Macaneta Hotels

Macaneta is often referred to as a small island just north of Maputo. Whilst not technically an island it can be reached by a new bridge from the small town of Marracuene. There is a wide selection of lodges, resorts and hotels on this beautiful ocean beach.

Cova do Tubarão

Cova de Tubarao Macaneta Accommodation
Cova de Tubarão is just 35km north of Maputo on the secluded Macaneta Beach. Enjoy the sunrise and sunsets over the ocean from the comfort of your bed and from the sundeck of your luxury log wooden house, while sipping exotic cocktails. Not even the whales in the distance will disturb your sleep.

Cova de Tubarao Macaneta Self-catering Accommodation
We have a bar and a restaurant with a walkway onto a deck on the dunes in front of the lodge. Breathtaking views over the ocean where you can sit and relax and be spoiled by our friendly staff.

Enjoy the ideal Mozambique beach holiday with our lodge that offers a little bit for everyone, especially families. We have a trampoline and jungle gym for the kids, quad bike hire is close by, and for the bigger kids we can organise trips to Inhaca Island and of course the Mozambique coast offers incredible fishing.

Accommodation for as little as R180 pppn!

a: Macaneta Beach, Maputo Province, Mozambique
t: +258 82 602 3123 / +27 82 576 4940

Lodge Qta. do Lourenço

Macaneta Accommodation Quinta do Lourenço
With Macaneta's most spectacular sunsets, Lodge Quinta do Lourenço has quickly grown a reputation as being one of the best places in Macaneta to dine in the evening or for both lunch and dinner for that matter!
Relax in this peaceful Macaneta location with the beach closeby, and the Inkomati River delta at our front providing for amazing unterrupted sunset views.

The lodge has modern double and family rooms with air-conditioning - there's no need to settle for "rustic" when you can sleep in comfort with our sparkling pool only a few metres from the rooms. 

Lodge Qta. do Lourenço also has capacity for small conferences with our large restaurant and rooms available should the conference run for multiple days. Rooms start from as little as 4.500mtn in low season.

a: Macaneta, Maputo Province, Mozambique
t: +258 2149 9644 (Maputo Reservations Office)

Lugar do Mar

Lugar do Mar Macaneta Accommodation
Lugar do Mar - The jewel of Macaneta - a small intimate lodge where you are able to relax at the poolside listening to some lovely background music, or enjoy the amazing beach. Choose either one of our deluxe hotel rooms or newly upgraded self-catering chalets, whichever you choose, don't miss out on trying the sumptious meals from our newly revamped restaurant and buffet breakfast over weekends. 
Lugar do Mar Macaneta Hotel, Restaurant and Accommodation

Our lodge is only separated by one dune from Macaneta's warm ocean water, our proximity to the beach is hard to beat. If you want a small escape from Mozambique's endless sun laze by our generous pools with its unique decking. Lugar do Mar is a special Macaneta destination offering that little bit more for your beach vacation.

We speak Portuguese, and English, and look forward to welcoming you to Macaneta.

a: Macaneta, Marracuene District, Maputo Province, Mozambique
t: +258 840 260 409 / +27 82 378 9870
tw: LugardoMar

Tan 'n Biki

Tan n Biki Lodge Macaneta Accommodation

An exclusive hideaway in Macaneta's famous dunes, Tan ‘n Biki offers a one stop holiday destination for visitors hungry to take in the beauty of the Mozambique coastline.

With the Nkomati River and the Indian Ocean as its borders, Macaneta is the jewel in the crown of the Maputo province, and for centuries has fulfilled the role of weekend getaway and holiday destination for locals and even former colonialists.  Macaneta offers pristine beaches, whale watching, game fishing and it is also home to the delicate breeding grounds of the giant leatherback turtle.

Only 35km from Maputo and 500km from Pretoria, South Africa, and against the backdrop of 50km of unspoilt beaches Tan ‘n Biki offers visitors the chance to share in the unique Mozambique environment in our luxury chalets or camping facilities.  Tan ‘n Biki’s friendly local staff, immaculate facilities and host of activities offer an idyllic way in which to relax and unwind while drinking in the mysteries Mozambique has to offer.


a: Macaneta, Maputo Province, Mozambique
t: +258 2190 1009 / +27 825 5597

Other great options on Macaneta beach include....

Barcos de Macaneta has fully equipped timber cabins and also camping options
+258 84 447 9130

Blue Beach Retreat

Cycad Beach Lodge has a swimming pool to escape the summer heat along with rooms and camping
+258 84 459 4757

Esperança do Mar has self-catering chalets, a house, fixed tents, and camping options
+258

Estrela da Noite is a good budget offer with a refreshing pool
+258 842 413 614

Jay's Lodge has self-catered accommodation and the northern end of Macaneta
+258 84 863 0714

Macaneta Lodge is the only lodge in Macaneta with rooms on the beach. Located at the end of the peninsula it is also famed for its restaurant that is always full on weekends
+258 82 307 0190

Marracuene Peninsula 
+27 (0)79 238 2317

Nascer do Sol and its famed Hooker's bar are Macaneta favourites with a gate that opens directly to the beach
+258 

Palm Grove Lodge has self-catering chalets all with fully-equipped kitchen
+27 084 4019 703

Pisane Lodge offers accommodation, and a bar and restaurant
+258 84 043 6539

Praia de Peixe is known for its fantastic atmosphere. Can only be reached by 4x4
+258 84 745 3210

Sunrise Lodge Macaneta
 has lots of accommodation options and a fantastic restaurant
+258 84 620 6535