Ponta Beach Camp  - Main Camp
Ponta Beach Camps: General
Ponta Beach Camps is an affordable, family beach resort directly on the main Beach of the quaint little seaside village of Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique.

Ponta do Ouro is the most Southerly Mozambican town, situated just 4 kms (as the Seagull flies) from the Kosi Bay border with South Africa. For those that don’t have 4 x 4 vehicles, cars can be left at the secure parking area at the Border, and transfers to the resort arranged

Our emphasis is on Affordability and Informality – obviously without compromising Service and Quality.

Ponta Beach Camps are essentially 3 separate camps and a small private campsite:
• Ponta Beach Camps – Beach Front Camp
• Ponta Beach Camps – Main Camp
• Ponta Beach Camps – Private Campsites

Ponta Beach Camp - Main Camp - This is a fairly large camp, set back a little from the beach, under the coastal dune trees.
There are essential two types of accommodation options available in this camp:

Barracas – which are traditional, reed constructed “Mozambique style” rooms.
Safari Tents – which are the smaller, classic safari tents.

Main Camp – Barracas (Standard and Superior)
These affordable units are constructed out of traditional reed materials, and designed in the typical Mozambican style. The units are fairly spacious, and well ventilated.
Most units are two sleepers, but there are family units that can accommodate between 3 and 6 persons. Rooms are available that have either double, or twin single bed configurations.
Subject to availability bed requirements can be arranged to suite the customers’ requirements.
There is also one single bed unit.

The only difference between the Standard & Superior Barracas is the quality of the mattresses, and their situation.
The Superior Barracas are generally situated in a more favourable, shaded position. They also have superior, hotel quality mattresses.
The standard units are mainly twin bed rooms, and are not as protected from sun and road noise. They also have budget sponge mattresses
These units are situated behind the beach camp, between the Restaurant and main campsite entrance road
As they are adjoined to each other, they are not very private regarding sounds.
Beds have 2 pillows for double bed, and single pillow for single bed
All beds are fitted with mattress and pillow protectors. They all have a fitted bottom sheet, and light duvet.
NB: During the winter months – an extra blanket or duvet may be required. Please take your own extra blanket if you feel you may be cold

Service: these rooms are generally not serviced. Should you require them to be cleaned, please notify reception what time you would like this done. The room occupant must be present when the rooms are being cleaned.
Each unit is equipped with a fan, mosquito nets for each bed, and plug point (2 pin plug) There is one central ceiling light. Subject to load demands electricity to the rooms may be switched off between 6.00 am and 3.00 pm

There are double plug points (SA 3 pin) in each room. Plug points have limited capacity, are for charging cell phones and hair dryers only. Fridges and portable fridges are not allowed in the rooms. Plug points can be hired in the main dining area.

Extra Beds:
Extra beds are possible in most units at the relevant price list price.

Main Camp: Safari Tents (Standard and Superior)

Our Safari tents are custom made tents, specifically designed with the Mozambican heat, and mosquitoes in mind. They have been designed to ensure that they are well ventilated, yet mosquito proof. They have 4 (2 each side) large mosquito proof zipped windows, and the roof pitch at either side is open to allow thru flow of air (also covered with mosquito gauze.
They have a double zipped door, so the outer canvas door can be left open, and the inner mosquito gauze door still lets air in.

The only difference between the Standard & Superior Safari tents basically is their situation in the Main Camp.

The Superior Safari Tents are generally situated under the trees, and are more widely spaced for greater privacy. Each individual tent has its own private Gazebo protecting it.

The Standard Safari Tents are utilized generally by large groups, dive schools, and student groups who want to be together. They are group together, under a large communal gazebo.
Both types are equipped and fitted out exactly the same

These tents provide a relatively comfortable camping experience, without the hassle of bringing and erecting your own tents, at almost the same price you would pay for a campsite in the adjacent public camp ground

All tents have 2 single beds. These are steel spring camp beds, and have superior hotel quality mattresses.
Beds have a fitted bottom sheet, and light duvet, and pillow.
It is not possible to accommodate a double bed, or extra bed in these tents. In exceptional circumstances, for infants 2 years and under, small mattresses may be brought and placed between the beds.
NB: During the winter months – an extra blanket or duvet may be required. Please take your own extra blanket if you feel you may be cold

Electrical: Each unit is equipped with one central ceiling light. There are no fans or plug points.

