Vamizi, one of the most northerly of the Quirimba islands, is simply in a class of its own.
Thirteen luxurious 175m² timber villas are spread along a snow white sandy beach, all built in the eclectic style so typical of this area - with Arabian influences reflected in the African architecture. The villas are nestled in between the swaying acacia and casuarina trees and are set back from the private beach-front so as not to disturb the turtles who nest here and who make this island so special.
Although not air-conditioned, the paddle fans together with the intricate and ornate wooden lattice work keeps the breeze flowing through the villas to keep you cool. The king size beds are draped in muslin with Egyptian cotton sheets and the decadent bathrooms are built using marble. In keeping with the ecological credentials and aspirations of the project the majority of the construction material was sourced from local sustainable materials.
Step out of the villa on to the 8km endless stretch of velvet sand beach for a stroll, and swim in the warm azure waters at both high and low tides. The snorkelling and diving around Vamizi are spectacular thanks to the conservation work in progress to protect the marine life. In addition to the prolific sea-life, the island is home to an endemic species of dwarf python, the Samango monkey and the giant yet intriguing coconut crabs. The turtle season is from July to April, and you can expect to see whales between July and October. For those who are not suba divers, there is deep sea fishing, sea kayaking, exploring the secret coves, dhow trips, and coastal forest walks.
Whether you are seeking an exclusive island experience or the perfect honeymoon, Vamizi Island is the ideal choice!
Low season (15 January - 19 March)
$530 per person sharing per night
Mid season (15 April - 14 July / 15 September - 14 December)
$730 per person sharing per night
Peak season (1 Jan - 14 Jan / 20 Mar - 14 Apr / 15 Jul - 14 Sep / 15 Dec - 31 Dec)**
$800 per person sharing per night
** SUPPLEMENT to be charged during peak season also including 8 - 28 October but excluding 20 March - 14 April
$175 per person sharing per night
Single supplement of 50% per night charged during all seasons.
Children ages 7 - 16 pay 60% of adult rate.
Rates include all meals, soft drinks, local beer, wine, basic spirits & bottled water. Daily laundry service, guided activities including motorized or shore based snorkeling, non-motorised water sports and beach picnics.
Rates exclude champagnes, cocktails, premium wines & imported premium spirits. Spa treatments, massages, yoga and motorized water activities.
• Scuba diving
• PADI scuba dive courses
• Dhow sailing
• Hobie cat sailing
• Game fishing
• Bird watching
• Walking trails
• Dolphin watching
• Whale watching (in season)
• Sunset dhow cruise
• Full day picnic on a private beach
• Massages & Yoga
Vamizi Island is one of the most northernly islands in the Quirimba Archipelago and can only be reached by light aircraft. Vamizi offers air transfers several times a week in a private plane from Pemba International Airport as well as Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania to the island.
From the airstrip guests are transferred in an open 4x4 landrover over bumpy coral rock that takes 45 minutes to the lodge.
The flight from Pemba takes 1 hour and from Dar-es-Salaam two and a quarter hours with a stop at Moçimboa de Praia to pass through customs and immigration into Mozambique; from here it is only another 10 minutes to Vamizi.
Stay for 5 nights pay for 4 (excludes peak season)
Stay for 12 nights pay for 10 (excludes peak season)
50% discount to the bride except in peak season when she will receive 25% discount
Honeymoon extras include a bottle of sparkling wine, candlelit dinner on the beach, a guided, private nature tour of the island, sunset dhow cruise and 15 minute head massage.
Special offers are not combinable and subject to availability.
Our office hours are:
Mondays to Fridays 08h00 - 15h00
Saturdays 09h00 - 12h00
Sundays - Closed
Mobile: +258 823096990
(Between 08h00 - 16h00, local time)
Pemba Beach Hotel
Av. Da Marginal
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Undiscovered, unspoilt and unexpected.
The Quirimbas islands are a unique combination of pristine natural beauty and rich history and culture.