Anantara Bazaruto
Island Resort & Spa

Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving sites and get a taste of laid-back island life at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, located on a private islet in Mozambique’s idyllic Bazaruto Archipelago.

This luxury resort comprises of 44 indulgent villas constructed from organic materials such as timber and thatch, facing either the ocean or the swimming pools, one which is dedicated to families and other reserved for adults only. All guest villas are incredibly spacious, with a host of comforts such as romantic beds draped in mosquito netting, outdoor showers and personal verandas.

Activities at this fabulous property include horseback rides along the beach, enjoying the wide range of water sports on offer, taking snorkelling and scuba diving excursions, go dune boarding, set out on a dolphin or dugong-watching cruise and visiting a local village. If you prefer a slower pace, visit the sublime Anantara Spa, a sanctuary where a team of intuitive experts will rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. You can also embark on a relaxing sunset dhow cruise or learn to cook traditional Mozambican cuisine.

Dining at the Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa is an experience in itself, with three delightful restaurants to choose from, each in a remarkably scenic setting. Sip a deliciously refreshing sundowner cocktail by the pool before tucking into fresh seafood grilled lightly over open flames. You can also opt to dine privately in a location of your choice, with a chef to create a menu that satiates your palate and a butler at your beck and call.

  • An exquisite luxury beach resort set on a private island
  • In Mozambique’s extraordinarily beautiful Bazaruto Archipelago
  • Sublime guest villas built with organic materials facing the ocean or swimming pool
  • A superb array of activities from dune boarding to sunset dhow cruises
  • Memorable dining experiences and a chance to learn to cook traditional cuisine
  • Snorkelling, scuba diving and island-hopping excursions
  • Dolphin, dugong, turtle and whale-watching trips (seasonal)
  • Guided tours of Bazaruto Island’s natural and cultural attractions
  • Spa treatments and cooking classes
  • Dune boarding and  horseback riding

*Some activities at extra cost

Guests can fly from Johannesburg, South Africa or from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport into Vilanculos, Mozambique where they are met and transferred by road and boat to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa.

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Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa

Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving sites and get a taste of laid-back island life at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa, located on a private islet in Mozambique’s idyllic Bazaruto

Azura Benguerra Island

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Mozambique Overview

Why should you travel to Mozambique?
Mozambique has many superb stretches of beautiful coastline and a multitude of sandy islands offshore which are perfect settings for an idyllic beach holiday. With warm clear waters, some of the best coral reefs on the planet and incredible marine life, the area is renowned for excellent scuba diving, fishing and snorkelling. Although relatively remote, the Bazaruto Archipelago and the mainland’s north coast offer a number of luxurious eco-resorts to choose from, ideal for those wanting to get away from it all.

What is the culture of Mozambique?
For centuries, Mozambique’s Indian Ocean coast was an important trading route and a melting pot of Arabic, Indian, African, Chinese and Portuguese peoples, creating a fascinating and rich culture.

What is the climate in Mozambique?
The islands can be visited throughout the year. October to March is hot and humid with some rain, whilst May to October is dry with warm days (average 27°C) and cooler nights.

What can I combine Mozambique with?
Mainland Mozambique, the Bazaruto and Benguerra islands can be combined with a safari in Southern Africa. The north coast of Mozambique is very close to Tanzania and can be reached from Dar es Salaam thus combines conveniently with an East African safari.

How to get to Mozambique
Mozambique is easily accessed by air from Johannesburg. The Bazaruto Archipelago is reached by light aircraft or helicopter from Vilanculos. A network of air charters links Maputo (the capital) with the north coast, which can also be reached from Dar es Salaam in Tanzania.

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