Africa, the birthplace of our ancestors, the birthplace of humankind, is a destination like no other – wild, untamed, surprising. We can start dreaming of destinations for 2021 – right? – and perhaps head to those places where life has started.
And what a better place to realign with nature than Mozambique – the turquoise jewel of Africa. A country rich in culture, wilderness and adventure.
Seated on the secluded shores of a warm turquoise lagoon in Southern Mozambique, Sussurro is a thoughtfully designed space for you to align with nature and immerse yourself in a more meaningful travel experience.
Private bungalows provide over a thousand square feet of personal space surrounded by nature. Each suite includes indoor and outdoor bathing facilities and generous waterfront verandahs.
Mozambican vernacular architecture weaves a natural canopy above billowing mosquito nets. Large apertures allow the colours of an ever-changing landscape to permeate the space.
Rooms are dressed with furniture created and carved onsite and thoughtfully collected artisanal pieces from sub-Saharan African.
The hotel counts with a gallery, library, lap pool, guest bar, restaurant, beach and elemental yoga deck. Places to gather and restore.
Sussurro hotel inspires meaningful experiences within a unique and undiscovered terrain . Honoring an invaluable ecosystem, Sussurro hotel works to engage with the land and community with a tender and intuitive touch.
With this in mind, their commitment drives an operation that aims only to ever use 100% African sourced and made and be community built and serviced. The spaces are powered by renewable energy, have zero single-use plastics, provide organic wherever possible.
Supporting only sustainable artisanal fishing and local farming sets the tone in their regenerative ethos front – mangrove reforestation included.
Mindful Wilderness Experience
Mindful wilderness itineraries utilize Sussurro’s inherent knowledge of Mozambique and the African wilderness are personalized for each guest. A mindful experience are two-to-four-day excursions into the Mozambican National Parks of Gorongosa and Zinave with local guides.
Guests have the chance to rest under the clear glittering night sky, in Sussurro canvas tents that redefine luxurious minimalism – waking to the timeless rituals of the wilderness.
This brand-new hotel opens January 2021, after having to postpone its opening in 2020. For many independent hoteliers, this has been a difficult year. Yet they had time to reassess and reimagined their purpose hence good things are coming travellers of the world!
Sussurro means a “whisper” in Portuguese – a soft air breath to say something meaningful. Here is a chance like no other to travel beyond imagined and to be the first to hug a country that is known for its warm embrace.
An ode to African material & culture
Pictures by Sussurro.co