Pemba Island is a picturesque Mozambique Holiday destination situated in the far north of the country near the Tanzanian border. Gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago and not far from Zanzibar, Pemba is relatively undeveloped and very fertile.
A wonderful place to start a Mozambique Special Package deal, Pemba is the world’s third largest port. Explore the islands of the Quirimbas Archipel from this stunning part of the African continent.
Pemba is home of the clove and the economy is still more dependent on agriculture than tourism. However, the island offers comfortable Mozambique Accommodation from luxury lodges and hotels to more rustic cabins and self-catering establishments.
Pemba is a top class Mozambique Diving Holiday Destination with opportunities to dive the Quirimbas Archipelago with its incredible coral reefs and myriad fish species. Spectacular deep water drop-offs from the island’s hilly landscape mean will draw divers back again and again.
Fishing in the Quirimbas Archipelago from Pemba is very rewarding while snorkelers can also explore the coral reefs and many colourful fish. Prolific water sports mean days out in the sun and island trips are a boat ride or short plane spin away.
Many people live on Pemba Island in small traditional houses and flights to this part of Mozambique land at the airport at Chake Chake. Visitors can learn about the Muslim culture and the Swahili language while on their Mozambique holiday. Try the readily available spicy food and fresh seafood and fruits.