Areia Branca (Ay-ray-ah) Lodge is a secluded unspoilt beach lodge offering accommodation and camping facilities in Inhambane, Mozambique; and is bordered by the Inhambane estuary on the one side and the Indian Ocean on the other. The lodge itself is nestled amongst the coconut groves and the accommodation offers easy access to the estuary and the sea.

Between ocean & estuary

Between ocean & estuary

28 kms from Inhambane

28 kms from Inhambane

The warm waters of the Inhambane estuary offer safe bathing, smooth and easy boat launching and there are also a wide range of additional activities including kayaking, snorkeling, fishing and local sightseeing. Fishing grounds and diving reefs are nearby and the Inhambane reefs offer endless pleasures for scuba divers and snorkelers.

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The lodge is 485kms north of Maputo on a very good tarred road until the last 3.5kms leading to the lodge which is gravel and sea sand. Although guests have visited our lodge in a Citi Golf or a  Corsa Lite, a 4×4 or 2×4 with diff lock is recommended. The road from Maputo has numerous villages & towns along the route and travellers need to be aware that it is important to adhere to the 60km/h speed limit where indicated.

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There are daily flights from Johannesburg to Inhambane Airport on LAM Airlines. Inhambane airport is 28km from the lodge and a shuttle service to and from the airport is available through Areia Branca Lodge.

Areia Branca’s guests return time and again for a taste of this tranquil getaway  and the best in affordable accommodation in Mozambique.