Pestana Bazaruto Lodge is one of the only and exclusive hotels in Bazaruto, the largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago, approximately 600 km north from Maputo (capital of Mozambique).
Besides Bazaruto, the archipelago is constituted by Benguerra and Magarupe islands, as well as the small island of Santa Catarina (formerly known as the island of Paradise). The archipelago, declared National Park in the year 2000, presents a wide diversity of fauna and flora and includes forest, savanna and swamp ecosystems.
The island is 35 km in length and 7 km wide between its furthest points, being a small piece of paradise. The impressive beauty of the coral reefs completes this subtropical ecosystem, enriched by the abundance and beauty of tropical fish, clean water and excellent conditions for all kinds of fishing activities. The archipelago is deservedly called the “Pearl of the Indian Ocean”.
This hotel in Bazaruto was renovated in July 2007 and is located in a true dream destination. The island is undoubtedly a destination of rare beauty with lots yet to be explored, distinguishing itself by its wild life, turquoise blue waters and dream beaches.
It has an outdoor pool, games parlor and a Business Center, equipped with computers, laptop connections and Internet access. For the more adventurous, the hotel also provides scuba diving, fishing and island tours, among others.
The hotel’s restaurant is right above the sea, and its guests can enjoy a meal at the Cosmopolitan Cuisine in a paradise-like setting with a stunning view over the Indian Ocean. Every night, the African Drums announce the meals.
The Pestana Bazaruto Lodge has 40 bungalows with A-shaped thatched roofs, decorated with the unmistakable charm that fuses the ethnic style with the island’s tropical environment. These are located among tropical gardens, offering fantastic views of the beach and the gardens.