Self catering accommodation in Guinjata bay - Inhambane province - Mozambique.

Route description from Nelspruit

  • Follow EN1 till Maputo
  • Continue on the EN1 in the direction of XAI XAI/BEIRA
  • Take turn off to Inhambane
  • Follow road for 27.5 km
  • Take turn off at the signboards indicating to Guinjata bay and other resorts. (dirt road)
  • Follow the dirt road for 16 km until you reach a junction (small shopping area). Keep left here and travel for a further 2 km (4x4 will be necessary) until you reach Cumbini on your left.
  • Here you will find the entrance of Cumbini Resort
map Inhambane area

GPS co-ordinates

S 24’03.825’
E 035’29.443’

Expected travel time

Estimated travel time from Johannesburg 17 hours (including border).

Overnight facilities

Take your time and make from the trip already a holiday. Most people stay over half way. Popular are the Blue Anchor ( and Casa Lisa which are located 45km north of Maputo. Another overnight by the name Honey Pot is situated near Xai-xai, (approximately 200 km north of Maputo).

4x4 recommended

4X4 vehicles can comfortably reach our resort. Other vehicles with rear “diff-lock” configuration and well deflated tyres, can also reach us. Safe parking for smaller 2-wheel drive bakkies and passenger cars, are available within 1.5 kilometres from our resort. In these cases, we offer free assistance to our guests for the transportation of camping gear, luggage etc. to the resort.

Drive safely

The road via Nelspruit and Maputo to the north is a good and safe road to travel. Road construction is however in process for approximately 100 km north of Xai-xai. Always wear safety belts and do not exceed speed limits (100 km/h on the open road and 60km/h through villages).

Be sure that you have:

  • Two triangles in your car
  • A reflector vest
  • In case of a boat or trailer: A triangle sticker on the front of your car and on the back of your trailer.
  • A letter of authority if the driver of a vehicle is not the registered owner of it, e.g. company vehicle or still on HP?
  • Your vehicle registration documents, temporary import and insurance papers and your driver’s licence available for inspection.


Diesel and petrol is generally available in most of the bigger towns, but make sure to fill up in Maputo and Xai-xai. The nearest filling station to the resort is in Inhambane town, 24 km north.

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