Dugong Beach Lodge


Discover paradise on the East African seaboard. The award-winning Dugong Beach Lodge is situated along the Southern Mozambique Coast, within 30 000 hectares of pristine marine and wildlife territory, in the Vilanculos Coastal & Wildlife Sanctuary. As the first privately managed specially protected National Park in Mozambique, the diverse eco-system of wilderness and wetland is bound to mesmerize. The lodge boasts 14 luxuriously appointed chalets, powder white beaches and crystal clear water, providing a barefoot luxury experience like no other.

Daily flights are available from O.R.Tambo International to Vilanculos. The trip from the Vilanculos Airport to the boat takes approximately ten minutes and guests are transported on a safari vehicle. The boat transfer to Dugong takes approximately 45 minutes.


Dugong Beach Lodge Fact Sheet

Dugong Beach Lodge


Accommodation Features

Dugong Beach Lodge Specials



Daily meals are served in the dining room and on the main deck in either buffet or à la carte style. Dugong Beach Lodge has a variety of other exclusive dining experiences available on request, including exciting picnic excursions to different nearby islands, as well as meals set up on the jetty overlooking the ocean. Beach picnics and dinners are also part of the tradition at Dugong, while those on romantic getaways are promised luxury and intimacy as each chalet has a private deck where dinners can be enjoyed.

Incentives Breakaways

Corporate meets beach within this remote location. Dugong Beach Lodge is the perfect venue for small incentive or executive breakaways. Boardroom style arrangements can be made for more formal meetings – you may, however, be distracted by the picturesque view!

Swimming Pool

Guests can cool off in an interflowing swimming pool or lounge around on any of the comfortable sunbathing loungers and hammock. The island-style bar with martini seats offers guests a wide selection of drinks that can be enjoyed whilst basking at the spectacular views of the ocean. Two of the chalets have a private plunge pool.

Main Deck and Jetty

Dugong Beach Lodge embraces all kinds of island-style relaxation. The magnificent main deck is accompanied by a jetty that takes you out over the water and lets you experience the tranquillity of this hidden sub-tropical paradise. Both areas are ideal for sundowner cocktails.

Lounge Area

The lounge is located in a central open-air space that provides guests with a comfortable area in which to unwind, at any time of day. The elegantly decorated lounge can be closed with sliding glass doors to provide a warmer atmosphere for those cool evenings. Guests can absorb the amazing view of the ocean, while reading a book from the selection provided in our library. Individuals seeking entertainment can choose to relax in front of the television with an array of DVDs or decide to play one of the board games provided.



 2018 / 2019 Rates

Dungong Beach Lodge - Mozambique
Fully inclusive of:
3 meals per day,
1 bottled water pp per day,
non-motorised watersports
15 Dec 2018 - 06Jan 2019
01 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
01 Nov 2018 - 14 Dec 2018
07 Jan 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
1 Sept 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
Per Person Sharing
Single Room
Children 03 -11 Years
Per Person Sharing
Single Room
Children 03 - 11 Years
1 Bedroom Beach Chalet
$ 530
$ 745
$ 265
$ 450
$ 630
$ 225
2 Bedroom Beach Chalet
$ 490
$ 685
$ 245
$ 420
$ 590
$ 210
Boat Transfers:
Per person one way
                                                   US $85.00                                                      US $85.00

Contact Us

Physical Address:

Vilanculos Coastal & Wildlife Sanctuary,

Tel: +27 (0) 12 443 6700

Fax: +27 (0) 12 361 5674

Website: www.dugongbeachlodge.com


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Directions to Dugong Beach Lodge

Dugong Beach Lodge is situated on the East-African Seaboard, on the coast of Mozambique within the boundaries of “The Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary”.

Scheduled daily flights to Vilanculos International Airport on Pelican Air in pressurized turboprop aircraft take 2 hours from Johannesburg International Airport (JIA) (International Departures counter 55) and one and a half hours from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)

Boat transfers from Vilanculos International Airport to Dugong Beach Lodge take 30 – 40 minutes (depending on the tide) Guests should be advised that wading into the water (to about knee level) may be required, depending on the tide. Please ensure to keep this in mind and dress correctly on the day of travel (sandals and easy roll up pants or shorts are advised). As an alternative, guests can freshen up and change clothing once they get to Vilanculos. Breath taking scenery and the sighting different sea creatures can be enjoyed on the relaxing boat journey to the lodge.

Dugong Beach Lodge Reception: +27 (0) 12 000 0595