Lion Sands And Machangulo Beach Lodge

Lion Sands and Machangulo Beach Overview

Feast your eyes on an incredible combination of wildlife in the South African bush and marine creatures in the Indian Ocean off Mozambique. Spend a glorious 7 nights on this romantic holiday of a lifetime combining the luxury Lion Sands River Lodge with rustic chic chalets at Machangulo Beach Lodge near Maputo. Book this bush and beach safari package and pay in Rands to make your life easier. Game drives and scuba diving.

Lion Sands and Machangulo Beach Lodge Gallery


  • Tailor made holiday that is ideal for the self drive client
  • Visit a luxury safari lodge in the Big 5 rich Sabi Sands
  • Includes boat transfers in Mozambique to Machangulo Beach Lodge
  • Relax on a beautiful beach villa
You will Stay At

Lion Sand



Enjoy Big 5, Birding, Flora, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, Wine, and more

Discover a place of mind-boggling beauty where sheer tranquillity in nature takes you away from stressful life. Lion Sands River Lodge is an authentic safari experience in the Lion Sands Game Reserve, part of the greater Kruger National Park. Enjoy the 2 swimming pools (heated in winter), wooden viewing decks, secluded bird hide, conference room, Africology Health Spa & gymnasium, curio shop and open-air (Boma) dining area. Learn more about the wilderness than you ever thought possible.

Beach resorts Mozambique



Enjoy Adventure, Beach / Coastal, Birding, Fishing, Flora, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Watersports, Wildlife, Wine, and more

Discover the charming Machangulo Beach Lodge perched on the channel between Maputo and Inhaca Island where exciting tides create an energy that positively affects every visitor to this Mozambique Holiday venue. Untouched African beaches, untamed nature and luxurious service come together to create extraordinary holiday experiences. Stroll the attractive wooden boardwalks linking all chalets and villas to the main lodge and beach – sit around the boma fireplace or in the main lounge where magnificent views dominate.



Feast your eyes on the eclectic species of land and aquatic life on your romantic holiday of a lifetime. Combine Sabi Sands luxury and a tropical island paradise on a romantic hideaway for two. This Bronze standard safari package comes to you in South African rates, so you don’t have to worry about the exchange rate.

Day 1
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

Today you’ll arrive in your own vehicle. Guests can arrive anytime between 12h00 and 14h00 to allow sufficient time to check in. After freshening up, join your fellow guests and guide for afternoon tea, usually around 16h00 before setting out on your afternoon game drive. Dinner with be served in the evening upon your return.

Day 2
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

On safari at Lion Sands. Activities included are morning and afternoon game drives. Talk to your guide or host on how best to structure the day. Relax at the pool, reception area or in your room between game drives.

Day 3
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Fully Inclusive

On safari in Sabi Sands

Day 4
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

After your morning activity and breakfast, check out and make your way to Komatipoort border crossing into Mozambique. From here head to Maputo Marina where you’ll be met by a representative from Machangulo Beach Lodge. Park your car in the safe parking lots on offer. Expect a journey time of 6 hours to get here (dependent on traffic and border crossing). Your boat transfer to the lodge will take about an hour. Check in and freshen up after a welcome drink. Welcome to paradise.

Activities For The Day:

  • Maputo Boat Transfer

Day 5
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

A full day to enjoy all the non-motorised activities on offer or book other activities not listed through the front desk.

Activities For The Day

  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Bird Watching

Day 6
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

A full day on the island

Day 7
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

A full day on the island

Day 8
Drinks: None
Room: None

Your final morning. After breakfast, take the boat transfer back to Maputo Marina to rejoin your car. End of services.

Prices are quoted as an indication and can change dependent seasons, availability and rates from suppliers




From ZAR 67 230

per person sharing


Lion Sands

  • Luxurious accommodation in a Luxury Room (River Lodge)
  • Three meals per day
  • Teas/Coffees; Mini bar in room; Inclusive drinks (all soft drinks and selection of beers, spirits & house wines)
  • Two game drives daily with FGASA qualified ranger & tracker
  • Game drive refreshments & snacks
  • Specified inclusive safari activities – Game drives; Bush walks; Hippo tour / Riverbank Walk; Astronomy; Wildlife lectures; Bush breakfasts, picnic lunches & bush dinners; Henna Pre-school visit: Lion Sands community project.

Machangulo Beach Lodge

  • Accommodation with a welcome drink.
  • All meals. This includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and all snacks either at the lodge or during activities.
  • Teas, Coffees, drinking water and selected juices, iced teas and iced coffees.
  • High-speed WiFi Internet service throughout the lodge.
  • Non-motorized activities.
  • Laundry Service.
  • Mozambique 17% Sales Tax
  • Return boat transfers from Maputo Marina to the lodge


Lion Sands

  • Laundry
  • Snacks in room
  • Premium brand beers, spirits, cellar wines & champagnes
  • Cigars & cigarettes
  • All flights and transfers (Skukuza Airport transfers to River Lodge are charged at ZAR 175.00 per person, one way)
  • Gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature (Telephone calls; Curio shop purchases; Spa treatments)
  • Sabi Sand entrance fees
  • Any additional extras will be for the guests account

Machangulo Beach Lodge

  • Motorized and guided activities, nanny service, supervised children’s activities.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and In-Room Mini bars


  • Any international or domestic flights (guests on self drive basis)
  • Travel or vehicle assist insurance
  • Any applicable visas or immigration charges at the border crossing
  • Parking at Maputo Marina
  • All meals, drinks and services not listed in the above

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