Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique
This award-winning luxury boutique hotel is set in flower-filled gardens on the seafront on Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique. Housed in three carefully restored historic mansions, Ibo Island Lodge’s design blends old world charm with modern style and there is a laidback ambience.
Offering impeccable service, warm hospitality and superb facilities including three pools and a rooftop restaurant, the lodge will appeal to couples, honeymooners and families seeking a unique and unforgettable escape in an enchanting setting.
Ibo Island Lodge provides 14 individually designed and exceptionally spacious rooms featuring a unique combination of original architecture and fittings and contemporary style. Each one comes with a wide verandah, ideal for lounging on as you sip a cocktail and enjoy the dreamy views.
There are endless adventures on offer to suit all interests and Lightfoot Travel can create a customised itinerary to ensure your stay is unforgettable. Enjoy lazy days on the beach, discover the island’s fascinating history, go on a dolphin safari, spend the day island hopping or snorkel in the warm waters.
Ibo Island Lodge Information
- Location & Getting There:
The lodge is located on Ibo Island off the northern coast of Mozambique. It is reached by a 20-minute light aircraft from Pemba (accessible from Johannesburg).
There are 14 rooms: Sea-facing Rooms, Historical Rooms, Garden Rooms or Private Villa Paradiso. Each one features high ceilings with teak beams, coral and lime walls, four-poster beds, handcrafted furniture, brass and antique original fittings and all-modern amenities. Niassa has garden facing rooms suitable for families
-Restaurant, lounge and bar
-Private dining room
Activities include “Ibo of old” or “Ibo of today” guided walks, snorkelling, scuba diving, kayaking, swimming, fishing, island hopping, romantic picnics on a deserted beach, dolphin safaris and dhow cruises. Massages can also be arranged.
Children over 12 are welcomed and there are plenty of family-friendly activities for them to enjoy. Under 12s can be accommodated on request.