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Mozambique Holiday Special Offer - Enjoy free nights at Azura on Benguerra Island, a luxury eco-boutique retreat and the ideal Mozambique honeymoon or beach vacation destination.

Azura Benguerra horse riding on the beach 
Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, it has just 20 villas, each with their own infinity pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean beyond, and designed for the ultimate in pampering and privacy. With unsurpassed levels of cuisine, friendly service and a vast range of activities and experiences, including a unique African spa, it’s the perfect island escape.

Azura is located on Benguerra Island, the second largest island within the Bazaruto Marine National Park. Benguerra Island lies 14km north east of Vilanculos, the nearest town and site of the international airport. Benguerra Island is famous for its unspoiled white beaches, remarkable dive sites and excellent fishing.
Azura Benguerra Specials are:
Stay 6 nights and only pay for 5
Family Fun: 3rd child sharing a villa with 2 other children stays free of charge.
Valid: 6 January 2020 - 15 December 2020 & 2021
These below specials are valid 6 January - 31 March, 25 November - 15 December 2020 & 2021
Stay 2 for the price of 1 on stays of 7 nights or more (i.e. 1 person free!).
Family Fun: 2 children sharing a villa with parents stay free of charge

Please note: there are no SA resident rates at Azura so these rates apply.

INDICATIVE US$ Rates per person per night:
Valid: 6 January - 5 January 2020 & 2021
Beach Villa x 3 $695
Luxury Beach Villa x 3 $895
Infinity Beach Villa x 10 $1150
Royal Beach Villa x 2 $1575
Villa Amizade:  
2 persons in villa $3595
4 persons in villa $4595
Presidential Villa:  
Entire Villa (maximum 6 people) $6575
Festive supplements apply.
Single Supplement 50% Surcharge on rates
No single occupancy of Villa Amizade or Presidential Villa

Azura has 3 Beach Villas, 3 Luxury Beach Villas, 10 Infinity Beach Villas, 2 Royal Beach Villas, 1 Villa Amizade and 1 Presidential Villa. All villas are very spacious and offers guests their own private pool, beach frontage, outdoor Sala, his and hers outdoor showers and/or full bathroom, king size beds, mini bar, air conditioning and host service. Each villa is nestled amidst the indigenous trees and bushes and created to offer guests their own private sanctuary.

Guests can enjoy a variety of activities ranging from our beach picnics, private dining, guided bird watching / walking trials, oceans sea museum, Dugong/Whale tracking, land rover island drives, cultural encounters, beach walks with a picnic, star gazing events. Scuba diving guided snorkeling trips, deep sea fishing in custom built boat, fly fishing, shore based fishing, sea kayaking, dhow sailing and dhow sunset cruise.

Azura’s uniquely Africa spa which offers signature treatments based on local ingredients and traditions. These include being rubbed down with ground coconut shells or diamond dust, covered head to toe with tamarind and aloe or gently massaged with warm Marula oil.

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Beach Villas
Azura's Beach Villas are set in a fantastic location at the end of the property close to the Spa, it is wonderfully private and perfect for honeymooners.

The Beach Villas are the smallest of the villas, but still offers all of the creature comforts:
Beachfront location and views,
Private plunge pool (2m x 2.5m x 1.2m deep),
King size bed with oversize mosquito net (Can also be configured as a twin),
Bathroom with double vanity and separate toilet,
Indoor and outdoor panoramic showers,
Large private undercover deck with deck chairs,
Beach-side sala.
Azura Benguerra Beach Villa
Luxury Beach Villas
Azura has 3 Luxury Beach Villas, furnished in contemporary style and just steps from the beach:
More than 100m2 under roof, 650m2 private area,
Beachfront location and views,
Private plunge pool (2m x 3m x 1.2m deep),
King size bed with down duvets, Egyptian cotton sheets, and oversize mosquito net (some can be configured as a twin),
Large bathroom with feature shower, dressing area, and separate toilet,
Outdoor his and hers showers,
Mini bar and tea/coffee making facilities,
Large private undercover deck with daybed and dining facilities,
Poolside sundeck,
Beach-side sala.
Azura Benguerra Luxury beach villa

