From R22698 per Unit

From R22698 per Unit



Escape to paradise and experience the blue waters and pristine shores of Mozambique at Rio Azul, a new eco-lodge overlooking a blue tidal lagoon that is home to a distinctive ecosystem with access to the warm Indian Ocean. Surrounded by a magnificent mangrove forest that the lodge is dedicated to protecting, it's the perfect setting for travellers with a love of nature and a taste for adventure. Guests can enjoy a variety of guided excursions and activities, or are free to create their own intimate barefoot experiences and privately explore the area's natural beauty.

Your Experience:
Rio Azul offers serenity in a tropical Wilderness both for couples and families alike. Families can enjoy their own tastefully styled beach villa with a private pool on the deck overlooking the tidal lagoon. The warm and clear waters of the lagoon invite you and your kids to snorkel, go for long walks around the peninsula or simply take your own private boat out to one of the sand banks.

You are encouraged to indulge in a wide range of water and beach activities such as guided lagoon and mangrove forest cruises which offer exceptional birding, as well as boat trips to the Bazaruto Archipelago where you are likely to encounter turtles, dolphins and perhaps even whale sharks. Indulge in a beach picnic where freshly caught fish is cooked on an open fire, or go snorkelling in the mangroves spotting colourful fish hiding in the underwater labyrinth that is a vital natural resource. For each couple and family a small private boat is available to explore the blue waters of the lagoon, take a trip to one of the large sand banks at low tide or adventure into the waterways of the estuary. Of course there is always the option to simply relax by the pool or on the deck of your wood and thatch beach chalet. Whatever you choose, be sure to be the creator of your own holiday without compromises.

Dining at Rio Azul is a delightful affair with the freshest ingredients locally sourced and produced, or grown in our own vegetable and herb garden, as well as straight from the sea. Expect Mozambican specialties such as peri-peri chicken and freshly caught prawns. Dinners in particular are always a delightful experience and can vary between relaxed and informal evenings, romantic and candle lit affairs, as well as lively beach BBQs.

Rio Azul Lodge is just 110 km north of Vilanculos, Mozambique and close to the Bazaruto Archipelago. The lodge is advantageously located on a peninsula with the turquoise blue Indian Ocean on one side and a tidal lagoon on the other, allowing you to enjoy spectacular sunsets over water, a rarity in Mozambique. The blue waters are home to an estuary filled with birdlife and fish; the mangrove forest is an important ecological asset that we are dedicated to protecting. The last stretch of 'road' to the lodge is an exhilarating drive on the beach before arriving in a tropical paradise.


Room Facilities

On Site Facilities

Local Facilities


Additional Rates Info:
Please note: The Villa rate is booked on a minimum rate of 4 adults per night. Additional guests will be charged at a per person rate. please enquire. Special rates for children 18 and below.


Sleeps 2
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Twin thatched chalets with three quarter beds equipped with mosquito nets and en-suite bathrooms consisting of hand wash basins with mirrors, toilet and shower with hot and cold water. Each room has a wooden deck overlooking the estuary. 2 Chalets contain king size beds.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2019           R 6913
February 2019           R 5761
March 2019           R 5761
April 2019           R 5761
May 2019           R 5761
June 2019           R 5761
July 2019           R 6222
August 2019           R 6222
September 2019           R 5761
October 2019           R 5761
November 2019           R 5761
December 2019           R 6913


Sleeps 10
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The two luxury villas, also of thatch and wooden construction, overlook the tidal lagoon from a private deck with its own splash pool. Divided into 3 en-suite rooms, the villa can sleep 6 adults and allows up to 4 children in the loft room. Rates for the villa are shown as 4 guests. additional guests will be charged at $270 per person per night.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2019   R 27651        
February 2019   R 23042        
March 2019   R 23042        
April 2019   R 23042        
May 2019   R 23042        
June 2019   R 23042        
July 2019   R 24886        
August 2019   R 24886        
September 2019   R 23042        
October 2019   R 23042        
November 2019   R 23042        
December 2019   R 27651        
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

Rates are deemed correct at time of publication and may fluctuate depending on supply and demand. Establishments maintain their rates online and any differences should be referred to the Establishment's staff. Quotations once accepted are binding.

Rates last updated: 11 June 2019


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