News & Events

Local school initiative reaps great benefits!

January 2, 2017

As previously reported, on the initiative of Zalala Beach Lodge, a new primary school was built in the local village with funds from Japan, replacing the old dilapidated school building. According to the school Director, attendance rates have reached close to 100% since the new school was launched in March 2016. Lodge staff with children ...

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Christmas Festivities at the Lodge

December 30, 2016

On Christmas day, our guests were treated to a buffet comprising a range of mouth-wateringly delicious seafood specialities. Music and festive decorations were provided to add to the festive atmosphere. We are now preparing for the big party on New Year’s Eve!!      

New School and Water Supply for Supinho Village

July 31, 2015

The construction of the new primary school for the children of Supinho Village is advancing rapidly. The school will have four classrooms, an administration area for the teachers, latrines and a well. Another project which will provide additional wells for the community, funded by the Italian development Corporation, has also been approved. Construction of the ...

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Exciting line-up of Music, Dance, Poetry and more!

July 24, 2015

From June- to December 2015, Zalala Beach Lodge is hosting an exciting selection of special cultural events followed by a variety of themed buffets from Indian curries to an Argentinian Rodizio buffet with selection of meats a skewer! Musical offerings include: salsa, reggae, afro-jazz and traditional Zambezian sounds. Other forms of entertainment include a fashion ...

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Traditional ceremony to mark start of school building

May 25, 2015

On 15th May, a traditional ceremony to mark the initiation of the construction of a new primary school for Supinho community was presided over by the local chief of Zalala and the Supinho secretary. The ceremony was attended by religious leaders of all faiths – Muslim, Catholic and Adventist, along with community representatives. The building ...

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200 Mosquito Nets donated to Mocuba Flood Victims

February 7, 2015

The coming of the New Year was not a happy one for Zambezia province, parts of which were hit by serious flooding, which resulted in the loss of many lives and left thousands homeless and exposed to illness and disease. Last week, the Mayor of Quelimane went in person to Mocuba, one of the cities ...

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Capulana training successfully completed!

January 25, 2015

18 women from Supinho have now successfully completed a 2-week capulana training provided by Pelagia, an experienced trainer originally from Zimbabwe. Pelagia has done amazing work with women in the local communities within Gorongosa National Park, where she is based and we are delighted that she has been able to come and share her wonderful ...

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Health and Crafts Training for Local Communities

November 9, 2014

Thanks to the generous support of those who responded to the Idugo Health Appeal, we have been able to sponsor the participation of Fernanda from Idugo island to attend an intensive 4-month health training programme run by Save the Children in Zambezia. Next January, a group of 15 women from Supinho will benefit from sewing ...

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More Activities at the Lodge

November 9, 2014

We now have 6 bicycles – 4 for adults and 2 for children – available for hire. Cycling is the ideal way to experience the glorious feeling of freedom and space offered by Zalala Beach extending for miles into the horizon! And we also have new picnic equipment to allow our guests to enjoy picnics ...

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Star Bed and Barbecue in the Woods

November 9, 2014

A recent Lodge attraction is the ‘star bed’ where guests can lie in comfort and listen to the sounds of the waves from the sea, watch the sun setting behind the coconut trees in the distance or gaze at the starry sky by night. It is one of the most romantic spots in the Lodge ...

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