Inguane Bay Lodge, Inhaca Island Self Catering & Holiday Home Accommodation, Mozambique

Inguane Bay Lodge

Inguane Bay Lodge is an Eco Lodge offering Self Catering and Holiday Home accommodation in Inhaca Island, Southern Mozambique

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Per Unit: From R700
Units 5
Max Per Unit 4
Max Occupancy 13
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From R700 Per Unit
Inhaca Island

Fact Sheet Facilities & what to expect at Inguane Bay Lodge

  • A rustic locally run eco lodge right on the beach
  • Affordable self catering accommodation
  • Within the Reserva da Inhaca under the coastal mangrove forests
  • We have a total of 4 comfortable units and a fully equipped family self catering holiday home
  • Mosquito nets
  • Fans
  • A cosy dining area where you can sit down and preorder delicious homemade meals (upon request at an additional price)
  • Fresh seafood and ingredients
  • Fully equipped communal kitchen
  • Beautiful looked after shady gardens
  • Various exciting activities to do close by

Nguane Bay Lodge is a rustic locally run eco lodge right on the beach within the Reserva da Inhaca under the coastal mangrove forests of the popular holiday destination of Inhaca Island, Southern Mozambique.


We have a total of 4 comfortable units and a fully equipped family self catering holiday home.

  • 2 x units with queen size beds each accommodating 2 people with mosquito nets and a fan
  • 1 x unit has a bunk bed that can sleep 2 people with mosquito nets and a fan
  • 1 x unit with bunk beds that can sleep 3 people with mosquito nets and a fan
  • 1 x Self catering family unit fully equipped that can sleep 4 people. The unit has 2 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with tv, bathroom with shower and an open shaded wooden deck overlooking our lush well kept gardens with a hammock to relax and read a book.

Food & Dining On-Site

We also offer guests a cosy dining area where you can sit down and preorder delicious homemade meals (upon request at an additional price) using the freshest of seafood caught by local fishermen and other local traditional flavours.

Otherwise, guests are more than welcome to use our communal kitchen offering all the cooking facilities needed to put together their own meals.

Activities & Things To Do

The channel's protected waters from strong ocean currents offer calm and boasts crystal clear water conditions ideal for casually exploring the beaches by kayak home to a prolific amount of coastal birdlife species and where snorkeling along various coral reefs around Inhaca Island is an absolutely must, so be sure to bring your snorkel and fins for an unforgettable underwater experience.

For avid divers Inhaca's crystal clear waters offers unsurpassed diving and snorkelling activities.

Ponta Torres

Ponta Torres is an unspoilt protected coral reef reserve and is situated at southern point of Inhaca Island. These beautiful coral reefs are perfect for snorkeling with amazing visibility. The reef's teem with exotic marinelife and one can even spot turtles.

The Coral Gardens

The Coral Gardens (Barreira Vermelha) and Hotel Reefs are just a short boat ride away where the waters are shallow and warm and perfect for novice snorkelers and divers – The Coral Gardens comprise of a wall which is approximately 400 metres long and covered in hard and soft coral which attract a multitude of colourful tropical fish such as parrot fish, damsels, bannerfish, trigger fish, octopus and lobsters; with the Hotel Reef being fairly flat and having more sandy patches.

Contact Ocean Echo SCUBA for diving lessons and diving excursions around Inhaca Island and Santa Maria if you'd like to take your ocean adventure even deeper within these reefs and more.

Fishing enthusiasts aren't left out. Contact GAF Adventures to arrange an action packed day of deep sea fishing.

Inhaca Lighthouse

Inhaca Lighthouse is another favourite tourist attraction on Inhaca located at the northern tip of of the Island. Boat excursions can be arranged to take you there situated 3km up a dune hill. The lighthouse offers stunning 360° views and the remains of a shipwreck can be seen from this elevated advantage point.

Whale Watching

If you are arriving between September and October, then you can be sure to spot whales migrating north to warmer waters. If you are lucky, you may even spot the rare humpback dolphin specie.

And There's More

Other exciting activities to do during your stay at Nguane Bay Lodge include nature trails, day trips to Portuguese Islands and Santa Maria, boating excursions in and around the islands, bird watching and outings to the Maputo Special Reserve.

Local Restaurants & Bars

If you are interested in dining out, there are a few restaurants & bars we can recommend within Inhaca Island to enjoy local cuisine and ice cold drinks.

Inguane Bay Lodge 2023 Rates:*Rates are subject to change without prior notice

From R700 Per Unit:

Based on one of our 2 sleeper units per night which would = R350 per person sharing when the rate is divided by 2 people. See rates for more information.

Reminder, there's a handy calculator at the bottom left-hand side of your screen (under 'Useful Tools' if you're on a mobile device)

Current Specials

Stay 3 Nights Special !!

Stay 3 nights and get 1 free night + a trip to St Maria beach by car

Stay 5 Nights or More Special !!

Stay 5 nights or more and get a free trip to St Maria beach by car

Valid Till: Ongoing

Inguane Bay Lodge:

Rates are per unit per night

2 ➜ 3 Sleeper Units: From R700 per night
4 Sleeper Self Catering Unit: From R1500 per night
*Rates are season and exchange rate dependent. Contact us for an accurate quote.

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-26.05271, 32.94537

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Inguane Bay Lodge
Per Unit from R700/night
  • 13
Units 5
Max Per Unit 4
Max Occupancy 13
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Inhaca Island, Maputo Province, Mozambique
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Tofo Bay is ideally situated along the well renowned Manta Coast - a popular dive site region for all levels of diving experience with over 30 dive sites to explore.

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Find beautiful pansy shells off the beaches of Santa Maria during a spring low tide, full or new moon.


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Ponta Falsa (the tip of Pomene beach) has some great rocky cliff features including the "whole in the wall" and a huge blowhole. Explore the ruins of the Old Pomene Hotel which was once the holiday home of Samora Machel where one can admire beautiful bay views

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