3 Mozambican Islands you need to visit

If you are looking for a relaxing Island getaway, removed from the crowds and bustle of the city, then Mozambique once again offers the perfect holiday destinations for you. With a host of exclusive Mozambican Islands dotting the coastline, you will undoubtedly find your little slice of paradise among the resorts nestled on these magnificent and peaceful retreats. Whether you are looking for the perfect spot to celebrate your honeymoon, or simply need to get away from it all for a while, the selection of resorts on offer on the Mozambican Islands is guaranteed to provide you with what you are looking for.

Here is a brief look at just some of the Mozambican Islands to put on your list of destinations as you plan your next holiday.

Magaruque Private Island

Home of the spectacular Magaruque Island Lodge, Magaruque Private Island is located 8 km from the Vilankulo Harbour. At 1.4 km wide and 1.6 km long Magaruque Private Island is the third largest of the Mozambican islands in the Bazaruto Archipelago. The island offers reef snorkelling to its visitors thanks to the permanent deep water channel directly in front of the villas, it is the perfect destination for those who enjoy the beauty that the warm Indian Ocean has to offer.

With a range of luxury 2 and 3 bedroom villas, Magaruque Private Island offers full board including lunch, breakfast and dinner as well as snacks throughout the day. There are also numerous beach activities on offer, and due to its close proximity to the mainland, motorised water sports provided by third party operators such as deep sea fishing and Ocean safaris are readily available.

Ibo Island

As one of the 32 Mozambican islands in the Quirimbas Archipelago which stretches for a hundred kilometres, Ibo Island is also part of the eleven islands which make up part of the Quirimbas National Park. Home to the Ibo Island Lodge, Ibo Island offers a selection of historical, garden facing and sea facing rooms, as well as the beautifully restored Private Villa Paradiso which can cater for up to 12 guests, making the Ibo Island Lodge the perfect destination for romantic honeymoons as well as family holidays.

Ibo Island offers island safaris, snorkelling, fishing, beach excursions as well as pampering massage treatments, ensuring that you will have a relaxing and eventful stay. With the Quirimbas Archipelago fast becoming one of the premier holiday destinations in Africa, you can be sure that your stay wil be one to remember.

Vamizi Island

Another of the Mozambcan Islands located in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Vamizi Island offers miles of deserted coastlines for those who cross the tropical ocean in search of the perfect holiday destination. With a selection of private villas designed by award winning South-African architects, the accommodation on Vamizi Island offers responsible development and tourism combined with creative designs that draw inspiration from a variety of Mozambican cultures.

With fresh seafood and other tropical dishes on offer, as well as cocktails and fine wines available at the bar, one can easily imagine sitting on the beach, watching the waves la at your feet in this Mozambican Island paradise.

Make sure that you have these three magnificent Mozambican islands on your list of destination to consider for your next tropical getaway, and discover just how spectacular the beauty of Africa can truly be.

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