White Pearl Lodge 

Where is it? 

White Pearl Resorts is situated on a private magnificent sandy white beach in southern Mozambique (south of Maputo and almost on the border with South Africa).

How do I get there?

Daily  flights from Johannesburg to Maputo then White Pearl Resorts offers a helicopter sky transfer service from Maputo International Airport. Fly over remote dune bush and beautiful coastal scenery as well as the Maputo Elephant Reserve on your journey to the Resort. The journey between the airport and White Pearl Resorts takes approximately 30 minutes.

OR Road access from the Kruger – making this the perfect BUSH AND BEACH combination.

OR Self Drive from Kosi in KwaZulu Natal

The accommodation

White Pearl Resorts comprises 22 individual suites each with their own private pool and stunning ocean views together with a main area offering a chic restaurant, lounge, bar and large rim-flow swimming pooL. Luxury suites each with their private plunge pool. Some have beach access – while others enjoy panoramic views. Feel free to take time out soaking up the sunshine on the deck, submerging yourself in your heated private pool or dropping into the soft organic linens and cottons that adorn the living area and bedroom. A refreshing outdoor shower and stylish bath tub in the luxurious bathroom await.

What can I do?

  • SPA. Surrounded by soothing sounds and calming scents, experience a variety of spa treatments. 
  • Stretch out on one of the beautiful oversized day beds or comfortable loungers while you indulge in a refreshing cocktail with views over the great expanse of ocean and white sands.
  • Swim alongside the Dolphins
  • Swim in the beautiful depths of the ocean alongside majestic dolphins and glide over exquisite coral reefs on an exclusive ocean safari. 

Scuba Dive

The resort offers unique diving experiences on one of the world’s top pinnacle reefs. A variety of dive spots offer something for everyone, from exhilarating shark sightings to multitudes of fish and vibrant corals.

Horse Ride

Explore the natural surroundings on horseback or take a walk on our idyllic beach.  The sheltered bay is home to a myriad of sea creatures from the resident dolphins and migrating humpback whales to the endangered turtles who return each year to lay their eggs on these protected shores.


Enjoy a snorkelling trip to a nearby reef and while you explore the crew will be on the lookout for pods of silvery, glistening Bottlenose Dolphins which regularly glide through these waters. Dolphins are known for their calming and therapeutic effects on humans. You will have the opportunity to experience this unique bond between humans and dolphins.

Star and Moon Gaze

There is a  telescope for  you to view the night sky.

Turtles (seasonal – usually between November and February)

White Pearl Resorts, Ponta Mamoli is home to one of the richest turtle nesting sites in southern Mozambique. Between November and February each year, Loggerhead and Leatherback Turtles head to this stretch of coast to lay their eggs. In partnership with the Southern Mozambique Marine Turtle Nesting Monitoring, Tagging and Conservation Programme, the resort works to monitor and protect these majestic and docile creatures.