Bilene Hotels

This page is dedicated to Hotels, Lodges, B&Bs, in and around Bilene. Previously known as São Martinho, this town has become famous for holiday getaways due to its mixture of water activities in the open sea, or the peaceful lagoon.

Dreams Bilene

Set in a cozy green garden, with bar views looking out over the expansive lake, Dreams Bilene, provides both self-catering, and catered accommodation with a touch of class and originality.

The centrepiece is the red house, 

four rooms each with private bathroom connected by a spacious living area and kitchen. The Green and Blue houses offer more comfortable self-catering accommodation, along with our double room options that come with bed & breakfast options.

Dreams Bilene is located right on the Bilene lagoon only a short hop from the centre of town. Close enough to be able to jump into town to replenish supplies, but over a kilometre away to avoid the noise.

a: Bilene Beach(front), Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 2149 9644 (Reservations Office)



João's Place

Joao's Place is conveniently located in the heart of Bilene, just 50 metres from the beach in a shady green setting. Self-catering houses, and small chalets, are suitable for all group numbers with market, shops, petrol station and restaurants all within a few hundred metres.

With some of the most competitive rates in Bilene Joao's Place wont break your budget while our homey comfort will provide a relaxing holiday in this famous beach location. Joao's Place is a Bilene focal point due to its many years of good, honest service.

For those interested in fishing João is one of Southern Mozambique's famed fishermen and can take you on charters to the best locations around Bilene and the best fishing spots nearby.

a: Bilene town (beside Police Station), Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 2149 9644 (Maputo Booking Office)



Laguna Camp and Bungalows

Laguna Camp and Bungalows features extraordinary campsites and comfortable accommodation options. Over the top of sand dunes Laguna overlooks the Bilene lagoon with its coconut palms, white sand beaches and glimmering blue waters.

Accommodation and camp sites are nestled between shady trees and the natural dune forest, all a quick stroll from the private beach located in front of the lodge.

There is also a fully stocked bar and restaurant offering a wide range of dishes to satisfy all tastes including famous Mozambican seafood platters.

a: Bilene Beach, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +27 83 289 4423




Nghunghwa Lodge

Breaking new ground in modern comfortable beach front accommodation right on Bilene's fabulous lake, Nghunghwa Lodge offers unparralleled quality and value. Enjoy magnificent views of the Ujembe Lagoon from one of our twelve luxury houses.

Nghunghwa Lodge is not only perfect for romantic getaways and/or families, but with our restaurant having a capacity of 120 people we are the ideal location for large groups, like weddings and other events.

You will be able to enjoy various activities right at the foot of your chalet with skiing, tube rides, and waveboarding amongst the offering. Forget "rustic" accommodation offerings and enjoy Bilene in style. All our rooms have AC and all but the Presidential Suite are self-catering

a: Bilene Beach, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 82 088 1168 / +27 82 851 3305



f: Nghunghwa Lodge Bilene

San Martinho Beach Club

There are a very few locations in Mozambique that can boast a full resort experience like San Martinho Beach Club offers. Much more than just a beach experience the club offers spectacular pools, mini-golf and other activities for the kids, and a myriad of onland and water activities at the activity centre.

There is also wide array of accommodation options from self-catering 4 bedroom houses to double rooms by the

fantastic restaurant and bar. Whether you are visiting Bilene as a romantic getaway, or a family adventure San Martinho Beach Club has the options, and the space to allow for your dream holiday in one resort. 

Check website for availability but make sure you book ahead as accommodation is under high demand! 

a: Rua Marginal, Bilene, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 84 3500 060



f: SanMartinhoBeachClub

Serenity Lodge

Previously known as São Martinho, Bilene is a peaceful town 180km north of Maputo. Serenity Lodge is situated on 1Ha of prime tourist real estate with a 100m beach front. 

Shady trees and lush lawns complement the holiday atmosphere. We have our own borehole and all units are connected to the national Electricity grid. 

The Portuguese influence is strong in the Mozambican cuisine and a variety of restaurants prepare dishes that tantalise your taste buds! Bilene Lagoon offers perfect conditions for any water sport. You can even launch your boat right in front of the resort.    

a: Nhabanga Village, Bilene, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +27 0836 273 174



Via Africa

Via Africa Bilene offers comfortable accommodation within a short walk to the lagoons white sand beach and is also conveniently located in the centre of Bilene Town. Coupled with a refreshing pool Via Bilene is a fantastic option when visiting this famous lake.

