Colina Verde, Machangulo Peninsula

The place is yours. The soaring views of the sea. The pool. A first rate chef and great staff. The stunning location. All the ingredients for an unforgettable holiday.

If, when you imagine your dream holiday, you picture bringing all your favourite people in the world together in one entrancing place, you should think about Colina Verde. This home-from-home is a seven bedroom mansion poised on a 120 metre high sand dune, surrounded by luxuriant forest, overlooking the glistening Indian Ocean. It’s the perfect setting for the ultimate, luxury, tailor-made holiday to Mozambique. Because here you and yours can swim in the Bay of Maputo, explore the unspoiled Machangulo Reserve, walk on fine sand, discover local culture, experience the finest regional specialities cooked by your own chef, go whale and turtle watching, fish in freshwater lakes, relax and be pampered by staff dedicated to making your holiday unforgettable - whether you take the whole house, or just a room.

Colina Verde, at a glance

  • Fabulous home-from-home hotel set on a towering sand dune in the untouched Machangulo Reserve
  • Choice of seven individually themed – and titled - rooms
  • The Monkey room, for example, has a tented four poster bed and copper bath
  • The Elephant room has a stone bath and outdoor shower
  • The Hippo room has two levels, perfect for families
  • All rooms have achingly beautiful views of the ocean, forest or pool
  • Local decorative themes and curious details like natural tree pillars
  • Wonderful food prepared using home grown produce and fresh seafood – served on the terraces and in the dining room

For leisure and pleasure

  • Welcoming oval swimming pool with sun decks and a shaded bar
  • Massage, yoga and meditation area
  • Hot tub and well equipped gym
  • Spectacular 360 degree views of the ocean and the surrounding forest from soaring observation decks
  • Snorkelling in the Indian Ocean
  • Sandboarding on an empty beach
  • Tennis
  • Whale and turtle watching 
  • Angling and deep sea fishing
  • Cultural visits to local villages
  • The eco-systems of the coastal dune forest, mangroves and inland freshwater lakes are waiting to be explored
  • I do not think that we have ever had so much care and attention from a travel company, which just goes to show that (in a good way), you do get what you pay for.

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    DL, Morocco, 2013