White Pearl Resorts (Ponta Mamoli)

White Pearl Resorts

White Pearl Resorts is a chic beach resort offering private plunge pools in Ponta Mamoli, near Maputo for your romantic honeymoon, family, or diving holiday; barefoot luxury at its best. It offers discerning guests a truly unique and unforgettable beach vacation experience. Striving for absolute excellence and is passionate about providing five star luxury and service from check-in to check-out and between. Delight in the natural beauty surrounding the Resort, from the Indian Ocean to the East to the Maputo Elephant Reserve to the West. Experience a place so beautiful and so pure, quite unlike any other in all of Mozambique, set in Ponta Mamoli in Southern Mozambique.

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Resident Dolphins

Warmed by the Indian Ocean current moving south from the equator; the country’s clear waters and subtropical climate provide travelers with an enticing beach side escape. Ponta Mamoli is also situated in a low-risk malaria area.

Slow down to a leisurely pace and fall into a comfortable chair in the stylish reading room. The perfect spot for perusing coffee table books in quiet surroundings. Explore the Mozambican sky with the White Pearl telescope and discover the beauty and magic the night has to offer. Host your guests in the private lounge for meetings or private group dining. Awake to a magnificent breakfast. Indulge in a beach picnic for two and dine under the star-strewn Mozambican sky. Retreat to your suite where a beautiful romantic turn down awaits.

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Luxury Mozambique vacation at White Pearl Resorts

White Pearl Resorts Accommodation

Nestled in a cool and sheltered bay on Mozambique’s Lagoon Coast; the 22 x luxurious suites boast sublime beach frontage. Poised amongst the dunes, on timber stilts, and surrounded by tracts of indigenous bush. The suites are all ocean-facing; with spectacular views. They have been sensitively designed to take advantage of their beautiful natural setting. While protecting the fragile ecosystems beneath them. Cool, clean lines, and a palette inspired by the surrounding coastal landscape make for a getaway out of this world. To ensure guests enjoy the ultimate White Pearl experience; exceptional butler service is included in the rates.

For pure exclusivity and direct access to the beach, the prime Beach Pool Suites are the perfect option.

White Pearl Resorts Beach Pool Suite
Beach Pool Suite

Higher up in the dunes you will find the stunning Pool Suites. Cascading down a backdrop of bush scenery. They also offer panoramic ocean views.

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View from the lounge from Pool Suite

The layout of all suites consists of a living area, personal bar, stylish bedroom, with a king-size bed, and luxurious en-suite bathroom. All suites have air-conditioning and have in-room unlimited Wi-Fi access. Cool off in your sparkling private plunge pool and experience the exhilarating outdoor shower.

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Beach Pool Suite private plunge pool

White Pearl Resorts Wining and Dining

Experience the taste of Mozambique through authentic cuisine with a signature White Pearl touch. Delightful breakfasts, rustic tapas, exclusive dinners, and heavenly desserts offer a unique fine dining experience.

White Pearl Offerings ↓

The Beach Bar

The Ibiza-styled glamorous Beach Bar, set against a backdrop of endless ocean, is at the heart of this unmatched beach experience. There’s little better than enjoying rustic tapas, served ice-cold beverages. With the breathtaking view of clear blue water and a dazzling white beach, you can idle away the time in beach side comfort.

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Beach Salas

The Pool Deck

Stretch out on one of the beautiful oversized day beds or comfortable loungers while you indulge in a refreshing cocktail with views over the great expanse of the ocean and white sands.

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Sun lounger deck

The Pool Bar

A sparkling infinity pool invites you to cool off and enjoy the spectacular views while indulging in a variety of signature cocktails. Watch the sunset while sharing your experiences of the day in our elegant beach boma over the beat of Mozambican drums.

The White Pearl Restaurant

The elegant beach chic of our restaurant is the perfect setting to enjoy mezze platters laden with fruit, freshly baked pastries, and delicious treats for breakfast. After the morning’s activities, relax with a fresh salad or light lunch and a refreshing drink. By night, enjoy a romantic, candlelit dinner and celebrate the finest seafood Mozambique has to offer. The experience is complete with the warmest of Mozambican hospitality.

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Lime and Whiskey Prawns

Wine Cellar

Enjoy an extensive selection of some of Southern Africa’s finest wines, including some of the great perennial classics. Chosen to best reflect the fine cuisine prepared by the Executive Chef. Offerings range from Imported French champagnes to delectable and quaffable beach wines. Enjoy delightful beach picnics at lunchtime and exquisite fine dining in the evening with deliciously appropriate wine at your service for every occasion.

