Type: Camping & Self-Catering Chalets (Rustic)
Capacity: 450 people
Features: PADI 5 Star Dive Resort, Fishing Charters, Restaurant/Pubs

Ponta Malongane Beach Camp, A PADI 5 Star Resort, is one of the premier dive centres in Mozambique and offers affordable self-catering and camping accommodation. If you are looking for a fun, affordable holiday in Mozambique, this popular resort with its beautiful swimming beach, warm waters and wondrous reefs is the definitely place to be.

This perfect weekend and holiday getaway is located just 1h45m driving from Maputo city, a 5-hour drive from Durban and an 8-hour drive from Johannesburg.

The 53 beautifully shaded camp sites at Malongane Beach Resort are spread out along a 1km area of the resort. All sites are within easy walking distance to the beach and to the numerous ablution blocks. The size of each site varies between 6-12 people per site. All the sites have a plug point. Refrigerators/freezers are not provided for our guests in the camp sites. Guests are also requested to bring their own braais/grids, tables, chairs and umbrellas.

Malongane Beach Resort boasts 10 rustic chalets situated close to the beach and the beach bar and restaurant. There are four 4-sleeper chalets, four 5-sleeper chalets and two 6-sleeper chalets with private bathrooms which are serviced daily. The chalets have basic self-catering equipment with bedding, linen, crockery, cutlery, fridge/freezer, gas cooker, ceiling fans and outdoor braai (barbeque) facilities.

The four 4-sleeper rondavels comprise an open plan kitchen/living area with private bathroom just a few metres from the beach. One of the rondavels has a separate bedroom with a double bed. The rondavels are serviced daily and are equipped with bedding and linen, crockery, cutlery, fridge/freezer, gas cooker, ceiling fans and a portable braai (barbeque).

Dive Camp Tents
25 Dive Camp Tents are situated close to the dive camp and boat launching area. 14 of these two-man dome tents are positioned on wooden decks with shade covers, whilst the other 11 are ground tents in the shaded camp area closer to the beach. Each tent has 2 single mattresses and mosquito screened door and windows. Guests occupying these tents will have the use of the Dive Camp communal self-catering kitchen where fridge/freezer space will be allocated on arrival. The adjacent ablutions have hot water showers and power outlets for hairdryers and shavers. There are no plug points in the tents but these are available at the dive camp for charging laptops, cell phones, cameras and for other personal equipment.

Rustic Log Huts
The 19 log huts are ideal for scuba divers. They accommodate 2 people per unit and each has 2 single beds. These log huts are positioned at the Dive Camp, just a few metres from the beach. There are no plug points in the huts but guests may charge their appliances and/or equipment at the Dive Camp. Guests staying in the log huts have the use of the Dive Camp communal self-catering kitchen where fridge/freezer space will be allocated on arrival. The kitchen is equipped with gas cookers, pots and pans and basic cooking utensils. The adjacent ablutions have hot water showers and power outlets for hairdryers and shavers.

No cooking, candles or mosquito burners are permitted inside or on decks of log huts and crockery or cutlery are not provided. Guests are advised to bring their own. In addition, guests are requested to bring own bedding and linen, beach and bath towels.

This PADI 5 Star Resort offers affordable accommodation for both adventure seekers and relaxation enthusiasts alike. Whether you’ve spent the day exploring vibrant coral reefs beneath the waves or simply unwinding on the sandy shores, the options for enjoyment are endless.

As the sun sets on another idyllic day at Ponta Malongane Beach Camp, you can enjoy a laughter-filled night around the campfire or a delicious meal and an ice cold beverage with fellow guests in the lively bar.

The rates below are in MZN and will only be confirmed (in ZAR if required) when making your reservation enquiry
Rates below are subject to change without notice
Full payment is required prior to arrival. A 50% deposit secures and the balance is required 1 month prior to arrival.

