Watching the sunset in the Tirasberg.

Mozambique has many beutiful beaches.  They are very popular with South Africans in the school holidays so we've always avoided those times and have not needed to booking anywhere in advance.   As we have not been to Mozambique since 2012 some of the camps may not exist or have changed a lot.         

The map shows the campsites that we've used in Mozambique over the past few years. Below the map is information about them, listed in alphabetical order. You can click on the places on the map or scroll down the page. Because of the map links the image will not change size on different devices.

Gorongosa National Park campsite info Lake Chiccamba campsite info Beira campsite info Inharasso campsite info Vilanculos campsite info Pomene campsite info Barra campsite info Chidenguele campsite info Bilene campsite info Maluana campsite info

 Campsite Information

Barra. Ponta da Barra Lighthouse Camp

Barra. Ponta da Barra Lighthouse Camp campsite.

 Last visited:   Sept 2012

 Location:   S23 47.609 E35 32.227

Contact:   www.africastay.com/barra-lighthouse-4x4-campsite.html

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot water.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:   Overlooking the beach.  

 Other:   You need a 4x4 to reach the site as there's loose sand to go through. This was our favourite site in Mozambique. It's in a wonderful location overlooking the bay -great sunsets and there's plenty of shade.

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Beira. Biques Camp.

Beira. Biques Camp.campsite.

 Last visited:   Junne 2012

 Location:   S19 51.067 E34 53.053

Contact:   none known

Ablutions:   Run down. Only 1 shower and 1 toilet working. Hot water.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:   A small site next to the beach.  There's no shade and if it's windy you're very exposed.

 Other:   DO NOT stay there on a Friday or Saturday night unless you want to be up all night as the music from the bar/restaurant is LOUD (we were warned by the manager).

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Bilene.  Palmeiras Campsite

Bilene.  Palmeiras Campsite

 Last visited:    Sept 2012

 Location:   S25 16.928 E33 15.583

Contact:   complexopalmeiras.blogspot.com

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot showers.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:  The campsite is situated under shady trees close to a lagoon.

Other: There's a bar and restaurant.

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Chidenguele. Sunset Beach Lodge

Chidenguele. Sunset Beach Lodge campsite.

 Last visited:   Sept 2012

 Location:   S24 57.493 E34 11.354

Contact:   none known

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot showers.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:   Each site has its own toilet, shower and small kitchen area.

 Other:   The marked pitches are quite small and only a few would be suitable for a trailer and/or rooftop tent.

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Gorongosa National Park. Chitengo Camp

Gorongosa National Park. Chitengo Camp campsite.

 Last visited:   June 2012

 Location:   S18 58.748 E34 21.090

Contact:   gorongosa.org

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot showers.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:  Some shady sites near the lodge.

 Other:   The campsite is near the Lodge which has good facilities - pool, bar restaurant and free wi-fi internet access however the location is rather disappointing as to see any animals you have to drive into the Park.

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Lake Chicamba. Casa Msika Lodge

Lake Chicamba. Casa Msika Lodge campsite.

 Last visited:   June 2012

 Location:   S19 02.436 E33 03.890

Contact:   casamsikalodge.com

Ablutions:   Rustic and very run down. Hot water for showers (sometimes!)

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:  Penty of shade.

 Other:   There's a bar, restaurant and pool at the nearby Lodge (M50 pp to use the pool). The campsite is a useful stopover between Zimbabwe and the Mozambique beaches.

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Inhassoro. Hotel Seta

Inhassoro. Hotel Seta campsite.

 Last visited:   June 2012

 Location:   S21 31.952 E35 12.104

Contact:   none known

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot water.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:  Shady marked pitches just behind a lovely beach.

 Other:   There's a bar and restaurant. When we were there the pool was empty.

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Maluana. Casa Lisa

Maluana. Casa Lisa campsite.

 Last visited:   Jun

 Location:   Just off the EN1 40km north of Maputo S25 35.044 E32 39.332

Contact:   none known

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot water.

Electric:     No. 

Sites:  There are several covered bomas and a few trees in a large field.

 Other:   A useful stop-over to the north of Maputo. There's a bar, restaurant and pool.

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Pomene. Pomene Lodge

Pomene. Pomene Lodge campsite.

 Last visited:   Jun

 Location:   S22 54.289 E35 33.364

Contact:   www.barraresorts.com/pomene-lodge/

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot water from a donkey boiler.

Electric:       Yes, from a generator between 8 am to 12 pm and 4pm to 10pm. 

Sites:  Most of the campsites are near the beach which can be quite windy - it's an extra R180 for a barraca. There are 4 pitches overlooking the lagoon (we preferred these).

 Other:   The lodge is between the sea and a large lagoon. There's a pool, bar and restaurant and lots of activities on offer - snorkeling, diving, horse riding and ocean safaris to name but a few.

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Vilanculos. Blue Waters

Vilanculos. Blue Waters campsite.

 Last visited:   Sept 2012

 Location:   S22 03.180 E35 19.457

Contact:   none known

Ablutions:   Clean. Hot water.

Electric:    Yes. 

Sites:  The campsite is set amongst trees just behind a lovely beach.

 Other:   There's a bar restaurant and pool.

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Last updated: November 2020