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.

A few kilometres from Pemba in north east Mozambique lies Chiuba Bay Lodge on miles of white beaches and surrounded by 10 hectares of untouched natural vegetation. Romantic accommodation and ecological design make this holiday venue the ultimate place to stay for honeymoons and families alike. Six luxury bungalows offer elegant Mozambique Accommodation with lovely […]

Pemba, the gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago, is the setting for Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa. This chic Mozambique Riviera Accommodation is located on a private estate and takes full advantage of the African bush and the Indian Ocean sea views. One of the most upmarket resorts in Pemba, this hotel and spa offers accommodation […]

Murrebue is one of the most beautiful beaches in Mozambique, a short drive from Pemba in the north, and here lies Ulala Eco Lodge, small and isolated but cosy and exclusive. Accommodation at this Mozambique beach venue is charming – six rooms in four bungalows with views over the Indian Ocean entice families and couples […]

Packages that include this destination


Air Link or LAM from Johannesburg with complimentary transfers

Luggage does get lost on flights, so in case of this, pack in your hand luggage:-toiletries, two days cloths, sandals and swimming costume.

Do confirm your booking with LAM at least 72 hours before departure.


The main road coming into Pemba, you will see a 2km and 1km sign before the control point.  The control point is a kilometer before the Airport. Turn left just before the control point to Pemba Dive & Bush Camp (Nacole Jardim) and go 2km to get to the beach.

GPS coordinates for Pemba
-12.966700000000000,40.550000000000000 View Map