Low Season – Camping
From MZN600.00 per adult per night
From MZN300.00 per child 5-12 years per night
No charge for children under 5 years

High Season – Camping
From MZN700.00 per adult per night
From MZN350.00 per child 5-12 years per night
No charge for children under 5 years

Peak Season – Camping (14 December to 13 January)
From MZN900.00 per adult per night
From MZN450.00 per child 5-12 years per night
No charge for children under 5 years

The rates for the self-catering chalets, dive tents & huts will be advised when making your reservation enquiry
A camping supplement will be charged during mid and high seasons should a campsite not be occupied to 75% of its capacity
A key deposit of R100.00 is payable at the resort.
A surcharge will be levied should the maximum occupancy be exceeded.

Minimum Stay
During low and high seasons a minimum stay of 2 nights is required. During peak season there is a minimum stay of 7 nights

Service Fee
R125.00 non-refundable service fee required with the deposit payment

  • Restaurant
  • 2 x Bars
  • Daily Cleaning Service (Rondavels & Chalets)
  • DSTV in Loggerhead Bar
  • Dive Centre (PADI)
  • Snorkelling and Scuba Gear Hire
  • 24 Hour Security
  • There is a shop next to the restaurant where basic supplies and ice can be purchased
  • Fresh bread (Pao) is available every day from 7h00 in the morning
  • Own Braai and Braai Utensils (tongs, forks, charcoal, etc)
  • Cleaning materials (Dishwash Liquid, Washing Powder, Handy Andy, Sponges, Dishcloths, etc)
  • Toilet Paper
  • Soap/Personal Toiletries
  • Drinking Water
  • Beach and Bath Towels
  • Adaptors for charging cell phones, laptops and for other personal uses
  • Refuse Bags
  • Mosquito / Insect Repellent
  • Torches/Solar Lights
  • Own Linen & Bedding (if staying in Dive Tents & Huts)
  • Diving and Instruction
  • Ocean Safaris
  • Fishing
  • Snorkelling
  • Quad Bike Hire
  • Swim with Dolphins
  • Horse Riding
  • Surfing
  • Kite Surfing
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Restaurants and Bars
  • Elephant Reserve
  • Whale Spotting (seasonal)
  • Turtle Spotting (seasonal)
  • There are no braais at the camp sites so please ensure that you provide your own if you are camping. Remains of charcoal should not be buried or placed in vegetation, as they can be harmful to fauna and flora.
  • There are no medical facilities at the Resort – the nearest hospital is at Manguzi in South Africa. Please bring a fully equipped First Aid Kit and include any prescription medication, anti-malaria prophylactics and anti-histamines.
  • Mobile Vodacom, Mcel and Movitel signal is available in the resort.
  • There is no Wi-fi at the Resort.
  • No music or excessive noise is allowed in the resort. Low volume music will be tolerable, but all music to stop at 21h00.
  • Water at the Resort is provided by a borehole and is fine for washing and bathing. Bottled water is recommended for drinking.
  • There are no Credit Card facilities at the Resort. The Resort operates strictly on a cash only basis. Please ensure you bring sufficient cash in either SA Rands; US$ or Meticais for the duration of your stay.
  • 4×4 vehicles or 2×4 vehicles with diff lock are required.
  • No smoking allowed inside the houses, chalets, tents on deck and Log Huts.
  • Should you require a border transfer, secure parking is provided at the border at a cost of approximately R50.00 per vehicle per day
  • Plug points at the Resort run on 5 amps and are unable to support any electrical appliances with elements i.e. Hairdryers, Electric kettles, Electric heaters. Please do not bring them, they will cause the power to trip.
  • The Resort does not offer any private laundry service to guests.
  • Wood and charcoal can be purchased from the villagers just outside the Resort.
  • No quad bikes or motor bikes are permitted to be driven or switched on inside the Resort. Quad Bikes may be safely parked in the Reception area. Persons not adhering to this will be fined.
  • No resort poles may be removed for any reason, persons will be fined.
  • No tents are permitted to be put up outside Chalets or Rondavels. Camping is strictly on designated pre-paid campsites.
  • All swimmers/beach goers, for your own safety, please keep well away from the ski-boat launching area when swimming/snorkelling or relaxing on the beach.
  • No hosepipes are to be used inside the resort except at the boat cleaning area.
  • Please do not park in the roads or on grassed garden areas.
  • No private generators are permitted.
  • No pets allowed.
  • Casual staff may be employed to assist you. Please enquire at reception.

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