Pristine Beaches & Crystal Clear Water

The Quirimba Archipelago islands are arranged off the coastline of northern Mozambique near Pemba on the mainland. Arab traders and the famous Portuguese sailors and navigators commanded the Indian oceans over numerous decades prior and today a significant number of these 34 islands are still uninhabited.

Mozambique’s history has guaranteed that societies have met and blended. The general population of are a mix of European, Indian, Arabic and Chinese. Notwithstanding this, old Mozambique tribal traditions and tribal religions are still regarded and nurtured on the islands.

The Ilhas Quirimbas are a Mozambique social heritage and ancient legacy, all somewhat connected to the coast by sand bars, coral reefs, mangroves and water rich in marine life.

The Islands of Ibo, Quisiva and Matemo highlight old Portuguese settlements with pre-colonial Swahili settlements. There is proof that the way of life today is a blend of influences from Africa, the Arab region, India, and Europe over more than a thousand years.

There is a great range of activities to make your Mozambique holiday something truly special.

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Mozambique Highlights

View from Ibo Island Lodge at high tide

Ibo Island

Once Mozambique’s mighty trading centre, Ibo Island has remained all but forgotten to the outside world for almost a century.

Wander around this colonial little island town and hear tales of pirates and prisoners, turtle shells and silver.

Explore old forts and ancient romantic buildings where you can almost feel the history and fascinating stories crunching under your feet.

Dhow Safari

Join a spectacular dhow safari, scuba dive and snorkel or chose from all the other many activities on offer.

We have expert guides and specialists to allow you to enjoy all of what’s available on both Ibo Island and the surrounding Ilhas Quirimbas.

Dhow safari, Mozambique

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