At the Marlin Lodge, the natural plant life is carefully preserved by elevated wooden walkways that connect the 14 Seafront Luxury Beach Chalets and three Executive Beach Suites to the main areas. Attention to detail, soft, inviting furnishings and colours that reflect the lush island greenery and sparkling blue ocean, complete the picture. At Marlin Lodge you are free to surrender to a nonchalant way of life. This is where time slows down and lasting memories of unhurried bliss are made. Rejuvenate and reawaken body and soul, and indulge in mighty Africa’s most beautiful island refuge. Guests can enjoy spacious accommodation, delectable food served in secret locations, rejuvenating wellness treatments and exhilarating explorations on land or under water or cool off in the sparkling 11-metre pool in the shade of Ilala palms and large umbrellas.
In the heart of Mozambique, amidst pristine island shorelines, idyllic dhow sails andachingly beautiful sunsets, lies quintessential Marlin Lodge. Built on elivated wooden stilts, the Lodge overlooks a tranquil Flamingo bay. It is host to over 2000 fish species and over a hundred coral species. From sand dunes to freshwater lakes and acacia woodlands, Benguerua Island is a diverse ecological gem. While nature’s finest marine-life swim veiled below the surface of opaque waters, upward the skies are alighted by beautiful birdlife. Benguerra Island was originally named “Santa Antonio” by Portuguese explorers and was later named “Benguera” after a local Tribal chief. The island is approximately 11km in length and 5,5km wide and lays 14km offshore from the mainland and the town of Vilanculos. It offers privacy as an island destination, and is protected by the lush surroundings.
Covering 60 m², the 14 Luxury Beach Suites are generously proportioned with sea-views and steps which lead you onto the white sands of Flamingo Bay beach. Each Luxury Beach Suite has a large veranda, perfect for a private dinner or sun downer.
Each Luxury Beach Suite features en suite bathroom, shower, roof fan, air-conditioning, four-poster bed with mosquito netting, his and her basins and vanity area, inside & outside showers, private lounge, private veranda with deck chairs, mini bar, 2 lounges, privacy and direct access to the beach.
The Superior Beach Suite's sheer size makes it unique. Covering over 80 m² of floor space and a 30 m² veranda, this suite is the perfect haven for the discerning visitor. Similar to the Luxury Beach Suites, the interior has sophisticated finishes with refined furnishings of earthen creams and oceanic blues. Each suite features en suite bathroom, double basins, private outside shower, king size four-poster bed with mosquito netting, mini bar, coffee & tea making facilities, 2 seating lounges, private veranda with deck-chairs and hammock, and a private walkway to the beach.
Be captivated by the sunshine food in a setting that is nothing but spectacular. Fresh from the ocean, straight from the garden or sourced somewhere nearby, the chef’s kitchen is constantly brimming with fresh ideas. Served at a casual beach braai or fine inspired dining at the oceanfront restaurant, dining experiences reflect every aspect of Mozambique’s island lifestyle.
Health and Wellness
Marlin Lodge ensures definitive, self-indulging repose like no other. For those seeking restoration and reawakening, a visit to the Beauty & Wellness Centre will soothe the sun-basked body and clear the mind . "
A fully qualified therapist is on site for all your wellness needs.
Diving & Snorkeling...
The warm topical waters of Benguerua Island have nature’s finest marine-life waiting to be explored by divers beneath their surface, with snorkelling adventures satisfying any curious enthusiast.
Led by the PADI Qualified resident diving instructor, diving sites and depths are varied along all levels of diving experience.
The fully equipped on site dive centre will provide you with all the needed equipment.
For the angling enthusiast, the Bazaruto Archipelago is heralded as one of the greatest game fishing sites in the Indian Ocean
Species such as Sailfish, Blue and Black Marlin, and King Fish can be found roaming deep beneath the waters.
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