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Largely untouched by tourism, Mozambique is Africa’s undiscovered jewel.

Mozambique is a melting pot of cultures and exotic influences, from early North African and Arab traders to Portuguese colonists who have all left their mark. 

Mozambique offers over 2500km of pristine white beaches and fantastic marine life. The diving, snorkelling and fishing available are amongst the best in the world. 

In Northern Mozambique the 32 island Quirimbas Archipelago that stretches from the coastal town of Pemba almost 400 kilometres up to Mozambique's northern border with Tanzania has to be one of the last undiscovered jewels of Africa. It is scattered with innumerable castaway beaches and is home to a large assortment of wildlife both onshore and surrounding its pristine coral reefs, the diversity of this marine sanctuary is exemplary. 

Off the coast of southern Mozambique, just inside the Tropic of Cancer, lies the tropical paradise of the Bazaruto Archipelago. A mere 20 minute motor boat ride or sensational helicopter flight across the channel from the mainland town of Vilanculos are the five islands of the archipelago lying in the middle of a marine national park. 

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  • Azura

    Imagine an unspoilt island within a Marine National Park, deserted beaches of pure white sand that extend for miles, sparkling turquoise seas crisscrossed by local dhows plying their trade, sunny...

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  • Azura Quilalea

    Azura at Quilalea is a hidden gem in the Quirimbas Archipelago; a private island to retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with a relaxed and understated ‘Robinson Crusoe’ castaway style...

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  • Benguerra Lodge

    It is supposed that the first visitors to the Bazaruto Archipelago were ancient Phoenicians in search of Pearls and ever since then dreams of wealth and power have attracted others to this...

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  • Vamizi Island Lodge

    Simply grand or grandly simple – Vamizi Island Lodge off northern Mozambique’s coast isn't about the usual five star luxury and all mod cons, it's about the more rarified pleasures of exclusive...

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