguerra Island
We don't include the flights from Johannesburg as some people prefer to fly direct from the Kruger. However we do give an estimate of current costs below.
Benguerra Island Fly-In at a glance
This morning you fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Vilanculos in Mozambique. Here you are met and transferred down to the shore for your boat transfer across to Benguerra Island where you spend the next five nights.
Benguerra Island is one of the largest of the five islands of the Bazaruto archipelago, lying just off the Mozambique coast. Here you will find empty white sandy beaches, lush vegetation and an azure blue sea for swimming amongst the rich coral life. These idyllic island retreats are laid-back, romantic and peaceful. Most of the focus is on enjoying the unspoilt marine environment with expert diving and snorkelling on offer.
Anantara Bazaruto (Pared Back Price) is a resort lodge on Bazaruto Island with each chalet and villa offering modern luxury, with air-conditioning, mosquito screen, sumptuous en suite bathroom, minibar, satellite TV and telephone. There’s a large spa with five treatment rooms and two special pools. Superb water sports including snorkelling and a PADI Dive centre. Plenty of other activities including diving and snorkelling. Probably the most-resort like of the options.
Azura Benguerra Island (Base Price) is set on one of Benguerra’s best beaches. The country’s first luxury ‘eco’ boutique retreat. All 14 villas have private plunge pools. Mozambican cuisine, making use of fresh fish and seafood, and complemented by fine wines stored in a purpose-built cellar. The lodge was built entirely by hand by the local community. Signature spa treatments available based on local ingredients.
andBeyond Benguerra Lodge (Red Carpet Price) lies on Benguerra Island, an idyllic African island paradise only 8 minutes by air from Vilanculos on mainland Mozambique. At Benguerra Lodge you have a personalized experience, infused with the style, standards and service of a bygone safari era. It’s small and intimate and has a rich North African/Arabic feel, in both the décor, and the colour scheme.
A range of water sports is on offer at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort such as diving, snorkelling, water-skiing, and some of the best deep-sea and saltwater fishing off Mozambique. They also also offer boat cruises to the Pansy islands, sunset cruises in the ancient dhow boats and island tours. The usual beach activities such as windsurfing, water skiing, sea kayaking, cat sailing & power kite flying are also available.
This morning you return by boat (Anantara Resort) or helicopter (Azura or Benguerra) to Vilanculos in time for your flight back to Johannesburg. This flight arrives in time to connect with the evening flights home.
Africa Travel Specialist
An idea of price
The flight from Johannesburg to Vilanculos and back, is not included as it is subject to change. It will be included at time of quoting. But you should assume approx. R8,500 to 9,500 per person return ($520-575 pp).
Alternatively you can fly from the Kruger Airport to Vilanculos and onto Johannesburg. You should assume approx. R10,000 per person return ($595 pp).
Scheduled return flights from Johannesburg, return boat, air or helicopter (depending on the lodge chosen) transfers to the lodge, all meals, soft drinks, local beer, wine & spirits, selected non-motorised water sports.
Motorised activities such as Scuba Diving