Project Description

Travel With a Difference

A 14-day luxurious holiday, exploring the best of Northern Mozambique! The tour is designed to give you the best experience at well renowned lodges and island resorts in Northern Mozambique. It’s family-friendly but can be tailored for honeymooners or other special occasions. With all meals and most activities included, it is packed full of entertainment, yet leaves more than enough time to unwind.

Highlights

  • ‘Diving in the Quirimbas Archipelago
  • Ilha de Mozambique – UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Private islands – Medjumbe and Quilalea
  • Quirimbas National Park

Tour Information

Language: English
Transport: 7-seater 4WD / Aircraft / Helicopter
Pax: Min 2 guests

Day 1
ARRIVAL
Guests arrive at Nacala International Airport and get a road transfer to Coral Lodge, about 2.5 hours.

Coral Lodge Mozambique Island is a unique barefoot beach retreat situated on a peninsula within the untouched Varanda reserve. This exclusive boutique beach retreat has been tastefully designed, combining the latest in luxury and comfort with the authentic feel of Mozambican style. The choice of activities is diverse and endless. The exquisite cuisine is made using local ingredients with a key focus on fresh fish and fresh market produce.

Guests spend the day at leisure and enjoy dinner at the resort.
Coral Lodge (Beach Villa) – Fully Inclusive.

Day 2
NAMPULA
Guests enjoy breakfast at the lodge and spend the full day at leisure.

They can choose from the following included activities: snorkelling in the lagoon, canoeing or paddle boarding (a great way to explore the mangroves), a guided visit to the Ilha de Moçambique on a dhow, a walk and canoe trip to Cabaceira Pequena and a visit to the local Macua community.

Guests can try their hand at cooking with the chef – join him on his visit to the local market and learn to cook his favourite Mozambican dishes back at the lodge.
They can have dinner served on a secluded area on the beach or a private picnic served in a secluded area of the beach.
Overnight at Coral Lodge (Beach Villa) – Fully Inclusive.

Day 3-4
MECUFI
After breakfast, guests are transferred to Nampula Airport where they will board a 40 minute scheduled flight to Pemba Airport (own account). From here, guests will then take a helicopter transfer to the resort. The days at the resort are spent at leisure.

The suites are spacious and bright, decorated in a contemporary style with local details and materials, equipped with all the comforts and with a private terrace offering stunning ocean views. At the centre of the resort is a saltwater swimming pool with sun beds for relaxing on and a bar that remains open until late so that guests can enjoy the magic of African nights.

Guests have 2 days to spend at leisure at this luxurious beach resort and have complimentary use of the canoes and stand-up paddle boards, a 30-minute wind kart lesson or similar, as well as beach volley and soccer, water gym, yoga and stretching group lessons.

Dinner can be enjoyed at one of the 3 restaurants.
Overnight at Diamonds Mequfi (Suite) – Fully inclusive.

Day 5-6
QUILALEA ISLAND
After breakfast at the resort, guests are transferred to Pemba Airport and will then board a scheduled helicopter transfer to Quilalea.

This luxurious island resort is nothing short of idyllic, with all meals (including main beach dinners), local beers, spirits, a selection of house wines, soft drinks, tea and coffee, included. Guests will also enjoy sunset cocktail of the day, a Mozambican host service, Wi-Fi access in the public areas, a Land Rover island drive, a sunset dhow cruise, use of non-motorised activities, and various children’s activities are also included.

Guests enjoy dinner at the resort.
Overnight at Azura Quilalea (Villa) – Fully inclusive.

Day 7-8
QUIRIMBAS ARCHIPELAGO
After breakfast, guests get a short 10-minute scheduled helicopter transfer to Ibo Island. Once at the lodge, guests will spend the next 2 leisure days on this historical island in a sea-facing room.

Ibo Island Lodge has been described as one of the most magical and atmospheric lodges in Africa. Situated in the Quirimbas National Park, each of the rooms is individually designed and has maintained its old charm with high, lofty ceilings and locally handcrafted furniture.

During their stay, guests can enjoy, included in their package, guided cultural and historical tours, non-motorised water sports and unguided kayaking, as well as a transfer to the famous sand bank beach.
Overnight at Ibo Island Lodge (Sea-facing room) – Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9-12
MEDJUMBE ISLAND
The next stop along this tour is just a 20-minute scheduled helicopter transfer away to the ANANTARA Medjumbe Island. Guests will spend the next 4 days here in a beach pool villa, filling their days with beach activities.

The resort offers a paradise escape that is naturally exclusive. Just 1km long and 300m wide, the resort combines sophisticated simplicity with unrivalled hospitality. The beach pool villas line a postcard perfect beach and reveal panoramic Indian Ocean views. With direct beach access and a private pool, the charmingly furnished interiors offer the ultimate tropical island retreat.

Also included in the package is a once in a lifetime experience to sleep under the stars on the adjoining Quissanga Island, a 60-minute Anantara Signature Massage and a private Dining by Design experience for two people.
Overnight at ANANTARA Medjumbe (Beach pool villa) – Fully inclusive.

Day 14
DEPARTURE
After breakfast at the resort, guests are transferred back to Pemba Airport via a scheduled helicopter transfer.

Includes

Accommodation: As specified
Meals: 11 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 11 dinners
Activities: As specified
Transfers: Return road transfers, island helicopter transfers.
Entrance fees: Park fees
Guide: On request (additional cost)

Excludes

All international / domestic flights and taxes • Visas • All entrance and vehicle fees at the National Parks and Monuments • Travel and personal accident insurance • Personal expenses • Excursions / activities not specified • Gratuities

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