Pestana Bazaruto Island

bazaruto-garden-bungalowPestana  Bazaruto Island Lodge, the second largest island property in Mozambique, offers a total of 40 bungalows with A frame thactched roofs (20 beach view and 20 with garden view) and lies on the northern tip of Bazaruto Island.  The island, which forms part of the Bazaruto Archipelago, is 35 km in length and 7 km wide between its furthest points. The Archipelago is home to impressive coral reefs and an abundance of tropical fish making it a favourit water sport destination.

The 40 chalets comprising Bazaruto Island Lodge are nestled amongst perfectly sculpted gardens Of the 40 chalets there are 12 Garden View rooms, 24 Beach View rooms, 4 Luxury Family rooms and 1 Family Villa. Bazaruto Island Lodge is also great for families, with a Kid’s room and a host of activities to keep one busy.  Dinner is hosted in the restaurant and normally announced every night by the sound of African drums.

The activity centre caters for a variety of activities including scuba diving, snorkeling, fishing, wake boarding, island drives and dhow cruises to name a few.  A Kids play room is available to entertain the little ones and a Spa offers various massages and beauty treatments.

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Pestana Bazaruto Lodge is a good value for money option to consider and the most affordable island destination.  Meal times are generally buffet and the accomodations are not as luxurious as some of the other island lodges, but then the price is also a lot more affordable.  A great snorkelling experience at Dolphin Bay to which the Lodge provides daily shuttles. 

Note that as with most beach and island properties the tidal movement is visible at Pestana Bazaruto Lodge.  However, the Lodge has one of the most pronounced tidal movements which will result in no water in front of the lodge during low tide. 


The nearest airport is at Vilanculos on the mainland.  Island transfer flights are the only form of access to the island at the momemt.  Boat transfers are not an option as the Lodge is situated the furtherest away from Vilanculos out of all the island properties.   

Pestana Bazaruto Lodge Facilities

Island Location Bar Restaurant Air Conditioning Airport Transfers Credit Cards Accepted Ceiling Fans Laundry Gift Shop Wellness Center Fishing Game Room Kids Activities Pool Scuba Diving Snorkeling Conference Center Internet Access

Island Location, Bar, Restaurant, Air Conditioning, Airport Transfers, Credit Cards OK, Ceiling Fans, Laundry, Gift Shop, Wellness Centre, Fishing, Games Room, Kids Activities, Pool, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling, Conference Facilities, Internet Access

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