Ibo Island Lodge


Ibo Island Lodge is an award-winning luxury boutique hotel set in flower-filled gardens on the seafront of Ibo Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago. Housed in three carefully restored historic mansions, the lodge’s design blends old world charm with modern style and there’s 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.

The lodge provides 14 individually designed and spacious rooms featuring a unique combination of original architecture and fittings and contemporary style. Each one comes with a wide veranda, ideal for lounging on as you sip a cocktail and enjoy the dreamy views.

Freshly grown vegetables, fruits and herbs, and locally caught seafood are combined to create healthy, delicious meals.

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. Massages are also available.

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


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.

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Why we recommend Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge is the largest of 32 tropical islands that form the Quirimbas archipelago of Northern Mozambique. This beautiful property overlooks the bay where you can watch traditional dhows sailing on high tide and enjoy magnificent sunset views. The lodge boasts no less than three swimming pools, stunning tropical gardens and a fabulous rooftop terrace that serves cocktails under the stars. Great character, and supreme luxury at its best!

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