Main Camp – Private Camp sites
The Main Camp has a limited number of campsites on its property, enclosed by a security fence. At night the area is patrolled by our security guards.
The sites are approximately 5m x 5m in area, and covered with a shade cloth gazebo
Each site has a plug point, and outside overhead light. Maximum persons occupying each site is limited to 4.
Additional persons are required to pay the per person supplement. Bigger tents, trailers, extra tents may be required to pay additional charges. Please confirm camp equipment when booking.
Guests using these campsites can make use of all the Main Camp facilities – e.g. ablutions, kitchen facilities, fridge hire, freezers, etc.
What to Bring: - Personal Requirements
Towels – both Beach & Bathroom (no towels whatsoever are provided) toiletries, mosquito repellant, suntan lotion, torch (as in SA, power outages sometimes happen). Beach Umbrellas and Hats (Gazebos can be hired from the locals on the beach)
If you have a preferred pillow, you are most welcome to bring it along. In winter June, July, August an additional light blanket may be a good idea.
Main Camp – Communal Ablution Facilities
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 seperate 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 7.00am to 9.00pm, depending on seasonality.
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. (see separate page – Barraca de Ponta)
Kitchen Facilities: The kitchen area is equipped with a double gas hotplate, and electric kettle, or urn. There is also a 220l 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 220lt capacity.
What’s 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. (see below)
What to Bring: personal crockery and cutlery, (glasses, coffee mugs, knives, forks, etc) braai tongs, bottle opener, can opener, corkscrew.
Braai Facilities: 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 braaing 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.