Ocean View

Barra Mozambique

A warm welcome to Ocean View Barra Mozambique, Ocean View offers self catering chalets with fully equipped kitchens. You can enjoy a lovely beach holiday or family vacation. Fishing and snorkeling are some of the activities you can enjoy.

Barra Lodge

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Ocean View Mozambique Ocean View is set in one of the most picturesque areas in Mozambique, with spectacular views of pristine beaches and the crystal clear waters of the Indian Ocean. Situated 487km north of Maputo, access by road is on a tarred road which is suitable for normal vehicles.
The road from Maputo to Inhambane has been upgraded and resurfaced.

At the turn-off to Inhambane is an old section of road, approx. 30km, which is potholed. This section is being patched and will be completed in due course.
Please note that there are numerous towns and villages en-route and the main road often passes directly through these villages. Speed limits are enforced in these places and it is advised to drive with caution. Do not drive at night.

The drive from Maputo to Inhambane can take anything between 6 – 8 hours and sufficient time needs to be allowed to avoid night driving. One may also fly to Inhambane. Direct flights from O.R.Tambo Airport in Johannesburg operate throughout the week.

From the historical city of Inhambane it is only a 30 minute drive to Ocean View.

Ocean View Self Catering is situated on the estuary of Inhambane at Ponta de Barra.

Kilometers of unspoilt golden beaches, breathtaking coral reefs, a fabulous lagoon and sea-life in abundance makes Makolobay an unsurpassable destination for holidaymaker and fisherman alike


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The Chalets are fully equipped for Self catering:
- 8 sleeper - 3 bedrooms with two single beds in the lounge
- 4 sleeper - 1 bedroom with two single beds in the lounge
Each one has its own open plan lounge/kitchen/dining room, and a patio.

All the basic amenities are supplied including a fridge, 3-plate gas stove, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, utensils, linen and mosquito netting.
Clients must take own TOWELS AND BEACH TOWELS.
Electricity is provided 24 hour.

8 Sleeper Units:
Comfortable self-catering chalets, build in the local style, are on the beach (about 50m walking distance to the water) with stunning views over the Indian ocean. Fully equipped 8 sleeper chalets. All the units has a large sea-facing veranda and all bedrooms have an unblemished sea view.
Units have a dining area, fully equipped kitchen, 3 bedrooms, shower with hot and cold water, 2 separate toilets, bed linen, mosquito nets, freezer, fridge and electricity.

4 Sleeper Units:
Comfortable self-catering casitas, also build in the local style, are on the beach with stunning views over the Indian ocean.
All the basic amenities are supplied including a fridge, 3-plate gas stove, cutlery, crockery, pots, pans, utensils, linen and mosquito netting.
Units have 1 bedroom, 2 beds in dining area, fully equipped kitchen, bed linen, mosquito nets, freezer, fridge and electricity.
Please note that we don't supply: -bath and swimming towels
The units is serviced daily.

•Warm & Cold Water
•No Towels (bring bath & swimming towels)
•Units serviced daily
•Sea view
•Large sea-facing veranda
•Out-side showers


They have been sailing the East African Coast for centuries.
They has a single mast and a triangular lateen sail, usually made of cotton.In Mozambique they are still handcrafted like
the first Arabic ones that come to this coast.

A dhow trip became one of the number oneitems on the "to do list" of many travelers.

Trips depart from the jetty in town (Inhambane) to Maxixe where you can have lunch at "One Stop" Restuarant and return with the dhow back to Inhambane.

It provides a range of goods and services to communities living nearby and are important nursery areas for many fish, invertebrates and bird species.

Very quiet waters for excellent snorkelling. See a variety of feef fishes and other marine life.

A Walk in the lagoon with an experience guide with the main aim of finding seahorses.

An expedition taking you to the heart of crab living. See how they live and also how we catch them.

This trail takes more or less 3 hours during low-tide and takes you to the large colonies of star fishes. The walk is also combined with a route to take you to the Pansy Shells. An experienced guide also point out all maritime live.

This happens only at night and you can be guided to witness how they catching prawns. To be in the middle of the estuary at night gives a
adrenalin filled experience.

Jet-skiing is for many the best way to have water sports' fun when on holiday. Those who love to make their own waves can head to White Sands and enjoy the estuary... Swimmers are inside these areas, so pilots please be on the look out. Wear your life vest at all times. You need a launching license to operate your Jet-ski.

There's nothing like the trill off deep sea fishing off the Mozambican coast. For the experience of a lifetime, set out to some of the world's richest deep sea fishing grounds. Depending on the season, guest frequently encounter Sailfish, King Mackerel, Dorado, King fish and a variety of Tuna. You also have the opportunity of spotting other marine animals, such as sharks, whales and dolphins in their natural habitat.Ocean View Mozambique

A Guided horse ride on the beach is a once in a lifetime experience. The romance of riding along the beach with the sea and sand and wind in your face is a unforgettable experience.

Please note we do not allow quad riding in the Lodge. Please leave silently and return the same way. Quad Rides can be done at Barra Lodge. Quad Biking through the coconut plantations open new vistas and following the tracks and paths through these areas allows one to experience the real Mozambique while riding through local villages and into the heart of Mozambique. Quad bike is prohibited from the beaches as we wish to preserve the rich and unspoilt marine life.

From Johannesburg:
• Take the N4 - past Witbank, Mbombela(Nelspruit) and all the way to the Komatipoort border.
• Once through the Ressano Garcia border post, follow the main toll road to Maputo
• As you enter Maputo proceed through the toll gate and shortly after take a left turn onto EN1 to Xai-Xai. This is the main coastal road north.
• Pass Villages of Maracuene (28km), Manhica (75km), Macia (143km) and Chissano to the town of Xai-Xai 204km North of Maputo, this is a good place to re-fuel.
• Continue on the North Coastal Road passing smaller villages and towns,including Chidenguele (262km), Quissico (392km) and Inharrime (372km).
• From Inharrime continue for approximately 45km passing Cumbano which has a large radio mast on the left side of the road to LINDELA
• Keep a look out for a sign board on your left saying LINDELA.
• Immediately after this sign the tar road forks, turn right.
• Inhambane is approximately 33km from this turn.
• Once in Inhambane drive to where you see the harbour quay on your left.
• Turn right at Broad Road Ave. DA Independecia (it is possible that there will be no road names up).
• Continue to the large semi-circle, turn right onto the road running at the back of the circle.
• Continue with this road - it bears left as you leave the town.
• Keep on this road, passing the airport turn-off on your left. Continue with this road for 18km.
• As you come over a rise you will find Babalaza Restaurant on your right.
• The tar road bears right and a sand road continues straight. (9kms of sand)
• Keep straight on the sand road and follow signs to Ocean View

Email for Reservations: book@go.mozbookings.com

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