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

Lugar do Mar

Lugar do Mar Macaneta Accommodation
Macaneta Self-catering AccommodationLugar do Mar - The jewel of Macaneta - a small intimate lodge where you are able to relax at the poolside listening to some jazz, or enjoy the amazing beach. Enjoy the choice of deluxe hotel rooms or self-catering chalets, whichever you choose, don't miss out on trying the stunning meals from our restaurant. 

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 pool with its unique decking. Lugar do Mar is a special Macaneta destination offering that little bit more for your beach vacation.

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

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

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

Estrela da Noite

Estrela da Noite Photos Macaneta Island
Estrela da Noite is a self-catering lodge on the Peninsula Island of Macaneta, which is located ±35km north of Maputo in the district of Marracuene. We offer affordable self-catering accommodation which includes 4 and 6 sleeper chalets as well as camping facilities with ablutions. Estrela da Noite is situated ±500 metres from the beautiful white beaches of Mozambique allowing guests a wide variety of activities such as swimming, beach combing, extended walks, fishing, bird watching ,etc. At the lodge facilities include clean ablutions, a swimming pool and a sports bar with DSTV where you can laze around in the afternoons, have a few drinks or simply watch TV.  To find out more about Estrela da Noite and what we have to offer, please do not hesitate to contact us. Rates as little as R250 pppn or 750 mets pppn.

a: Macaneta Island Macaneta Beach, Maputo Province, Mozambique
t: +258 842 413 614 / +27 73 169 6509