Meeting Room & Lounge

Overlooking the ocean is the fully equipped 12-seater boardroom-style conference facility that offers delegates and executives the ultimate tranquility and atmosphere to be inspired and focused. Facilities such as the overhead data projector, screen, flip chart, and stationery are available. As well as unlimited Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the resort. To keep the energy levels up – coffee, tea, and delectable biscuits are served throughout. A variety of locations can also be used for breakaway sessions around the resort.

White Pearl Resorts Spa

Surrounded by soothing sounds and calming scents, experience a variety of individual and couples spa treatments. Lose yourself in the breathtaking view of the lake and the calming ocean as you experience the utter revitalization of your body and soul.

Enhance your glowing tan with skin pampering treatments and show off your beautiful and elegant, pampered feet in pretty beach sandals. Couples’ treatments bring harmonious indulgences. If whizzing off to the undeniably beautiful spa seems like a rude distraction from your world-class suite, the therapists can come to you instead! Signature treatments are offered using premium product ranges.

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Massage deck

White Pearl Resorts Activities

At White Pearl Resorts, you can feel free to sip cocktails in your private plunge pool. Indulge in sumptuous traditional cuisine. Head out on a deep-sea fishing adventure. Or; escape from it all by exploring rich coral reefs with qualified dive instructors. Fat Bikes*, Surfing, Kayaking, and Beach Sports. Such as volleyball, and soccer on the beach. Shoreline fishing, a beach picnic for two, stand-up paddling, and snorkeling are some of the included activities in the fully inclusive package.

The resort offers unique diving experiences on one of the world’s top pinnacle reefs. A variety of dive spots offer something for everyone, from exhilarating shark sightings to multitudes of fish and vibrant corals. Explore the natural surroundings on horseback or take a walk on the idyllic beach. The sheltered bay of White Pearl Resorts is home to a myriad of sea creatures. From the resident dolphins and migrating humpback whales to the endangered turtles. Who return each year to lay their eggs on these protected shores. You’ll experience an unforgettable vacation, with memories to last a lifetime.

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Ocean Safari (2 Hours)

Venture by boat to the nearby pinnacle reef for a snorkeling trip, and you could swim with the Bottle-nose Dolphins that regularly glide through these waters. A sublime experience you won’t easily forget. Dolphins are known for their calming and therapeutic effects on humans. It feels as if you have been transported into a giant natural aquarium as the waters of White Pearl Resorts are so rich in sea life. Discover spectacular underwater displays of colorful corals and lively fish as you float in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

From July to November each year, you may encounter the majestic Humpback and Southern Right whales in their natural habitat as they visit on their annual migration. Observe the whales blowing, breaching, lob tailing, and playing. Later in the season, you may encounter their newborns too!

The ocean safari is included on stays of 4 nights or longer.

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Ocean Safari

Turtle Walk (Seasonal)

White Pearl is home to one of the richest turtle nesting sites in southern Mozambique. From November until February each year, guests have the opportunity to witness an extraordinary feat of nature first-hand. Loggerhead and Leatherback Turtles head to this stretch of coast to lay their eggs. And, a few weeks later, the hatchlings make their first ever voyage to the ocean. The Resort has partnered with the Southern Mozambique Marine Turtle Nesting Monitoring, Tagging & Conservation Program to monitor and protect these endangered creatures.

The turtle walk is included on all stays in season.

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Baby Turtles heading to ocean after hatching

Maputo Special Reserve Trip (± 5 hours)

The perfect outing for the early morning intrepid adventurer. For the first time, travelers looking for a one-of-a-kind luxury African Eco-experience can combine a Mozambican adventure with a tropical beach and diving holiday and an exciting bush safari. All in the same place. Make the most of your precious holiday time. Maputo Special Reserve is located just 100km south of Maputo. It is one of 36 biodiversity hot spots identified worldwide.

Meet your Game Ranger for early morning coffee & rusks to depart at 5 am. Set out for the Maputo Elephant Reserve, which forms part of the Lebombo Transfrontier Conservation Area. Here, you may see a variety of African antelope species, rich birdlife, and possibly the rare black-backed jackal. And, of course; there is a great chance of seeing elephants! A light packed breakfast is enjoyed in the reserve. Usually on the shores of Lake Hlunguti and perhaps even see some flamingos!

