Pomene Lodge: Stunning Retreat on Mozambique Coastline

Pomene Lodge

Situated in the most picturesque of spots in Mozambique, the Pomene Lodge is a jaw-dropping resort in a very remote area. This inspired area will give you the best sunsets and surroundings in its unspoiled natural setting.


Pomene Lodge, Mozambique

The Pomene Lodge resort hosts camping locations, self-catering lodges and coastal water chalets. The local population here is very low and the area is pristine. The lodge is situated 600kn north of Maputo and 175km south of Vilanculos.

For the guests that are looking to stay at Pomene Lodge, you can fly in from Inhambane to be collected by the Pomene shuttle bus. You will take the most breath-taking scenic route to your destination which takes approximately 4 hours. This service can be arranged and booked for you by our Pomene Lodge staff based in Johannesburg, who can also arrange any flights you may wish to take in the area.

Pomene Lodge is located on a tiny peninsula banked by the Indian Ocean that laps gently at the doorstep of the resort. The waters here are crystal clear and no matter which area you stay in at Pomene Lodge, you are a minutes walk to the warm sands and the sublime ocean water.


At Pomene there are several accommodation sites to experience that will suit the adventure seeking, the wildlife lovers and those that just want to relax within the most serene surrounding. The three areas of accommodation comprise of the Water Chalets, the Self-Catering Chalets and the Pomene Camping site. We present the three choices in detail:

  • Water Chalets: Facing the Estuary, our chalets are traditionally built to provide the most authentic stay within luxurious and rustic settings, inspired to create what is a very charming atmosphere. Each Water Chalet is fitted with the most splendid double beds, you will be provided with a fan and mosquito netting. You have the facility of a shower and en-suite toilet. The units are placed on the highest water mark of the estuary, giving you the beach and the open ocean all in close proximity. With this accommodation, you are offered dinner and a bed and breakfast service daily.
  • Self-Catering Chalets: Facing the beach and the splendour of the open sea, you have rustic self-catering units that can house up to 4 people or you can reserve for up to 8 if needed. These chalets provide guests with crockery, cutlery, a gas stove, freezer and all the essential bedding and netting. There are separate toilet and shower facilities providing cold and hot water. Guests are asked to provide their own cleaning materials and towels, whilst the rest of the chalets are serviced daily.
  • Pomene Camping: The camping area provides separate ablution blocks with hot and cold water. You can book the barraca which is a thatched area of the site giving guest access to plugs and suitable storage facilities.


Within the isolated surroundings, you will still have plenty of activities to keep you busy, entertained and in awe of the location. These include sunset cruises, scuba diving, snorkelling, quad biking, trips to Pansy Island, horse riding and ocean safaris.

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