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Azura Benguerra Island

Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique


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 pools stretching out to the Indian-Ocean, and located a few steps from the white-sand beach, Azura Benguerra offers an enchanting seaside escape.


There are flights on Airlink and LAM from Johannesburg international airport to the newly modernised Vilanculos International Airport (VNX). The flying time from Johannesburg is approximately 1.5 hours. There is a state of the art helicopter for the transfers from Vilanculos to Benguerra Island. The flying time is approx 10 minutes, and will connect with your arriving/departing flight. 

Map co-ordinates: -21.853306, 35.425316


Just 20 villas are nestled along one of the last undiscovered stretches of beach in the world, with sparkling private pools; Mozambican Butler-hosts to look after your every need; fish and seafood fresh from the ocean; a fantastic range of activities and experience; and an African spa to relax in. Facilities also include a library, a quiet corner to read a book, and a Star Bar over a game of Bau.


  • An award winning hand built villas blended modern eco-chic designs
  • Private plunge pools/ Outdoor showers
  • Air-conditioning for hot sunny days
  • At Azura Selous, the safari guides at Azura will take you on a journey to discover the beauty of Africa's largest Game Reserve, home to lion, elephant and buffalo. The community leader will show you village life
  • The chefs will chat about your favourite foods, the water sports specialists will take you out exploring Island's marine world

At A Glimpse

All of the Azura Benguerra's safari tented villas have created the customer's own privacy sanctuary. A haven of rest and relaxation where you can feel at one with the environment; A fusion of indoor and outdoor space. Interiors are spacious and designed to reflect the moods and textures of Africa. Outside there are plenty of lounging areas to relax in.

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