Bazaruto Archipelago | Mozambique
A Mozambique island holiday in the Bazaruto Archipelago is the best African break you will ever experience. Find the home of the rare dugong, sea horses, manta rays and whale sharks in the warm Indian Ocean waters around Bazaruto Island, Benguerra Island, Magaruque Island and Santa Carolina (or Paradise) Island.
Accessible via Vilankulo port and town, these idyllic islands promise holidays full of fun, sea and sun – visitors can dive to their heart’s content, fish, walk, swim, snorkel and try a range of exciting water sports.
Renowned as the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean” the Bazaruto Archipelago offers exclusive Mozambique Accommodation options to guests: peace, solitude and incredible sunrises and sunsets. Stay in luxury villas and lodges on the shores where smiling staff and professional service enhance their island holiday.
Between them, these charming islands within the archipelago's coral reefs and crystal waters offer some of the best diving in the world. Dive sites can reach 30 m deep and are not crowded - marine life is varied and abundant. Discover protected reefs teeming with dolphin, humpback whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta rays and turtles.
Snorkelling above the splendid coral reefs is an unforgettable experience in this untouched paradise, to which honeymooners flock during all seasons of the year.
Ranked as the best Marlin fishing destination in the Eastern Indian Ocean, the seas around the Bazaruto Archipelago islands are a fishermen’s playground, especially from early October until end of January. Try salt water fly fishing for the sought-after Bonefish.
Imagine the thrill of a Mozambique Kite Surfing Holiday kite in the azure seas of the Bazaruto Archipelago? Beginners can start in shallow sheltered bays, while the more experienced kite surfers should try more hectic down winders. Kite surfers learn to regulate their adventures according to the erratic tides, calm glassy solitary waters and occasional 20 knot winds.
Horse riding is another popular activity around and through the waters of the Islands. Day rides and guided trails are suitable for all levels of experience and professional horse guides make sure guests see marvellous sites from horseback.