Extra Beds: It is not possible to fit an extra bed in any of the tents.
Service: the tents are not serviced at all.

PONTA BEACH CAMPS – MAIN CAMP: What to Bring: - Personal Requirements
Towels – both Beach & Bathroom (no towels whatsoever are provided) toiletries, mosquito repellent, suntan lotion, torch/LED lamp (as in SA, power outages sometimes happen). Beach Umbrellas, beach chairs, cooler boxes and Hats (Gazebos can be hired from the locals on the beach)
If you have a preferred pillow, you are most welcome to bring it along. In winter June, July, August an additional light blanket may be a good idea.

Main Camp: Communal Ablution Facilities:
There are 2 large communal ablution blocks servicing the Main Camp. The one nearest the Barracas has a dedicated men’s wash room, with 3 basins and a urinal. There is a dedicated ladies wash room that has 3 basins and a dedicated ladies shower.
In addition there are 3 separate individual toilets and 2 separate individual showers.

The other ablution block is situated near the restaurant and tents. The men’s side has a urinal, 2 wash basins, 2 toilets, and 2 showers. The ladies side has 2 wash basins, 3 toilets and 2 showers. All showers have both hot and cold water. Please remember you bring your towels and toiletries.

Main Camp: Self Catering Dining / Braai Boma area & Kitchen:
For those that don’t want the hassle of cooking, “Barraca de Ponta”, our popular Mozambique Restaurant, is situated in the Main Camp, just 30 meters away. It offers very affordable Breakfast, and Full Board meal options. It is open from 7.00 am to 9.00 pm, depending on seasonality.
It serves genuine Mozambican Seafood – the best Prawns in Ponta, as well as Chicken & steaks

Pre-paid discounted meal voucher Specials are usually available. The flexibility of the meal voucher system allows you the best of both worlds – to eat out somewhere else if you want to, or have you own braai when you feel like it. If you prefer to braai (BBQ) or cook your own food, the self-catering facilities consists of a large dining area and kitchen.

Kitchen Facilities:
The kitchen area is equipped with a double gas hotplate and electric kettle, or urn. There is also a very large, rain protected braai area. (see below) and pots, pans & utensils provided

There is also a 220 litre chest deep freeze for the use of Main Camp residents. Please note this is provided solely for the purpose of storing frozen meat products. It is not a chiller for refreshments, alcohol, etc.

Fridge Hire: For those that would prefer their own private fridges, there are a limited number of fridge / freezer combinations for hire, so pre – booking is essential. They are approximately 220 litre capacity.

Kitchen equipment provided:
Kitchen utensils. Cooking utensils (Frying Pan, Pots, Pans,) braai, braai grids, egg lifter, big spoons, plates, basins and bowls. Personal crockery and cutlery are not provided.

What to Bring:
Personal crockery and cutlery, (glasses, coffee mugs, knives, forks, etc.) braai tongs, bottle opener, can opener, corkscrew.

Braai Facilities:
There is a large braai area, with 2 communal braais, adjoining the dining area. Braai grids are supplied. This is for the sole use of the Main Camp residents and supplied free of charge. If you intend to braai, bring your own charcoal and firelighters. Both wood (soft – not good Braai wood) and charcoal is available to buy at Ponta, along the road, or in the market.

Dish wash Facilities:
There is a large sink for washing dishes and crockery. Our house keeping staff will willingly wash up your crockery, obviously at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for any losses or breakages if clients avail themselves of this service. Dish wash liquid is provided.
R155.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Babies
  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Babysitting Service
  • Other
  • Team Building
  • Self-Braai / Barbecue
  • Dining room
  • Other
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Restaurant
  • Internet Access
  • Tourism Information Desk
  • Fax & Photocopy Machine
  • Wi-Fi
  • Other
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • English
  • Other Language
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Communal Satellite TV

Ponta Beach Camp - Main Camp Activities:

- dolphin swims and whale watching / Ocean safaris
- scuba diving, snorkeling
- quad biking
- paragliding
- paint ball
- deep sea fishing

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