Ilha de Bazaruto

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort


The Island of Mist

Lose yourself in the pristine beauty of the Ilha de Bazaruto, a tropical island 30km off the coast of Mozambique, where rolling sand dunes melt into the clear Indian ocean. This is truly one of nature’s last untouched paradises.

The luxury villas are comfortable and spacious, blending naturally with the island’s un-spoilt surroundings. All 44 suites are sprinkled along the coast giving you ample space and seclusion. Head out to your private balcony and be greeted with a spectacular view of pure white sands, turquoise water and breathtaking sunsets.

The Bazaruto Archipelago is a protected marine reserve and national park known for its pristine environment. Take time swimming with dolphins and experiencing the annual migration of humpback whales. The watersports centre will set you up with epic diving, snorkeling and fishing excursions. Or spend your days lazing on the beach with the sand between your toes. End your day with a horse-ride along the beach, or a sail on a dhow at sunset.


At a glance

  • 44 luxury suites

  • Swimming pool

  • Spa & fitness centre

  • Tennis courts

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    Spa days

    Find an escape within an escape far removed from worldly cares with treatments inspired by indigenous ingredients. Designed in natural harmony with its lush tropical environment, Anantara Spa perches high above the resort overlooking the ocean.

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    Scuba diving

    The magnificent Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique is a scuba divers paradise, with its numerous vibrant coral reefs and crystal-clear waters. Delve beneath the ocean's surface to discover the incredible world below. Instructors can assist you from beginner courses right through to more advanced reef diving.

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    Ocean safari

    Head out to sea and enjoy seeing Whales, Dolphins, Mantas, Whale Sharks and different sea bird species. This is a thrilling experience which helps support the Bazaruto National Park and community development in the area.


Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort works closely with African Parks and the community of Bazaruto Island. The resort organizes regular beach and villages clean-ups that gets guests, team members, national park representatives and the local community involved. Proceeds from the resort and the ocean safaris also support the Bazaruto National Park. To ensure the archipelago’s marine life is conserved, the resort launched a coral gardening initiative in cooperation with the national park. A submerged camera tracks coral growth so guests can go online back home and check in on the underwater garden.

Community & Culture

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort supports the local communities by providing vital services, such as children’s healthcare and education. At the beginning of the new academic year, the hotel organizes a school opening ceremony, donating school bags and school material kits to the kids, to ensure they are well equipped to start their learning journey. In total, the schools built by the hotel are welcoming more than 800 kids every year. You can do your bit too; Pack for a Purpose encourages travellers to make a lasting impact by bringing supplies with them to donate to local schools or medical clinics in need. The hotel has also equipped two villages with six water wells providing freshwater points to the local community of Bazaruto Island.

What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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