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How would you like to own a beautiful beach house in Mozambique?

Owning a beach house on the magnificent coastline of Mozambique can become a reality by investing in one of the beautiful villas at Vila No Mar being developed by lodge owner Jaco Badenhorst and his partner Dr Pieter Scholtz who began this project in 2008.

The pristine coastline lends itself to an ideal family lifestyle holiday destination which is situated a mere 800 kms from Pretoria/Johannesburg with ideal year round climatic conditions which means your property could become a an excellent investment should you wish to rent it out as a holiday rental.

Who are the developers of Vila No Mar?

Tourist operator and lodge owner Jaco Badenhorst, and his partner, Dr.Pieter Scholtz from Hoedspruit started this project in 2008. The Periodic Occupation Regulation (Decree 39/2007 of 24 August, the Periodic Occupation regulation, Regulamento de Habitação Periódica) establishes the legal regime for the constitution, exercise, transmission and extinction of periodic occupation rights.

It also defines the norms for licensing establishments (both tourism and commercial property) operating within this regime.

What does the Development look like?

Low density, low impacts on the environment, complimenting the surroundings using local building materials to build these villas and to create a Mozambican feel to the lodge. Five luxury villas have already been constructed of which four has been sold. The office is situated centrally to the lodge and boat houses can be constructed on request.

The development will have its own restaurant and will be operating as a lodge with other units to be rented out. Options of houses and plans are on the website. Houses will be sea facing surrounded by landscaped gardens and easy access to the beach. Location and Sites: Praia de Chizavane on the beach on the Vila No Mar Lodge property. There are 9 seafront breaker view villa sites and 5 casa seafront with breaker view sites.

What is the developer doing to contribute to the community?

Vila No Mar Lodge, through its fortunate position as a major role player within the Chizavane economic and business community, has accepted its responsibility and obligations to both the local communities and the surrounding areas. Its aim is not only to make a difference in the physical sense, which would directly affect people's lives in a positive manner, but also by creating awareness and shifting an existing mind set.

We feel that it is very important to share the essence of responsibility in business practice through the threads of community involvement and that of environmental integrity. Our business and the surrounding community co-habitat in a harmonious and beneficial way. Vila No Mar Lodge gladly shoulders this mantle in our efforts toward community upliftment and empowerment by initiating and supporting various projects, i.e. office for Manjecaze Municipality.

Who is the management company?

Treleda Xai Xai lda en Paraiso de Rife lda trading as Vila no Mar. New legislation makes it possible for you to own a holiday home in Mozambique.

The Periodic Occupation Regulation (Decree 39/2007 of 24 August, the Periodic Occupation regulation, Regulamento de Habitação Periódica) establishes the legal regime for the constitution, exercise, transmission and extinction of periodic occupation rights. It also defines the norms for licensing establishments (both tourism and commercial property) operating within this regime.

Can I, as a South African, purchase a holiday house in Mozambique?

Individuals may own property and fractional ownership. The Periodic Occupation Regulation therefore applies to all property or accommodation used for periodic occupation or residential tourism.

Who is responsible for the common property?

The common property i.e. roads, water pumping-, distribution system, electrical generation, shall remain under the control and managed by the Management company Vila No Mar.

What is a levy or maintenance fee?

It is the cost to operate the resort. This fee is divided amongst all the resort owners.

What are the levies?

Monthly Levy R6 540.50 including IVA – levy summary on request at the office.

Who controls the levy?

The HOA and the Management company Vila no Mar.

Who is the HOA?

Each owner by virtue of his ownership in the periodical property right shall automatically become a member of the HOA upon registration of the said right. (Home Ownership Association).

Who decides on the Levy increases?

The Home Owners association and the Management company Vila no Mar.

How are the levies applied?

Annually on the anniversary of the date of purchase, the annual levy will be invoiced. This can be paid one year in advance or in monthly installments.

What are the guarantees for levy increases, what is it linked to?

It will be decided at an annual HOA meeting and voted upon by the relevant parties.

Can units be bought as an investment and then rented out?

Yes, but in accordance with rules as determined by the "rental pool agreement".

How much can I get for being part of the rental pool?

70% of the revenue is payable to the owner and 30% is retained by management. 17% IVA is payable on total income.

What parking facilities are available?

Parking at your unit is available.

What rights does the house owner have?

The purchaser will own the fully exclusive right of use of the House. Owners, guests and invitees shall have a right of access to the development property, except in areas reserved for specific Owners guests or invitees or areas marked as no entry.

What arrangements have been put in place to manage the development?

The Management company Vila no Mar, will employ staff to manage every aspect including reservation & bookings, a property manager, cleaning staff, garden maintenance and a maintenance crew.