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Ponta Beach Camp and Tents

Beautiful accommodation in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique

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 & 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

 

Beach Front Camp: – en-suite Beachfront Units

  • These units are situated just 10m back from the main beach at Ponta do Ouro.
  • Each unit has a large glass sliding door which opens out onto a wooden deck overlooking the sea. In most units this amazing view is also possible from your bed.
  • The deck has a small table with 2 attached benches on either side.
  • The units are spacious, well ventilated, and are designed so that they remain cool and airy despite the tropical Mozambican heat.
  • They are equipped with a Queen Bed, and 2 pillows. By prior arrangement, and subject to availability, this can be substituted by 2 single beds.
  • All beds are fitted with mattress and pillow protectors. They all have a fitted Bottom Sheet, Top Sheet, and light Duvet. Bed throws are also folded on the bottom of each bed.
  • NB: During the Winter months – an extra blanket or duvet may be required. Please take your own or request another duvet from reception.
  • The en-suite bathroom consists of a private, semi open-air shower (hot and cold water) with washbasin, and toilet. No toiletries or towels are supplied. Take your own towel, soap, shampoo, etc.
  • Each unit is equipped with a fan, mosquito net, a small shelf cupboard, bedside table, bedside lamp, and plug point (3 pin SA plug). There is also a room ceiling light and outside deck light.
  • 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 should you wish to plug in your own fridge/freezer.
  • There are ample towel and clothes rails, and a small cupboard.

 

Beach Front Camp – En-suite Family Beachfront Unit

  • This Family 4 Sleeper Unit is essentially two units joined to make two bedrooms. A large deck runs the full width across the front, and each room can be accessed separately, through its own sliding door.
  • There is a large table with 2 attached benches, suitable for 4 people on the deck. Both rooms can access the exceptionally large en-suite bathroom, which can be locked from the inside to ensure privacy. Bathroom is similarly equipped as the 2 Sleeper Units.
  • The main bedroom has a Double Bed, and the second bedroom has 2 single beds.
  • Each room is equipped with a fan, mosquito net, a small shelf cupboard, bedside table, bedside lamp, and plug point (3 pin SA plug). There is also a room ceiling light and outside deck light. Fridges and portable fridges are not allowed in the rooms.
  • Plug points can be hired in the main dining area should you wish to plug in your own fridge/freezer.
  • There are ample towel and clothes rails, and a small cupboard.
  • A nice feature is that there is a section in front of the room that has natural dune vegetation, affording the unit a degree of wind protection, shade and privacy.
  • Extra Beds:
    • Extra beds are possible only in unit no.6, and the 2nd room of the family unit, at the relevant price list price.
    • Service: the rooms are serviced daily. Please notify reception what time you would like this done

    What to Bring:

    • Towels – both Beach & Bathroom (no towels whatsoever are provided)
    • Toiletries, mosquito repellent, suntan lotion, torch / LED lamp (as in SA, power outages happen).
    • Beach Umbrellas, Beach Chairs, Cooler Boxes and Hats (Gazebos can be hired from the locals on the beach)

    Plug Adapters

    • all the en-suite Beach Front units have 3 pin SA type plugs. If you require 2 pin flat, or 2 pin Round plugs, please bring a suitable adaptor.

Beach Front Camp – Standard Beachfront Units

  • These units are situated behind the en-suite units, on a raised grass verge and the unit construction itself is like the en-suite units.
  • Some of them have a limited sea view between the en-suite units.
  • Each unit has a large glass sliding door, which opens out onto a grassy verge which is covered with shade cloth.
  • The units are spacious, well ventilated, and laid out in a manner that ensures they remain cool and airy despite the tropical Mozambican heat.
  • They are all situated under a giant shade cloth Gazebo to protect from the sun.
  • They all have 2 Single Bed configuration, with a single pillow for each single bed.
  • All beds are fitted with mattress and pillow protectors. They all have a fitted Bottom Sheet, Top Sheet, and light Duvet. Bed throws are also folded on the bottom of each bed.
  • NB: During the Winter months – an extra blanket or duvet may be required. Please take your own, or request another duvet from reception.

Fridges and portable fridges are not allowed in the rooms.

Plug points can be hired in the main dining area should you wish to plug in your own fridge/freezer.

Outside the unit is a camp table, with 2 camp chairs.

These units are not en-suite and a communal ablution facility is situated right next to them, behind the dining area.

Extra Beds:

  • It is not possible to put an extra bed in the Standard Beach Front units.

Service:

  • The rooms are serviced daily. Please notify reception what time you would like this done.

