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Boa Vida Estate
Boa Vida Estate self-catering chalets sleep 4 people per chalet. The units at Boa Vida Estate are basic self-catering built on a sand dune with magnificent sea views out your front doors. There are about 200 stairs going down to the beach.
Boa Vida Estate shares facilities with The Hotel Phaphalati.
These facilities include a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, and games area.
Boa Vida Estate houses are situated with uninterrupted and breathtaking views of the ocean and are equipped for a comfortable self-catering holiday.
You do need a 4×4 to get to Boa Vida Estate and should you have one there you can then drive 3 km South to Ponta Malongane or 11 km South to Ponta do Ouro to visit for the day.
If you do not have a 4×4 please contact us with regards to border transfer costs, but please note that with this option you are stuck without transport to get around in the area.
Boa Vida Estate is about a half-hour (20 km) sand road drive from the Kosi Bay Border, you slip the car into 4×4 mode to take on the sandy roads. A 4×4 vehicle or 2×4 with a diff lock will be needed to access the area and Boa Vida Estate. The Ponta Malongane Dive camp is located about a 25 min drive south of the estate’s gate.
Maputo to Boa Vida Estate +/- 2 hours.
Johannesburg to Boa Vida Estate +/- 8 hours and 30 minutes.
Durban to Boa Vida Estate +/ – 6 hours.
Restaurants and Bars in Ponta Malongane.
• The Drunken Clam.
• Ibiza Sunset Shack J.
• Amigo’s Restaurante e Bar.
• Snack Crab Bar.
• Alex’s Pizza Place Ponta Malongane.
• Suzy’s Afro Bar.
• Paulos Bar.
• Jack’s Bare Foot Bar.
• Paradise Bar (Luis’s Stop vir ‘n Dop).
• Ninho’s Restaurant and Bar.
• Signal Hill Restaurant.
• Captain Gus Bar.
Scuba Diving in Ponta Malongane.
Whether you are a beginner or advanced diver, Ponta do Ouro, Ponta Malongane, and Ponta Mamoli have more than 15 top dive sites suited for all levels of diving experience. If you have never dived before, then why not take a diving course at a PADI organization in the area.
Close to shore, the dive region offers divers more than 15 beautiful coral reefs to explore. All range in different depths (up to 48 meters) which caters to beginner and advanced divers. Popular dive sites such as ‘Waynes World’, ‘Bass City’, ‘Pinnacles’ and ‘Atlantis’ are home to a great variety of marine life.
Ponta Malongane’s dive region also boasts a high success rate in dive sightings
and as a result, created a lot of interest within the diving community with many divers returning for more!
Deep-Sea Fishing in Ponta Malongane.
Deep-sea fishing is another popular activity to do in Ponta Malongane. Deep and shallow reefs nearby attract large schools of big game fish which ultimately rewards deep-sea fishing enthusiasts with tons of action. So look out for accommodation and services offering fishing charters and catch something delicious for the braai later that evening! Common fish caught include sailfish, marlin, dorado, kingfish, king & queen mackerel, wahoo, tuna, and a range of other big game fish.
Swim & Snorkel with Dolphins in Ponta Malongane.
Experienced marine biologists in Ponta Malongane will give you the opportunity to swim with bottlenose dolphins close to shore. Lessons in safety and how to interact with dolphins will be learned before swimming with one of the ocean’s most respected mammals.
Snorkeling in Ponta Malongane.
Ponta Malongane camp has a few rock pools which are suitable for snorkeling and Ponta do Ouro’s natural bay (7km south of Ponta Malongane) creates calm sea conditions near the point, where rocks pools attract lots of marine life. Casual snorkeling can be enjoyed in and around these rocks.
Maputo Elephant Reserve nearby Ponta Malongane.
150 km south of Maputo and about 50 km north of Ponta Malongane, is the Maputo Elephant Reserve (officially known as “Maputo Special Reserve” or in Portuguese “Reserva Especial de Maputo”). The reserve can only be traversed with a 4×4 and is part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area – a project joining areas in countries of Mozambique, South Africa, and Swaziland. Although not a “Big 5” game reserve, Elephants, Giraffes, Hippos, Zebra, Crocodiles, Antelope, Flamingos, and a wide variety of birds can be spotted in this unspoiled reserve, whilst efforts to restock wildlife is an ongoing process.
Other Activities to do in Ponta Malongane.
• Horse ridding (Ponta Mamoli).
• Jet skiing.
• Kite surfing.
• Surfing and bodyboarding.
• Beach volleyball.
• & lots more……!!!