Luxury holiday in Mozambique

You’ll find outstanding luxury resorts all along Mozambique’s coastline, but the three main regions are the southern Machangulo Peninsula, the Bazaruto Archipelago, and the stunning coral atolls of the Quirimbas. The Machangulo Peninsula offers gorgeous, serviced beach villas and tasteful hotels, while the handful of lodges on the Bazaruto and Quirimbas islands serve up laid-back, barefoot luxury at its best.

baia sonambula mozambique accommodation Credit: Baia Sonambula

Highlights

A luxury holiday in Mozambique can also be a chance to get involved. Many of the top lodges are linked with local conservation and community projects and there’s an overall emphasis on long-term sustainability. Highlights include rare marine encounters with the highly threatened dugong, nesting turtles, bird-watching kayak adventures and spectacular diving in the Bazaruto and Quirimbas marine parks. Luxury in Mozambique comes with an easy-going island flare – a focus on comfort, breath-taking locations, privacy and exclusivity.

anantara bazaruto island resort horse riding Credit: Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Travel tips

Mozambique is an excellent choice for a beach and safari combo. The Bazaruto Archipelago has easy flight connections to top lodges in northern South Africa, and the Quirimbas Islands are not far from some of Africa’s best wildlife experiences in Zambia and Tanzania. Look out for special deals around the October and November shoulder season – it can be very hot, just prior to the rains, but it’s a great time for spotting animals and is usually perfect beach weather, especially in the Quirimbas. If you’re stopping in Maputo, the capital also has some fine luxury hotels. Slick and well-run, they offer excellent value for money and a convenient, comfortable base from which to explore this vibrant city.


Popular Mozambique Safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

The beach deck at Anantara Bazaruto | Bazaruto Private Island Holiday (8 days)

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Relax on the hammock  | Magical Mozambique Honeymoon Holiday (6 days)

Magical Mozambique Honeymoon Holiday (6 days)

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Blissful Mozambique Honeymoon Holiday (6 days)

Romance, exclusivity and barefoot luxury are the themes of this honeymoon...

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South African Bush to Mozambican Beach Holiday (9 days)

In this exciting safari holiday, you'll get to experience both Southern Africa's bush and beach beauty...

 | Kruger to the Mozambican Coast (7 days)

Kruger to the Mozambican Coast (7 days)

Combining the bush and the wildlife found in the famous Sabi Sand in the Kruger National Park with a tropical stay in one of the sublime lodges of Mozambique's Ponta Mamoli...

 | Luxury Mozambique Honeymoon Holiday (7 days)

Luxury Mozambique Honeymoon Holiday (7 days)

Powder white beaches and crystal clear, warm ocean water is what honeymoons are made of - and this is the perfect honeymoon option for you if this is what you are looking for. ...

Dhow at andBeyond Benguerra Island | Luxury Land and Sea Safari in Botswana and Mozambique (10 days)

Luxury Land and Sea Safari in Botswana and Mozambique (10 days)

Experience the Okavango Delta and the tropical Indian Ocean island of Benguerra for the best of both the bush and the beach...

 | Mozambique Island Honeymoon Getaway (6 days)

Mozambique Island Honeymoon Getaway (6 days)

Spend 5 romantic nights at Ibo Island Lodge, situated in the magical Quirimbas Archipelago in Northern Mozambique. ...

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