Machangulo Peninsula, Bazaruto and the south coast, Mozambique

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Southern Mozambique is warm and sunny year round with temperatures averaging 25° C in the winter months (May – August) and over 30° C in the summer months (December - March). Rain is possible from November to March, usually in short bursts. The sea temperature varies with the seasons and currents, and ranges between 22° C and 32° C.

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Machangulo Beach Lodge, located in Southern Mozambique is an isolated beach retreat with views of the Indian Ocean.

Nestled among sand dunes on a secluded peninsular, Machangula Beach Lodge is just a short boat ride from Maputo, one of the main gateways into Mozambique. All seventeen rooms are perched in the vegetated dunes and enjoy views of Inhaca Island and the Indian Ocean. Each room is raised on a wooden deck and stylishly decorated with bright colours and wooden furnishings. There are a choice of ocean view rooms, two bedroom family villas or secluded beach forest rooms offering more privacy. The lodge offers a wide range of activities including scuba diving in the marine reserves surrounding the peninsula, fishing, birding, snorkelling, kayaking and beach picnics.

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Machangulo Peninsula, Bazaruto and the south coast, Mozambique

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