&Beyond, the world’s leader in luxury experiential travel and safaris is offering a package deal for guests staying at the brand new &Beyond Benguerra Island Lodge in 2016. The exclusive ‘Fly to the Beach’ package offers transfers to and from Benguerra Island and a fully inclusive four-night stay in a lavish casinha, with a saving of up to $750 per person.
Included in the ‘Fly to the Beach’ package is accommodation among a lush tropical garden with ocean views, and helicopter transfers to and from the lodge airstrip. All meals, local drinks and selected activities are catered for at no extra charge, so guests are able to experience the full range of &Beyond’s award winning hospitality and all that this exquisite piece of paradise in the middle of the Indian Ocean has to offer.
Enjoy a sunset dhow cruise, where a local skipper sails you around the calm waters of the bay in a traditional wooden sailing vessel as the sun sets over the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago. Snorkel the shallow coastal reefs off Benguerra Island, with all equipment provided and a guide to help you spot the abundant and colourful marine life of the Indian Ocean, or paddle the pristine open waters on a sea kayak.
Also featured are special one-per-stay activities including a castaway picnic, where you can indulge in a selection of delicacies and spectacular sea views from the top of a sand dune, and feel as if you have the island all to yourself. You can also meet the locals on a visit to the village and school with your very own guide. The fully customized island expedition offers tours anywhere from 30 minutes to two hours, providing ample time and freedom to explore the lakes and dunes on the northern side of the island and soak up the guide’s extensive knowledge of the surrounds.
Benguerra Island, an exclusive beach getaway and honeymoon destination off the coast of Mozambique reopened on the 1st of June 2015 after an extensive rebuild and refurbishment. The lodge now boasts ten casinhas, two cabanas, a three-bedroom Casa de Familia, lodge pool and private pools, Beach Shop, Dive Centre and massage sala, each designed to reflect the Island’s African and Portuguese heritage.
&Beyond’s ‘Fly to the Beach’ package is valid for guests travelling from the 1st January 2016 to the 31stDecember 2016. The package includes four-night accommodation in a casinha, with all meals, local drinks and laundry included. Savings amount to USD 750 per person, with prices from USD 3,520 per adult sharing.
Guests can choose to fly to Vilanculos Airport from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in Nelspruitor O.R.Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, with return helicopter transfers from Vilanculos to Benguerra Island or return flights from Vilanculos Airport to O.R. Tambo International Airport included.