Location: On the second largest island, off the coast of Mozambique, guests arrive by a short helicopter flight.
Rooms: 10 casinhas, 2 cabanas and three-bedroom Casa Familia for families or groups.
Facilities: Swimming pool, beach shop, dive centre, WiFi in guest area, spa.
Activities: Snorkelling, scuba diving, sunset dhow cruise, sea kayaking, horse riding. birdwatching. castaway picnic, island expeditions, local community tours.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome.
Our Opinion: &Beyond Benguerra Island lies in the shade of casuarina pine forest, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. The lodge offers 13 private beachfront cottages, helicopter tours over the archipelago, horseback rides, snorkeling and scuba diving to observe dolphins, a variety of tropical fish, whale sharks and the rare dugongs.