Accommodation is in comfortable 3 bedroomed reed and concrete chalets, complete with kitchens, shower/toilets and living areas overlooking the sea and the estuary. All lodges have Minus 40 freezers and fridges and gas stoves. Gas is provided. A small generator is supplied which runs the fridge, freezer and lights. There is also a 12 volt battery powered system to provide lighting when the generator is switched off.

The houses are on spacious stands, thirty to forty metres apart and surrounded by natural vegetation. There is a night security guard on duty seven nights a week. They are fully furnished with kitchen utensils, crockery and cutlery. Bed linen, towels and mosquito nets are provided. Beach towels are not provided. A domestic worker helps out with the cleaning and laundry but does not cook.

Guests should bring their own consumables. A detailed list of what is provided is available on request. The local community supply a range of products including seafoods, bait, fruit and vegetables in season, fresh bread, curios etc. Fuel is not provided for the generator or the small water pump.



Casa Bacalhau


CasaBacalhau is a fully furnished lodge, with lovely wood finishings. CasaBacalhau has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people The house is one of the more private ones as it sits on the edge of the Pomene Ridge complex, boasting stunning views of the estuary, wetlands and sea.

Bed linen, mosquito nets and towels are supplied for our guests. However please bring your own beach towels with you. There is a fully furnished open plan lounge/dining area adjoined onto the completely equipped kitchen containing all cooking and eating utensils pots and pans along with a Defy 6 plate burner gas stove & oven, minus 40 hold over 240 litre chest freezer and a minus 40 holdover 240 litre fridge.

A gas bottle for the stove is supplied, however please bring diesel for the generator and some petrol for the water pump.

There is a lovely shady area in front of the house and there are some plastic chairs and a table for clients to use there.

Kingfish Cabin

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Kingfish cabin is a fully furnished 3 bedroom reed and thatch house which sleeps up to 6 people. The house is situated up on the Pomene Ridge with breathtaking views of the estuary, wetlands and an expansive white beach onto the open sea.

The beach and estuary are both within a short walking distance from the house and are easily accessible by vehicle as well.

The house contains one bathroom with toilet, shower and sink – both the shower and sink have hot and cold running water supplied from a Rhodesian boiler. Linen, bath towels and beach towels are supplied in each bedroom for our guests. There is a fully furnished open plan lounge/dining area adjoined onto the completely equipped kitchen containing all cooking and eating utensils and culinary along with gas stove, minus 40 hold over 240 litre chest freezer and a minus 40 holdover 240 litre fridge.

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Pomene Rates

Peak Season
Per Chalet Per Night
23 March - 10 April US$ 125.00
15 December - 10 January US$ 125.00

Off Season
Per Chalet Per Night
11 April - 14 December US$ 100.00
11 January - 22 March US$ 100.00

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Name: Pomene Ridge
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