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Mozambique - Rio Azul 5 nights for SADC residents

Rio Azul

Spend 5 nights on the Mozambique mainland at Rio Azul.

Rio Azul is a luxury beach resort located on the banks of the Govuro River in Mozambique, Africa. The beach resort overlooks the estuary and is about 2km from the river mouth. The mangrove estuary system covers an area of around fifty square kilometers and the waterways of the main and sub rivers extend for more than a hundred kilometers.

Rio Azul offers visitors a chance to view the abundant birdlife in this mangrove region as well as beautiful, unspoilt beaches to be explored in this paradise setting.

Rio Azul offers luxury lodge accommodation including six twin chalets, and two luxury villas which sleep six adults and six children. Although Rio Azul is a family lifestyle and fishing lodge. The lodge also offers good bird watching opportunities, kayaking and snorkelling to name but a few of the lodge’s beach holiday activities. We also offer a great fine dining experience and luxurious facilities.

Rio Azul Lodge offers good quality fishing opportunities, including exciting estuary fishing, surf fishing and some of the finest offshore fishing in Mozambique. It is ideal for fishermen who enjoy a variety of fishing techniques from fly-fishing, to light tackle lure fishing, surf fishing and deep-sea fishing. Rio Azul is a great place to unwind and experience all the lifestyle activities offered as well as being the premier fishing lodge destination when looking for a great Mozambique fishing holiday or family beach holiday.

Day 1
Depart from Johannesburg on the flight to Vilanculos. Here you are met and transferred by road to Rio Azul. Enjoy 5 nights accommodation with all meals included, as well as the use of kayaks and an estuary boat.
Days 2 - 5
Spend 5 nights at Rio Azul. Enjoy fishing, birdwatching or just relax.
Day 6
Return to Vilanculos and connect with the flight to Johannesburg.
In front of Rio Azul lies this fantastic stretch of crystal clear water which can be explored by foot or by boat. The mangrove ecosystem is made up of a fascinating chain of pioneering and sacrificial plants together with a huge array of crustaceans. Bird life is abundant, colourful and spectacular. A relaxing jaunt up the many tributaries offered around the mangrove make for an exhilarating activity. A gentle sunset cruise is bound to rid one of the final vestiges of 21st Century living.
  • The beach lodge accommodation consists of six thatched luxury chalets and two luxury villas.

Rio Azul is constantly striving to accommodate the needs and requests of all members of the family. To this end we have introduced the following alternative holiday activities for you and your family’s enjoyment.

  • Kayak on the estuary at Rio Azul
  • Bird watching
  • Snorkelling
  • Pristine beaches
  • Beach picnics
  • Nature Walks
  • Exploring the estuary in tinnies (small aluminium alloy boats with 15hp outboard motors)
  • Dhow trips
  • Windsurfing & Wakeboarding


  1. Johannesburg
  2. Vilanculos
  3. Rio Azul