The Maputo Special Reserve trip is included on stays of 4 nights or longer.

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Elephants on game drive
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Hippo yawning

Guided Lake Walk With Sundowners (± 2 hours)

Enjoy a tranquil short walk and lakeside sundowners at nearby Lake Mamoli guided by your butler.

The guided lake walk with sundowners is included on stays of 4 nights or longer (once per stay).

Beach Picnic For Two

A feast for all five senses. Look over the endless Indian Ocean, listen to the gentle crashing of the waves, and feel the sand between your toes. Smell the aromas emerging from your picnic basket and taste the flavors of Mozambique while indulging in its contents. Enjoy a private picnic on the beach. Customize your luxury picnic basket with a variety of signature treats. The perfect way to spend a sunny afternoon.

The beach picnic for 2 is included in the fully inclusive rates.

Community and Environment Support:

Growing Pearls

Growing Pearls is a community initiative created by White Pearl Resorts with the purpose of giving back to the local community and empowering its people. Guests can become involved and share in their vision of building a stronger community. This is an activity done on a request basis only and must be pre-arranged.

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Community tourism

Local Drumming Performance

Enjoy a traditional dancing and drumming show in the Boma area before dinner. On selected days, performed by a local group.

SOS (Save Our Seas) Walk

From time to time, assorted ocean debris can, unfortunately, wash up into the bay. If the state of the world’s oceans and beaches is a matter you wish to get involved in, there are large litter collection bags available. Do your bit to help save marine life. A feel-good holiday experience. Alternatively, guests can join the staff who tackle the problem as a team every Saturday.

Some of the activities at an extra cost:

Bush Or Beach Horse Riding (1 hour)

Explore the nearby bush trail on horseback. Weaving through indigenous flora and fauna and enjoying spectacular views of the ocean from high-up vantage points. Or gallop along the pristine beach and explore the beautiful natural surroundings. All rides are professionally managed to ensure an enjoyable experience for all ages and levels of experience. A weight restriction of 80kg – 100kg applies to all horse riders.

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Horse riding on the beach

Guided Rocky Shore Experience (1 hour)

This experience is for guests who are passionately curious about the little things in life. And want to learn more about how animals have adapted to thrive in this constantly changing environment. The activity has a storytelling component that engages mythology. Rock exploration footwear is provided at the activities center.

Deep-Sea Fishing (6 hours)

An adventure that starts early in the morning. Refreshments and a packed lunch will be provided. At the end of the day, we hope you will return with an amazing catch for the Chef to prepare. Fresh from the sea.

White Pearl Resorts Diving

White Pearl Resorts offers unique diving experiences at one of the world’s top pinnacle reefs. A variety of dive spots offer something for everyone. From exhilarating shark sightings to multitudes of fish and vibrant corals. A professional, safe, and world-class interpretive diving experience.

Experienced dive instructors will show you brightly colored underwater corals and an array of brilliantly marked fish. Launching is directly from the beach at the resort. With its clear waters and accessible reefs; this is the ideal dive destination for both beginners and specialized divers.

PADI Resort courses are also available and diving equipment can be hired from the Dive Centre.

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Diving in Mozambique is an underwater utopia
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Mozambique diving

Mozambique Family Holiday

Family Holidays at White Pearl Resorts ↓

White Pearl Resorts has become a popular family destination. The family experience at White Pearl is different than traditional family resorts where you don’t see your kids all day. Here you can spend quality time with your loved ones and create lasting memories in this little piece of paradise.

As White Pearl Resorts is not a traditional family resort and often has honeymooners and couples too; there is a dedicated area for family dining. Children under the age of 10 years are not permitted in the main dining areas in the evenings. A babysitter can be arranged on request if parents wish to dine as a couple. The creative chef can prepare special meals for your children.

All suites can accommodate a maximum of two adults with two children under 16 years. A separate bed (¾ bed) will be provided. A camp cot is also available on request. If you have more than two children, we will be happy to provide you with adjacent suites (subject to availability). The Resort is very safe and the staff will go out of their way to meet the unique needs of your family.

Children up to 5 years stay free. While children from 6 to 11 years will pay a meal supplement. Teenagers between 12 to 16 years pay 50% of the adult rate.
If a second room is booked, 1 x child pays the adult per person sharing rate and 1 x child pays the age-applicable rate.

