Flamingo Bay Water Lodge in Flamingo Bay, Inhambane, Mozambique
Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, Mozambique, is located in the beautiful tropical tidal bay of Inhambane. Right next door to the Indian Ocean coast, this unique resort is located 485 kilometers north of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. At Flamingo Bay Water Lodge, guests are accommodated in quaint wooden chalets built on stilts. The chalets are elevated above the pristine and clear, peaceful tidal waters coming in from the Indian Ocean. The warm ocean waters offer relaxing and safe bathing all year long, while a short walk at the opposite side of Flamingo Bay Water Lodge will have you standing on the wide open beach. The beach sweeps and stretches for miles on end and will capture you for hours.
Flamingo Bay Water Lodge derives its name from the flocks of flamingos inhabiting the area from time to time. This is an eco-paradise, a peaceful refuge to flamingos, and is also home to different types of tropical fish. The rare dugong can be spotted in the area, while crabs and other little estuarine creatures come and go as they follow the tide.
Twenty luxury water chalets as well as a quintessential Mozambique honeymoon suite, each with full sea views and sliding doors leading onto a balcony with comfy sun loungers will make sure you get plenty of relaxation. The rooms at Flamingo Bay are furnished with hand crafted hardwood furniture, and equipped with an en-suite bathroom. The sunsets at Flamingo Bay will take your breath away!
Extended wooden walkways conveniently separate the chalets ensuring the utmost privacy. At the main lodge, visitors have the opportunity to indulge in an exceptional dining experience, socialize at the bar or relax in the cozy lounge area.
Time at Flamingo Bay Water Lodge in Inhambane is always well spent
If overindulging on peaceful relaxation seems to become a little mundane and you feel the need to explore the more adventurous side of things, the endless list of exciting activities in and around the bay will surely catch your attention. There are various exhilarating things to take part in at Flamingo Bay and its surrounds. Spend time in the PADI Dive Centre and ask them to take you to several exclusive diving locations. You are almost certain to spot a Whale Shark or a Manta Ray. Other activities include swimming, diving, snorkelling, boat trips, dhow cruises, fishing and horse riding as well as dolphin encounters, cultural tours, and Pansy Island dhow trips.
PLEASE NOTE: Flamingo Bay Water Lodge is not on the open sea but located on a stunning tidal estuary and experiences the same kind of tidal changes as one would come to experience at any coastal resort. This creates a very interesting environment to be in as you observe the fish following the tide as it moves in and out. Flamingo Bay offers a unique life experience that one would struggle to find anywhere else in the world.
UNFORTUNATELY NO CHILDREN 12 YEARS AND UNDER ARE PERMITTED AT THE WATER LODGE