Sylvia Shoal

We dive not to escape life but for life not to escape us

Come and experience our underwater world

Explore the secrets of our fascinating vibrant corals and marine life on Sylvia Shoal reef, which is well-known as one of the world’s finest diving spots. Your opportunity te see Mozambique’s gentle giant – whale shark and manta rays. The reef is approximately 14km long, with a average dept of 10 meters.  Truly an amazing reef which has hardly been explored.

Sylvia shoal also has perfect waters for Scuba diving and snorkelling. The warm tropical waters surrounding the lodge has a stunning variety of sea life. Leatherback turtles are often seen in the waters close to the lodge.

Life is better when you fish

Come and experience world class fishing.

Sylvia shoal is the perfect place for sky-boat, rock and surf as well as see kayak fishing. We have a wide variety of species to catch like Spanish Mackerel, King Fish, Sail Fish, Tuna, Bonito, Spotted Mackerel, Queen Fish and Job Fish, only to mention a few. Most major game fish species can be caught in our area. 

Natural bait is available ate local markets and Sylvia Shoal has beach launching sites.


The ideal destination for relaxing

We have the most amazing hot tropical waters, with safe swimming. Perfect sandy beach for a romantic walk or a relaxing drink. Put your feet up and relax while watching the ocean!! 

Sylvia Shoal has an on site seasonal restaurant and bar for your convenience.

You can also visit Inhambane or Vilanculos to book a Dhow Sailing trip around the island, or just stroll around the markets and meet the local folks.