You can fly to Inhambane from Johannesburg and then transfer to Casa AnLija but it is also possible to drive up the Mozambique coast to Inhambane.

 
The road from Maputo has been upgraded and resurfaced and offers much more pleasant driving experience.
 
Do not drive at night. The drive from Maputo to Inhambane can take anything between 6 - 8 hours and sufficient time needs to be allowed to avoid driving at night.
 
How to get to Casa Anlija Guest house from Johannesburg: 
  • Take the N4 past Witbank, Nelspruit and all the way  to Komatipoort border. 
  • Once through the Ressano Gracia border post, follow the main toll route to Maputo.
  • As you enter Maputo proceed through the toll gate and shortly after take a left turn onto EN1 to Xai-Xai. This is the main coastal road north.
  • Pass villages of Maracuene (28km) Nabhica (75km), Marcia (143km) and Chissano to the town of Xai-Xai.
  • Continue on the north coastal road passing smaller villages and towns, including Chidenguele (262km), Quissico (392km) and Inharime (372km)
  • From Inharime continue for approximately 45km passing Cumbano which has a large radio mast on the left side of the road to Lindela
  • Keep a look out for a sign board that says Lindela
  • Immediately after this sign the tar road forks, turn right
  • Inhambane is approximately 33km from this turn 
  • Once Inhambane drive to where you see the harbor quay on your left. Turn right at Broad Road Ave. DA Independecia (it is possible that there will be no road names up)
  • Continue to the large semi-circle, turn right into the road running at the back of the circle. Continue with this road. It bears left as you leave town. Keep on this road, passing the airport turn off on your left. Continue with this road for 18km 
  • As you come over a rise you will find Babalaza Restaurant on your right. The tar road bears to right
  • Continue with this tar road, you will pass a garage on the right
  • The tar road bears to the left, and to the right and a sand road continue straight
  • Keep straight for 1.5km on the sand road and you will see Casa AnLija on your right
How to get to Casa Anlija Guest house from Durban: 
  • Take the N2 towards Mkuzi and Pongola, befor Pongola take the right turn towards the Lavumisa / Golela border post entering Swaziland. The drive across Swaziland is about 2 hours. Drive past Big Bend heading north with the Lebombo mountains on your right. There are two border post exiting Swaziland into Mozambique namely Goba, which is the first one and then a little further north is the Lomahasha border control. rom these border posts it is a drive approximately 75km on tarred road to Maputo. South African passport holders do not need a visa when entering Swaziland.
  • As you enter Maputo proceed through the toll gate and shortly after take a left turn onto EN1 to Xai-Xai. This is the main coastal road north.
  • Pass villages of Maracuene (28km) Nabhica (75km), Marcia (143km) and Chissano to the town of Xai-Xai.
  • Continue on the north coastal road passing smaller villages and towns, including Chidenguele (262km), Quissico (392km) and Inharime (372km)
  • From Inharime continue for approximately 45km passing Cumbano which has a large radio mast on the left side of the road to Lindela
  • Keep a look out for a sign board that says Lindela
  • Immediately after this sign the tar road forks, turn right
  • Inhambane is approximately 33km from this turn 
  • Once Inhambane frive to where you see the harbor quay on your left. Turn right at Broad Road Ave. DA Independecia (it is possible that there will be no road names up)
  • Continue to the large-semi circle, turn right into the road running at the back of the circle. Continue with this road. It bears left as you leave town. Keep on this road, passing the airport turn off on your left. Continue with this road for 18km 
  • As you come over a rise you will find Babalaza Restaurant on your right. The tar road bears to right
  • Continue with this tar road, you will pass a garage on the right
  • The tar road bears to the left, and to the right and a sand road continue straight
  • Keep straight for 1.5km on the sand road and you will see Casa AnLija on your right
Alternate route if you want to avoid Maputo: 
  • Approximately 40km from the border post, turn left to Moamba. In Moamba stay on tar road and turn right. Shortly after leaving Moamba  turn left and cross the river over newe bridge. Tar now ends. Keep on this road through village of Sabi to Magude town (95km). Go through Magude, cross railroad bridge, turn left to Xinavane to T junction. Turn left onto EN1 towards Masia and Xia Xia. This route is shorter that route through Maputo and more scenic. This route is a 4x4 route only so please no small vehicles