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Bahia Mar

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Vilanculos is well known as a destination for honeymooners, adventurers and under water enthusiasts. Bahia Mar is situated on the mainland of this small fishing village where world renowned kite surfing opportunities, deep sea fishing, horse riding, snorkelling, scuba diving, island visits with a traditional Dhow and numerous other attractions are on your doorstep. It is the ultimate destination for visitors wanting to experience colourful local culture as well as the fabulous beauty of the Bazaruto Archipelago.

Situated on an elevated plateau with panoramic views over the Bazaruto islands, the á la carte restaurant offer the finest food dishes prepared with local and fresh ingredients. The infinity pool and bar are the perfect venue to try the fresh fruit smoothies and delicious cocktails. 

The wellness centre includes a state-of-the-art gym, massage rooms, and a spa offering a range of treatments. Group fitness classes are run during the week, including aerobics, aero-step, fitness circuits and yoga.

The hotel's own boat, Mothassane, is a luxury speedboat, with a spacious area for sunbathing and a diving deck for reef fishing and snorkelling. Set off on a memorable day trip from the hotel across the crystal clear waters to the Bazaruto Archipelago across the bay to discover the huge dunes of Bazaruto, the largest island, the abandoned hotel of Santa Carolina (Paradise Island) or the white sands of Benguerra. Snorkel the world-famous Two Mile Reef, fish for marlin and sailfish, spot dugongs, dolphins and even humpback whales and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.

With the emphasis on style and comfort, the accommodation at Bahia Mar is both luxurious and personal. The 8 Sea View Rooms are located on the upstairs floor, and has a large veranda with sunbeds and a sea view overlooking the Bazaruto islands.

The 10 Garden Suites blend harmoniously with nature. Relax on your spacious terrace surrounded by lush tropical gardens, with the sound of birdsong and trickling water around you. Two of the suites are interleading, making this a good option for families.

The 3 Luxury Beach Suites and the Presidential Suite are all situated on the ground floor, and have a TV lounge and a fully equipped kitchenette, and a private terrace with sunbeds. The Luxury Suites have a private barbecue area on their terrace and a small splash pool; the Presidential Suite has a private garden with a barbecue area, and a private pool.

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Rates Include

BB Package: Breakfast and return Vilanculos airport transfers are included.

DBB Package: Breakfast; dinner; and return Vilanculos airport transfers are included.

FB Package: Breakfast; lunch; dinner; and return Vilanculos airport transfers are included.

Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Bahia Mar can be included in you own dream holiday.

City, Bush and Beach Classic

Featured Accommodation

Southern Sun The Cullinan
The Cullinan
Cape Town
Idube Private Game Reserve
Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Bahia Mar
Bahia Mar

Destination: South Africa and Mozambique.

This 12 night trip is a brilliant balance of classic city, bush and beach. First, you’ll explore Cape Town and the surrounding areas, then spend 3 nights on safari in one of Africa's finest safari destinations where the big cat game viewing - in particular phenomenal close up leopard sightings - set this reserve aside from any other. Then, you’ll set course for Mozamique's mainland coastline and stay in a small boutique hotel where you can wake up to the sun rising over the Indian Ocean from your sea view room.

This is a 12 night itinerary including Cape Town, Sabi Sand Game Reserve and Vilanculos.

Based on 4 Star Accommodation:

  • 4 Nights at Southern Sun The Cullinan
  • 3 Nights at Idube Private Game Reserve
  • 5 Nights at Bahia Mar
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*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.

Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.

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General Information For Guests

The Sea View Rooms are all en-suite with a shower, a queen-sized bed, and a large veranda with sun beds and a view overlooking the ocean and the Bazaruto Islands.

The Presidential and Beach Luxury Suite are Pied-à-terre luxury self catering units, with a king-sized bed, bath and shower, TV lounge, fully equipped kitchenette, private barbecue, terrace sunbeds and a private splash pool.

The Garden Suites are en-suite with a choice of 2 3/4 beds or one super large king sized bed, shower, large veranda with sun beds and outside shower. In addition, one of the garden suites is designed and equipped for disabled guests.

The family unit consists of 2 double sea view bedrooms on the first floor and one Luxury Beach Suite pied-à-terre.

The main area consists of the restaurant, bar, infinity pool, gym and spa.

Wi-Fi is available in all bedrooms and public areas.

The hotel restaurant offers a range of dishes, including an A-La-Carte menu with local options, vegan meals or detox and weight loss options.

The Bahia Mar Spa offers a variety of different massages, treatment and therapies (additional cost).

The gym is equipped with the latest in cardiovascular and muscle toning apparatus offering a complete workout. The qualified instructors will put you through your paces. Group sessions or individual training specifically designed for your needs are available. Classes like aerobics, aero-step, circuits, anti-gravitational training and yoga provide a good workout for all fitness levels.

A number of different activities can be arranged and booked from the hotel, including sport fishing, boat trips, bike rides, kite surfing, scuba diving, horse riding, guided cultural tours, canoeing and wake boarding (additional cost).

A laundry service is available (additional cost).

Credit cards are accepted except American Express.

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