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Bond with your children on holiday in Mozambique

Kids Activities

An exciting nautical kid’s program guided by the activities team is filled with fun, educational activities. Encouraging children to explore the mysteries and wonders of Ponta Mamoli’s land and sea. It promises to keep kids of all ages entertained. Kayaking, body boarding, volleyball, building sandcastles, shoreline fishing, treasure hunts, cinema afternoons and even baking with the chef are complimentary. Optional activities such as horse riding, snorkeling, and a world-class interpretive diving experience are also available.

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Crab Hunting

Best time to visit White Pearl Resorts

Mozambique enjoys a tropical climate, with plenty of sunshine throughout the year. The average temperature is around 28°C and the weather along the coast is sunny and warm, even in mid-Winter. The country has two seasons. A wet season (from October to March) and a dry season (from April to September). With very little variation in temperatures between the two.

Getting to White Pearl Resorts

White Pearl Resorts is about 80km south of the country’s capital city, Maputo. And 25km north of the Kosi Bay / South Africa border. From Maputo, you can choose the road or helicopter options. We’d suggest a one-way helicopter transfer and then doing the road transfer the other way. This is entirely up to you.

By Road

Via Maputo

The journey from Maputo to the resort takes ±90 minutes over the new Katembe Bridge and Road. Guests can drive themselves. Or we can arrange a road transfer.

Maputo International Airport to White Pearl Resorts:
Departs 11.30 am and 3.30 pm
Arrives 1 pm and 5 pm

White Pearl Resorts to Maputo International Airport:
Departs 11 am and 1.30 pm
Arrives 12.30 pm and 3 pm

Via Kosi Bay border

The journey from Kosi Bay Border to the resort takes ± 45 minutes. Guests can drive themselves (leaving your car in secure parking at the border). Or we can arrange a road transfer.

Kosi Bay Border to White Pearl Resorts:
Departs 10 am and 3 pm
Arrives 10.45 am and 3.45 pm

White Pearl Resorts to Kosi Bay Border:
Departs 7.15 am and 12.15 pm
Arrives 8 am and 1 pm

By Air

A charter helicopter transfer service is available from Maputo International Airport to White Pearl Resorts. The journey takes ±30 minutes and includes a scenic flight over remote dunes, bush and beautiful coastal scenery. As well as the Maputo Special Reserve en route.  The helicopters can seat up to 5 adults.

From Maputo International Airport to White Pearl Resorts
Earliest departure: 8.30 am
Latest departure: 3.30 pm
From White Pearl Resorts to Maputo International Airport
Earliest departure: 9 am
Latest departure: 4 pm

LUGGAGE: The allowance for luggage on the helicopter is a maximum of 12kg (soft bag) per person. Should you bring extra luggage; there will be an additional charge for a vehicle to transport it to / from the resort.

White Pearl Resorts Fully Inclusive Accommodation Rates Per Person Sharing

Beach Pool Suites

Pool Suites

Standard Season: 7th January until 30th April 2024$870$795
Low Season: 1st May until 31st August 2024$700$645
Standard Season: 1st September until 19th December 2024$870$795
Peak Season: 20th until 31st December 2024*$1 015$950

Full Board rates are available in Pool Suites during the low and the standard seasons.

White Pearl Resorts Full Board Rates Per Person Sharing

Pool Suites

Standard Season: 7th January until 30th April 2024$635
Low Season: 1st May until 31st August 2024$485
Standard Season: 1st September until 19th December 2024$635

50% adult single supplement on the per person sharing rate

Rates Include:

Luxury accommodation.
Service: Private butler service, laundry service [to the value of $40 per adult, per stay], and unlimited Wi-Fi.
Medivac helicopter evacuation for medical emergencies.
Selected activities and experiences.
The Full Board Rate includes breakfast, lunch [excluding oysters and lobster on the Beach Bar menu], afternoon tea, mini-bar snacks, three-course dinner, canapés at the pool bar, teas, coffees, and bottled mineral water.
The Fully Inclusive Rate also includes local beers, soft drinks, a selection of spirits, selected cocktails, mini-bar spirits, house wines, and sparkling wine.

Rates Exclude:

Road transfers, Mozambican visa costs, flights and airport taxes, Eco charge**, extra laundry, spa treatments, diving & additional activities, and gratuities.
The Full Board Rate excludes all alcoholic beverages, cocktails, and champagne.
The Fully Inclusive Rate excludes premium beverages, premium cocktails, and champagne.

