Covid19 FAQ

Are travelers allowed to visit Mozambique for tourism?

YES, all International travelers can visit Mozambique for tourism and they are able to easily reach asDunas lodge as final destination both by car and by air as well.

Are Mozambican borders open?

YES, transit points are open. All international airports borders are open. Open terrestrial borders are:

  • Ressano Garcia and Ponta do Ouro, from South Africa
  • Namaacha, from Swaziland
  • Chicualacuala, Machipanda, Cuchamano, from Zimbabwe
  • Cassacatisa, from Zambia
  • Zóbwè, Melosa, Mandimba e Entre-Lagos, from Malawi
  • Negomano, II Congresso, from Tanzania


Is it possible to directly fly to asDunas lodge?

YES, asDunas lodge is located in Vilanculos, 30 min driving from Vilanculos Airport.

There are few options for reaching Vilanculos by air.

Regional South African airline AIRLINK connects Mozambique and South Africa with direct flights between Vilanculos and Johannesburg O.R.Tambo (1h30 min).

Feel free to check daily availability on 

Etiophian Airline and LAM schedule daily domestic flights connecting Maputo capital and Vilanculos (1h20 min). Feel free to check daily availability on, 

Do you need tourism VISA for visiting Mozambique?

YES, please note that tourism VISA is issued on arrival at the Vilanculos Airport by Immigration office: it allows the holder to stay in the country for a period of 30 days counted from the date of the first entry. The cost is 50 USD per person.

Are travelers required to quarantine on arrival in Mozambique? 

NO, all visitors are NOT required to quarantine on arrival in Mozambique if they present a negative Covid19 PCR test not older than 72 hours.

Do children need to present PCR test on arrival in Mozambique?

NOT, children up to the age of 11 are EXEMPT from the test requirements to enter Mozambique.

Are Covid19 PRC test facilities available in Vilanculos?

YES, AMS NetCare private clinic in Vilanculos offers hight standards services, medical support and assistance, including PCR Covid19 test in 24 hours. Result is available the following day after collection. Official PRC test price is around 75 USD per person and discounts are available for small groups. The clinic is located north side of Vilanculos, few minutes close to asDunas lodge and we directly organize free of charge transfers for asDunas guests from/to the clinic.

Do you need every time a new Covid19 PRC test for multi entry in Mozambique?

Validity of Covid19 PCR test will be 14 days from the date of collection, to allow multi entry in Mozambique or short trip abroad.

Does asDunas lodge offer special rates for residents?

YES, asDunas lodge is offering special rates addressed to all Mozambican & SADC residents and some special promotions valid for stays until end of June 2021.

Which citizens are SADC resident?

The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is a Regional Economic Community comprising 16 Member States: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Do SADC citizens need tourism VISA for visiting Mozambique?

NOT, entry VISA is not required for SADC citizens.

What asDunas lodge services include?

asDunas lodge is ALL INCLUSIVE basis only, that for sure it's now the best and safest option for travel safe. All Inclusive basis includes:

- transport from/to Vilanculos international airport

- all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

- all drinks (including still/sparking water, coffee/the, fresh juices, cold drinks, wine selection, local beers, cocktails, spirits)

- full free WI-FI (common areas and all suites)

- room toilet set (hand soap, shower gel, shampoo/conditioner, body cream)

- complimentary room service

- complimentary in-suite breakfast

- complimentary daily laundry service

- complimentary daily Wellness & Spa treatment (1h full body massage per person)

- complimentary daily sunset aperitif on the Dunes

Are transfers from & to Vilanculos International Airport included in the rate?

YES, asDunas staff welcome guests at the Vilanculos Airport arrival area and directly organize transfers from & to Vilanculos Airport by Safari land Cruiser (9 seats open car).

Is asDunas lodge using special measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic?

YES. We always have been focused on privacy and maximum comfort for our guests: the physical distance now required as top role of prevention has always been our hallmark.

Hygiene and safety, for both our guests and staff members as well, have always been our top priority and have been now heightened in light of the pandemic: all top rules of prevention have been increased in line with most stringent health and cleanliness standards.

Rules of preventions include: masks and sanitizers available on request, checking of body temperature for both staff members and clients as well, using masks and visor for housekeeping activities, thorough cleaning and disinfection of all tools for personal use. Stay safe!


*Note: All the the information about Covid restrictions and immigration rules given above has been presented as provided by Mozambican Authorities. Please consider that Covid restrictions and immigration rules are subject to changes during the Covid emergency, and that asDunas can't guarantee the accuracy of these information. Please double check with the proper authorities before booking your holiday.