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About Dona Soraya Lodge

Dona Soraya Lodge is situated on South Beach of Vilanculos, overlooking the spectacular Indian Ocean and out to the Bazaruto Island on the horizon.

This peaceful lodge is hosted by Dona Soraya who offers international and seafood cuisine; paella is a favourite dish and in ample supply at the restaurant. Take a short walk down the wooden stairway to the white sands of the beach. Its coconut trees and tranquil waters make it ideal for children to swim safely and the young at heart to enjoy water sports.

The spacious accommodation offers double-bed suites, family suites, and the Reed House which is a self-catering unit. Each morning guests can enjoy an extensive breakfast served in the restaurant.

If you arrive by air, Dona Soraya will collect you from the airport and take you back at the end of your visit. We will happily take you into town if you would like to explore the vibrant city of Vilanculos.

Dona Soraya Lodge is Swiss-Spanish owned and a variety of other languages are spoken; these include English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Afrikaans.


Beach: 49 steps down to the clean white sand beach with 90 coconut trees.

Spa: No Spa

Golf: Sorry no Golf course here

Wedding Venues: We cater for weddings for up to 200 guests.

Conference Venues: .We cater for conferences up to 40 participants, we have a screen, wi fi. We offer mineral water, snacks, lunches, cool drinks.

Family friendly: Children of all ages are welcome here and have already stayed here.

Romantic: The Double Suites are decorated when guests require. Red Hearts, White satin sheets etc.

  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 3 hours
  • Minimum stay: 7 Days
  • Type: Resort
  • Sleeps: 44
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 21 Reviews


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Swimming Pool
  • Beach
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises
  • Romantic

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Afrikaans
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Italian

Important Information

A 50% deposit is required to secure your booking.
The balance of payment will be due 1 month prior to arrival.

Dona Soraya Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Dona Soraya Lodge

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Tebogo Molefe
08 January 2018

Peter Jakowetz was helpful and welcoming. He made our stay nice

Bruce Harvey
02 March 2017

All good! Thanks for the hospitality.

Jenny Josefsson, South Africa
12 January 2017

Very affordable for an otherwise pricy tourist destination. The service was excellent and my sister and I were very well taken care of. Dona Soraya was extremely helpful and she made our short stay easy and fun. The food was absolutely delicious!

Kashnie Govender, South Africa
11 January 2017

We had a awesome holiday at Dona Soraya. Breathtakng view of the sublime ocean.Peter and Soraya are fantastic hosts and do their best to accommodate you.

J Schoeman, South Africa
03 August 2016

Our family of 4 had a very relaxing 1 and 1/2 week vacation at Dona Soraya Lodge during the June/July 2016 South Africa winter holiday time.Hosts Peter and Soraya made us feel so welcome. On arrival we were already blessed with an upgrade from Reed House to a Family Suite.We spent most of our time just relaxing at the beach (just 49 steps away). And most days we had the beach to ourselves.We did not have transport during our time there. Soraya was kind enough to pick us up and drop us off at the airport. She also took us into town a few times and helped us with organising activities such as...
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Dona Soraya Lodge Map

Dona Soraya Lodge is 4.6km from the centre of Vilanculos , the nearest airport 2.8km (Vilankulo Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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