Azura Benguerra Island

Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Neighborhood: Mozambique

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018 & 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 18 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Indigenous
VIBE: Casual
Beach Ecotourism Seclusion

Azura Benguerra Island

Neighborhood: Mozambique
Address:
Benguerra Island
Benguerra Island,
Mozambique
Nearest Airport:
Vilanculos (VNX)
13 mi / 20 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • All-inclusive
  • Children's Programs
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Villas

Services

  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Wakeup Calls


Recreation
  • Horseback Riding
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Butler Service
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar

About Us

The Azura Experience

A kaleidoscope of colour greets you above and below the ocean. Snorkel or dive the magnificent reefs that are home to the turtles that nest nearby. You can learn to dive at our PADI 5 Star Dive Centre or improve your skills through a range of PADI courses. Try your hand at fishing, the waters off Azura offer a variety of reef and big game fish. Sail on our traditional dhow, go island hopping, or cruise to deserted beaches to look for pansy shells. Swim up to dolphins, which are regular visitors to our beach, or track down humpback whales on their migration past our shores. Our guides will show you the best this pristine marine paradise has to offer. Take a Land Rover tour of the island, and experience the local culture for which Mozambique is rightly famous, as well as visiting the school which was built with donations to Azura’s Rainbow Fund. Or join one of our star gazing events and lie back and listen to the ancient African stories that chart the cosmos.

Azura has just 20 spacious ‘beach-chic’ designer villas, hand built in partnership with the local community. Each has their own sparkling infinity edged pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean beyond, located just a few footsteps from the pristine white sand beach. Our villas offer every comfort, with handcrafted kingsize beds, feature bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers, airconditioning, daybeds, lounging decks and salas right on the beach. They were designed for the ultimate private getaway in this magnificent beach paradise.

At Azura, we believe that dining is all part of the experience, from breakfast at the water’s edge to dinner in our wine cellar, a full service picnic on a sandy island, or romantic candle-lit beach dinners under the stars. We believe every day should be different. We are famous for our Mozambican butler-hosts who take great pride in their innovative dining set-ups, and little touches to make your stay special, like the cocktail of the day delivered to your beachside sala, or a glass of wine from the Owner’s French Chateau in the Loire Valley.

Azura’s beautiful spa is nestled around water features in indigenous gardens, and features an air-conditioned treatment room as well as a raised massage deck. Enjoy our African inspired treatments using natural organic ingredients like the highly prized marula oil.

Quite simply, our dedication to conservation and the community lies at the heart of everything we do. Many of our staff have grown up in the local community, and are welcoming you to their home. In return, we do our best to make their home a better place for them and their families. Our Rainbow Fund charity supports a variety of social and environmental projects large and small.Your very presence at Azura will help us continue to preserve this very special place for future generations to enjoy.

Best of the Best

Azura Benguerra Island is an unspoiled island within a pristine Marine National Park. With 20 spacious “beach-chic” designer villas, each with its own private pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean, and located a few steps from the pristine white-sand beach, Azura Benguerra offers an enchanting seaside escape. Spend your days fishing, watching whales and dolphins, and visiting protected reefs. You can also relax on the beach and indulge in African spa treatments while a Mozambican host looks after your every need. The island’s local people make for fascinating cultural encounters, and the starry night sky is magnificent to behold.

Advisor Tip

Don't miss the island-hopping excursion by private speedboat — the picnic on Pansy Island will be the highlight of your stay. –Gene Lashley Atlanta, Georgia

Location

Address
Benguerra Island
Benguerra Island,
Mozambique
Neighborhood
Mozambique
Nearest Airport
Vilanculos (VNX), 13 Miles / 20 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Luxury Beach Villas

Luxury Beach Villa x 3

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Air Conditioning
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Infinity Beach Villas

Infinity Beach Villas x 10

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Villa Amizade - Double Occupancy

Villa Amizade - Double Occupancy

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Villa Amizade - Entire Villa

Villa Amizade - Entire Villa

  • Non-Smoking

Presidential Villa - Entire Villa

Presidential Villa - Entire Villa

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Beach Villas

Azura has 2 Beach Villas, set in a fantastic location at the end of the property, it is wonderfully private and perfect for honeymooners.


