Before you choose your accommodation, you need to decide where to stay in the Bazaruto Archipelago. Most travellers tend to dump their bags on the islands of Bazaruto and Benguerra as they are the largest and most developed in the region. However, the archipelago is also home to Magaruque, Santa Carolina (aka Paradise Island) and Bangue Island, which offer a more remote and rustic stay. The choice is yours and we are more than happy to assist you!
The archipelago is situated just off the coast of Vilanculos, so most visitors pass through this charming seaside town. There are a number of hotels and guesthouses in the town itself. It is worth staying a night but the islands are the real catch as they offer you a private piece of paradise. Of course it is possible to island hop and spend a few nights on the different islands - or you could stay on one and never leave your deckchair! Again the choice is yours.
NB: Our consultants have been to all the properties listed below so they can answer all your questions. Choosing where to stay need not be a hassle - contact us to plan your tailor-made trip!
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa offers something for everyone. Catch a tan and never leave your deckchair, go diving and snorkelling everyday, wallow in the warm waters or feast on seafood at the restaurants and wash it down at the bar.
Mozambique at its very best, Africa at its most sublime, and life at its most inspired... With the ocean right at your villa's door, Villa Santorini shows you that it is the simple things that make life so wonderful.
Pestana Bazaruto Lodge
Pestana Bazaruto Lodge is nestled rather beautifully on the island of Bazaruto - the largest in the Archipelago. Offering luxury in a scenic setting, it has been called a little piece of paradise and we really hate to disagree!
Located on the lovely Benguerra Island within the beautiful Bazaruto Archipelago, Azura is an exclusive retreat with 15 villas that face out onto priceless ocean. Plus you have your own butler so kick back and savour the experience.
Benguerra Island is a tropical haven for sun-worshippers. Catch a glimpse of the rare dugong, cast a line in the hopes of reeling in game fish, or enjoy a sunset horse-ride along the beach.
Dugong Beach Lodge
Relax and enjoy the luxury of Dugong Beach Lodge, situated on the Indian Ocean coastline of Mozambique, within one of the most unique marine and wildlife sanctuaries in the world!
The Dona Ana Hotel
The Dona Ana Hotel has been closed for nearly 30 years but will open its doors again to tourists visiting the Bazaruto Archipelago Island. The original art will form part of the new hotel bringing the hotel back to its former glory days.
On mainland Mozambique, occupying a sheltered stretch of beach overlooking Vilanculos Bay, Casa Rex is an ideal stopover on the way to the Bazaruto Archipelago.
Bahia Mar Club
The Bahia Mar Club sits on an elevated plateau with panoramic views over the islands of Bazaruto Archipelago and is a wonderful place to rest and recuperate.
You could search the entire Mozambique coastline and you would do very well indeed to find a fishing spot on a par with Rio Azul. If you are a fisherman of any sort than this is the place to head.
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