 

What to Bring:

  • Towels – both Beach & Bathroom (no towels whatsoever are provided) toiletries, mosquito repellent, suntan lotion, torch / LED lamp (as in SA, power outages happen). Beach Umbrellas, Beach Chairs, Cooler Boxes and Hats (Gazebos can be hired from the locals on the beach).
  • Plug Adapters – all the standard Beach Front units have 2 pin flat plugs. If you require a 3 pin SA type plug, or 2 pin Round plugs, please bring a suitable adaptor.
  • Standard Beachfront Units – Communal Ablution facilities.
  • The ablution complex consists of separate ladies and men’s facilities.
  • Each facility has 2 toilets, and 2 showers – all individual cubicles. All showers have hot and cold running water. There are also 2 basins on the men’s side, with a urinal, and 2 basins on the ladies’ side. Each basin has a mirror and shelf.
  • Beach Front Camp – Self Catering Kitchen / Braai Boma & Dining area: The self-catering facilities consist of a large Boma housing the dining area and kitchen.
  • It is equipped with a double gas hotplate, and electric kettle. Fridges (200 liter Fridge / Freezer combinations) are available for hire.
  • Plug points for private portable camp fridges are available for hire in the dining area.

What’s Provided:

  • 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:

  • Glasses, coffee mugs, knives, forks, etc, braai tongs, bottle opener, can opener, corkscrew.

Braai Facilities:

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

Dish washing Facilities:

  • There is a large sink for washing dishes and crockery. Our house keeping staff will willingly wash up your dishes, 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.

NB:

  • Please do not use commercial dish wash liquids or pour any other form of chemicals down any basin or drain. Due to the proximity to the beach, and waste disposal systems, only organic liquids are allowed.

Barraca de Ponta – In house Restaurant & Pub:

  • For those that do not 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.
  • Pre-paid discounted meal voucher “Specials” are generally available. The flexibility of the meal voucher system allows you the best of both worlds – eat out somewhere else if you want to, or have you own braai one of the nights.







    SEASONAL DATES 2020/2021 (rev.13.11.20)

    Normal Season:
    Monday to Sunday nights – excludes any nights falling over any High or Peak period – see below

    High Season:
    Gauteng School Holidays and most Long Weekends – EXCLUDES any Peak Periods dates falling within this period
    High Season Periods – inclusive dates – Minimum Booking 2 Nights. (NIGHTS INCLUSIVE)
    Period 15 – 25 December 2020
    Period 03 – 26 January 2021
    Period 20 – 21 March 2021
    Period 06 – 11 April 2021
    Period 24 – 26 April 2021
    Period 25 June – 11 July 2021
    Period 07 – 08 August 2021

    Period 23 September – 04 Oct 2021
    Period 15 – 26 December 2021
    Period 03 – 12 January 2022

    Peak Season:
    26 December 2020 – 02 January 2021 –Nights Inclusive – Minimum Booking – 6 Nights
    Easter Weekend – 02 – 04 April 2021 –Nights Inclusive – Minimum Booking – 3 Nights

    SEASONAL & PAYMENT CONDITIONS
    Booking & Payment Conditions: All Bookings accepted subject to these and our standard terms & conditions. Errors & Omissions Accepted.
    1. Normal Season:
    50% Deposit of total invoice value to secure booking. Full outstanding balance 7 days prior to arrival.
    2. High Season:
    50% Deposit of total invoice value to secure booking. Full outstanding balance 30 days prior to arrival.
    3. Peak Periods & December/January:
    All Bookings for period
    15 DECEMBER 20 – 12 JANUARY 2021 BOOKINGS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BY 27 NOVEMBER 2020.
    All April 2021 Must be paid in full by MONDAY 02 MARCH 2021
    05 December 2021 – 10 January 2022 Must be paid in full by MONDAY 02 NOVEMBER 2021

    PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SPECIFIC CONDITION OF ACCEPTANCE OF ANY BOOKING OVER THIS PERIOD.
    SHOULD PAYMENT NOT BE RECEIVED IN FULL BY THIS DATE, THEN ANY SPECIALS / DISCOUNTS GIVEN WILL BE DISALLOWED, AND THE INVOICE RE-ADJUSTED TO THE
    CORRECT APPLICABLE RATES. The booking will be held on a provisional basis, and if accommodation required by a new client, the existing booking will be released
    without further notice

    The Fine Print:
    NB – Please note that Ponta Accommodation acts as a booking agent to the above resort.
    As such it is not responsible for any changes which may occur without notice, to prices, periods, facilities, infrastructure, and any other conditions that the resorts may determine from time to
    time. All bookings are offered subject to these, and our standard terms & conditions. These can be viewed on our website www.pontadouro.co.za.

    The resorts referred to above reserve the right to amend, or withdraw any rates or packages, at any stage, without notice.

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