White Pearl Resorts is an exclusive, yet easily accessible private beach resort on the south coast of Mozambique. The resort is set on an unspoilt white sandy beach at Ponta Mamoli, 25km north of the Kosi Bay border with South Africa. Maputo airport is 100km to the north, but the road is not tarred, so fly in over the Maputo Elephant Reserve. Alternatively by road from the Kosi Bay border, South Africa and takes only about 1.5 hours. The 22 air-conditioned beach suites each have a private plunge pools and beautiful sea views. Each room sits on stilts between the dunes and is furnished with contemporary furniture, organic linen and cotton. Each has a private bar and mod cons like satellite TV, iPod docking station and Wifi. The en suite bathrooms feature a double vanity, bath and an outside shower.
Facilities & Activities
The White Pearl Restaurant offers mezze platters, fresh salads and the finest seafood in a stylish atmosphere. Alternatively, the beach bar serves rustic tapas, snacks and refreshing drinks. Relax on one of the huge four poster daybeds at the pool, and order a cocktail from the pool bar or enjoy one of the in-room massage treatments.
The resort has a PADI dive centre that offers a full range of courses and dives to the reefs in the area. Guest can also go a snorkelling trip to a nearby reef, with a good change of seeing bottlenose dolphins. A full or half-day deep sea sport fishing for sailfish, king mackerel, dorado and king fish are also available.
The southern Mozambique coast is one of the most important turtle nesting areas, especially for loggerhead and leatherback turtles. The Southern Mozambique Marine Turtle Nesting Monitoring, Tagging and Conservation programme runs from November to February, and the rangers will alert the lodge of turtle sightings, giving guests a unique opportunity to see turtles nesting on the beach.
White Pearl also offers horse-riding for all levels of experience.
Children of all ages are welcome.