** Eco Charge:
As White Pearl Resorts is located within a Marine Reserve, they aspire to leave nothing but footprints behind. In an effort to preserve this pristine piece of paradise, a compulsory Eco-charge donation of $25 will be added to each guest booking. All proceeds are donated to conservation, turtle research, and other Eco-initiatives.

*Festive supplement:
On the 24th & 25th of December, enjoy festive-themed delights and activities. The Chef will treat guests to a special menu inspired by a fusion of traditional Christmas dishes and Mozambican flavors. White Pearl Resorts is known for its New Year’s Eve parties. Which every year hold an exciting new theme and are nothing short of spectacular. Guests can expect a five-course dining feast, fine bubbly, and of course; great entertainment.

White Pearl Resorts Accommodation Special Offers

All special offers are valid from 7th January until 19th December every year.

Stay 5 Pay 4

Pay for 4 nights at White Pearl Resorts and receive the 5th night for free.

Early Bird Special

Bookings confirmed or paid for 90+ days prior to the travel date will get a 10% discount.
Bookings confirmed or paid for 180+ days prior to the travel date will get a 15% discount.

Access on us

Book for 6 nights or more and receive a complimentary one-way helicopter transfer to White Pearl Resorts. And a one-way scheduled road transfer; from / to Maputo.

Group Discounts

Planning a special occasion such as a wedding, renewal of vows, or special birthday party – we can offer great group discounts for you.

Honeymoon Happiness

Book for 5 nights or more and your spouse will receive 50% off their accommodation.

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Mozambique beach honeymoon

Kruger To Coast Package

Add Mozambique to your itinerary after visiting Kruger National Park on our special Kruger to Coast Package. This is the ultimate 4-night beach extension to complete your bush and beach experience. Getting there has never been this easy! This convenient package includes a light aircraft transfer from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport to Maputo International Airport. Followed by a complimentary road transfer to White Pearl Resorts. And a road transfer from White Pearl Resort to Maputo International Airport to end your journey.

It also includes a 30-minute Back, Neck & Shoulder Massage plus the fully inclusive inclusions above.

Adult Rates

2024 4-night Kruger to Coast Package Per Person Sharing

Beach Pool Suites

Pool Suites

7th January until 30th April 2024US$ 3 595US$ 3 375
1st May until 31st August 2024US$ 3 090US$ 2 905
1st September until 19th December 2024US$ 3 595US$ 3 375
20th until 31st December 2024*US$ 5 125US$ 4 785

2024 Child package rates when sharing with parents


Beach Pool Suites

Pool Suites

Children 12–16 years7th January until 30th April 2024US$ 2 185US$ 2 070
1st May until 31st August 2024US$ 1 995US$ 1 900
1st September until 19th December 2024US$ 2 185US$ 2 070
20th until 31st December 2024US$ 3 010US$ 2 845
Children 6–11 yearsAll yearUS$ 1 065
Children 3–5 yearsAll yearUS$ 905
Children 2 years and under*All yearFree of charge

Rates are subject to a minimum of 2 guests traveling. A festive surcharge applies on the 24th, 25th, and 31st of December.
The package may not be amended or combined with any other offer.
This excludes accommodation in the Kruger so we will assist you to find the most suitable and can use offers for that; if they are available.

Zulu & Pearls Package

We also have a great 7-night package for you to combine a safari in KwaZulu Natal at Thanda Safari with White Pearl; the Zulu & Pearls Package

White Pearl Destination Wedding

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Wedding ceremony overlooking the ocean

Although a couple is not able to legally get married in Mozambique unless they are residents of the country; we can arrange the most beautiful wedding celebrations or renewal of vows. We suggest couples do the legalities in their home country and then we will arrange the ceremony at White Pearl Resorts.

The team will assist with every detail, making your wedding day the most exceptional celebration; with memories to last a lifetime. We will ease the worry of wedding planning, with bespoke wedding packages, tailored to suit your needs. The ceremony can be held on the beach or on the deck under a wedding pergola; a relaxed and beautiful setting with the pristine Indian Ocean as the backdrop.

The reception can be held on the main deck under the stars or in the elegant White Pearl Restaurant. The chef will create a customized menu according to your preferences. From authentic Mozambican seafood to heavenly desserts – your wish is our command.

White Pearl Resorts can host up to 70 x guests for the ceremony and reception of which 44 can be accommodated in the 22 x exquisite suites; the remainder of the guests can be accommodated nearby. This makes White Pearl Resorts the perfect wedding destination to celebrate love and commitment with your friends and family.

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