Relax, explore and enjoy the adventure.

The lodge is surrounded by 50 hectares of indigenous forest, while the beach is bordered by a marine protected coral reef. The nearby forest is home to a variety of indigenous trees, including the beautiful Baobab, as well as an array of local and migratory bird life, Sani buck, Red tailed squirrels, mongoose, Bush babies, Vervet monkeys and a whole lot more. This plethora of natural wonder allows for a unique opportunity to witness and experience the Mozambican landscape and take in its natural wonders.

Marine protected coral reef

Situated directly in front of the lodge, approximately 300m offshore and stretching for 1.5 km, The house reef extends the entire length of the lodge boundaries and has been formalized as a National Marine Reserve. For the past ten years the reef has been left to nature only.

Explore the ocean

The reserve offers fantastic snorkelling and scuba diving, which allows one to experience the coral reef environment in all its colour, uniqueness and beauty, whilst offering its inhabitants a place of refuge and relative safety.

Getting to the Lodge

Getting to Ossimba Beach Lodge is easy with 2 options available: – Johannesburg to Nampula – 2h30 minutes. From Nampula we can arrange a transfer for you to Ossimba Beach Lodge at a very reasonable rate. Travel time by road from Nampula to Nacala is approximately 2h30 – 3 hours. – Johannesburg to Nacala. A 50 minute flight ex Johannesburg and you will land at Maputo international airport. Thereafter a short change-over on LAM airline from Maputo to Nacala and a flight time of 2h30.

With this short changeover please remember to collect your luggage from the Johannesburg – Maputo flight and you will then be required to check your luggage in again for the Nacala flight.

The first flight is considered an international flight S.A. – Mozambique and the second link is a domestic flight within Mozambique.

Nacala airport is a brand new airport and is situated 35 minutes away from the lodge. From here you will enjoy the short travel by road through the rural villages that are on the outskirts of the lodge.


Northern Mozambique’s climate (14 degrees south of the Equator) is warm and tropical virtually throughout the year. The dry season occurs during Mozambique’s winter. This is generally the best time to visit Mozambique, with warm hot days and cool evenings.

Dry Season: May to November, temperatures between 18 and 28 degrees Celsius, peak tourist season.

Wet Season: December to April, temperatures between 22 and 32 degrees Celsius, afternoon showers.

Join us for an experience that will leave you nothing short of refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated.

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