PONTA BEACH CAMPS ACTIVITIES
Scuba Diving in Ponta
The main draw of Ponta is, of course, the ocean. Ponta do Ouro reefs stretches on for miles offering endless underwater marine life making Ponta the perfect destination to scuba dive! .
Fishing in Ponta
Professional fishing charters of Ponta do Ouro, We offer half day and full day fishing, you will be fishing the best reefs of Ponta do Ouro during your fishing safari. We commit to provide a fishing experience of a lifetime! .
Quad Bike Booze Cruise in Ponta
Unique to Ponta do Ouro is our one of a kind first in the world Quad Bike Booze Cruise. Having grown increasingly popular this is an absolute must for every one visiting Ponta Do Ouro
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.
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.
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.u have access to the communal kitchens,
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 are possible in most units at the relevant price list price.
- No smoking inside the rooms allowed.
- No fridges allowed in the rooms
- You can hire a plug point for your fridge in the communal kitchen