At Shakati Beach Lodge, our aim is to attract discerning travellers to this unique and unspoiled location offering both beach and bush experiences.

At Shakati Beach Lodge, we aim to attract discerning travellers to this unique and unspoiled location, offering both beach and bush experiences. Experience memorable moments that include delicious seafood, gracious and personalised hospitality, breathtaking ocean views, exceptional diving and fishing, a safari experience, and game viewing during your stay at our exclusive private lodge. So pack your bags for a holiday of a lifetime in a secluded bay and create your own unique African experience.

The untouched beauty of the nearby islands, beach, and unrivalled wildlife sets us apart from other Mozambique accommodation destinations.

Shakati Beach Lodge is ideal for:

– Family groups,
– Groups of friends,
– Corporate getaways or team building events.

Where African personal hospitality meets international luxury standards.

Whatever your dreams, our staff are renowned for attending to our guests every whim as they pride themselves in going above and beyond to exceed expectations.


Shakati Beach lodge comprises six bedroom suites only a few steps from the magnificent beach and warm Indian Ocean. In addition, guests can relax and unwind in absolute comfort and style in spacious guest areas. All communal living spaces open up to a large, covered patio and wooden deck, giving it an authentic beach villa feel, and the back courtyard has a large swimming pool and sun lounging area.

Shakati Beach lodge is fully serviced, and the staff reside on the property.


At Shakati Beach lodge, you can unleash your adventurous spirit as its coastline offers guests a chance to watch dolphins, whales, sea turtles, and a colour palette of tropical fish and coral while diving or snorkelling.

Alternatively, you can go on a fully guided island-hopping excursion where guests explore the coastline fringed by tropical islands. Our team will conjure up fresh seafood and snacks to take onboard, where guests can choose where to have a picnic for a truly fantastic day out.

The Sanctuary boasts seven species of Mangroves, providing abundant areas for nesting and protection for many species of water birds. As a result, avid birdwatchers will have a fantastic time spotting some of our feathered friends.

For fishing enthusiasts, you can try deep-sea fishing or fly fishing and spinning.

Feel free to discover The Sanctuary’s reserve by arranging a safari drive, taking beach walks, going trail running, or embarking on a sunset dhow cruise.

A relaxed sunset cruise aboard a traditional dhow provides the ideal opportunity to celebrate life’s special moments in a truly magnificent experience.


The colonial history of the Portuguese can be experienced through many of our dishes served at Shakati Beach lodge. An absolute must-try is our chef’s fiery peri-peri chicken. Or enjoy some grilled prawns, stuffed calamari, and steamed crab. In addition to the ultimate relaxing Mozambique accommodation, we guarantee a seafood culinary experience to remember.


Shakati Beach lodge can sleep up to 14 people with children sharing and a minimum stay of six nights. Please view the latest rates for our Mozambique accommodation destination on our rates page.


Shakati Beach lodge is located within The Sanctuary, a 30 000 ha conservation-protected area covering both land and sea, situated along the Indian Ocean coast of Mozambique. You can reach us by plane, car, boat, or helicopter.

Malaria information

Although Malaria is widespread in the Vilanculos area, it is not expected at The Sanctuary and Shakati Beach lodge. However, we recommend you regularly use mosquito sprays or creams, especially when passing through Vilanculos.