Why We Love Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa

With its stunning Arabian-influenced architecture, it’s the only luxury hotel in Pemba to offer a private sun-bleached beach.

Island hopping safaris with delicious seafood and bubbly picnics in the Quirimbas Archipelago.

Recharging exhausted batteries at AVANI SPA with massages, facials and body wraps.

Dive into a hive of 12 untouched marine coral garden dive sites with expert dive masters on a PADI dive course.

Two restaurants and upmarket bars add glamour to a beach holiday and it’s a favourite venue for business meetings and seminars.

Pemba Hotel and Spa for Top-End Accommodation and Entertainment 

Pemba Mozambique is the gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago and a wonderful beach destination featuring the best water sports for miles around. Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa – we have all the best Mozambique holiday deals on this beach property. Best rates and packages to Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa. This glamourous Mozambique Riviera accommodation venue is ingeniously set on a private estate that takes full advantage of the African bush and the Indian Ocean delights. 

It features a generous 168 rooms comprising 9 different types, with one to three bedrooms – catering for all tastes, couples, families and business people. The professional atmosphere includes sophisticated entertainment, winding and dining, ocean activities and more for those who visit the stylish hotel and spa. 

What’s more this upmarket resort offers luxury accommodation boasting en-suite marble bathrooms, tasteful Arabian decor, satellite TV and Persian rugs. Balconies look out over the sea towards the Quirimbas Archipelago and guests can stroll around the 176 acres of natural bush then head to the tidal pools at low tide and snorkel for hours as the tide flows in.

Business delegates can relax and spread out in a choice of three meeting rooms, perfect for seminars, training and conferences. This is a professional space with high-tech electronic equipment and excellent views of the ocean. 

Weddings at Pemba Resort and Spa start in the gardens with an unforgettable ceremony before the rolling ocean waves. Organise a stylish reception beside the swimming pool on the deck and then enjoy a gala dinner with nouvelle cuisine, Mozambican delicacies and Portuguese specialities. All couples will enjoy a stress-free day complete with their personalised themes, layouts and designs. 

There is plenty of room to eat and relax with the two bars and a comfortable lounge for drinks and snacks as well as two elegant restaurants offering five-star gourmet foods. Mozambique seafood comes fresh off the local fishermen’s boats and is served in a grand Surf ‘n Turf style – try venison and lobster, tuna, marlin, prawns and crab. 

Water sports are in at Pemba Beach Hotel – windsurfing, knee boarding, wakeboarding and sailing are a few of the activities on offer. A walk around Pemba town will reveal traditional markets, fantastic restaurants and bars, ancient architecture, churches and forts. 

A short 10 minutes from Pemba Airport which has connecting flights to Maputo, Johannesburg, Dar Es Salam and Nairobi, Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa offers a surreal connection between land and ocean.


  • 168 rooms, suites and apartments – 60 X Classic Rooms, 32 X Courtyard Rooms, 2 X Royal Suites, 8 X Self-catering Villas
  • Clube Naval beachfront dining and recreation
  • Avani Spa
  • Quirimbas Restaurant and Niassa Bar
  • The Cabo Delgado Conference Room
  • A salt-water rim-flow swimming pool 
  • Souk (authentic local market)


  • Beach excursion
  • Diving – 12 dive sites and PADI courses
  • Fishing out at sea
  • Visits to Namau River Village with picnics
  • Non-motorised water sports – sailing, paddling, windsurfing
  • Swimming lessons in the sparkling long swimming pool
  • Historic Tour of Pemba
  • Makonde art excursions

Getting to Pemba Beach Hotel and Spa

AVANI Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa is located on a headland between the rugged coastline of Pemba Bay and Wimbe Beach, overlooking the Indian Ocean. 

Fly to Pemba International Airport from Johannesburg, Maputo, Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. The hotel shuttle will transfer guests to the AVANI Pemba in just 15 minutes. Guests can hire taxis to explore the area.