Azura Benguerra


Relax in the casual elegance where a relaxed atmosphere awaits you on the northwest coast of the Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Azura is Mozambique’s first eco-boutique style luxury resort. Particular attention has been paid to the construction of this magnificent lodge, which offers a lot of luxury that you can feel with your bare feet.

All thanks to its location on a stunning stretch of sandy beach lapped by turquoise waters. Azura offers many water fun-filled activities, which can turn your vacation into an unforgettable experience.

The surrounding ocean is part of a national park, which offers exceptional snorkeling and diving services. Azura has a certified PADI dive center that offers deep-sea fishing in the high seas.

However, one of the best things to do is absolutely nothing, as you can just sit on the shady pillows of Salas on the beach and watch the dhows navigate in the clear sea


  • One of only 3 resorts on a private island
  • Pampered yet relaxed island experience
  • Champagne from the owner’s chateau
  • Private dining & personal butler-hosts
  • Private pools & in-room massages
  • Spacious family villas & lots of activities
  • Snorkellers’ & divers’ paradise

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Mozambique, Bazaruto, Benguerra Island

Type of Accommodation


Comfort Level



In Azura, you can rely on complete relaxation with sunloungers, just steps away from your doorstep to enjoy the warmth of the day and admire the magnificent sea views.

Enjoy an icy drink from the Star Bar with its high thatch hanging with paper stars, or enjoy a relaxing spa treatment to rejuvenate your body and replenish your energy levels.

The lodge also hosts a professional gold rated diving school for those who want to explore the legendary coral reefs of this luxurious dive destination.

General Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Beauty or wellness therapist
  • Computer facilities
  • Library
  • Bar


Meals at the Aurora are a delight and usually offer plenty of fresh fish, including grilled specialties from the beach.

Dig in to enjoy huge shrimp and lobster tails, which is an experience you will not forget. Lunch is à la carte with a selection of fresh salads and other light meals, while the evening meal is varied.

Choose from one of Azura’s finest restaurants, the main restaurant has stunning ocean views, the Star Bar has a relaxed atmosphere and the Gecko Deck is just steps away from the beach. You can also ask for a picnic basket and find a secluded spot for a romantic picnic for two.

To complete your meal, an extensive wine cellar also includes handpicked wines, directly from the owner’s castle in the Loire Valley in France.


Beach Villa

Each of the Azura Benguerra’s 14 private, air-conditioned beach villa is very spacious.

Complete with air conditioner and an extremely comfortable bed. It also features a huge bathroom and an infinity pool that overlooks the turquoise Indian Ocean.

The style is elegant beach-chic with beautifully carved furniture and traditional artwork. A short walk along the soft sand and there comes the room with a thatched roof and a couch where you can escape from the heat and relax while reading a good book.

Each villa also has its own butler, so you can relax while knowing that an ice-cream or a delicious drink is at your disposal. And four are linked together for a family option.

Presidential Villa

The Presidential Villa has everything to please its guests, three en-suite bedrooms with indoor and outdoor bathrooms, a living room with a fireplace, dining room, a heated swimming pool and a hot tub. This large villa has a wonderful beachfront location at the end of the property which enhances privacy for an intimate affair or company.


Room Amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Fan
  • En-suite shower only
  • Mosquito net
  • Outdoor shower
  • Outdoor area
  • Private pool
  • 24-hour room service

Other Room Types

The Presidential Villa has it all: three en suite bedrooms, indoor and outdoor bathrooms, a sitting room with fireplace, dining area, a heated pool and jacuzzi. This large villa has a beautiful beachfront location at the end of the property which enhances its privacy.

Ideal for families or a couple in search of a more private-residence feel, the two-bedroomed Villa Amizade is truly unique and offers an extensive deck and beautiful heated swimming pool plus a lovely beachfront garden with day beds and a hammock. A small kitchen has been added for the option of private chef service.


  • Bird watching
  • Day tours
  • Dune walks & drives
  • Fishing
  • Picnics
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Star gazing
  • Dhow cruises
  • Cultural tours
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Fly fishing
  • Local village visits
  • Scenic drives
  • Sunset cruises

Tour Rates

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Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

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