Diving or relaxing, you choose

Something for all

Sava Dunes is ideally located for days of exploration around the surrounding areas and day tours as well as a multitude of beach and ocean based activities can be arranged at the lodge. The lodge works closely with various local operators to deliver a wealth of activity options during your stay.


The Barra / Tofo region is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations for diving because of the sheer diversity of marine life, and abundant concentrations of manta rays and whale sharks. Please note that there isn’t a dive school at the lodge.

Ocean Safaris

This is a two hour ocean safari that speeds through the turquoise waters in search of whale sharks, manta rays, dolphins, turtles and humpback whales.

Island Tours & Snorkelling

Barra Vida Island Excursions happen on a Pontoon cruiser and can accommodate 10 people, the pontoon is also motorised and shaded for a comfortable ride , options to visit Pansy Island and Survivor Island. Snorkel with the sea horses, puffer fish, lion fish and other species in the Barra estuary

Spa Treatments available on site

Indulge in relaxing spa treatments available on-site, enhancing your overall experience at Sava Dunes.

Whale-Watching Tours

Available between June to October (depending on Humpback Whales sightings) Spot these magnificent creatures up close at 150 meters, whales may decide to get closer and get an opportunity to learn about them, as well as possibly swim with the whales.

Please note that as with any wild animal activity, sightings and getting into the water is not guaranteed and the Whales come first.

Fishing Charters

Responsible sports fishing is a huge past time in Mozambique, and there are ample opportunities to catch barracuda, yellow-fin tuna and other fish.


There are a variety of waves on the coastline, for both experienced and beginner surfers. The beach in front of the lodge is home to a small wave ideal for bodyboarding.

Mangrove kayak

Drift through the tranquil waters of the biodiverse mangrove swamp

Quad Tour

Ranging from 1 to 2 hour tours. Tours include driving trough local villages, sight-seeing and stopping at local markets

Cultural Experiences and City Tours

Mozambique has a rich cultural heritage worth exploring. Take a tour and meet the locals, or join a city tour of Inhambane.

All activities are availability depending. Click here for rates.

Ocean Experiences

Daily Schedule

There is no set daily schedule at Sava.

Sava is a beach retreat and all activities are optional. Below is an example of a day that can be organised from the lodge.



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