Coral Lodge

The Authentic Mozambican Luxury and hospitality experience at Coral Lodge, compliments the rich culture and historical experience of “Ilha De Moçambique”, the only UNESCO World Heritage site in Mozambique. The ten Luxury Villas at Coral Lodge are cradled by an idyllic setting on a peninsular with pristine beaches, and an unspoiled nature reserve, providing the perfect location to soak up the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

 The designs of the villas, skillfully combine an elegant mix of wood and textiles to ensure the lodge blends in harmoniously with the surroundings whilst incorporating the vivid colours of the area. Villas are either lagoon facing or beach facing, and we have family villas options available too. Located a mere 30-minute boat trip away from the unique destination of Ilha De Mozambique (Mozambique Island), guests are encouraged to visit the island, and discover the fascinating history of the original capital of Mozambique. Spend the day exploring the historical sites, the beautiful people and the true heart of Mozambique, and then return to a beach paradise, and enjoy the Coral Lodge experience.

There is a variety of activities and excursions, to enjoy while at Coral Lodge. Explore the Indian Ocean from the shore, whether you prefer to snorkel, sunbathe, swim, canoe, windsurf, go whale-watching, or even set sail in a traditional dhow, on a romantic sunset experience. After which, you can spoil yourself with a well-deserved massage or body treatment from our resident wellness therapists. Indulge in our delicious Mozambican cuisine, always prepared with the freshest seafood and shellfish available on the day. Of course, we cater to guest’s dietary requirements, to the best of our abilities. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is provided for all of the guests. Whether you are a couple on your honeymoon, or a family taking a much-needed holiday to reconnect with each other, our team at Coral Lodge will ensure that all your needs and requirements are well looked after.



The 100m² Luxurious Beach Villas are both spacious and airy, with ocean views that stretch for miles. Each villa has a King-size bed, which leads onto an open plan lounge area, and a private deck. The en-suite bathroom has a separate bath and shower, with his and hers basins. The Beach Villas face in an Easterly direction, ideal for watching the beautiful sunrise on another day of your magical holiday.


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The 100m² Luxurious Family Beach Villa has an additional bedroom for children, which provides privacy for parents. The main bedroom features a King-size bed with an open plan lounge area, and the second bedroom has two bunk-beds. The villa opens up to a private deck. There is one en-suite bathroom that has a separate bath and shower, with his and her basins, and one additional toilet for the children’s room. The Family Beach Villa enjoys a sunrise experience, as the villa faces in an Easterly direction.

Visit Ilha de Mozambique

A visit to Coral Lodge is not complete without a visit to Ilha De Mozambique, commonly known as Mozambique Island. This magical island is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mozambique and is steeped in centuries of history and culture. Just 3km in length, and approximately 600meter’s at its widest, you can discover the island in a day. Coral Lodge offers daily return transfers to the island, one of which is complimentary during your stay, then any further trips are at an additional cost.

Whale Watching and Dolphin Watching

Coral Lodge has a prime location for sightings of Humpback Whales. Sightings usually occur each year from August until October, as the whales migrate from the Antarctic to our warmer waters of Mozambique, to mate and give birth. Bottlenose dolphins and Humpback dolphins are also frequent sightings during July through to September. Coral Lodge offers Half-day sailing experience to view the whales and dolphins by traditional boat or in a motorized boat.


Explore the magical underwater world that wraps itself around the shores of Coral Lodge.The crystal-clear lagoon provides the perfect snorkeling experience, for those that do not like to venture too far away from shore. Children can also snorkel safely here at low tide. Some of the common fish in our waters include Bannerfish, Pipefish, Nudibranch, Lionfish, Boxfish, amongst many other reef fish. For those that enjoy the open ocean, there are endless snorkeling sites that our experienced team can guide you to. The island if Ilha De Mozambique also offers unique guided snorkeling experiences around the historical island and even shipwrecks. Snorkeling equipment is available to use on a complimentary basis. Subject to availability.

Sunset Dhow Sail

Setting off in a traditional dhow, in search of the next perfect Mozambican sunset, you can’t help but feel connected to a piece of history. Imagining the yesteryears of the seas, and how it must have been to have travelled for many miles in these basic, yet highly effective traditional boats. Ice-cold beverages of your choice compliment your sunset sail experience served with a selection of canapés. A sundowner memory to last a lifetime.


Discover the beauty of the lagoon, our bright sandy beaches, and the meandering mangroves, in one of our Coral Lodge canoes. The canoes are designed for either one person or two persons to share paddling duties, and have more opportunities for holiday selfies.

Visit the local community

Cabaceira Pequena is the closest community to Coral Lodge and a fishing village with lots of history. The majority of our Coral Lodge Family were born there, and are still residing there, with their families. Since 2010, Coral Lodge has continued to grow as lifeline source of income for many that live there. Being a relatively short walk away from our lodge, our team members will take you on a personal guided tour of their community, to meet the people, and learn of the history of the area there too. It is also essential to understand the reality of the lifestyles that many of the local Mozambicans and see how basic, yet often very happy lives that they live – a humbling experience. A warm welcome in Cabaceira Pequena is always waiting for guests of Coral Lodge.

Stand up paddle board

Glide over the turquoise waters of the lagoon, and slowly meander through the maze of mangroves, on a stand-up paddleboard. Or head out past the lagoon, into the aqua blues of the ocean, enjoying the birds-eye view of the marine world below you. Stand-up Paddle Boarding has been a sport of choice for hundreds of years for Polynesians, and in recent decades, with surfers, for training purposes. Over the past few years, it has become a favorite water sports activity worldwide. Coral Lodge is the perfect playground for both beginner and advanced Stand-up Paddle Boarders.

Baobab Picnics

The ancient baobab tree found tucked around the peninsular of Coral Lodge creates an idyllic setting to watch the African sunset beyond our shores.

We will pack a picnic basket filled with delicious delicacies and some of your favorite chilled beverages to savor as the sun goes down over a Mozambican paradise.


The Indian Ocean that surrounds Coral Lodge is a fisherman’s playground.

Whether you choose to go deep sea fishing or try your hand at traditional fishing methods with our experienced team, you are almost guaranteed to bring back an exciting catch of the day. Why not help our chefs prepare your fresh fish for dinner, and serve it to your loved one, or family, with pride. Memories in the making!


Spoil yourself with a relaxing and rejuvenating massage or body treatment, by our qualified Coral Lodge therapist. Choose to enjoy the treatment in the comfort of your villa or perhaps outside, on your private villa deck. Alternatively, our therapist can set up a therapy bed on the beach or by the pool.

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