Overview of Omali Lodge

Capture the true essence of São Tomé at this seaside lodge. Situated on the equator, this boutique hotel offers the unique experience to discover island African rainforest nature, local communities, and deeply rooted culture.

Omali Lodge offers the perfect home base, only 10 minutes from the airport and in close proximity to the city centre and beach. São Tomé and Príncipe is renowned for its many cocoa plantations, the rainforests of the National Park of Príncipe, the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, small fishing villages and pristine turquoise swimming waters to mention only a few of the most breath-taking attractions.

You can relax at the central pool with a drink or retire to Omali’s restaurant at sundown for a delicious dining experience. Wildlife activity flourishes on this island, bird lovers will enjoy visiting Omali from October to March when the skies are a flurry with winged creatures. From July through to September you could also witness the annual whale migrations.

Highlights & Activities

What's on offer whilst on this itinerary?
  • Indulge in the beauty of Omali’s location
  • Taste renowned and traditional dishes at the Omali restaurant
  • Experience warm and welcoming local hospitality
  • Adventure in the National Park of Príncipe
  • Snorkelling and stand-up paddle-boarding along the island coastline

Day tours



Whale watching

Rooms at Omali Lodge

Unwind and relax, in your own private luxury
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    Classic Room

    Each room is a carefully curated experience with contemporary furniture meeting African tradition in design. 20m2  in size, the rooms are comfortably spacious and are situated in surrounds of luscious greenery. All are fitted with aircon and fans, Wi-Fi access, a telephone and a mini bar with tea and coffee.

    General Facilities

    Omali Lodge has facilities for any event, conducting business, attending or hosting events, relaxing or travelling. The swimming pool is located centrally and is close enough to the ocean to feel the breeze. Plus, the lodge offers access to a gym, if you’re wanting to stay active.

    Air conditioning




    Swimming pool

    Wi-Fi available


    Omali offers a sought-after dining experience. Specializing in seafood cuisine, the tastes and flavours are sourced directly from the ocean. All other ingredients are sourced locally and ethically and no two meals are the same.

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