The Beach Villa is the smallest of our villas, but still offers all of the creature comforts, including a private plunge pool and a large day bed where guests can relax.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Total 6 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Ecotourism, Seclusion
Vibe Casual
Room Style Indigenous
Number of Rooms 18
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

This information has not been provided by the Supplier.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

30% deposit secures a booking, full payment due strictly 45 days prior to arrival.  Minimum stay 5 nights 22 Dec – 2 Jan and 50% deposit required to secure booking.  If full payment not received within 30 days of arrival we reserve the right to cancel with no refund of deposit.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Penalties:

< 6 weeks’ notice: 100%,

6 - 12 weeks’ notice: 50%

> 12 weeks: deposit not refundable (30%)

Accepted Forms of Payment

Full prepayment by bank transfer for hotel accommodation and helicopter transfers. Credit cards are accepted for all other charges that are paid on check out, Visa and Mastercard only.

Terms & Conditions

Rates include all meals including main beach dinners, local beers, spirits, selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea & coffee, waters, sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala, Mozambican host service, WiFi access in the public areas and in rooms, a Land Rover island drive, a sunset dhow cruise, Try Scuba session in pool, use of snorkelling equipment, use of kayaks and paddleboards, vVarious honeymoon special treats, various children's activities (see activity sheet), EVAC medical insurance.

Rates exclude premium spirits, wines and champagnes, guided/specialist activities, day trips, deep sea fishing, boat hire, reef snorkelling, island hopping, scuba diving and scuba courses, spa treatments, laundry, personal gifts & staff gratuities, optional $10 per villa per night Rainbow Fund contribution, Bazaruto National Park levy (approx. US$15 per person per stay currently, charged locally), 17% government tax charged on local extras, visas if required, travel Insurance (recommended), special event supplement (charged at time of booking, children at 50%): $175pp on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day, $350pp on New Year's Eve (non-commissionable).

Children are welcome at Azura, but guest privacy must be respected. Young children should dine in villa. Villa Amizade & Presidential Villas are particularly suited for families. The Presidential Villa accommodates 6 persons at published rate. 2 additional children (up to 16 years of age) sharing with adults can be accommodated free of charge. Villa Amizade accommodates 4 persons at published rate. 1 additional adult can be accommodated at an additional charge of Infinity Beach Villa ppsh rate, 1 additional child (0-16) = free of charge. The Presidential Villa rate includes a private chef, additional premium spirits and sparkling wine. Villa Amizade private chef can be booked at $150 per day.

Infinity Beach Villas and Luxury Beach Villas: Children 17 years and over pay full price, children 9-16 years in their own villa pay 90% adult rate (min 2, 3rd child free of charge), children 6 -16 years sharing with 2 adults pay 50% adult rate (max 2 children). Children 0 - 5 years sharing with 2 adults stay free of charge.

Royal Beach Villas: Children 6 -16 years sharing with 2 adults pay 35% adult rate (for 2 children, 3rd child free of charge). Children 0 - 5 years sharing with 2 adults stay free of charge. Royal Beach Villa accommodates 2 children sharing in lounge, 3rd child in bedroom with parents. Children 0 - 5 years sharing with 2 adults stay free of charge.

Other: Please Note: Transfers Vilanculos to Azura return, normally by helicopter, will be booked automatically. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the company. Activities/inclusions subject to availability.



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2018 & 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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By: ashton


Reviewed on: 08 May 2018

I cannot say enough great things about Azura Benguerra Island that would even do it justice. I don't even know where to begin. From the staff, to the accommodations (and outdoor shower), to the food and of course the daily excursions/activities, hands down our favorite resort and destination we have been to. (only thing that could have made it better was to have laundry service included). We will most definitely be back!!!
Travel Advisor:  Katie Rollins