Ponta d'Ouro Accommodation

Ponta d'Ouro is located in southern Mozambique and is 10 kilometres from the South African border post at Koffie Bay, in KwaZulu-Natal. Travellers making their way through the post towards Ponta d'Ouro are advised to drive in 4x4 vehicles as the roads are untarred and covered in sand.

Ponta d'Ouro, which means ‘tip of gold’, was named by Portuguese explorers who thought that gold could be found in the resort’s dunes. What they found instead were mounds of black titanium.

The town is surrounded by sea, sand dunes and casuarina trees, and is the ideal beach getaway. During season, Ponta do Ouro becomes a hive of activity as South African tourists travel to the holiday destination.

There are only a handful of shops in Ponta d'Ouro, including a hardware store and convenience shops. However, shoppers looking for fresh produce can purchase bread, fruit, and vegetables at the daily morning market. If you’re looking to purchase memorabilia to remember your holiday by, there are also several cantinas (little shops) which sell an array of trinkets and curios.

Holidaymakers looking to pamper themselves can do so at the Salon @ Praia. The health and beauty centre offers many treatment packages which will help you to relax. 

Due to the many world renowned reefs situated in the area, Ponta d'Ouro is popular in the scuba diving community. Bread Loaf is ideal for divers who are new to the scene and is home to reef sharks, vibrantly coloured corals, eels, and an abundance of fish.

Holiday makers who wish to swim with dolphins can book an ocean safari with Dolphin Encounters. The initiative is a research facility which pioneered in-water dolphin interactions in the 1990's. Their aims are to educate the public about conservation and to boost eco-tourism in Mozambique.

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From R1300* unit

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The Praia Do Dorado an 8 sleeper self catering house, situated in the town of Ponto do Ouro, Mozambique, which is surrounded by sea, sand, dunes and casuarinas trees, and is rated as one of the top te... More Info

From R900* unit

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Looking for the ultimate Beach Getaway? Want to find that perfect stretch of Beach and Blue Water where you can let all your cares drift away on Warm Tropical Breezes? Imagine stepping from your Priv... More Info

From R1000* unit

Welcome to Gala-Gala Eco Resort. The word Gala-Gala means Gecko in the local dialect. The bush surroundings we enjoy are teaming with many Geckos so this was the inspiration for our name. Ponta do ... More Info

From R550* unit

Ponta Beach Camps - General Ponta Beach Camps is an affordable, family beach resort directly on the main Beach of the quaint little seaside village of Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. Ponta... More Info

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Ponta Beach Camps - General Ponta Beach Camps is an affordable, family beach resort directly on the main Beach in the quaint seaside village of Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. Ponta do Ou... More Info

From R930* unit

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Ponta Beach Camps: General Ponta Beach Camps is an affordable, family beach resort directly on the main Beach of the quaint little seaside village of Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. Ponta... More Info

From R500 pps

Self-Catering Dining, Kitchen & BBQ area. Situated a short distance from the tents is the self-catering kitchen & dining area complex This includes a dining room, with table & chairs, where meals ... More Info

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Ponta d'Ouro
Lovely rustic getaway with wonderful friendly people. The sea and the beach were magnificent. The resort owners need to institute a programme for the dog problem(really serious), the litter on the beach and in the town and train their staff to be really tourist friendly. Would go back out of season again.
- Margy Jackman

Ponta d'Ouro
Ponta d'Ouro is a vibrant little town and exciting to visit during the peak holiday season. Outside peak season it is calm and quiet - just what is needed for a good rest and relaxing period, peace of mind and to recharge. With fantastic accommodation to be found, excellent scuba and snorkeling opportunities, pristine beaches, good food and a great seaside holiday atmosphere, Ponta 'Ouro is a MUST-visit for everyone.
- Dan Griesel

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Vibey and festive
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