Azura Retreat


Does the idea of not having to unpack the shoes you brought in you luggage appeal to you?


Instead, you might stroll down the beach barefoot, letting the crystal-clear, turquoise water wash over your toes. The warm sand runs through your fingers and a refreshing breeze ruffles your hair. Gently nodding palm trees provide the backdrop for this seaside idyll.


Welcome to the Azura Retreat in Mozambique! Set in the in the pristine Bazaruto Marine National Park, the luxury hotel makes all these read more » heavenly fantasies come true.


The Azura Retreat is a tranquil hideaway that is perfect for all those who seek a laid-back paradise for supreme relaxation. INTOSOL is proud to have discovered this serene gem of a hotel on Benguerra Island for you.


With only a handful of accommodation units, the Azura Retreat offers a maximum of quietness and privacy. Whenever possible, the delicious dinners are served on the beach, the soft light of candles mingling with the light of the stars above.


A popular option for an appetizer before dinner is the Star Bar. The Star Bar’s speciality is fresh Sushi, a logical choice when the Indian Ocean provides such a stunning variety of fresh and diverse seafood.


At the Azura Retreat, guests may indulge in superb gourmet pleasures with a focus on the local delicacies. Needless to say, that only the best and freshest ingredients pass through the dedicated chefs’ hands.


Another special characteristic distinguishes the Azura Retreat from other hotels in Mozambique. The Azura Retreat is the first hotel of the country that was built under strict ecological specifications.


All materials used in construction come from renewable sources and the complex as an entity is CO²-neutral. Social and environmental projects are strongly supported and other hotels are encouraged to follow in the Azura’s footsteps.


The Azura Retreat’s gracious charm is truly arresting. An exotic destination, Mozambique, Benguerra Island, the white sand dunes, scenic beaches, the sheer remoteness and authenticity will inspire you, leaving a lasting imprint!


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Each of the Azura Retreat’s fifteen villa was constructed in cooperation with the local communities. Supreme comforts par excellence – each of the units includes a private infinity pool!


Moreover, read more » you home away from home is located at only a few paces from the pristine beach. A tough choice … chill in the private pool, play in the ocean’s gentle surf or unwind in your villa’s garden …?


Of course, there is also the option to permit yourself a little afternoon lie-down on the comfortable daybed. Or you could settle down on the beach, working on you tan.


Supreme relaxation is the common theme in most of the Azura Retreat’s activities. Pack enough time to indulge in blissful idleness.


The ambience at the Azura Retreat is characterised by an authentic Mozambiquean flair. Plenty of select wood, arts and crafts and the typical thatched roof all underpin the local flavour. Fine style at every turn, even the large bathtub sports a stunning view of the Indian Ocean.


Step outside to enjoy the refreshing delights of your villa’s outdoor shower. The stars blinking above, let the water stream over you while a light breeze caresses your skin.


Needless to say, that the villa’s equipment and furniture leaves nothing to be desired. The flowing mosquito net adds an exotic touch to the bedroom and ensures tranquil nights without being bothered by the tropical insect wildlife.


A ceiling ventilator and an air-conditioning system keep the room temperatures pleasant. For the duration of your stay, a personal host is always at your side when you require assistance or a special favour.


The Azura Retreat’s villas are divided into three categories: The hotel offers three Luxury Beach Villas, eleven Infinity Villas and the sumptuous Presidential Villa.


Since all the units are highly comfortable and each category sports a special flair, the decision is not an easy one to take. Of course, it is a pleasure for INTOSOL to assists you in these matters, offering invaluable information and tailoring your perfect holiday in Mozambique!


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The Azura Retreat’s guiding principles are simple and effective: indulging with all five senses and resting body, mind and soul – a revitalising experience. On land or on water – there are countless read more » options for quiet activities at the Azura Retreat. Time flies, despite the easy pace.


Those who enjoy casting a line, may join one of the deep-sea fishing excursions. Fish the unknown depths and live the excitement of the first tug on the line. A challenging alternative is fly-fishing, a sport that requires considerable skill.


Of course, the ocean’s inhabitants can be enjoyed in other ways than on the hook or in the pan. The vibrant underwater life is sensational and well worth a dive. The marine life can also be explored with a simple mask, snorkel and fins.


Set sails and point the bow towards the horizon. The sailing trips on the Indian Ocean are something magical. Dolphins may turn up suddenly to play merrily around the yachts and occasionally even whales are sighted.


Countless uncharted islands line the coast of Mozambique. Ask your skipper to drop you off on one of the deserted islands for a romantic picnic for two and experience the Robinson Crusoe feeling.


Without room for question, the Indian Ocean offers a spectacular range of activities. However, the Azura Retreat also features great activities on Benguerra Island. Discover the island in an all-terrain vehicle or join one of the bird watching hikes.


Keep your eyes peeled and you will not only spot many birds but possibly even a crocodile. Back on the main land, the bustling city Vilanculos provides detailed insight into the daily life in Mozambique.


Having returned to the peace and quiet of the Azura Retreat, the first-class spa offers supreme relaxation and a range of treatments that spoil you from tip to toe.


Allow experienced hands to apply sophisticated therapies and soothing massages. Inhale the exotic fragrances of quality oils and beauty products and feel the tension seep from your body!


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