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The 5 top Mozambique resorts for families

Mozambique Resorts

If you’re going in circles looking for Mozambique resorts for families, Dana Tours can help you find the right ones, so you can focus on playing with the fishes and soaking up the sun with the crew.

To help you get started, here are our top Mozambique resorts for families:

#1. Massinga Beach in Inhambane


This lodge is perfect for families as long as the kiddies are over 6 years old. Expect comfortable villas and attentive, professional staff to meet you and your family’s everyday needs. The endless stretch of tropical beach just outside your door will lure you with its long list of ways to chill out or keep busy with the kids.

The barefoot luxury of Massinga will leave mom and dad feeling relaxed and rejuvenated, while the kids are off on a beach-based adventure. Pick your favourite water sports, from surfing and kayaking, fishing, snorkelling and diving in the warm, clear Indian Ocean.

#2. Dunes de Dovela by Inhambane

Dunes do Dovela

This homely little lodge in Inhambane offers a sense of fun-filled adventure with an easy-going atmosphere. The dedicated Dunes de Dovela team will make sure your family is comfortable during your stay, as you explore the stretch of white sand and rocky reef just offshore.

Don your matching masks and snorkels for a family pic during a snorkeling or diving trip, which promises some very diverse marine life sightings. From June – October, there’s a good chance of seeing humpback whales, which you can get quite close to on a whale-watching tour.

#3. Bahia Mar in Vilanculos

bahia mar boutique hotel

Bahia Mar has a stellar reputation for its laid-back ambiance. This resort accommodates families in spacious lodgings where you can choose from fully-catered luxury, or self-catering using the nearby village to pick up a few supplies.

If you’re up for family activities, head out on the water with some kite surfing, a dhow cruise to the Bazaruto Archipelago Islands, paddle boarding, diving and snorkelling. You can even try horse riding, and sunset island trips and beach picnics to keep you busy on land. The on-site spa ensures a bit of pampering for the parents.

#4. Machangulo in Santa Maria (Southern Mozambique)

Machangulo Beach

Machangulo is tucked away in a lush forest, just a few steps away from the glistening waves of the Indian Ocean. It beautiful and easy to get to, only a 30-minute boat ride from Maputo.

The Machangulo peninsula feels much like its own island, and there is plenty to do with the kids.

Stroll along the stretches of uncrowded beach together, or snorkel in the Inhaca Island marine reserve. At night, watch the sky light up with a million stars, and if you’re feeling sociable, head down to the boma or fire pit to meet other families during your trip.

#5. Diamonds Mequfi (Northern Mozambique)

Diamonds Mequfi

Although it’s a fairly large resort, Diamonds Mequfi offers just enough privacy for families. The choice of accommodation is well-suited to bigger families, with spacious rooms overlooking the beach in sets of two, which can be interlinked.

The setting of this resort provides a back-to-nature experience without leaving the luxury behind. There also plenty to do, from kite surfing to snorkelling and heading out to sea on an iconic Quirimbas Archipelago dhow cruise while the sun is setting.

Kick-start your next family holiday at one of these Mozambique resorts for families, while Dana Tours takes care of everything else.


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