Beach lodges & resorts in Quirimbas Archipelago
Quilalea Island Resort
Quilálea re-opened at the start of November 2011, having been effectively shut for visitors since the end of 2008. (Rumours suggest ...More about Quilalea Island
Beautiful island. Very relaxing. Beaches slightly disappointing in that entry/exit to the sea difficult at low tide except on main beach which in turn was some way from many ... reviews...
Vamizi Island is located in the far north of the Quirimbas Archipelago, not too far from the Tanzanian border. The island itself ...More about Vamizi
We are so pleased we chose to visit this beautiful island despite the apparent travel difficulties. In the event the flight from Dar to Mocimbas was very good and then I ... reviews...
Ibo Island Lodge
After 18 months of careful restoration work, three grand old mansions overlooking the ocean on Ibo Island have been restored ...More about Ibo Island Lodge
Ibo Island Lodge is a beautifully restored, but not over done, colonial building which faces the sea. Our family had one of the three buildings to ourselves so it felt ... reviews...
Ibo Dhow Safari
The Ibo Dhow Safari, is a mobile island-hopping safari, offering comfortable fly-camping on uninhabited island beaches. Operated ...More about Ibo Dhow Safari
Our Dhow Safari started with a slight change of plan as the wind had picked up but it was dealt with very efficiently by the crew and our brilliant guide Harris. The boat ... reviews...
Macaloe is only 15 minutes' boat-ride from the mainland at Paqueve but its 400 hectare harbour is a unique ecosystem of its own. Historically, Macaloe's 18th century fort was built to protect its residents from the ferocious people of the coast. It fell out of use in the 19th century after ...More about Macaloe Island
Stop press! Matemo has recently closed for major building renovations and there is no date currently set for its re-opening. Ask us for the latest details. Matemo Island is part of the Rani chain of resorts – which includes Medjumbe Private Island, which is also in the Quirimbas, as well as ...More about Matemo Island
Medjumbe Private Island
In 2004 and 2005, two sister-resorts opened in the Quirimbas Archipelago - each on its own island. The first was Matemo, and the second was Medjumbe Private Island – which was originally named 'Medjumbe Island Resort'. This is the smaller and more exclusive of the two – and in many ways it's the ...More about Medjumbe Private Island
Rongui is an uninhabited coral island located near a deepwater channel in which marlin, sailfish, wahoo and yellowfin tuna abound. Historically, we know that in 1800 slavers from Madagascar raided Rongui and the other nearby islands. The raiders arrived in formidable war canoes with outriggers ...More about Rongui Island
Vamizi Private Villa Collection
Vamizi Island added to their accommodation selection in 2011 with the opening of the Private Villa Collection. None of our team has yet visited the new Private Villas to give a firsthand report on their experience, so here is a factual description in the meantime. Separate to the already existing ...More about Vamizi Private Villas