Enjoy the luxury of complete privacy: Located in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, this slender island (roughly 12 x 2km) is exclusively reserved for Vamizi Island Lodge guests.
Enjoy the luxury of complete privacy: Located in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, this slender island (roughly 12 x 2km) is exclusively reserved for Vamizi Island Lodge guests. Leave nothing behind but your footprints on this gorgeous coral island in the almost untouched Quirimbas Archipelago, and take away treasured memories of this gem of peace and seclusion that is also a world-class diving area. A insider’s tip for the traveller in the know; just getting there feels a bit like an adventure.
Ten wooden villas, known as kitalas in the local parlance border the lovely beach. At least 170 square metres each, they boast an open living space, elegant bed room, large bathroom with a walk-in marble shower, and outdoor deck with sunbeds. The ocean breeze keeps the mosquitoes at bay too, so you needn’t worry about any uninvited guests.
Ideal for a rendezvous: treat yourself to some quality one-on-one time at any of the many beaches and other pleasant spots on and around the island. Don’t forget to pack a picnic basket!
Closest city: Pemba (Mozambique)
Closest airport: 45-minute flight from Pemba
Transfer: with the Lodge’s small aircraft from Dar es Salaam or Pemba every Wednesday and Saturday
Rooms/ suites/ houses: 6 wooden villas with 5-6 bedrooms
Activities and amenities:
Gastronomy: A relaxed buffet in the Muntu Nkulu Restaurant on the northern side of the island. Every Villa has is own cook.
Specials: Turtle and whale watching tours, visits to small fishing villages
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Witness one of nature’s grandest spectacles, as whales and their new-born calves pass by on their journey from East Africa to the Artic from July to September. Magnificent coral reefs filled with bright tropical denizens dot the coastline. A colourful and diverse underwater world awaits snorkelers and divers with a comfortable year-round temperature of between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius. Did you know that Neptune’s Arm numbers among the top ten diving areas in the world? The ocean sanctuary around Vamizi is one of the most important regions for biodiversity with over 180 different coral species and 400 species of reef fish.
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