Infinity Beach Villas
Azura has 10 Infinity Beach Villas.
They are furnished in afro-contemporary style and look out over a stunning infinity pool towards the beach and sea beyond. They have the best of our beachfront locations:
120m2 under roof, 650m2 private area,
Beachfront location and views,
Private 5 metre infinity pool (5m x 2.5m x 1.4m deep),
Large private undercover deck with daybed and dining facilities,
King size bed with down duvet, Egyptian cotton linen and oversize mosquito net (some can be configured as a twin),
Indoor/outdoor his and hers showers,
Large bathroom with panoramic free-form bath, dressing area and separate toilet,
Mini bar and tea/coffee making facilities,
Garden sundeck,
Beachside sala.
Azura Benguerra Infinity beach villa accommodation
Royal Beach Villas:
Azura has 2 Royal Beach Villas, they feature infinity edge pools and magnificent sea views. They are 172 square metres, making them the largest and most lavish of all the villas, with 30 metres of picturesque beach frontage on a large beautifully landscaped plot. They are located at the northern end of the property, ensuring the utmost privacy and uninterrupted views. The 2 Royal Beach Villas are located at the northern end of our property next to the Presidential Villa, with large landscaped gardens for a sense of total privacy and exclusivity, and 30 metres of picturesque beach frontage with magnificent sea views.
They offer the next level of comfort with even more outdoor space for the discerning Azura guest to enjoy. The main bedroom and bathroom area is similar to the existing Infinity Beach Villas and guests can now delight in the luxury of their own lounge area connected together via a walkway with glass sliding doors, and surrounded by our indigenous gardens. The lounge comprises of comfortable sofas around a flat screen television, and has its own bathroom, as well as a tea/coffee area with minibar and nespresso. The sofas can be converted to two beds for any children that may want to share.
Outdoor areas are astounding, offering a 10m rim flow pool with a Jacuzzi on the one end, and a poolside sitting pavilion on the other, from which guests have access straight into the pool. The villa also has a double daybed under latte roof, as well as a single daybed on the deck, dining area, and beachside sala, all of which are perfect for relaxing and enjoying your own private space.

All Villas have air-conditioning and fans.
Azura Benguerra Royal beach villa accommodation
Villa Amizade
Villa Amizade means friendship villa in our native Portuguese. Villa Amizade was featured in Conde Nast Traveller as “Best Beach Villas in the World”.

This 2 bedroom en-suite villa is located at the western end of the property, with fantastic views out to sea and towards the setting sun.

It is perfect for families or a couple requiring more of a private residence feel:
285m2 under roof, 975m2 private area,
Master bedroom with King size bed, indoor/outdoor feel with doors opening up on 2 sides of the room to lounging decks, en-suite bathroom with free-form bath, indoor and outdoor showers, air-conditioning.
Second en-suite bedroom with King or Twin beds, sitting area (with sleeper couch for max 1 child), feature indoor/outdoor bathroom, look through sea view and air-conditioning,
Sitting area with flat screen TV, DVD, Bose Sound Dock and selection of games, opening onto extensive decking, dining and relaxation areas, including a ‘wine bar’,
10 m fully tiled swimming pool,
Large beachfront garden with daybeds and hammock, wonderful views of the sea and sunset,
Guest toilet,
Small kitchenette (for children’s meals),
All the normal Azura design touches and finishes,
Maximum occupancy 5 people including children.
Azura Benguerra Villa Amizade

Presidential Villa
The Presidential Villa at Azura has been described as one of the best villas anywhere in the Indian Ocean. It has a very secluded private location, some 150m down the beach from main Azura, and comes with its own Butler-host and private chef. Its the beach house of your dreams.

The epitome of style and luxury, with its own unique décor, there are 3 en-suite bedrooms, indoor and outdoor bathrooms, a media room, sitting/dining area with ‘wine bar’, and huge infinity pool spanning the front of the villa.

A haven of rest and relaxation just footsteps from the beach, yet designed with seclusion in mind.

