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Cova de Tubarau

Cova de Tubarau
Location & Contact Details
Address: Macaneta
Contact : Roelie Jacobs
Local Fax : 011-9180403
INT Fax : +27-11-9180403
Cell : 082-5764940

Cova de Tubarao (The resting place of sharks) is situated on Africa's East Coast on the beautiful Island of Macanetta.

35 km north of Maputo lays Cova de Tubarao, a tropical barefoot paradise on an exotic African island. Enjoy the sunrise and sunsets over the ocean from the comfort of your bed and from the sundeck of your luxury log wooden house, while sipping exotic drinks...
Not even the whales in the distance will disturb your peace!


These fully equipped log houses along with sun kissed golden beaches only a couple of meters away are complimented by local fisherman selling their catch.

All 4 houses are fully equipped apart from towels.

The lodge is fully equipped with electricity but as in South-Africa there can also be power failures. It is advisable to take with you lamps and torches.

Hammerhead Shark
The spacious log house is a self catering eight (8) sleeper that offers breath taking views from all bedrooms with wide windows. Sit under a thatch roof that allows the cooling sea breeze to come in. Our log house is fully equipped. Sunset braai's - Weber provided. All sea facing (3) bedrooms upstairs - 1 double bed and 2 x 2 single bed and 2 sleeper couches on the lower floor.

Tiger Shark
Is a self catering twelve (12) sleeper, thatched, double story wooden house. Your ever so popular upper level is your entertainment area complete with braai area, kitchen and lounge. This is rounded of with a fantastic ocean view. The lower level consists of a bathroom, two bedrooms with double beds, and one bedroom with two single beds and an open plan with four single beds. On the upper level you will also find two sleeper couches.

Angel Shark
Is also known as the Honeymoon Suite. A warm and inviting open plan, single storey thatched wooden house that is drenched with creativity. It sleeps four (4) people via a queen size bed and two sleeper couches. The kitchen is situated on the veranda and this house is also self catering.

Zambezi Shark
Is our self catering six (6) sleeper. A thatched double storey wooden house where the lower level got one bathroom and an open plan with one double bed and four single beds. The upper level with an ocean view is your entertainment area, and consists of a braai area, kitchen and lounge.

You need passport. Carry identification at all times.

SA Citizens do not need a visa.
Vehicles must pay third party insurance and road tax, which you can get at Komatipoort, Sasol garage, (caravan kiosk)
If you are bringing in a vehicle, you need original registration, or a certified copy thereof by the bank, documents of the vehicle.
Two emergency triangles per vehicle are required by law.
If you are towing a boat or trailer you must have the, yellow triangle on a blue background on front bumper and on the back right of the boat or trailer.
The wearing of seatbelt, front and back, is law in Mozambique.
You can exchange rand for meticais at Sasol garage, Komatipoort.
Please provide for your own bottled water.
Malaria: contact your physician regarding the necessary precautions.

  • Payment Methods
  • EFT / Bank Transfer EFT / Bank Transfer
  • Languages Spoken At Establishment
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Shangaan
  • Facilities
  • air conditioner (some units)
  • boat / marine slipway onsite
  • braai / barbecue - communal
  • braai / barbecue - onsite
  • braai/barbeque (some units)
  • ceiling fans
  • DSTV in communal area
  • horse riding (less than 5km)
  • kitchen (fully equipped)
  • kitchenette (some units)
  • microwave (some units)
  • outdoor pool
  • parking all onsite
  • restaurant onsite
  • tea / coffee making facilities
  • television in communal area
  • whale watching onsite
  • Special Categories
  • Conference Venue Accommodationdetails
    Accommodates how many people?
    Capacity : no information

    The following apply
    Exclusive / preferred service providers on call
    Restroom accessible
    Kitchen accessible
    Audio – visual equipment (request details)
    Food / beverage facilities for catering purposes
    Crockery and cutlery available for hire
    Catering done in-house
    Designated parking area
    Sufficient parking space
    Fully staffed (cleaning, servers etc.)
    Internet connection
    Wireless internet connection
    Air conditioning
    Good lighting that can be operated independently
    Liquor license
    Bar on-site
    A purpose-built and dedicated back entrance available for equipment loading and offloading
    Wheelchair friendly
    A specified area for coaches and buses to stop to allow delegates and guests to embark and disembark safely
    Dedicated storage space that can safely store event materials and equipment overnight
    Individual lockable storage available for storage of more valuable items
  • Fresh-Water Fishing Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Fishing equipment for hire
    Can bring own fishing equipment
    Boat available for use
    Boat available for hire
    Can bring own boat (no petrol motors)
    Catch and release
    Catch and keep
    Limited number of fish per day allowed
    Fly fishing
  • Interesting Place Accommodationdetails
    Why is your establishment interesting?
    Detail description : On the beach, 20 to 70 meters! Launch Site! Restaurant and bar and swimmingpool!

  • Quad/4x4/Bike Trails Accommodationdetails
    The following apply
    Bring your own bicycle
    Bicycles to hire
    Bicycle set trails
    Bicycle - free to explore
    Bring your own quad bike
    Quad bikes to hire
    Quad bike set trails
    Quad bikes – free to explore
    Bring your own off-road motorcycle
    Off-road motorcycles to hire
    Off-road motorcycle set trails
    Off-road motorcycle – free to explore
    4x4 vehicle set trails
    4x4 vehicle – free to explore
  • Sleeps 10 or More Accommodationdetails
    Your establishment has capacity to cater for groups of 10 or more.
  • Wedding Venue Accommodationdetails
    Capacity Information
    Overnight accommodation for how many people? : 50
    Max people allowed at the venue? : 70

    The following apply
    Reception area
    Area for wedding ceremony
    Undercover area for signing the register
    Fully catered
    Couple must provide own catering
    In house events coordinator (compulsory)
    In house events coordinator (not compulsory)
    Liquor license
    Fully stocked bar
    Cutlery and crockery rental
    Cleaning / serving staff
    Bridal suite
    Honeymoon suite
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Last updated on 08 Mar, 2019.

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