Sylvia Shoal

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Sylvia shoal is the perfect destination for family holidays, fishing and diving, the resort offers a variety of accommodation styles including barracas, camping sites and self-catering chalets. 

The lodge is amongst tropical coconut palms and sheltered by the indigenous bush.

Guests can take a comfortable walk to the beach to indulge in some fishing or diving, or perhaps just dip a toe in the warm water. The seasonal restaurant is right on the beach with it’s 180 degree sea view, it provides some of the best seafood’s and traditional Portuguese chicken so many guests came back for.  

Chalets are fully equipped with crockery and cutlery plus a fridge and a two plate gas cooker. Linen and mosquito nets are supplied. The chalet is furnished with beds, table and chairs, undercover patio and braai. Showers, basins and flash toilets are en-suite and an extra single bed can be arranged on request. 

Campers enjoy shaded grassed campsites, with or without a baracca which include a plug point and light. Clean ablution blocks with gas geysers, showers, basins and flash toilets. 

Good to know


Visitors are recommended to take anti-malaria medication. The best precaution will be to wear protective clothing and use mosquito repellant, especially after 4pm in the evening. As mosquito nets are only provided in bungalows, campers are required to bring their own!


Sylvia shoal does have Mcell cellphone and internet signal.

Important Mozambique rules and regulation

Always have identification, passport and vehicle registration documents with you while traveling in Mozambique. If you have copies, the copies needs to be notarised.

Driving is not permitted on the beach, unless you are launching your boat at a designated launching site.

Drive on the left of the road and always carry two emergency triangles and a yellow emergency vest with you. Always wear your seatbelt!!!


Fresh bread can be bought ar our local bakery, 5 minutes from the lodge. Fresh bottled water is available in Massinga. 

The closest airstrips are in Vilankulos and Inhambane.