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Explore the tranquil and pristine golden beaches of Xai Xai, Mozambique.  

Xai-Xai (pronounced as 'shy-shy') is situated in the southern part of Mozambique in the Gaza Province.   Xai-Xai, formerly João Belo, developed under Portuguese rule as a port, agricultural and industrial centre. It is a busy town with markets, shops, restaurants and bars.  The beach of Praia do Xai-Xai has been a popular tourist destination for many years.  The historic town of Xai Xai straddles the M2 in the southern part of Mozambique, in the Gaza Province. The town serves the regions large tourist and Cashew nut farming communities, and is an ideal stop over for tourists travelling the north - south routes to and from Maputo to Inhambane.

It is here in Xai Xai that the traveller will find an oasis of grace, care and tranquility at Chongoene Holiday Resort.

The Resort is close to the beach with clean sand along warm tropical crystal clear waters and hot weather all year round.


The massive reef running parallel to the beach provides natural protection against the strong waves at high tide and forms several small pools at low tide, perfect for snorkeling and diving. Deep-sea fishing is excellent at Xai Xai and shore fishing is good at certain times of the year, especially from May to July, which is Kingfish time.


Affordable meals can be enjoyed at the Restaurant, which  also has a TV with DSTV.  The Restaurant has a full bar and also delivers take-away's to the houses.


The resort also have a camping area which are located behind a row of bushes 30m from the beach!

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