Mozambique at its best...
Experience a true African sunset while sipping a cocktail on our spacious deck overlooking a spectacular tidal estuary
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Spectacular location
Surrounded by a mangrove swamps, small islands, a tidal estuary, and coastal dunes, this is the ideal place to relax, unwind and get away from it all
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Peace & Tranquility
The Dugong Beach Lodge is the ideal place to unwind, relax and get away from the madding crowd
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Amazing pool deck
Relax around our stunning inter-flowing pool and island bar while looking over the stunning estuary - as beautiful at night as it is during the day.
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Air-conditioned luxury chalets
Enjoy total privacy & comfort in your own well-appointed chalet
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Luxurious accommodation
Enjoy world class accommodation in the heart of Africa
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Snorkeling on your doorstep
The resort is located within a marine sanctuary and the fish life right in front of the hotel is prolific
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Fun in the sun
Canoeing, fishing. supping, windsurfing. snorkeling and scuba diving are just some of the watersports activities available
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Horse Riding Heaven
Try horse riding along the beach or take a gentle stroll on a horse through the estuary or wildlife conservation area
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Soothing massages in our spa
Relax, unwind & slow down by having a soothing massage in your room or visit our spa to restore and invigorate your soul
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Bird lovers paradise
With 600 recorded bird species and around 500 species which breed in the country, Mozambique is largely unexplored in ornithological terms.
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Deep sea fishing paradise
The Bazaruto Archipelgo is a world renowned fishing destination offering a wide variety of game fish all year round
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Spectacular scuba diving
Enjoy world class scuba diving at the numerous reefs around the Bazaruto Archipelago
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Welcome to

Dugong Beach Lodge

At the heart of the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique, on one of the most spectacular tidal estuaries, in a wildlife conservation area, next to the Indian ocean, lies the secluded Dugong Beach Lodge. Located in a 30 000 ha conservation protected area on the San Sebastian peninsula this exclusive resort lies 20km south east across the bay from the town of Vilankulo.

Surrounded by a rich mosaic of wetlands, mangrove swamps, coral reefs, small islands, tidal mud flats, salt marshes, fresh water lakes, estuaries, and tree and shrub forests alongside coastal dunes, tree savanna and Miombo woodlands, this resort offers a unique experience to wildlife enthusiasts, fishermen, bird watchers, divers and water sport enthusiasts or those who simply want to relax, unwind and rejuvenate their soul.


"Mozambique's best kept secret..."

Experience 3 worlds in one...

Bazaruto Archipelago

Dugong Beach Lodge is on the San Sebastian peninsula which forms part of the Bazaruto Archipelago and is in easy reach of the surrounding islands.

marine sanctuary

The resort is located on the beach in a marine sanctuary where the fish life is prolific and snorkeling is available right in front of the hotel or at the reefs nearby.

wildlife conservatory

The lodge is located within the Sanctuary conservation area which has eland, sable, blue wildebeest, kudu, nyala, bushbuck, giraffe, zebra and waterbuck on our back doorstep. It is also a bird watcher’s paradise.

Luxury in the Heart of Africa

Enjoy first class luxury in a tranquil setting overlooking a beautiful tidal estuary

Beautifully Appointed Chalets

14 air conditioned chalets with private deck and access to the beach

Lots of Activities

Snorkeling, swimming, fishing, diving, walking, bird watching, horse riding or . . . simply relaxing

What our guests have to say...

“We have found that Dugong spells ultimate chilling, world class food and the best service on the planet! Magic stay.”

Derek & Belinda Watts – December 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa

“We loved our stay at your hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the food is out of this world.”

Beth & Craig – July 2018
New Haven, 
Connecticut, USA

“We had a great time – thank you! Food is great and we loved the sunsets. The dolphins swam right under the jetty. It is a very special place. “

Adrianne Marchant – May 2018
Birmingham, England

“Dugong is a great place to visit. Relaxing, comfortable, and beautiful. It is lovely if you want privacy and peace and quiet.”

Palu – April 2018

Special Offer

Book online and get over $100 worth of extras

Luxury Sea Facing Chalet

Fully air conditioned with private deck
Online Special Get over US$100 worth of extras when you book online
  • Airconditioned luxury room
  • Sea facing chalet with private deck
  • 3 delicious meals a day
  • Private deck with beach access
  • All non-motorised watersports
  • Boat transfer to resort Free!
  • Sundowner cruise Free!
  • Refreshing cocktail on arrival Free!
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"The Best Value For Money Resort in the Bazaruto Archipelago"