Carioca Inn


    From Johannesburg


Travel to Nelspruit and then on to the Komatipoort border post. Once through the Komatipoort border post follow the road +/-100km towards Maputo. You will go through 2 tollgates, the first is +/-50km from Komatipoort, payment can be made in Meticais, Rands or US$. The second, Motola toll plaza is just before you enter Maputo and payment is preferred in Meticais. (Follow directions in blue below)


Directions From Durban (via Swaziland)

From Durban, take the main N2 highway north to Zululand, past Richards Bay to Mkuze. Keep an eye for a road on the right marked Golela, this being the border post into Swaziland. From the Golela border post follow the road past Big Bend. Take the right turnoff to Siteki/Lomahasha border post. Once through the border head towards Maputo and you will go through the Motola toll plaza (Follow directions in blue below)

Directions From Motola Toll

A couple of kms after the tollgate you will get a slipway to turn left, saying Xai Xai. Turn left and keep on this road following the signs to Xai Xai - Route EN1. The route will lead past the main towns of: Marracuene, Manhica for ±165Km to a town called Macia (BP on left). At Macia turn right off the main road, travel ± 32km to Bilene.


On entering the town there is a traffic circle, directly across the circle is Motel Bilene continue around the circle and pass this motel on the right. (Motel must be on your left hand side)


This road leads directly to Carioca


Note: the speed limit in Mozambique is 80Km between towns and 60Km through towns take this in consideration when planning your trip.




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