Braby Villa has 4 bedrooms en-suite; a modern kitchen and scullery with extra fridges and freezers; an indoor and outdoor dining area; a lounge with sliding doors, leading onto a braai deck, beautiful spacious shaded decks; a swimming pool; outdoor pool lounge, outdoor dining and coffee table seating area under a huge acacia tree; sunken lounge and raised beach braai area. The house is strategically placed on the water’s edge, on one of the awesome front sites on the bay, surrounded by a splendid indigenous forest. The views of Inhaca and the sunsets in late afternoon are magnificent. All rooms have powerful ceiling fans. The house has WIFI, DSTV, 3 canoes and 2 windsurfers for your enjoyment. We also have an optional extra: 7m Superduck boat with 2 x 60 HP Suzuki 4-strokes, big enough for 10 pax, for trips to Inhaca, Portuguese Island, snorkelling, fishing, water-skiing, tubing and more.
Braby Villa offers 4 sea-facing double bedrooms en-suite, one is a family room with 2 extra singles, and it can sleep a maximum of 10 guests. It has a separate guest loo and a spacious, private outside shower under a beautiful Milkwood tree.
Bedroom 1 has a Queen size XL bed plus 2 adult singles. The bathroom has a large shower, double basins, loo and bidet
Bedroom 2 (master) has 2 x 3/4 beds when pushed together serve effectively an extra King-size bed. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, bath, double basins, loo and bidet
Bedroom 3 has 2 adult XL singles that can be pushed together, with a convertor to make a King-size bed. The en-suite bathroom has a shower, double basin and loo
Bedroom 4 has a queen size XL bed. The bathroom has a shower, basin, loo and bidet
*All bedrooms are linked to the main area with wooden boardwalks and have powerful ceiling fans.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all necessary appliances and every accessory you could require. There is a separate spacious scullery with extra fridge and freezer capacity
We have a reverse osmosis pure water system for plenty of excellent drinking water. Abundant ice volumes are made daily in a dedicated freezer.
The covered dining room opens onto a spacious deck under a large Acacia Karoo (sweet thorn) and a swimming pool with comfortable bench seating area to soak up some sun rays.
There is an outdoor dining area as well. A smart TV is available in Bedroom 1 for streaming Netflix if desired.
Boats may be moored safely directly in front of the lodge.
A gas trolley braai as well as a charcoal Weber braai are supplied.
Guests have the use of 3 double canoes and 2 windsurfers.
A Wifi modem is available, with data consumption for guests account – please enquire.
The house is fully serviced daily by 4 staff members. A security guard is stationed at the house for the nights, who covers the furniture if it rains and washes the dishes in the scullery.
*To secure the whole house (ideally up to 10 guests, maximum)
Mets and USD rates applicable at current exchange rates
*From R7530 / night for 7 night stays for 10 guests
*From R11,445 / night for 7 night stays
R7530/night for bookings ≥ 7 days; R9345/night for weekends only with a minimum stay of 2 nights; R8270/night for 3-6 nights
Ideally you should try to share a house with other families so that the price is attractive for 6-10 people.
Due to demand and preference for longer bookings, mostly for at least 7 days by most foreign visitors, we are not able to offer confirmed bookings for only 2 nights, long in advance.
To accommodate Maputo residents who often only wish to visit for a weekend, we are happy to make a provisional reservation, but can only offer confirmation 4 weeks in advance if a booking is only for 2 nights, or 6 weeks in advance if the booking is for 3 nights.
Easter Holidays – We recommend at least 7 nights for peak season. Tariff is R11,445/night with R11,970/night applicable for the Easter weekend portion. Due to high demand, we try to optimise the bookings over peak periods.
December 2022/New Year weeks - We are almost fully booked over December 2022. Please check the calendar regularly for any changes, or email email@example.com for enquiries.
Optional Extra: If you would like to rent a boat for your stay, we can offer you the exclusive use of a 7m semi-rigid boat, a Superduck with 2x 60 HP Suzuki 4-stroke engines. It comes with a skipper and may be used to visit anywhere around the peninsula: snorkelling, trips to Portuguese Island or Inhaca, water-skiing, tubing, fishing in the bay, sun downer cruises etc. The cost is R2,550/day and will apply for the full duration of your visit. 20 litres of fuel/day are included per 6 night visit or pro-rata for shorter stays. This adds a comprehensive experience to an already fabulously exciting visit. Equipment such as water-skis, tubes (sit in double or lie down double), snorkelling equipment, beach chairs and a shade gazebo are included for use on excursions. Fishing out at sea can also be offered, with a small add-on fee. This is a very popular offering and is booked almost always by visitors, unless they have their own boat.
Prices include local VAT of 17%. Generally a minimum stay of 7 days is suggested from Saturday to Saturday.
High season - 80% deposit secures the booking with the balance payable 60 days prior to arrival.
Low season - 50% deposit secures the booking with the balance payable 60 days prior to arrival.
Any reservation less than 60 days prior to arrival, will require full payment to secure.
HIGH SEASON reservations:
A refund of 80% of the booking value will apply only for the portion of time for which a replacement booking is secured, regardless of the notice period.
LOW SEASON reservations -
A refund on cancellation of 80% of the booking value will apply if a cancellation is received at least 60 days prior to visit. No refunds on cancellation less than 60 days prior to the commencement of the visit, unless a replacement booking is secured. As can be appreciated, a 20% administration fee on the value of the booking will be retained. For all cancellations, we will endeavour to secure a replacement booking. If we are successful, a refund of 80% will apply for the portion of time for which a replacement booking is secured.
Failure to settle the balance of the tariff, within the stipulated period, allows the Operator to replace the booking. If we are successful, a refund of 80% will apply for the portion of time for which a replacement booking is secured.
Cancellations should be received in writing.
Should you wish for us to assist with sourcing a charter boat to transfer you and your visitors from Maputo to Santa Maria and return, we will gladly oblige. Once a reservation is made with the service provider on the terms agreed, the above cancellation terms and conditions will also apply to the boat transfer deposits.
Should visitors not be able to travel on the exact arranged dates and times due to weather, arriving late or any other reason whatsoever, all parties agree to co-operate to try and arrange an earlier or later departure.
At all times, the Operators of Nhoxani Lodge and the Service Providers of transport, will be exempt of any liability relating to such conditions. There will be no refund applicable to a shortened stay or a no show.
*Nhoxani Lodge reserves the right to cancel or postpone a reservation due to circumstances beyond the Operator’s control.