Barra Lodge

Spectacular views of pristine beaches and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Barra Lodge, the flagship lodge of the Praia Do Barra area, is set in one of the most picturesque areas in Mozambique, with spectacular views of pristine beaches and the crystal clear turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Barra Lodge offers accommodation that would suit all types of travellers.Barra has wide, white and walkable beaches and is bordered by the Inhambane estuary on one side, and the sea on the other. The lodge is nestled amongst groves of coconut trees with the warm Indian Ocean offering safe bathing all year round.

Barra caters mainly for families with children and divers who have come to experience Mozambiques unique Manta Coast diving. The Lodge is geared towards fun and activities for the whole family.

Situated 485km north of Maputo, access is on a tarred road which is suitable for normal vehicles. Please note that there are numerous towns and villages en-route and the main road often passes directly through these villages so speed limits are enforced strictly and avoid driving at night as the drive from Maputo to Inhambane can take anything between 6–8 hours. Please click
here to get self drive directions and GPS coordinates to our lodges. 

Flying is a popular choice of travel to Inhambane, with direct flights from O.R.Tambo Airport (Johannesburg) with LAM operating throughout the week. Click here for flight information and schedules. 

From the historical city of Inhambane, it is only a 30 minute transfer to Barra Lodge.

Accommodation - Room Types

Cabana Units

Nine luxury, fully-airconditioned, Self-Catering Cabana units. Each unit has three en-suite bedrooms, lounge area, fully equipped kitchen, showers, baths and toilets. Each unit has its own private infinity pool, braai (BBQ) facility and DSTV. The units are serviced daily.

Traditional Casitas

The traditional Casitas are made of thatch, brick and reeds creating a charming atmosphere. Fitted with a double bed and one single bed, fans and mosquito nets, a shower and toilet en-suite. These units are 80m walk to the ocean and can be let on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. The casitas are serviced daily.

Beach Chalets

Situated on the beach, these Beach Chalets are fully air-conditioned, fitted with mosquito nets and have a bar fridge as well as one double bed and a separate room with two bunk beds suitable for children. The beach chalets boast beautiful views of the water, two loungers on a small stoop and being only a few metres away from the dive centre and facilities of Barra, these units are in a prime position. These units are let on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis and are serviced daily. 

Self-Catering Cottages

Each Self Catering Cottage has two bedrooms, living area, kitchen, shower and seperate toilet. There are six comfortable single beds. The shower has hot and cold water. All the basic amenties are supplied including a fridge, 2 plate gas stove, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, utensils, mosquito net and bed linen. There are braai (BBQ) facilities at the cottages. These cottages are basic "fisherman style" cottages. Housekeepers may be hired on a daily basis for general cleaning. A refindable key deposit is required on arrival and guests are requested to supply their own bath and beach towels.


  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Ocean Safaris with Snorkeling
  • Pansy Island Catamaran Trip
  • Quad Bike Trails
  • Horse Riding
  • Dhow trips
  • Kayaking
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Site seeing tours Inhambane City

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