Pomene Bay Lodge
Pomene Bay Lodge is situated in one of the most picturesque spots in Mozambique. It is remote, with a very low local population assuring pristine and unspoilt conditions. Pomene Lodge is 605km north of Maputo and 170km south of Vilanculos.
Gusts can also fly in to Inhambane on the regular schedule flight from O.R.Tambo and then be transferred to Pomene by the Pomene shuttle vehicle which is a 4x4 minibus. This scenic road transfer takes approximately 4 hours and can be arranged with Barra Bookings in Johannesburg or at Barra Lodge at Inhambane.
The lodge is situated on a narrow peninsula with the Indian Ocean lapping at its front doorstep and crystal clear waters of a spectacular mangrove estuary lapping on the other, it has the best of both worlds. From every accommodation site you are no more than one minutes walk from the white beach sand and the warm Indian Ocean.
The lodge is advantageously located in the Pomene Bay offering a sheltered haven for swimming. Here one cannot escape the rhythmic sound of the ocean nor miss seeing perfect sunsets over the estuary.
Pomene has several accommodation options for the adventure seeking, overlanding, wildlife lover.
Water Chalets: Estuary facing, our traditionally built water chalets synergise authentic Mozambique with that of luxury, creating a charming atmosphere. Fitted with a double bed, fan and mosquito net, a shower and toilet en-suite, these units are an 80m walk to the water and can be let on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis. The casitas are serviced daily.
Self-catering Chalets: Beach facing, these quaint, rustic, self catering units sleep from 4 people up to 8 people. All our chalets have cutlery, crockery, 2 plate gas stove, fridge and bedding including mosquito nets on all beds. Each chalet has a separate toilet and shower with hot and cold water. All cleaning materials and towels are to be provided by guests.
Barracas & Campsites: The campsites are spacious and have their own ablution block with hot and cold water. In addition to the campsites one may book a barraca which is an open sided thatched area, with a 5 amp plug point, suitable for storage and commonly utilized as an open air eating / living area. All campsites have electrical plug points of 5 Amps.
Restaurant and Bar
The bar overlooks the pool and estuary, a perfect spot for sunsets and fishing tales.
Here one may enjoy a meal al fresco on the restaurant balcony on the banks of the estuary. Fresh fish and crab are menu favourites, however meals to suit all tastes are on offer.
Our diving is world class and is regarded by some as the best diving in Mozambique. The density & variety of marine life is astounding. We have 12 regular dive sites and still many more to be explored. Our dive centre provides all scuba equipment, airfills and regular departures to the reefs with depths varying between 8 and 30 metres.
We are a PADI affilliated dive resort.
Pomene is renowned for offering some of the best Game fishing in Mozambique. Hard fighting adversary's such as Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna,Couta & billfish congregate in these waters to test your tackle and your skill. We have a charter boat for hire, including an experienced skipper who knows the local waters well. All rods, tackle and bait are included. The un-spoilt waters of Pomene are world renowned for the most incredible fish life.
For the fly fishing enthusiast, deepsea outings can be arranged, giving you access to a variety of productive fishing grounds with a depth range of between 8 - 20m.
Besides world class Diving and Fishing, Pomene Lodge has a variety of activities that appeal to all ages and members of the family.These include Ocean Seafaris with Snorkelling, Fishing Ski’s, Spearfishing, Quad Bike Trails, Mangrove Trails and Horse Riding.