Discover paradise with our Eco-friendly Escape Package where you will stay at a unique eco-friendly lodge which is committed to community upliftment and marine conservation. The lodge is located in a mangrove conservation area and offers fantastic diving for all levels of experience, right off the beach. Explore a range of marine habitats and see amazing fir corals, Parrot Fish, Moorish idols, Green Turtles and Dolphins.
Go snorkelling in the shallows and see Brittle Stars and baby Moray Eels lurking among the rocks and sea grass. Between July and November you can head out by boat to have a close encounter with whales and their young. Explore the peninsula on guided walks under the majestic Baobab trees and Coconut Palms. Learn about the cultural history of the region and the legacy of the slave trade.
Relax in the hammock on the deck of your chalet and admire the tranquil sea view. Your Mozambique beach accommodation is constructed out of local materials. Explore the mangroves while kayaking or go on a sunset dhow cruise. Grab a mountain bike and cycle to the Old Portuguese lighthouse in the village. Enjoy a beach picnic and savour tasty treats freshly prepared by the chef.
Day 1: Johannesburg - Nampula - Baixo do Pinda
On the first day of your Eco-friendly Escape Package you will catch a flight from Johannesburg O. R. Tambo International Airport to Nampula Airport. There you will complete immigration. You will be met by a driver who will take you in a 4x4 vehicle to the lodge in Baixo do Pinda.
This journey takes around 4 hours and is wonderfully scenic. Once you have arrived in the late afternoon and settled in, have a stroll along the beach, enjoy refreshing sundowners and a tasty dinner before planning the next day.
Days 2- 4: Memba Bay (Baixo do Pinda)
Spend the next couple of days of your Mozambique holiday exploring the lagoon and bay. In the early morning try snorkelling in the shallows and see many juvenile species of fish. Enjoy a tasty breakfast before relaxing on a lounger or heading out to see what lives in the mangrove forests during a kayaking expedition.
Head a bit further out into the ocean and go diving and see Anemoes, Cardinal Fish and Butterfly Fish. Diving expeditions can be done twice or once a day. Set out to explore the peninsula by following the eco-trail or learn about Mozambique’s colourful history of local cultures, Arab influences, colonialism and the slave trade.
Take one of the mountain bikes and cycle the scenic route to the Old Portuguese Lighthouse this is a great way to spot the regions local birdlife. Discover the beauty of the coastline while sailing in a traditional fishing boat called a dhow.
Stay at the Mozambique lodge and lounge on a hammock and read a good book, with a cooling cocktail close at hand. Search for shells as you take a leisurely stroll along the golden sandy beaches. Couples and honeymooners can be pampered with a rejuvenating massage treatment. Delight in the authentic Mozambique meals served in the restaurant.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)
Day 5: Memba Bay - Nampula - Johannesburg
On the final morning of your Eco-friendly Escape there will be time for one last walk along the beach or snorkelling in the warm Ocean before breakfast. Then pack up and be driven back to the Nampula Airport where you will catch a flight back to Johannesburg.
Price list for Eco-friendly Escape to Nanatha Beach
Package Price Per Person Sharing
Classic Eco-friendly Escape
This itinerary can be personalised to suit your needs
This 5 Day Eco-friendly Escape Package is based on 2 people sharing a chalet and includes flights to/from Johannesburg.
Rates are valid until 01 October 2012 but may vary depending on the daily currency exchange rate.
- Return flight from Johannesburg to Nampula
- Return road transfer to/from Nampula Airport
- 4 nights accommodation
- All meals as per itinerary
- Half hour back and neck massage
- Dhow cruise and kayaking
- Eco trails and bike rides
- Donations per bed/night (community project ANAN)
- Personal travel insurance
- All beverages
- Optional activities
- Personal expenses and gratuities