Location and Directions

Map and Directions to Villa N’Banga in Bilene Southern Mozambique

True paradise has no tared roads!

The road has improved with red sand making it more accessible by normal car now. We are on a 13km red sand road.

Travelling time from Nelspruit to Villa N’Banga/Nhabanga is + 6 hours.

If a transfer/shuttle is needed to the villa it will be R150/500 meticais per person and luggage to Villa N’Banga and back to Bilene. We have a safe place to park your car in Bilene at R50/250mts per car per day.

  • Nelspruit to Komatipoort boarder is +- 2 hour
  • At the border get all your documents ready
  • DO NOT CHANGE RANDS FOR METICAIS (THE LOCAL CURRENCY) with the locals – they are BIG CON ARTISTS ON THE MOZAMBIQUE SIDE. Please you can change and use Rands everywhere in Mozambique.
  • Komatipoort to Maputo is + 100km. You will go through 2 tollgates, the first is + 50km from Komatipoort, the second is just before you enter Maputo. Payment is in Meticas, Rands or US$.
  • From Matola/Maputo you must follow the directions to Xai-Xai.
  • Just after the Matola River turn left.
  • The traffic in Maputo is BUZZY so take it slow and relax.
  • On leaving Maputo head for XAI-XAI it is 165km to a town called MACIA.
  • At Macia turn right off the main road to Bilene. (BP on left) it is +- 33km from Macia to Bilene.
  • On entering Bilene take the left turn and head straight till you reach a T-Junction and turn left, the local market will be on your left.
  • Just past the market is a Restaurant called Chin-Chin with a dirt road next to it, BIM Bank is on the other side, this is where you will see another Villa N’Banga sign turn left onto the dirt road.
  • Follow the signs NHABANGA/VILLA N’BANGA(green Florcent) for 13km’s.
  • GPS CO-ORDINATES S025-15-12.47 / E033-20-35.04 (PLEASE NOTE that GPS will take you the shortest route which is not always the best route)
  • Please try and let us know when you are leaving Bilene on the 13km dirt road then we know what time to expect you (It’s about a 20-30min drive)
  • Have safe and pleasant journey see you on the other side in Paradise!