Rio Azul - Vilanculos Accommodation
Rio Azul Lodge, Vilanculos, Mozambique

Quietly waiting on the shores of Mozambique, is Rio Azul, an untouched paradise meaning "Blue River." The Lodge offers the perfect haven to rest, and restore one’s soul while soaking in the breathtakingly beautiful views of the endlessly blue estuary.

Rio Azul Lodge is situated on the Northern end of the Bazaruto Archipelago at the mouth of the pristine Govuro River which enters the sea at Bartholomew Dias. Guests enjoy a scenic 1 and half hours road transfer from Vilancoulos before reaching this private beach haven.

The lodge faces west and enjoys spectacular sunsets in a quiet and peaceful setting of your own personal paradise. The setting is ideal for honeymoons, romantic holidays, family holidays, fishing holidays and of course beach holidays. Excellent fishing and bird watching opportunities wait, as well as kayaking, snorkelling and boating to name a few of the lodge beach holiday activities. Each group has access to their own boat to explore the estuary, allowing for endless hours exploring this pristine environment. Part of the experience is the excellent fine dining experience, with freshly caught cuisine to tantalise your senses.

Rio Azul offers luxury lodge accommodation including six twin chalets and two luxury villas which sleep six adults and six children. Each villa has its own swimming pool and is situated along pristine beach shores.

Rio Azul Lodge‘s main area consists of a lounge, dining room, bar area with a big wooden deck in front and a plunge pool. The view from the 31-foot bar is possibly one of the most spectacular in Africa, overlooking the Guvoru River during sunsets.

Whether you are staying in Rio Azul’s Luxurious Villas or Chalets, your Daily rate will include: All meals daily / Unlimited use of estuary boat per room / Use of sea kayaks / Tea & coffee / Snorkeling on request.

Rio Azul Lodge has a small shop that sells items such as batteries, sun block, fishing shirts, sunglasses, hats, lures, line and other fishing tackle. The lodge has electricity supplied by a generator and plug points for charging camera batteries etc.

Rio Azul Lodge offers good quality fishing opportunity including exciting estuary fishing, brilliant surf fishing and some of the finest offshore fishing in Mozambique. It is ideal for fishermen who enjoy a variety of fishing techniques from fly-fishing, to light tackle lure fishing, surf fishing and deep-sea fishing.

Rio Azul is a great place to unwind and experience all the lifestyle activities offered as well as being the premier fishing lodge choice when looking for a great Mozambique fishing holiday or family beach holiday.

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Rio Azul
2014 Rates
  SA Res Non SA Res
Rates Low season Peak season Low season Peak season
Chalets R 2250.00 R 2650.00 US$ 270.00 US$ 320.000
Luxury Villa R 9000.00 R 10600.00 US$ 1080.00 US$ 1280.00
Rates for Chalets are per person per night sharing.
Single and children rates on request.
Luxury Villa charged per Villa per night @ Mininum 4 adults.
Rates are inclusive of: • All meals daily
• Use of sea kayaks • Tea & coffee
• Snorkelling on request
• Aluminium estuary boats (12 foot for 2 guests)
Excludes Transfers Vilanculos airport to Rio Azul - R 800.00
per person return. Mininum 2 people.

Special Fly inn package
5 Nights at Rio Azul for only
R 15 799.00 per person sharing

Easter Holiday Special
Valid 1st March 2014 – 31st May 2014
Including: • return Flights Ex JNB/ Vilanculos + Taxes
Transfers by road from Vilanculos airport to Rio Azul Lodge, return
• Beach front, private en suite lodge accommodation
• Full board (full breakfast, lunch and three course dinner)
• Exclusive use of an aluminium motorized estuary boat per couple
• Use of kayaks, windsurfers and snorkelling equipment
• Drinks - bottled water, soft drinks, beer, wine by the glass, non-premium spirits.

Honey Moon Specials available
Contact us.
Peak season: 12 Dec 2014 to 10 Jan 2016
Rates valid from 11 Jan 14 to 12 Dec 15


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