Archive | 2015

Mozambique specials

Rare marine habitats at Ibo Island Lodge

For rare marine habitats to thrive, they need to be looked after, and left alone. Ibo Island Lodge does just this! We take divers out to see just how gorgeous and unique and unusual our marine ecosystems really are. You can see untouched coral reefs, endangered species and some very strange looking sea vegetation. The […]

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Ibo Island Lodge ; Quirimbas Archipelago

Ibo Island Lodge takes Safari Awards by storm!

Ibo Island Lodge walked away with three wins in the famous 2016 Safari Awards held in London last night. Winner in 3 Mozambique categories and runner up in one, Ibo Island Lodge was also highly commended in 2 categories. The lodge was also voted as runner up for the best value safari lodge in the […]

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Swimming with dolphins

Come and Swim with the Dolphins on Ibo Island

Incredible Ibo: Africa’s Forgotten Island “A Hidden Treasure… a lost world on the edge of nowhere”— Forbes magazine. Ibo — a tiny tropical island off the coast of Mozambique — was a major Arab trading post for gold, ivory and slaves from 600 AD until Vasco da Gama captured it for Portugal a thousand years […]

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Quirimba Holidays

Things to do in Mozambique

Many Mozambique holidays are centred on the coastline, not surprising that the country’s top beach resorts and lodges are found there. Although the mainland offers variety, in terms of things to do in Mozambique, many holidaymakers opt for the remote islands for their tranquility and beauty. Unlike Zanzibar and Mauritius, the Bazaruto and Quirimbas Archipelagos […]

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Ibo Island Coconuts

The Coconut Crabs of Ibo Island

Do Coconut crabs (Birguslatro) really eat coconuts that is the question? Yes they do! And yes you do find these enormous crabs on Ibo Island in the remote Quirimbas Archipelago. But it turns out that while these huge crabs, also known as robber crabs or palm thieves, can actually eat an entire coconut, this is […]

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Accommodation Mozambique

Hotels In Mozambique

There is nothing like a genuine island paradise location for a stunning holiday, and that is what you get with Ibo Island Lodge. This amazing destination occupies a prime spot in one of the most beautiful areas of Mozambique, so you’ve chosen well. As the acknowledged experts in Mozambique travel we know the best places […]

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Mozambique specials

History and culture tour

Ibo Island is brimming with treasure chests of fascinating history, streets of enthralling architecture and the energies of a truly unique culture. During your stay at Ibo Island Lodge you too have the opportunity to explore the island in all its diversity by participating in the culture tour and the history tour, or both, led […]

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Mozambique Tourism

Mozambique is rich in tourism opportunities because the country is a gold mine of environmental, cultural, historical, sporting and scenic attractions! It is also a place of constant warmth and sunshine, friendly people and wide open spaces. Tourists therefore flock to Mozambique to explore her tourism attractions and businessmen go there to discover tourism opportunities. […]

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Vamizi Island Lodge ; Quirimbas Archipelago

Vamizi Island

One lodge, one island, one place in which to unwind, make unforgettable memories and forget real life, just for a bit. Vamizi Island is that place, drifting in the huge Quirimbas Archipelago, this incredible isle is where you would want to be shipwrecked. Land by helicopter from Pemba in northern Mozambique and take a jeep […]

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Air transfer over Quirimbas Archipelago

Arriving on Ibo Island

Arriving on Ibo Island is a magical experience in itself. From the moment you step into the small airplane in Pemba and absorb the magnificent views of the stunning islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago from above, your adventure of a lifetime begins. Already you will have seen the mesmerizing colors of the Indian Ocean and […]

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Quirimba Holiday Packages

Northern Mozambique – as a holiday destination

Ibo Island offers discerning guests some of the best holiday accommodation in Mozambique. The island boasts superlative settings that will make your honeymoon a cherish-able experience. Ibo Island Lodge is a rehabilitated historical Portuguese mansion, a home where the light comes in, where the birds flit happily and guests are instantaneously comfortable. The management is […]

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Quirimbas diving

Dolphin safari

Imagine coming face to face with a real dolphin underwater and not feeling any fear, only awe and admiration? This kind of surreal experience is waiting for you at Ibo Island Lodge which now promises you the opportunity to embark on a once in a lifetime dolphin safari. This is a truly magical and rare […]

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Holidays Mozambique

NG 50 Tours of a Lifetime

Ibo Island Lodge is on the renowned National Geographic 50 Tours of a Lifetime this year for their unique Island Hopping Dhow Safaris!These incredible tours take tourists into the unspoilt and remote Quirimbas Archipelago on ancient sailing boats still used by local communities subsisting in the region. That Ibo Island features on this list, highlighting […]

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Conservation efforts and successes of 2015 on Ibo Island

Passionate staff based at Ibo Island Lodge and their dive and activity centre, Dive Quirimbas, have been doing their best to provide extra conservation support to the Quirimbas National Park (QNP). They are helping by providing extra eyes out on the water and donating fuel to enable the busy rangers to perform more regular patrols […]

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Quirimba Holidays

Quirimbas Archipelago Hotels

Take your pick – choose a holiday destination of your choice in a Mozambique Quirimbas Archipelago Hotel. They are amazing places, all of them, brimming with luxury, comfort and bliss. The best part of going to this northern region of Mozambique is that you are so far from civilisation that you feel alone and utterly […]

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Mozambique hotels

A trip to Rolas Island

Visiting the remote and gorgeous Rolas Island is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that you do not want to miss. The one-day trip starts early at the renowned Ibo Island Lodge in the breath-taking Quirimbas Archipelago of northern Mozambique with a short briefing – and afterwards it is time to set the sails! You will be enjoying […]

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Ibo Island accommodation

Private Villas Mozambique – Villa Paradiso

The private villa on Ibo Island is one of a few in Mozambique offering guests top class facilities and hands on service in simply gorgeous settings. Did you know that Villa Paradiso used to be the sought after sea facing hotel on Ibo Island during colonial times? Older than the rest of the mansions which […]

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