Ibo Island has a lost world appeal, hidden on the edge of the Quirimbas Archipelago and hosting legends centuries old. One of a string of 32 islands that stretch for one hundred kilometres, Ibo Island reflects a way life that has been lived for more than a thousand years. The Archipelago is virtually unknown to the outside world – local fisherman still cast their nets and lines along hundreds of kilometres of winding channels and mangrove lagoons from Arab style dhows.
Our 14 rooms with their air-conditioning and ceiling fans to keep things cool in the balmy tropical weather. Each room is individually designed and features elegant pillars, meter thick coral and lime walls, lofty tall ceilings and solid teak beams. This is a great example of some of the best and most unique Mozambique Accommodation.
Ibo Island Lodge is set amongst lush gardens planted with frangipani, bougainvillea and palm trees. Three swimming pools beckon an escape from the heat of the day whilst sipping on one of Kissinger’s legendary Mojito’s! Our Bela Vista lounge lives up to its name with mesmerizing views over the bay at high tide, and our private dining room features an enormous solid teak banqueting table, perfect for a private romantic dinner, or a group celebrating a birthday or anniversary in Mozambique.
You can easily connect to Ibo Island in northern Mozambique from South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania. Pemba, is in the Cabo Delgado Province and is the gateway to the Quirimbas Islands – just a short island hop away. There are daily flights from Johannesburg to Pemba and regular flights from Dar – Es – Salaam and Nairobi. At Pemba you will be met by a representative of Ibo Island Lodge who will either escort you directly to the next light aircraft to the island, or to the air-conditioned waiting room for your short flight to Ibo Island.