Anvil Bay

A private and exclusive beach lodge in southern Mozambique.
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Location
The coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s most southern national park, the Maputo Elephant Reserve.
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DESCRIPTION:
Anvil Bay is a private and exclusive barefoot beach camp on a rare untouched stretch of coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s most southern national park, the Maputo Elephant Reserve. Created with the smallest possible footprint to preserve the wilderness and special sense of place the camp is set up on the beach under canvas and thatch. Just 10 Casinhas are nestled in the dune forest on stilted wooden decks each with its own stretch of beachfront.

On a rare unspoiled stretch of beach guests get to experience life close to nature but with all the comforts of home. The perfect beach holiday to just relax and recover from a strenuous overland safari. Or go on new adventures at sea on the beach or exploring the lakes forests and savannas of the park. Escape to a world of simple pleasures and lifetime memories. Sunrises over the ocean and sunsets across the Parks pristine lakes and vast savannas. Evenings under the stars around a campfire. Miles of untouched beaches and an ocean teeming with marine life to explore. Anvil Bay is a dream destination for nature lovers in search of the perfect get away from it all wilderness beach experience.

Canvas tents provide shade on the beach and a thatched retreat in the forest shelter from occasional storms. The beach bar lounge and restaurant are centrally positioned on the bay with the accommodations either side so guests can book to be close to the action or enjoy even more isolation on the north and south ends.

The beach bar lounge and restaurant are centrally positioned on the bay with the accommodations either side so guests can book to be close to the action or enjoy even more isolation on the north and south ends.

The accommodations, called Casinhas (a little home in Mozambique) are nestled in the canopy of the coastal forest just a few steps away from the secluded white sand beach. They blend a small footprint, natural materials and local craftsmanship with simple functional furnishings and fine linen.

Designed to be your home from home you will find a well stocked minibar and beverage station, luxury indoor and outdoor showers and a private dining deck en-suite.

The thatch and canvas design takes advantage of the cooling ocean breezes and the canvas sides can be rolled up to truly get in touch with the natural surrounds. Outdoor lighting has been kept to a minimum in order to better see the majestic African night sky and so as not to disturb the turtles in nesting season.
RATE INCLUDES:
    Luxury accommodation in a Forest Casinha
    All meals, Non-alcoholic beverages
    Non-motorized activities
    Complimentary WiFi (subject to availability)
    17% Mozambican Sales Tax

Special SADC Rates

$315

per person sharing per night. Valid until 15 December 2022.

Standard Rate

$450

per person sharing per night.

HIGHLIGHTS:

Stunning unspoiled coastline our concession boasts 3km north and 2km south of our bay, you can safely walk as far as you like with beautiful ocean and sunset viewpoints atop some of the world’s highest coastal dunes.

OUR TIPS:
There are loads of fun activities on offer, both on the water and on the land - from snorkeling on nearby coral reefs to ocean safaris by boat where you can encounter dolphins and whales; from fat tyre bikes to explore the beaches, to stand up paddleboards, kayaks and boogie boards
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