Why we love Medjumbe Island

Small and exclusive Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort is the ideal place for romantics and newlyweds, in search of peace and solitude. You will probably also like the private plunge pools!
At Anantara Medjumbe you can unwind or discover the mangroves in your canoe, go snorkelling and diving among nearby enticing coral reefs! You also won't be able to stop yourself from indulging in the delicious delights of the seafood dishes while witnessing a stunning sunset. Romance at its best in Mozambique!

Medjumbe Island

Anantara Medjumbe  Island Resort is situated on the tiny Medjumbe Private Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago in northern Mozambique. The perfect Mozambique Honeymoon destination, this island resort is made for romantic getaways.

Only one kilometre long and 500 metres wide, Medjumbe Private Island Resort teems with birdlife and the surrounding waters are abundant with game fish.

Travel to this part of Mozambique to see the Quirimbas National Park with its lush forests and pristine beaches where Arabian, Portuguese and African flavors dominate.

This Mozambique Island Sanctuary offers tailor-made holidays for weddings, wellness, diving and windsurfing.

Mozambique Island Sanctuary

Accommodation on Medjumbe Island:

Revamped accommodation on Medjumbe island resort in 12 charmingly luxurious Beach Pool Villas includes bath and shower en-suite bathrooms, outdoor showers, private sun decks and plunge pools. Crisp blue and white decor reflects the sea and beach environment in spacious, comfortable seaside havens. A hammock for personal relaxation, mini bar and air-conditioning complete the picture.

Anantara Medjumbe Island is the ideal Mozambique Beach Resort for guests who want sole use of a private island for a special occasion. Active visitors will enjoy the varied ocean-oriented activities and nights revolve around wonderful food.

Medjumbe Island Resort main restaurant boasts an inside and outside deck complete with swimming pool. Honeymooners can dine on the beach in candle-light or enjoy espressos and cocktails at the bar where internet access is a bonus. Built from stone the main area offers several patio spaces, strategically built to create private spots for relaxing.

Couples love snorkelling and have the opportunity to discover some of the world’s best coral reefs. The Quirimbas are known for their extraordinary vertical drop-offs where tropical fish and larger game fish abound.

Beach Pool Villas Medjumbe Island Resort:

The island may feel like a desert island and you may search for a shipwreck lying near the shore but it is actually a little piece of luxury. The accommodation alone takes you into a dream world far away from your life at home. Experience views that keep you at your chalet for hours where you can cool off in the private plunge pool or outdoor shower on Medjumbe.

A complete overhaul of the interiors and exteriors of heavenly villas welcomes all guests to a new experience of glamour on the beach. Read the low down on Medjumbe Island accommodation below:

  • Private outdoor deck with table and chairs, sun loungers, hammock and splash pool
  • Private outdoor shower
  • Four poster bed with mosquito net drapes
  • En-suite bathroom featuring a separate bathtub and shower
  • Tea/coffee facilities
  • Minibar
  • Air conditioning & ceiling fans
  • International satellite television
  • Hair dryer & personal electronic safe

Facilities Medjumbe Island

  • 12 Luxurious Beach Pool Villas
  • Private Splash pool at each villa
  • Ceiling fans
  • Mosquito nets
  • Hair-dryer
  • Mini bar
  • Personal electronic safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea/coffee making facilities

How to get to Anantara Medjumbe Island

Anantara Medjumbe Island in the Quirimbas Archipelago Northern Mozambique is operated by the Anantara Group. Accessed via Pemba International Airport and a forty-five minute light aircraft hop to the island.

With daily flights from Johannesburg International on LAM and SA Airlink, Pemba Mozambique is easy to get to from South Africa. There are also twice weekly flights from Nairobi and Dar es Salaam. On arrival in Pemba, an English speaking Medjumbe Island representative will meet you and assist you with customs and immigration formalities. It’s a short walk to the light aircraft terminal from the main airport building. Then board what’s usually a Cessna Caravan for a forty-five-minute flight to Medjumbe.

The flight up to Medjumbe is spectacular. You will fly over the Quirimbas National Park and see the first eight islands of the archipelago from the air. Breathtaking views and if you are lucky you may be able to see a pod of Humpback Whales in the winter months from your window seat.

GPS coordinates for Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort