Located in the very heart of Maputo is the extraordinary Polana Serena Hotel. An institution in Maputo, the Grand Dame has survived years of civil war with not a blemish and bring it's guests a brand of hospitality, comfort and luxury in the colonial tradition. Elegance and splendour are always apparent at the Polana Serena Hotel, the majestic building has a history stretching back years and has been lovingly restored to offer modern convenience hand in hand with the leisurely luxury and service of the colonial past
The Polana Hotel's perfect location gives guests vast panoramic views over the Bay of Maputo with Inhaka island in the distance and ships, dhows and fishing vessels passing by. The lush landscaped gardens are the ideal place for a gentle stroll and the magnificent swimming-pool is inviting after a game of tennis or a tour down-town. The Terrace Restaurant offers an à la Carte menu and theme buffets on Friday and Saturday nights, which incorporate the unique spices and traditions of Portugal, Mozambique and Africa. There are a total of 168 Rooms, 9 Executive Suites and 9 Garden Suites, all with private bathroom, air-conditioning and lavish furnishings.
With a gym, steam room, gymnasium and aerobics classes on site there are plenty of reasons to keep up and about at the Polana. Add to that a vibrant entertainment schedule, a conference centre, full range of sporting activities, an art gallery, a colorful selection of bars, rose gardens and manicured gardens there isn't much you can't do at the Polana. There are also various tours on offer, including deep sea fishing, cultural visits and even a full day trip to the Kruger National Park across the border.