Marlin Lodge

Accommodation in Bazaruto Archipelago


Star Rating:4

African island refuge... ...where balmy, tropical weather relaxes you, warm, azure waters refresh you and peaceful tranquillity renews you. Marlin Lodge is situated on the south western shore of Benguerua Island, second largest of the four main islands that form the Bazaruto Archipelago off the Mozambican coast. This luxury private island lodge offers 17 sea-facing suites with direct access to the beach, a host of exhilarating activities and delectable cuisine.

Hand built with Mozambican hardwood, reed-clad brick walls and thatched 'jecca' roofs create a lodge that sits in perfect harmony with its pristine natural surroundings.

The natural plant life is carefully preserved by elevated wooden walkways that connect the 14 seascape 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. Guests can enjoy spacious accommodation, delectable food, rejuvenating wellness treatments and exhilarating explorations on land or under water.

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!

Room Description at :

LUXURY BEACH SUITES
Luxury Beach Suites
for cosy and intimate accommodation.

Marlin Lodge offers a total of 14 Luxury Beach Suites, each with a sea-view and only a few steps from the white sands of Flamingo Bay beach. Each 60 m² Beach Suite has a 17 m² veranda, perfect for a private dinner or lunch for two, or for watching a breathtaking Mozambican sunset.

The Beach Suites have practical yet sophisticated designer finishes, including slated flooring, plastered surfaces and soft lighting. Each 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 Open-plan bathroom (including shower facility) Private lounge Private veranda with deck chairs Mini bar 2 lounges Privacy and direct access to the beach We accommodate a maximum of 2 guests per Private Luxury Suite.

Each 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
  •     Open-plan bathroom (including shower facility)
  •     Private lounge
  •     Private veranda with deck chairs
  •     Mini bar
  •     2 lounges
  •     Privacy and direct access to the beach

We accommodate a maximum of 2 guests per Private Luxury Suite.

EXECUTIVE BEACH SUITES
These spacious suites have their own inimitable style... resonating with Afro-chic elegance and refined furnishings. Earthen creams and oceanic blues blend in perfect harmony with the island’s ambience, while softly lapping waves and palm-hushed breezes ensure a restful night’s sleep to soothe and renew. The Executive Beach Suite's sheer size makes it unique. With 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 such as slated flooring, plastered surfaces and soft lighting.

The Executive Beach Suite's sheer size makes it unique. With 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 such as slated flooring, plastered surfaces and soft lighting.

A total of three Executive Beach Suites are available, each featuring:

  •     En suite bathroom
  •     Open-plan bathroom (including shower)
  •     Double basins
  •     Private outside shower
  •     Separate vanity area
  •     Shower
  •     Air-conditioning
  •     King size four-poster bed with mosquito netting
  •     Mini bar
  •     Coffee & tea making facilities
  •     2 seating lounges
  •     Private veranda with deck-chairs and hammock
  •     Private walkway to the beach


Maximum accommodation per Executive Beach Suite - 2 guests

 

Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Include:
Accommodation, three meals a day, teas and coffees, return transfers from Vilanculos airport and jetty, windsurfing, ocean ski-paddling and catamaran sailing.

Rates Exclude:
Visa costs, departure tax ex Vilanculos, USD 10 p.p. National Park fee, airfare and airport taxes, any treatment at the Wellness Centre.

 

Extra information

Things to do in and around the area:  Enjoy a catered picnic on a deserted isle, slip across translucent shallows on sailboard, or fly a hull on one of Marlin's catamarans. Seek the deserted islands in the Archipelago on an exquisite motorised yacht, and when the day turns, watch the sun set over the ocean, while softly sailing along on a dhow sundowner cruise.

Fishing: The Bazaruto Archipelago is known to be one of the best game fishing sites in the Indian Ocean. Roam the deep blue waters for blue and black marlin, king fish, sail fish and many other sought after species. Saltwater fly-fishing and surf-casting is also a favourite among anglers. The boats available are of the highest sophisticated standards and detailed with state of the art equipment.

Snorkel/Dive: The fully equipped dive and snorkel centre is based at the Lodge, for all the necessary equipment. Exploring the underwater of the paradise is a once in a lifetime experience for both the advanced and amateur diver.

Wellness Centre:  Enjoy the Beauty Treatment Centre. Allow yourself and your body to be pampered.