Rooms feature a double bed, and two single beds - ideal for families travelling with children. Rooms are also air-conditioned and all have private bathroom. Rooms for as little as R750 outside of December.

Take advantage of accommodation that is close to restaurants, bars, markets, and all the activities that Bilene has to offer.

a: Bilene Town, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 2149 9644 (Maputo Booking Office)



f: ViaAfricaBileneAccommodation

Just in Time - Mozambique Prime Holiday Resort

On the white sands of Bilene lake in the quintessential Mozambique beach village of Nhabanga you will find Just In Time Prime Holiday Resort. This lush tropical haven is known for its astonishing inland lake 5km wide and 14km long. The view from the resort is of breath-taking serenity with lavish flora and an endless white sand lakeside beach. We have a range of cabins catering to all family sizes with all of the amenities you could require during your beach escape. We also have camping facilities for the more adventurous. With Just In Time you can enjoy a stretch of prime beachfront without the large crowds of the town.

a: Nhabanga, Bilene Beach, Gaza, Mozambique

t: +258 824 517 890 / +27 82 788 9218



Villa Espanhola

Villa Espanhola is comprised of 8 Tuscan-style villas that combine style and class at an affordable rate. The centre-piece is an open dining area with thatched roof that creates a warm atmosphere resplendant with views out over Bilene's famous clear-water lake. It is here that breakfast is served daily, and dinner can be served upon request.

Villa Espanhola offers the best of Bilene with its central location just far enough from the noise, and only a stone's throw from the lagoon. The semi private beach is only 50m from the lodge and is famed for its safe swimming along the shallow calm shores. These conditions are perfect for all water and boating activities. Come and enjoy these conditions, our majestic sunsets, uncountable stars, and relaxing beaches.

For those wanting a little more privacy we can also offer private self-catering houses located away from the lodge.

a: Praia do Bilene, Gaza Province, Mozambique

t: +258 82 512 9009 / +27 71 675 5606



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Beach Camp Bilene

Six traditionally built bungalows near Nhabanga

+27 72 826 9181

Bilene Club Lodge

A fantastic self-catering option right on the beach at the centre of the action

+258 825 147 571

Boa Vista Resort

Fixed tents and campsites in Nhabanga

+258 84 287 0556

Briza do Mar 2

Self-catering Luxury Houses

Chez Sultan

Casa Branca

A large 5-bedroom house with a pool

+27 79 897 4396

Complexo Aquarius do Bilene

One of Bilene's oldest offerings Aquarius is right on the beach in the centre of town

+258 2825 9000

Cutty Sark

Fantastic views from these 2-bedroom chalets only 30m from the water

Highlander Fishing Lodge

A new offering but already famed for its seafood dishes. Particularly popular with people wanting to fish in Bilene's ocean

+258 848 551 057 / +258 824 130 223

Humula Hotel Resorts

A large beachfront Resort typically Mozambican. A favourite for CTA and government conferences

+258 2825 9111

Jedi Bay

Has houses 3km from Bilene town centre

+258 84 382 1290


A tastefully designed and decorated lodge in Nhabanga

+258 84 562 5518

Lagun Ndziva

+258 84 944 537

Mahelane Lodge

A short trip across the lake to this long-standing favourite

+258 2825 9048

Nghunghwa Lodge

Breaking new ground in modern comfortable beach front accommodation right on Bilene's fabulous lake, Nghunghwa Lodge offers unparralleled quality and value

+258 82 088 1168

Naartjie Beach House

Ossanzaia Bilene Lodge

A pool, apartments, playground for kids, Ossanzaia has all you will need for a fantastic Bilene holiday

+258 84 962 5336

Praia do Cossa

Features a number of different accommodation options such as Executive Rooms, Standard Rooms and Studio Rooms

+258 84 732 9964

Tenda Tora Lodge

13 fully equipped air conditioned self-catering chalets each with own plunge pool, braai, DSTV, restaurant, bar and security. 4x4 not required 

+258 84 476 0295 / +27 76 410 5372

Tsoveca Holiday Resort

Quality apartments looking out over Bilene lake

+27 60 981 6931

San Martinho Beach Club

Apartments are built right on the sand as your front door opens straight out to the lake's water

+258 2824 4040


Tutinegra really has it all with backpackers, or executive rooms. Also caters for workshops, weddings and much more.

+258 84 327 3080 / +258 82 327 3080

Villa N'Banga

Paradise in Bilene, with cocktail bar on the beach, Villa N'Banga has self-catering villas, and luxury tented camp

+258 84 382 1290 / +258 86 146 4872

Villa Vula Vala

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