Medjumbe is a small, mystical island, only one kilometre in length and 500 metres in width, featuring a number of small bays and coves, complete with white beaches surrounded by the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.
The magnificent Quirimbas Archipelago in Cabo Delgado Province, Northern Mozambique, is a captivating chain of 36 islands waiting to be discovered by you.
These idyllic islands stretch from the quaint city of Pemba in the south to the town of Palma in the north. Some of the charming islands in the south include a vast expanse of enchanted forest in the Quirimbas National Park.
Feeding and nesting grounds for the parks delightful population of sea turtles, dugong, dolphins, sharks and whales are found here.
The Quirimbas have enormous cultural and historical value, with a combination of Arabian, Portuguese, and African influences. The magnificent old fortresses on Ibo Island boast intriguing historical and fascinating sites.
With mangroves, coral and palms, this island tells a story of slaves, pirates and ivory.
The impressive 1,500 square km marine area of Quirimbas National Park includes 11 coral islands stretching for 100km. These islands feature phenomenal vertical drop-offs, some up to 400 meters.
These walls are abundant with coral covered caves and tropical fish ranging from gobies to mammoth Napoleon Wrasse and game fish including Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel.
Unfortunately Medjumbe Island Resort does not allow children under 12 years.
Medjumbes 12 rooms offer luxury facilities, with chalets being between 10 and 20 metres from the beach.
All Medjumbe's chalets are beautifully furnished and equipped with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, mini bars, ceiling fans, personal electronic safes, hair dryers, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities.
The restaurant boasts an inside and outside deck with veranda. Close to the world-famous St Lazarus Banks, the Resort is ideal for small
fishing and diving groups.
Facilities include Restaurant, Lounge / Bar, Swimming Pool, Activities Centre and Loft overlooking the Indian Ocean
Spend your days choosing between lazing on the beach or participating in the many activities on offer at Medjumbe Island Resort. From breathtaking scuba diving and snorkelling to exhilarating watersports, Medjumbe's idyllic location caters for every taste.
* Scuba Diving - scuba diving at Medjumbe is considered as some of the best in the world. The diversity of marine life is literally breathtaking. Guests staying at Medjumbe have the choice of a range of diving courses, from introduction to advanced.
All courses are conducted in accordance with PADI using PADI-specified materials.
* Fishing - by boat or from the beach. All fishing tackle is provided on the fishing trips.
* Other Activities - from a range of motorised and non-motorised watersports to some of the best snorkelling in the world. Also whale watching & dolphin spotting, beach games, stargazing, kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, taking a sunset Cruise or bird watching
It is strongly recommended that you consider booking a tour package which will include your return flights from Johannesburg, island transfers and accommodation.
Please see details of a Fly-In to The Quirimbas Archipelago - Medjumbe Island Resort.
Mozambique is a malaria area. It is advisable to take malaria prophylaxis. Consult your doctor or pharmacist regarding recommended brands.