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Rio Azul Lodge

Fishing and Beach Lodge in Mozambique

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Enjoy an unforgettable Mozambique holiday at Rio Azul. Rio Azul meaning “Blue River” is located on the banks of the Govuro River in Mozambique,  overlooking the estuary and about 2km from the river mouth. Rio Azul Mozambique beach resort faces west and enjoys spectacular sunsets in a quiet and peaceful setting.

Ideal for fly fishing, shore-based fishing, estuary fishing and offshore fishing Rio Azul is Mozambique’s premier fishing lodge choice when looking for a great Mozambique holiday or family beach holiday.
Rio Azul is one of the few venues along the Mozambique coast where one can access deep water with strong currents close to the beach. The point at the river mouth has deep water right at the edge and big game fish move into easy casting distance of the shore to feed. The estuary offers many species of fish for light tackle fishing.

There is abundant birdlife in this mangrove region as well as beautiful, unspoilt beaches to be explored. 

Standard Inclusions
  • All meals daily
  • Unlimited use of estuary boat per room
  • Use of sea kayaks
  • Tea & coffee
  • Snorkeling on request

Beach Lodges Facilities / Activities
  • Activities - This is a wonderful fishing venue from deep sea fishing to shore fishing, estuary fishing to salt water fly fishing. The area offers some great bird watching with specials such as mangrove kingfishers and crab plovers.
  • Also to do includes beach walks, kayaking, sundowner cruise on a local Dhow, trips to BD Island, windsurfing and snorkeling.
  • Rio Azul lodge prides itself on being a family friendly holiday resort. For many of us the necessary stresses required to survive in this day and age results in us not having as much quality time with our family as we should have. Rio Azul is constantly striving to accommodate the needs and requests of all members of the family.
  • There is a small shop that will sell items such as batteries, sun block, hats, lures, line and other fishing tackle. The lodge has electricity supplied by a generator and plug points for charging camera batteries etc. Each room has a digital safe to store passports and other valuables.
Room Facilities
  • Thatched chalets - accommodation consists of 6 thatched rooms with twin, three quarter beds and en-suite bathrooms. Each room has a wooden deck overlooking the estuary. Beds are equipped with mosquito nets.
  • Luxury Villas - There are also two luxury villas which sleep six adults and six children. Each villa has its own swimming pool and is situated along pristine beach shores. Each room has two hand wash basins with mirrors, a toilet and a shower with hot and cold water. Each room has its own boat for use in the estuary. The main lodge area consists of a lounge, dining room and bar area with a big wooden deck in front and a plunge pool.

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key features
  • Kayaks
  • birdwatching
  • snorkelling
  • pristine beaches
  • beach picnics
  • romantic getaways
  • nature walks
  • windsurfing
  • exploring the estuary in tinnies (small aluminium alloy boats with silent electric motors)

contact details

Telephone 00 27 82 780 3931

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