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3 Star
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6
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Internet
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5 star dive center
Offsite (Free pickup)
House reef
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Resort Highlights

  • Eco lodge on Mozambique's breathtaking coastline
  • Nestled between Barra Beach and Tofo town
  • One of the world's best dive and surf destinations
  • Dune top Bar and Restaurant overlooking the Indian Ocean
  • Powered by a generator and solar power
  • Liquid Adventures dive centre is 300 metres away

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Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot. If there are any issues, we get back to you within 24 hours

CONFIRMATION

If all is good, we send you an E-mail confirming that your booking is final

24H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

You then have 24 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment terms

  • 50% of the total booking amount is due at the time of booking
  • 50% (balance) is due 90 days prior to arrival

Cancellation fee

  • 50% will be charged if you cancel less than 60 days prior to arrival

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Resort Description

Mango Beach Lodge is an utterly peaceful resort in popular Tofo, Mozambique - one of the worlds best dive destinations.

The lodge is environmentally friendly and responsible, sustaining and conserving the natural environment as well as working to improve the welfare of the local people.

Mango Beach is located right on the beach, with all houses are tucked behind a dune for privacy. To reach the beach, it's a short walk up some stairs where you will also find a Beach Bar and Restaurant. 

The rooms are built with local materials and all beds are draped with a mosquito net. Bed linens and towels are provided. Certain units have access to shared bathrooms, while one unit features an en suite bathroom. 

There is a large reef that runs in front of the lodge creating a natural rock pool. It is a fantastic place relax in without having to brave the waves (and is perfectly safe for kids too!).

Explore diving around the Mango Beach Lodge

What to see

The Agulhas Current passes through the coast off Inhambane and Tofo and this brings about plankton rich waters. As such, whale shark and manta ray sightings are almost guaranteed here and you might even spot the great oceanic manta rays which come by to feed and clean. Cleaning stations are filled with lyretail anthias, cleaner wrasse and butterflyfish. Migrating whales also travel along the Agulhas Current which is why there are chances to see the likes of humpback whales off the coast from June to November.

At the outer reefs, sharks are quite plentiful with whitetip sharks, blacktip sharks, leopard sharks and if you are lucky, hammerhead sharks. Besides that, consider it a lifetime opportunity if you manage to dive with a dugong but otherwise the reefs and walls have plenty to offer. These include great personalities of the humphead wrasse, giant grouper and potato cod. There are also green sea turtles and the rare loggerhead sea turtles. Smaller critters like moray eels, seahorses, garden eels, and scorpionfish are also a delight to find.

Dive Center

Highlights

  • Beachfront PADI dive center in Tofo
  • Chance to spot the ‘Big Stuff’- whale sharks, mantas, humpback whales
  • All dives led by experienced divemasters and instructors
  • 15 local blue water drop dive sites, more further afield 
  • Bottled water, coconuts, cashews aboard
  • 3 x 8m Superduck dive boats
  • PADI recreational courses & spacious classrooms
  • Specialities including Nitrox, Shark Conservation, Manta Awareness
  • 100% AWARE partner and Green Star Award Dive Center

Description

Liquid Dive Adventures offers exciting blue water diving a chance to spot the ‘Big Stuff’.

Morning and afternoon dive trips to 15+ blue water drop dive sites depart daily. All fun dives are led by instructors or experienced divemasters who carry a reel and surface marker for safety. A full briefing is given before each dive covering safety procedures and boat launch. 

Bottled water, coconuts and cashews are served during surface intervals. Whale sharks are often sighted, affording you the chance to snorkel with them. 

Dive center facilities include shaded space, classrooms, storage, rental gear, fish ID books, a training pool, purpose built dive vessels and a shop. A range of PADI recreational courses are available. 

Water temperature is slightly cooler in the winter than the summer, ranging from 22-28°C, and visibility is 10m+. 

DIVING SERVICES

PADI Courses Available

  • Intro Dives/Discover Scuba
  • Scuba Refresher
  • Open Water Diver
  • Advanced Open Water Diver
  • Rescue Diver Certification
  • Divemaster
  • Divemaster Internship
  • Instructor/Idc Course
  • Free-Diving Course
  • Kids Courses
  • Nitrox Certification
  • Deep Diver Certification
  • Drift Diving
  • Other Specialties

Adaptors & tanks

  • Tanks With Int (Yoke) Valves
  • Tanks With Din Valves
  • 15L Tanks Available
  • Filling Station

Diving Facilities

  • Shop
  • Training Pool
  • Battery Charging Station
  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Beach Front Location

For your safety

  • Emergency Oxygen Kit
  • First Aid Kits
  • Automatic External Defibrillator (Aed)

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Finnish
  • Portuguese

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Idc Resort
  • Padi 100% Aware
  • Padi Green Star Award

Distinction

  • Padi 5 Star Cdc/Idc

Resort Amenities

Facilities

  • Beach Front
  • Restaurant
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden

Activities

  • Island Hopping

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing
  • Beach Volleyball

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Private Dining
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Payments

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

How to get there

Arrival

  • The closet airport is Inhambane Airport.
  • The lodge is 23km from the arport, a 4x4 vehicle is required for the last stretch from Tofo to the Lodge. 
  • There are direct LAM flights available from Johannesburg Airport (O.R Tambo) in South Africa, as well as from Maputo to Inhambane, Mozambique LAM and SA Airlink offer flights to Vilanculos which is located 4 hours away from Inhambane.
  • A transfer from Inhambane airport can be organized for an additional charge (advance notice required).
  • Check in time is between 2pm and 8pm.

Departure

  • Check out time is between 6am - 10am.
  • After you have checked out at reception, the resort will take you back to the airport (advance notice required, additional cost).

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