Zalala Beach Lodge


Zalala Beach Lodge

Zalala Beach Lodge is situated 40 kms north of Quelimane, the capital of Zambezia province.The flight from Johannesburg to Maputo, the capital of Mozambique is approximately one hour. From Maputo, there are daily flights on the Mozambican National Airline (LAM) to Quelimane. Direct flights from Maputo to Quelimane are approximately 90 minutes. There are also direct flights to Quelimane from most major towns in Mozambique.

The journey from Quelimane to the Lodge takes around 45 minutes. Visitors will be met at the airport and driven to the Lodge using the Lodge pick-up.

Zalala Beach Lodge combines stylish elegance with the local and traditional. Step out of your comfortable bungalow and within minutes you will find yourself on a long, deserted sandy beach peopled only by the local fishermen with their dugout canoes. Visit our local communities and experience traditional African culture and hospitality. Enjoy fresh fish daily or the delicious Zambezian specialities of the region on the spacious porch of the sea-facing restaurant. Engage in a kayaking adventure or simply relax all day on the beach or by the pool. Zalala Beach Lodge has something for everyone!

Accommodation at Zalala Beach Lodge

The Lodge has 10 bungalows with a king size bed or twin beds.

All bungalows are equipped with high quality mosquito nets, a mini-fridge, ceiling fan, a writing desk, wardrobe, spacious walk-in shower with hot and cold water and a sea-facing patio where you can sit looking out on the beautiful grounds of the Lodge. The elegantly carved wooden furniture in each bungalow has been made by local carpenters using locally sourced wood.

Zalala Beach Lodge Activities

  • Kayaking
  • Boat Trips 
  • Excursions to Gorongosa Park , Nhafuba Hot Springs, Mountains of Gurué
  • Music and Culture

Zalala Beach Lodge Restaurant

The restaurant offers a wide range of local, as well as international cuisine.  The fresh catch of the day, sumptuous tiger prawns and Zambezian style chicken cooked in tasty coconut sauce are some of the favorite amongst our clientele!  You can choose to sit indoors enjoying the view from under the high thatch ceiling or on the porch looking out at the pool and the sea beyond from under the shade of a generous umbrella. The restaurant includes a full bar service.