The Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort is on the island of Bazaruto. The tropical island can be reached from the village of Vilanculos. The island is a short flight from Maputo or Johannesburg. The resort has beautiful white beaches and warm Indian. Ocean comes up to the foot of the resort.
The beauty of the resort and a limited number of guest make for an exclusive holiday with family and friends. No shops can be found on Bazaruto making it a wonderland of local flora and fauna without distractions. The conservation of the environment is crucial to this region of Mozambique having been declared part of the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park.
The resort is a member of the Anantara hotel group so travellers can be guaranteed of exceptional service. The resort offers travellers the perfect location from where some of the world's best fishing and diving can be experienced while many other outdoor and water sports await.
Exclusive facilities at the resort include restaurants and bars, outdoor swimming pools including a specialist diving pool, as well as an activity centre where a variety of water sports, as well as fishing and diving, are coordinated.
The 12 010 ha Bazaruto Island, which forms part of the Bazaruto Archipelago 33 km east of Mozambique. With its length of 36 km and width of 8 km, this island is the most extensive offering dunes, white sands as well as freshwater lakes which are surrounded by the blue ocean. The resort features sea view Villas and beach cottages built with the use of natural materials such as thatch, reed and wood to blend well with the beautiful natural surroundings.
Access to all resort facilities is provided to guests staying at the Island Resort & Spa. The unique dive-training swimming pool is used for diving lessons. The swimming pools offer great refreshment in the warm African sun while the Sanctuary Spa provides pampering spa treatments.
An extensive list of relaxing spa treatments is available to guests during their stay. The large, 1310 sqm Sanctuary Spa features five treatment rooms; an ice pool; a wet room; a hydrotherapy pool; and a Rasul Chamber. While the relaxation area and health bar complete the unforgettable spa experience. Modern spa treatments include Swedish massages, body brushes, milk baths, reflexology and facials as well as body wraps.
The largest of the Mozambican archipelago islands, the island is one of Africa's most famous scuba diving locations. It is here where divers have the opportunity to admire over thousands of tropical fish species, 110 species of coral, various kinds of dolphins, different whales and sharks, the five sea turtle species as well as the largest population of rare dugong which inhabit the east coast of Africa.
When arriving in Vilanculos, guests are helped to clear customs and immigration before boarding the air shuttle which is operated by CFA Air Charters. The flying time to this Resort from the Vilanculos Airport is only about 18 minutes.