Bazaruto Archipelago

– Five picturesque islands
– Declared one of the largest National Parks in the Indian Ocean
– Known as ‘The Pearl of the Indian Ocean’
– Crystal clear ocean
– Home to an abundance of marine life
– One of the world’s finest diving destinations

The Bazaruto Archipelago is a protected National Park. The Bazaruto Archipelago is a group of six islands in Mozambique, near the mainland city of Vilankulo of Inhambane Province.

Tourist attractions of the Bazaruto Archipelago include tropical beaches, coral reefs, surfing and fishing. The Bazaruto islands are well known for delicious seafood dishes, which include grilled prawns, tender calamari and crayfish barbecued on the beach.

Bazaruto Archipelago comprises the islands of Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina (also known as Paradise Island) and Shell.

The archipelago became a National Park in 1971 and boasts sensational beaches and scenery.

Packages that include this destination

Anantara is situated on the 12 000 ha Bazaruto Island, part of the jewel-like Bazaruto Archipelago which lies 30 km east of mainland Mozambique and features white sands, large sand dunes and freshwater lakes surrounded by the translucent blue of the Indian Ocean.

Situated 8 km by boat from Vilankulo Harbour and 1.6km long and 1.4km wide you will find the third largest in the Archipelago the stunning exclusive Magaruque Island. The exclusive private Island comprises of magnificent accommodation in stylish villas and is the closest island to Vilankulo.

Azura at Benguerra is situated on the pristine Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago. The chic lodge provides a magnificent and relaxing escape on this tropical island off Vilanculos, on Mozambique’s coral coast.

Anantara is situated on the 12 000 ha Bazaruto Island, part of the jewel-like Bazaruto Archipelago which lies 30 km east of mainland Mozambique and features white sands, large sand dunes and freshwater lakes surrounded by the translucent blue of the Indian Ocean. There are no shops on Bazaruto, only natural beauty, pure white beaches and a wonderland of fauna and flora to discover.

Bahia Mar With the emphasis on style and comfort, our accommodation is both luxurious and personalized. Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa is a quintessential holiday destination situated on the western side of Mozambique’s Bazaruto Island.

GPS coordinates for Bazaruto Archipelago
-21.632952,35.502451 View Map