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Ibo Island Lodge, located in the Quirimbas Archipelago National Park, Northern Mozambique, is a place steeped in beauty and history.

A Holiday break to this remote island,  lost in time, will be well worth it.  Ibo Island was a trading post in the early 1600’s.  Take this opportunity to visit the island’s fantastic ancient buildings, alot of which still remain.  The local traditional silversmith tinkers away in his workshop while guests soak it all in.

The heart of Ibo Island Lodge is the Bela Vista mansion with its high ceilings, thick coral walls and a wide central corridor. Inside, cool lounges are furnished with antiques and books.

Accommodation at Ibo Island Lodge is in 14 unique, authentic and luxuriously decorated rooms,  in three grand old mansions.  Renovated by the locals, who still benefit from the lodge.

Rooms of indigenous solid teak and mahogany furniture, handcrafted by local people and king size beds decorated with crisp cotton linen and Indian silk throws thrill every guest.  En-suite bathrooms have twin basins and large marble showers while wide verandas are a traditional feature of all Ibo mansions. Guests sink into soft comfortable plantation style chairs and enjoy drinks while absorbing sea or garden views.

After a long day of diving, dolphin viewing or just enjoying laying at the pool soaking up the warm Mozambican sun, join other guests on the Bela Visa Roof Deck, sip sundowners or after dinner drinks under the spectacular stars.

The restaurant faces west for unbelievable sunsets and talented chefs are renowned for their award-winning tasty menu and fresh seafood (and especially their famous Ibo crab curry), usually accompanied by tropical orange sunsets and dreamy views over the bay.

The island is steeped in ancient architecture, history and culture, and the guided tours bring the fascinating legends alive.  Ibo Island Lodge also offer outstanding scuba diving and snorkelling, castaway beach picnics, guided sea kayaking, birding safaris, traditional dhow sailing, the mangrove forest experience, massage, romance and tranquillity.

The choice of accommodation are :


Beautiful high and low tide ocean views that change throughout the day. Air-conditioning, ceiling fans, wide verandas, magnificent king size 4 poster beds, luxury cotton and silk linen.


Original, beautifully restored large historic rooms with wide verandas facing lush tropical gardens at the rear of the Niassa mansion. A perfect setting to explore and discover on your Mozambique Holiday.


Our Niassa Garden rooms step out from huge verandas into lush tropical gardens with chunky palm trees that provide shade around the Niassa dip pool.


This beautifully restored building can cater for up to 12 guests and has private facilities including its own pool and garden, kitchen and roof top terrace. One of the most unique Private Mozambique Villas available.


  • Island Hopping safaris
  • Dolphin Safaris
  • Quirimbas Island day tour
  • Ibo Beach excursions
  • Historical & cultural Tours
  • Scuba diving
  • Birding & Nature walks
  • Mozambique Spa
  • Dhow safaris
  • Kayak safaris


  • 5 X Sea facing rooms
  • 5 X Historical rooms
  • 4 X Garden facing rooms
  • Air conditioned and 24-hour power
  • Glamorous rooftop restaurant
  • Award nominated cuisine
  • Daily boat transfer to a private Sandbank Beach
  • Castaway beach lunch and picnics
  • Guided sandbank snorkelling
  • Guided historical experience
  • Guided Ibo cultural experience
  • Interactive tour of lodge pre-school
  • Visit to the silversmiths