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Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach
Azura Marlin Beach

Azura Marlin Beach


21°53’39.1"S 35°25’20.5"E

Azura Marlin Beach: Our full report

Azura Marlin Beach is a name to watch over the next year! This exciting new lodge is due to open its doors ...

... on the 15th July 2020 and promises to bring a touch luxury to this beautiful beach. Located on Benguerra Islands west coast, it’s actually a reincarnation on the site of the old Marlin Lodge, which unfortunately suffered a destructive fire back in 2012 and has been closed ever since.

As of October 2019, Azura Retreats (who also own Azura Benguerra and Azura at Quilalea), bought the old Marlin Lodge and are completely redeveloping it into a five-star boutique hotel - Azura Marlin Beach. We understand the lodge will eventually have a total of 20 villas - the 10 original villas being completely refurbished first, including a family villa with pool, plus a further 10 brand new villas to be designed and added after that. During this second phase, Azura also intend to create a new main area, water sports and spa centres, and the main pool area will be refreshed too.

The plans are that Marlin Beach will have an airy, modern feel all with a Portuguese influence.


Our view

The rebuild has already begun and bookings will be open from the start of 2020.

We are hoping Azura Marlin Beach will be as good as its predecessor, and with an excellent track record for first-rate accommodation, food and service at its other Mozambique lodges, we have high hopes for this new string to the Azura bow.

Please do call us for the latest details.

Tracy Lederer

Tracy Lederer

Country manager: Mozambique

Geographics

Location
Bazaruto Archipelago, Mozambique
Ideal length of stay
A minimum of four nights is recommended, ideally more.
Directions
The SA Airlink flight from Johannesburg to Vilanculos takes about two hours. It is then a 15-minute hop on a helicopter to Benguerra airstrip. Azura Marlin Beach will pick you up in its 4WD for the short road transfer to the lodge.
Accessible by
Fly-and-Transfer

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Full Board

Children

Attitude towards children

Health & safety

Dangerous animals
Low Risk
Fire safety

Activities

  • Boat trip

    Boat trip

  • Fishing

    Fishing

  • Helicopter

    Helicopter

  • Kayaking

    Kayaking

  • Scuba-diving

    Scuba-diving

  • Snorkelling

    Snorkelling

Extras

Disabled access

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