Step back in time at the majestically restored Ibo Island Lodge. Explore an island of intrigue with a fascinating, history and ancient cultures. Once Mozambique’s mighty slave trading centre, Ibo Island, has remained all but forgotten to the outside world for over a century. Nominated for World Heritage status, Ibo is the most unique island you will ever visit! Idyllic sandbank beach, ancient history & culture, water sports, birding, mangrove forests, guided experiences, sumptuous seafood, romance, luxury, and tranquility…Welcome to the Ibo Island Experience!
Vamizi Island is situated close to the Tanzanian border in the northern section of the Quirimbas Archipelago. The island is large with mature vegetation and there is just one luxury lodge situated on the prime position of the island. Vamizi is very special and it is currently the most expensive and discerning island beach lodge in Mozambique. The island is approximately 12 km long and 2km wide.
Vamizi is a discerning and well operated luxury lodge that still maintains an unpretentious atmosphere. The accent is on relaxation, beauty, space, privacy and conservation. There are just 10 Villas that are spread far enough from each other to create super privacy.
2017: ACCOMMODATION & TRANSFERS PACKAGE RATES (EXCLUDING REGIONAL FLIGHTS)
7 Jan – 30 Jun; 1 Oct – 20 Dec 2017
|$8,084.48||PRICE PER PERSON SHARING|
|MID SEASON Dates:
1 – 31 Jul; 1 – 30 Sep 2017
|$8,698.63||PRICE PER PERSON SHARING|
|HIGH SEASON Dates:
1 – 6 Jan; 1 – 31 Aug; 21 – 31 Dec 2017
|$10,422.70||PRICE PER PERSON SHARING|
ITINERARY: 2 nights Ibo Island Lodge, 5 nights &Beyond Vamizi Island
Guests will fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. The flying time is approximately 4.5 hours and guests can fly with Air Mozambique (note that Air Mozambique only flies 3 days a week on a Monday, Thursday and Friday) or with SA Airlink (note that SA Airlink does not fly on a Thursday and a Sunday).
Meet & Greet in Pemba and air transfer from Pemba Airport to Ibo Island: A 25 minute air hop over the southern islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago and National Park with its mangrove fringed coastline takes you to Ibo Island.
Day 1- 3
2 nights’ accommodation at Ibo Island Lodge on a full board basis (excluding drinks)
The magnificent Quirimbas Archipelago in Cabo Delgado Province, Northern
Mozambique is a captivating chain of 32 coral islands. These tropical islands offer some of the richest coral reefs in the world and provide habitat for an abundant array of marine life.
Nominated for World Heritage status, Ibo is the most unique island you will ever visit! Ancient history & culture, water sports, birding, mangrove forests, sumptuous seafood, romance, luxury and tranquillity.
After a leisurely morning guests will embark on a private charter transfer from Ibo Island to Vamizi Island. Meet & Greet at Vamizi airstrip and road transfer approximately 30 to 40 minute to the lodge.
5 nights’ accommodation at & Beyond Vamizi Island on a fully inclusive basis
Guests will do a private charter transfer from Vamizi Island to Pemba for outgoing flight back home.
Ibo Island Lodge: Accommodation in a sea facing room, Air transfer from Pemba to Ibo Island and onwards to Vamizi Island, Refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail on arrival; All meals (drinks excluded) and wake up coffee/tea room service brought to your room; Guided historical and cultural tours of the island; Daily boat transfer to the stunning pristine sandbank beach; Non-motorised water sports & Unguided kayaking; Emergency medical evac insurance
&Beyond Vamizi Island: Return air transfers; Accommodation in luxury ocean view villa; All meals; Soft drinks, local beer, wine, basic spirits and bottled water; Daily laundry service; Guided activities including shore– based snorkelling, shore– based fishing, sea kayaking, birding, walking trails, beach picnics, dhow sailing, windsurfing, Hobie Cat sailing.
What Activities are there?
Snorkelling, diving, kayaking, historical & cultural tours, ocean safaris, sunset dhow cruises and fishing charters.
IMPORTANT NOTES PERTAINING TO THIS PACKAGE:
Rates are quoted per person sharing in US dollars (US$).
The above quote does not include flights. Details on all flight schedules and flight quotes are available on request.
Assistance with all flight bookings can be offered.
Package is subject to booking terms & conditions.