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Satellite ImageSituated off Mozambique on the east coast of Africa, The Bazaruto Islands are one of the most spectacular destinations on earth. The Islands offer exclusive accommodation options. Sunsets, peace and solitude are a reality on the Bazaruto islands, allowing the visitor to choose what or what not to do. Guests can relax on un spoilt, un crowded, pristine beaches while for the more active there is excellent bird watching, superb diving and snorkeling as well as excellent fishing. Year round warm tropical climate. An almost untouched paradise on earth, the archipelago has earned its reputation as the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean'. Visitors to BazarutoBetween the islands boats are the only option, on the islands walking is the way to go.The costal area surrounding the Bazaruto Archipelago is world renowned for its superb variety of white sand, alluring golden sunsets and tall palm trees. Enjoy stretches of untouched white sandy beaches and magnificent views.

The archipelago's coral reefs and crystal waters offer some of the best diving in the world. Parot fishDive sites are un crowded and marine life is varied and abundant. With sites at a depth of 12 to 30 metres and visibility up to 40 metres you will discover protected reefs teeming with dolphin, hump back whales, whale sharks, sharks, manta rays and turtles.The area surrounding is ranked as the best Marlin fishing destination in the Eastern Indian Ocean. Fly fishingThe season runs from early October through to end of January each year. The Bazaruto Archipelago offers salt water fly fishing for the sought-after bonefish. Experience a traditional sailing dhow around the Bazaruto Archipelago. The islands of Benguerra, Bazaruto, Magaruque and Santa Carolina are complemented with azure waters, sandy beaches, palm trees and pristine coral reefs.

The Bazaruto archipelago is made up of a chain of six idyllic islands namely Bazaruto, Benguerra, Margaruque, Santa Carolina (Paradise Island), Banque and Pansy Shell Islands.

The Bazaruto archipelago is truly one of the most beautiful destinations on the African continent. The area is now protected as a conservation area and national park, including the coral reefs surrounding the islands.

The National Park and surrounding marine environment is a unique eco-system sustaining a diverse population of fauna and flora including forest, savannah and wetlands.

Bazaruto sustains the last viable population of the endangered dugong on the coast of Africa. Four species of turtle are found here. The samango monkey inhabits the islands and mangroves of the mainland. Wildlife includes small antelope, flamingos, pelicans, otters, dolphin, humpback whales and crocodiles in the inland island lakes. Hundreds of species of fish have been recorded and 160 species of birds.


 

 

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Indigo Indigo Bay Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa is the archetypal tropical island paradise surrounded by palm trees, white sand and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. Located on Bazaruto Island off the coast of Inhassoro, Mozambique.This idyllic island resort is the perfect base from which to experience some of the world's best diving and fishing. Guests at Indigo can indulge in an array of water sports, or simply relax in our luxury chalets. more about Indigo Bay

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For accommodation   at Inhassoro Mozambique visit www.inhassoro.orggo

 

InfoPortuguese  Ilha Do Bazaruto, Bazaruto  island, Mozambique. Situated in the Mozambique Channel of the Indian Ocean, about 24 km offshore from the town of Inhassoro and 209 km southeast of Beira. The island is 35 km long and 7 km wide. Bazaruto is one of Africa's most important game-fishing centres. Sand dunes are found throughout the Archipelago and tidal flats and inland saline lakes support a wide variety of seabird species. Coral reefs are also home to thousands of fish and coral species and marine mammals. The largest dugong population along the eastern African coast can be found here.

Mile after mile of deserted sandy beaches grace the island. The leeward side of the island chain is surrounded by calm turquoise waters while the windward side offers an even more isolated and untamed seashore with waves constantly pounding the coastline.

 

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