Author Archive | Mark Humphries

Quirimbas diving

Mozambique Best Place to Dive

Find out why Ibo Island is the best diving spot in Mozambique A diving holiday at Mozambique’s Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago is full of adventure and variety. All around this historical island, divers are treated to up to 30-metre visibility and warm 28 degree Celsius waters. Dive Quirimbas  teamwork The resident Padi Dive […]

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Island Weddings in Mozambique

Why should you get married in Mozambique, on Ibo Island? Planning a wedding in Mozambique is simple but one needs to choose the perfect location: island, beach or bush? For those who love the sea and the sun, an island wedding in the Quirimbas Archipelago offers couples the perfect wedding setting. Get married with your […]

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Island Honeymoons in Mozambique

Remote privacy and sand bank picnics  – a unique Ibo Island Honeymoon Looking for that special island honeymoon  treat? Then look no further because Ibo Island is the ideal romantic destination for you and your loved one. Luxury rooms, idyllic beaches, privacy all day long and beautiful scenery make this Quiribmas Archipelago island the place […]

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Ibo Silver

Ibo Silversmiths, the Ancient Tradition

Delicate silver creations from way back when When 12th Century AD Arabian explorers brought their trade and customs to Africa in sailing ships, they passed it on to the local people. These incredible talents of creating, by hand, exquisite jewellery and other delicate items from real silver are now being taught to Africa’s children. These […]

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Safari Awards

Ibo Island Lodge Safari Awards

Ibo scoops top safari awards again and again Voted Best Mobile Safari Operator and Best Community Focused Safari Property in Mozambique 2014 by hundreds of luxury travel professionals and readers of upmarket travel magazines, Ibo Island Lodge seems to be scooping most of the highly recognised awards in the travel industry! These are the renowned […]

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Mozambique Holidays

Ibo Island Kueto Siriwala Festival

Remembering their roots  – the Ibo Island Kueto Siriwala Festival There is a June Festival on Ibo Island every year that celebrates the time many years ago when Ibo became a trading post. The Kueto Siriwala (cue-to sea-ree-wala) Festival means “to not forget your roots” or “home is where the heart is” and this is […]

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Getting to Ibo Island

How to get to Ibo Island

Are you there yet? Getting to Ibo Island is easy! It is easy to get to Ibo Island Lodge. Fly to northern Mozambique’s Pemba airport from South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. This is the gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago and the islands are literally across the water, as the seagull flies, by boat or charter […]

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Mozambique's Best Island

Mozambique’s Best Island

Why on earth would Ibo Island be Mozambique’s Best Island? What a very special place is Ibo Island – a place of almost fantastical natural resources and unreal sunsets into deep blue seas. Ibo Island is different from the other Quirimbas Archipelago islands because it supports a population of some 3 000 local people. They are […]

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