Azura Benguerra Island is a luxury eco lodge set in one of the world's most undiscovered, prisitne environments in Mozambique. Azura Benguerra claims to have a zero carbon footprint and works closely with the local community on conservation and upliftment, and supports a variety of social and environmental projects through the Azura Retreat Rainbow Fund.
Each of the 16 secluded hand built beach villas has a private pool, a stretch of beach frontage, outdoor sala, his and hers outdoor showers, king size beds, air-conditioning and butler service. The 11 infinity villas, have better positions and five-metre infinity pools, whereas the three luxury villas have plunge pools. There is also a two-bedroom presidential villa. The accent here is on design – a tasteful blend of modern chic and traditional Mozambican: contemporary creature comforts combined with carved wooden beams and local artwork beneath thatched roofs.
The other focus is on food. Azura employs a top international chef and fresh local produce is put together with style and panache. You can eat in the main dining room, on the informal Gecko Deck, at a beach barbecue, or on your private deck. A beach bar serves sushi. There is an extensive wine cellar.
There is a lounge and library, a shop stocking local craftwork, a museum and a cutting-edge spa with treatments based on local ingredients and traditions.
Azura is the perfect choice to enjoy the delights of this archipelago in great comfort and luxury.
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