Idyllic Indian ocean Islands

The Quirimbas Archipelago in northern Mozambique offers some of the best beaches in East Africa and is the perfect place to end an African holiday.  The archipelago is a remote chain of 32 individual islands, within which is the protected Quirimbas National Park.  This marine reserve is an incredibly biodiverse area where each island has its own characteristics and unique charm.

Within these Indian Ocean islands you will find a number world class snorkelling and diving sites, remote coral islands lined with pristine white sandy beaches and some of the most inviting waters in world. On top of this, the islands form part of the migration route of the southern right whales and the humpback whales from June to December, making it the perfect place to unwind after any African safari.

Due to its relative isolation, getting to and from these islands can be hugely time consuming and difficult, though the advantage of their remoteness is that they remain an untouched paradise. With the recent introduction of slightly more regular flights, it has now become even more accessible from either South Africa or Tanzania, but we would still recommend a minimum of 5 nights to make it worth your while.

The islands are home to just a few select hotels, all of which we would consider to be barefoot luxury.

Hotels in Mozambique

Mozambique Travel Advice

Visa & Passport Requirements

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, find Mozambique specific travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth office here. For more information please visit the Mozambique High Commission.

Health & Vaccination Information

We advise that you seek advice on recommended vaccinations and precautions from a health professional – either a GP, a practice nurse, a pharmacist or a travel health clinic – ideally at least eight weeks before departure. Visit NHS Fit for Travel for Mozambique specific guidance.

Please note, the links given on this page will take you to sites outside of Savile Row Travel. If you click these links, you will leave our website and we are not responsible for the content of the third party site.

Map and travel information

Flight information

To Mozambique: There are no direct flights to Mozambique, your best route is via Johannesburg

To The Quirimbas Archipelago : fly from Johannesburg or via Maputo – please enquire for details

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