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The ultimate luxury at Dugong Beach Lodge

Discover paradise on the Southern Mozambique Coast at the award-winning Dugong Beach Lodge, a trending eco-destination inviting visitors with a green conscience to escape on holiday for a few days in the 30 000-ha pristine Vilanculos Coastal & Wildlife Sanctuary. Choose one of our Voyage2Africa honeymoon package deals to make the most of this solitary and magical destination where marine and land species are protected in a vast conservation area. The unique lodge is even named after the rarest ocean creature in these parts, the Dugong, or sea cow!

Beautiful luxury accommodation in 14 elegant, air-conditioned chalets leads directly down to the beach from glorious private decks furnished with welcoming day beds. Romance is highlighted in two of the chalets featuring their private plunge pools and all guests can request dreamy private dinners on their decks to absorb the majestic views and starry skies overhead. 

Dugong Beach Lodge is so remote that power is generated from both solar and generator sources and these remain functional until guests retire to bed. Water comes from a local source and is safe to drink and guests gather around the dining table for meals or sit out on the deck for a delightful lantern-lit affair, or on the jetty with the ocean lapping below. It’s a great idea to enjoy beach picnics and dinners, a true Dugong Lodge tradition, as staff go to great lengths to make these excursions romantic, decadent and truly meaningful. 

Arrival and departure at Dugong Beach Lodge are tide dependent so be aware that boat transfers from Vilanculos to Dugong Beach Lodge take 30-40 minutes (depending on the tide) – be ready to wade into the water up to your knees! This boat ride is packed with breathtaking scenery and the sighting of dolphins, whales and turtles if lucky.



Find a once in a lifetime place to stay in Vilanculos where you can experience a wildlife safari and a dream beach holiday at the same time, Who needs a bush and beach combo package tour when you can simply stay at the luxury and environmentally friendly Dugong Beach Lodge

Find this magical award-winning destination in the dune forests of the magnificent Vilanculos Coastal & Wildlife Sanctuary on the East African seaboard off the extensive shores of Mozambique. This is the first privately managed, specially protected National Park in Mozambique, a place where diverse ecosystems remain wild and include forests, wetlands, sandy beaches, rocky shores and the ocean depths too. What’s more, it is named after the rare and mythical dugong, an endangered sea cow that feeds off the sea bed grasses. 

Come and experience this mesmerizing destination if you love being off the beaten track in a paradise where no one really comes except the passionate nature lovers and divers, the snorkelers and hikers. Stay on the 14 elegant chalets on their private spots of sugary sand with direct pathways to the water, true barefoot luxury if ever there was! 

It’s easy to get to if you fly in from your country to Vilanculos International Airport then jump on the boat to the lodge, then into a safari vehicle for the final hop to your dream abode. Enjoy vast private decks, two with plunge pools, the rest with scintillating views over the ocean and featuring en suite showers and other modern conveniences. 

Game drives and bush walks reveal the rare Livingstone’s Eland, Blue Wildebeest, Plains Zebra, Giraffe, Nyala, Red Duiker, Steenbok and Grey Duiker. The ocean reveals turtles, whales, dolphins, manta rays, whale sharks and plenty of huge silvery game fish. There’s even a pampering spa for massages and beauty treatments if you are so tempted! Business visitors can happily meet here, in paradise, for a change of scenery, with beach views, from a fantastic conference and seminar venue. Couples on idyllic honeymoon holidays love the beach picnics, private dinners on the jetty and other romantic events specially planned for them. 

Amazing Holiday Packages including Dugong Beach Lodge

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Dreamy Dugong Beach Honeymoon Package

7 Nights
Named after the rare sea cow, Dugong Beach Lodge is a romantic beach and wilderness paradise off the Mozambique coast at Vilanculos. See not only Dugongs but also dolphins, Leatherback turtles and Manta rays. Enjoy your select honeymoon villa on […]

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  • Sundowner Dhow Cruise
  • Snorkelling
  • Kayaking
  • Massage Treatments
  • Hobie Cat


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Non-motorised sports

Dugong Beach Lodge view from the beach with the ocean in the back
that include this property


  • Ceiling Fan
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea / Coffee station
  • Mini Bar (Stocked on request)
  • Outdoor Shower Private
  • Sundeck, Private Pool (only 2 luxury Chalets)
  • Island Bar (Public Pool area)
  • Free Wi-Fi (Public Areas) 
  • Swimming Pools 
  • Curio Shop/ Kiosk 
  • Dining Room/ Lounge Area 
  • Legend Spa & Wellness Centre


  • Eco-friendly accommodation driven by solar power with a passion to conserve all wildlife and ecosystems around it.
  • Wonderful safari and ocean activities to find rare creatures on land and in water.
  • Located within the Vilanculos Coastal and Wildlife Sanctuary off Mozambique’s extensive coast.
  • Fantastic honeymoon destination where a honeymoon suite boasts a private plunge pool and dinners on the deck.

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