Welcome to Balistidae lodge

Balistidae – a luxury beach villa named after, and inspired by, the colourful and playful triggerfish family. Located on the waters edge, within the renowned Nhoxani complex on the remote western tip of the Santa Maria peninsula in Southern Mozambique, Balistidae offers adventurous groups and families an unforgettable exclusive holiday destination. Only an hour from Maputo by boat, quite simply, luxury meets adventure.

Balistidae sleeps up to 12 guests in 6 deluxe suites.

So much to see and do at Balistidae.

Balistidae – the food alone is reason to visit.

What the lodge offers

Balistidae is Santa Maria’s top villa. Over and above the luxury accommodation, Balistidae offers an array of amenities, services and experiences. Guests will be treated to 3 delicious meals prepared on site by the lodge’s 2 dedicated chefs, while a wide choice of activities and excursions will keep the busiest of families entertained all day.

Private chefs

Our private chefs will do the the cooking so you can focus on relaxing.

Fully serviced by offsite staff

Our friendly and efficient team are there to serve, while you relax and enjoy.

Complete privacy

Direct beach access with complete privacy from pedestrians.

Balistidae lodge overview

6 spacious suites
State of the art kitchen
Indoor living and dining areas
TV loft and games room
Patio dining, deck and pool
Sundowner cocktail deck
Air conditioned gym
Direct beach access
2 private boats

High quality accommodation services

With the finest attention to detail, Balistidae Lodge caters to groups and families who are looking for an authentic Mozambican destination, with that extra dash of comfort and luxury. Top class finishes, ample living space and a setting that’s hard to beat, Balistidae is the ideal destination for your next Mozambique holiday.

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