Azura is a recent addition to Bengeurra Island having previously been Gabriel's Place, a local initiative and the lodge now plays a major part in the community and conservation. It is the first luxury 'eco' boutique retreat in Mozambique and has been recognized worldwide for its sterling environmental efforts.
Accommodation consists of 15 villas, each one built entirely by hand. There is one new presidential villa, plus three luxury beach villas, 10 infinity beach villas and one villa Amizade. Furthermore each comes with a private and well-appointed bathroom and leads directly to the white sand beach. Indigenous gardens complete the picture of serenity and there is a well-stocked bar for your perusal, Dining usually takes place under the night stars and romantic dinners can be arranged.
The beaches are silky and soft, the water is warm and clear and you could spend a lifetime lounging about here. If you ever do feel the need to leave your deckchair and ice-cold cocktail, then you can partake is some of the world's best diving and snorkeling among coral reefs. You may spot turtles that nest on the island, migrating whales, dolphins and the elusive dugong. And that's just the start!