White Beaches of Mozambique

Mozambique boasts of miles of sandy white beaches with palm trees and clear waters. A perfect beach destination after your Safari!

White Pearl Resort

White Pearl Resorts offers the ultimate in beach luxury in Africa. Experience elegant simplicity at this exclusive beach resort set in the dunes of the untouched shores of southern Mozambique. On a magnificent stretch of coastline, tucked behind Casuarina trees, experience a place so beautiful and so pure, quite unlike any other in all of Mozambique.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Fulfill your escapist dreams on the paradise private island of Bazaruto, in a jewel-like archipelago off the coast of Mozambique. With few distractions to interrupt your stay at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, you can completely lose yourself in dazzling natural beauty, peaceful island life and unforgettable experiences.

Relish a host of luxury comforts in our boutique collection of 44 beach, sea view and pool villas, which have been designed in natural harmony with the unspoiled island surrounds. Spend lazy days at a quiet beachfront pool that is reserved exclusively for adults, or take your little ones to play in the dedicated family pool. Feel revitalized at our pampering spa with an extensive range of treatments and specialist hydro facilities.

Discover some of the world’s best scuba diving as you go in search of dugongs, turtles and whales.  Experience an angler’s dream with amazing deep sea fishing. Master water skiing and wakeboarding, or set out in search of dancing dolphins. Then as a postcard-perfect day draws to an end, catch the wind in your sails at sunset aboard a traditional dhow boat.

Azura Quilalea Private Island

Azura Quilalea is a hidden gem, somewhere to retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life, with a relaxed and understated “Robinson Crusoe” castaway style that belies the comforts and experiences on offer in the 9 handcrafted seafront villas. A wholly uninhabited island paradise, ensuring total privacy and exclusivity for our guests, and surrounded by the magnificent pristine waters of a marine sanctuary.

There are just 9 seafront villas on this private island, accommodating a maximum of eighteen people in absolute privacy. They are hewn from local materials, with natural coral stone walls, makuti thatch roofs, carved beams and reed shuttered windows. The four Kaskazi Villas have fantastic views across multiple turquoise seas to Quirimba Island beyond. The four Kusi Villas have more exclusive locations, an extra outdoor bush shower, our “gym in a bag” and hammocks for relaxing. The cliff-top Villa Quilalea offers the most astounding accommodation for a couple in the whole Archipelago, located on its own private part of the island where guests can enjoy magnificent views over the turquoise seas with dhows sailing by. The largest of the 9 villas, it has a romantic 4-poster bed, feature bathroom, extensive decking and lounging areas and its own plunge pool.

Azura Quilalea is located in the pristine Quirimbas Archipelago, a scattering of beautiful unspoiled islands in remote northern Mozambique. It’s an absolute paradise for lovers of marine life, and uniquely in Mozambique, there is superb snorkeling and world-class scuba diving available straight off the main beach at our house reef. Learn to dive or refresh your skills at our Padi 5-star dive facility, before heading out to discover one of our many and varied nearby dive sites. Back on the island, you can watch pods of dolphins cruise past your sun deck, or look out for humpback whales or nesting turtles in season.

The surrounding waters are world-renowned for superb fishing, be it for Giant Trevally, for which we have become famous and see our guests return time and again, or deep sea fishing for tuna or king mackerel. Culture buffs will enjoy a visit to nearby Ibo Island, where time has stood still, and the silversmiths still make jewelry the traditional way outside the ancient fort. More relaxing activities include kayaking through the mangroves on nearby Sencar Island, a nature walk, spotting one of our 182 species of birds or a massage at our cliff-top spa.

The cuisine is focused on the natural produce available locally in line with the island’s eco-ethos. Lots of fresh fish and seafood dominate the menu, with dining a relaxed affair. Our butler-hosts will delight in surprising you with a range of different dining locations and set-ups in the way that Azura has become known for, beneath our towering ancient baobabs, at a remote beach picnic, or candle-lit on the beach beneath the stars.

Quilalea Private Island is an unspoiled paradise for just a discerning few guests to discover. The whole island can also be booked for sole use by a group of friends or family, for the ultimate in privacy and exclusivity.

andBeyond Benguerra Island

A tropical paradise tucked into a lush indigenous forest and looking out onto a picturesque crescent of sandy beach, &Beyond Benguerra Island is the quintessential luxury island retreat. Set among swaying palm trees, ten casinhas and two cabanas offer a light and airy color scheme that combines tropical chic with a distinct African feel and reminders of the area’s Portuguese heritage. Ideal for families or groups, the three-bedroom Casa Familia ensures privacy and exclusivity. Set under local thatch, both casinhas and cabanas boast elegant four-poster beds with white linen canopies and comfortable day beds. Large windows with dark wooden shutters gaze out towards the Indian Ocean, while private timber decks and cool plunge pools offer a secluded alternative to beach sands and ocean waters. Bathrooms feature generous tubs big enough for two, while al fresco showers are decorated with hand-painted tiles. Woven hammocks invite guests to an afternoon siesta, lulled by a chorus of songbirds that makes the forest canopy its home. A shaded gazebo provides the ideal venue for starlit dinners, while the stylish dining room and open lounge, both of which boast wide, sunny decks, are the setting for more social dining.

Set in its own secluded garden and mere meters from the beach, the Casa Familia boasts three bedrooms, each with its own en suite bathroom, as well as private swimming pool set on the sheltered wooden veranda. The lodge’s colorful dhow-inspired bar, sheltered by swaying palm trees, is the perfect setting to relax or enjoy open-air meals throughout the day. Set deep in cleverly created patches of shade, comfortable loungers beckon guests to relax around the pool while drinking in the ocean views.

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