It is located just footsteps from the beach at the end of our property to ensure maximum privacy, with a fantastic treehouse to catch the afternoon breezes and panoramic views to Bazaruto Island and the Indian Ocean beyond:
425m2 under roof, 1075m2 total private area,
Complete privacy with its own secluded beachfront location,
Huge split level master suite with king size bed, down duvet, Egyptian cotton linen, oversize mosquito net, sitting area, massive bathroom with panoramic freeform bath & shower, separate toilet, dressing area, his & hers indoor and outdoor showers, air-conditioning and fans.
Second beachfront bedroom with the same gorgeous layout as our existing Infinity Beach Villas,
Third small en-suite twin bedroom suitable for children or your staff,
All linked by wooden walkways and screened by natural indigenous vegetation,
Stylish separate sitting room with fireplace, flat screen TV, DVD and Bose Sound Dock,
Sitting/dining area with feature star shaped roof and ‘wine bar’,
Raised treehouse lounging area with fantastic views to Bazaruto Dune and the Indian Ocean beyond,
16m infinity edged swimming pool spanning the front of the villa,
Private kitchen and personal chef,
Guest toilet,
Extensive sundecks, relaxation areas, daybeds and beach salas,
Maximum occupancy 6.
Azura Benguerra Presidential Villa aerial
Getting to Azura Benguerra:
There are daily flights from Johannesburg International airport (OR Tambo) to Vilanculos International Airport which connect well with the major international flights to Europe. The flying time from Johannesburg is 2 hours. On Tuesdays and Fridays these flights collect passengers from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, with an onward flying time of just 1 hour. This facilitates an effortless beach and safari experience.

Transferring to Benguerra Island

Azura operates a state of the art 6 seater Eurocopter helicopter for the transfers from Vilanculos to Benguerra Island. The flying time is approx 10 minutes, and will connect with your arriving/departing flight. This should be booked at the same time as your accommodation at an additional charge.

For those with an aversion to air travel, Azura will transfer you by speedboat on request and subject to availability. Transfer time is 15 minutes by minibus to the port, then 25-45 minutes by boat depending on sea conditions. Guests choosing to transfer by boat should be prepared for a knee deep walk through the sea.

Benguerra Island does have a short grass strip which can accommodate smaller private aircraft. You should check suitability and conditions in advance as the runway lies in a wetland area and conditions are not always suitable for take off and landing.

Azura Benguerra rates include:
All meals including main beach dinners,
Local beers & spirits, selection of house wines,
Soft drinks, tea & coffee, water,
Sunset cocktail of the day served to Sala,
Mozambican Butler/Host Service,
Wifi access from in the public areas and in the rooms),
A Land rover Island Drive,
A sunset Dhow cruise,
Try Scuba session in pool,
Use of snorkelling equipment,
Use of kayaks and paddleboards,
Various honeymoon special treats,
Various Children’s Activities,
EVAC Medical Insurance.

Azura Benguerra rates exclude:
Bazaruto National Park levy (approx. US$15 per person per stay),
Visas if required,
Premium spirits, cocktails, wines and champagnes,
Specialist guided activities, day trips, deep sea fishing, boat hire,
Reef snorkeling, Island hopping, Scuba diving and Scuba courses,
Spa treatments, laundry, personal gifts and staff gratuities,
Optional $10 per villa per night Rainbow Fund contribution,
17% government tax is charged on all extras locally,
Travel Insurance (recommended),
Special Event Supplement (charged at time of booking, children at 50%)

Children's policy:
Children are welcome at Azura, but guest privacy must be respected. Young children should dine in villa.

Luxury & Infinity Beach Villas:
Children 17 years and over: pay full price
Children 6 - 16 years in their own villa pay 90% adult rate (min 2, 3rd child free of charge).
Children 6 - 16 years sharing villa with 2 adults pay 50% of the adult rate.
Children 0 - 5 years sharing bedroom with 2 adults stay free.
Royal Beach Villas
Children 6 -16 years sharing with 2 adults pay 35% adult rate (for 2 children, 3rd child free of charge)
Children 0 - 5 years sharing with 2 adults stay free of charge
Royal Beach Villa accommodates 2 children sharing in lounge, 3rd child in bedroom with parents.

Villa Amizade & Presidential Villa:

These villas are particularly suited for families.
The Presidential Villa accommodates 6 persons at published rate. 2 additional children (16 and under) sharing with adults can be accommodated free of charge.
Villa Amizade accommodates 2-4 persons at published rate. 1 additional child (0-16) = free of charge.
The Presidential Villa has a private chef included in the rate, Villa Amizade private chef can be booked at $150 per day.

Please note: This special cannot be combined with other special offers at Azura Benguerra.

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