• Nearest Airport

    Vilanculos, Mozambique

  • Location

    Benguerra Island, Bazaruto Archipelago

  • Property Access

    Helicopter transfer flights from Vilanculos Airport.  Duration is approximately 10 – 15 minutes.

  • Best time to travel

    Generally visited all year round, keep in mind the hotter summer months of November to March are also part of the rain season so some rain may be experienced.

Azura Benguerra is rated as one of Mozambique’s top properties by both guests and booking agents.  Located on the beautiful Benguerra Island, within the Bazaruto Archipelago Marine Park, the lodge is surrounded by the pristine nature the island is known for.  The lodge was built in close partnership with the local community and it continues to support the island villages through job opportunities and their Rainbow Fund – which supports a variety of social and environmental projects large and small, including the building of a new school on the island.  Accommodation at Azura Bengeurra is offered in a selection of spacious, well appointed beachfront villas.  Guests comfort and happiness is of utmost importance for the team and they always go the extra mile to ensure that guests continue to be amazed during their stay.

Long Stay Offer

Stay for six nights and receive one night free. Valid 16 March 2016 – 18 December 2016, 9 January 2017 – 17 December 2017. T&C’s apply

Luxury for less

Stay for 7 nights or more and your partner stays for free.  This offer is valid on all villa types for stays from 28 November – 12 December 2016, 9 January – 31 March 2017, 27 November – 10 December 2017. T&C’s apply


Bride receives 40% discount for min 5 night stay. Valid 10 January 2016 – 18 December 2016, 9 January 2017 – 17 December 2017. T&C’s apply.

Beach Villas, Infinity Beach Villas and Luxury Beach Villas

The three entry level Villa types are perfect for couples.  The main difference between the Villas are the size of the rooms and the private pools.  All the Villas feature beachfront views, private undercover deck, private plunge pool, a beachside sala, king size bed with down duvet, air conditioning, mini bar, tea & coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom which features an outdoor his and her shower.

Families at Azura Benguerra

Azura Benguerra perfectly caters for families looking for an upmarket, luxury destination.  Families or small groups can choose from the two Royal Beach Villas, Villa Amizade and Presidential Villa.  These Villas are exceptionally spacious and comfortably accommodates families of four and six respectively.  The large private swimming pools and private deck areas overlooking the beach at each Villa ensure that the family has more than enough space to enjoy their Mozambique holiday.  These superior Villas are also perfect for couples who are looking for a private luxury home away from home feeling.


The menus feature fresh produce, with the focus on lots of fresh fish and seafood, that are professionally prepared into mouth watering dishes.  The team endeavours to ensure that guests never eat in the same place twice.  Guests can look forward to eating at the waters edge, in the Jellyfish restaurant or have a romantic private dinner in their Villa to name a few options.  The Lodge also features an excellent wine cellar which includes wines from the owner’s Chateau in the Loire Valley, France.


The Bazaruto Archipelago offers beautiful varieties of colourful fish species and corals for snorkelers and scuba divers to explore. Keep an eye out for turtles, migrating whales (seasonal), pods of dolphins and the ever elusive and rare dugong.  For sportfishermen the waters are home to marlin, sailfish and tuna which will test their skills.  On the land guests can enjoy the interesting birdlife on the island or choose a relaxing massage in the Azura Spa.

What we think of it

Luxury, attention to detail and service with a warm smile – Azura Benguerra continues to maintain high standards in these regards.  Its definitely a highlight in any itinerary!