Cinco Portas guesthouse is situated on the water’s edge with amazing views over Ibo Island's mangrove channels and offers the perfect relaxing stay to explore Ibo Island's culture, beaches and history. These beautifully restored old buildings are set around a swimming pool and tranquil garden.  Accommodation consists of various types of rooms, each with en-suite bathroom and aircon.

Cinco Portas restaurant, the only a la carte restaurant on Ibo, has a varied menu and the food we hear, is absolutely excellent. The fully licensed bar serves soft drinks, spirits, and beers. 

Optional activities can be arranged such as snorkelling, beach trips, walks, tours, kayaking and dhow sailing. Activities are arranged daily and during high season can be shared to reduce costs. The staff is happy to arrange scuba diving for you with another operator.

They run inexpensive motorised boat transfers from Tandanhangue on the mainland to Ibo island and complimentary transfers from the air strip to the guesthouse.

Traditional Room - Lovely room with the original double door opening to the old street veranda offering the luxury of your private little seating.
$55 per room per night 

Terrace Rooms - These 3 delightful rooms were built over the old warehouse, sharing an open balcony overlooking the garden and the channel.
$95 per room per night

Colonial Room - The original room of the original colonial house. The coolest & largest room with the traditional high ceilings and the old furniture. Spacious enough to fit two extra beds for your kids or friends. 
From $110 per room per night
Casa Veranda - This exclusive two-storey apartment is overlooking the beach and consist of two double rooms and penthouse veranda to enjoy the sea breeze. Room has 2 double beds upstairs, 1 double bed downstairs, can place a single bed if need be. Bathroom is shared downstairs.
From $140 per room per night

Sunset Room - The newest suite of Cinco Portas is located on the east side of the garden, overlooking the beach and sunset. Can accommodate 2 guests. 
$140 per room per night

All rates include breakfast

Cinco Portas is located in Bairro Cimento, the town area of Ibo Island.  

Kaskazini can arrange air transfers from Pemba, a scenic 25 minute flight over the Quirimba islands, which is by far the fastest and most convenient option to Ibo or alternatively a combined road & boat transfer - a rather long and bumpy drive to Tadanhangue, close to Quissanga, from where the boat will pick you up.

The other alternative is "chapa" first thing in the morning and then can catch a dhow.  Remember the boats can only cross at high tide.

Our office hours are:
Mondays to Fridays 08h00 - 15h00
Saturdays and Sundays - Closed



Mobile: +258 823096990
(Between 08h00 - 16h00, local time)

Physical address:
Shop 4
Pemba Beach Hotel
Av. Da Marginal