Praia de Barra
|Contact :||Bronwen Bekker|
|Local Tel :||039-3112100|
|INT Tel :||+27-39-3112100|
The two houses are positioned on the dune overlooking "Praia da Barra" (Barra Bay & Beach) and Flamingo Bay, situated approx 300m from the beach with a 180 degree view of the Inhambane estuary, mangrove swamps and the tranquil warm blue water of the Indian Ocean in Barra Bay.
The district boasts one of the largest plantations of palm trees worldwide and this vegetation combined with the endless pristine beaches and sparkling clear ocean, give this stretch of the peninsula a taste of that balmy island fever.
Our accommodation comprises of two spacious four bedroom homes with four double beads each, comfortably accommodating eight couples, there is one double bunk for small children. there are six bathrooms with showers, five on suite. The two fully equipped kitchens have plenty refrigeration and freezing space. The large open plan kitchens are a get together place for the whole family, leading onto open plan lounge areas. Two huge thatched verandas with comfortable outdoor furniture, gas braai facilities and the most incredible views of the beach, the bay, the peninsula, the mangroves and the most incredible African sun setting over the coconut plantations.
Guests have full and free access and use of the stunning pool, bar and restaurant facilities at Sunset Lodge. Sit in the pool while enjoying one of the "Thirsty Parrots" famous cocktails. Enjoy from a hamburger to a scrumptious seafood platter in the open air restaurant area, all of this while enjoying the stunning views over the bay area.
There are many local vendors who will source and supply you with seafood (prawns, calamari, mussels, oysters, fresh fish and crayfish/langoustines) at very reasonable prices as well as freshly baked bread, bread rolls and seasonal fruits, this can be arranged through the staff attending to your house. There is a market in Inhambane where most fresh produce and fruit can be purchased, there is also a fully stocked liquor store and frozen imported meat is available from selected suppliers. Curios are plentiful, many vendors selling sarongs, artwork and wooden carvings . We do request of guests to help protect the ocean and not to purchase the shells.
The two houses are fully serviced, water is supplied from our own borehole and is 100% safe to drink. The houses are fully electrified with a gas stove and oven. A security guard patrols the houses and looks after the vehicles during the night. A management couple are on site to welcome you and assist with any requirements.
The houses are situated 20 km from Inhambane, on the Praia du Barra Road, the final 1km access onto the property is a soft sandy road - 4 x 4 vehicles are recommended, although certain makes of cars or 2x4 LDV will be able to get onto the property, but will have to park at the work shop 50 mtrs away from the houses, 4x4's can park at the front door of the houses. Guests are advised to deflate their tyres to 1 bar at the beginning of the road to avoid getting stuck.