Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort is one of the most beautiful Mozambique Resorts on Bazaruto National Park; off the coast of southern Mozambique. This island paradise is surrounded by palm trees white sand, and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

With 2,500 km of Indian Ocean coastline, Mozambique is an aqua playground bathed in brilliant watercolor hues. Nowhere is its beauty more pristine than the Bazaruto Archipelago; a protected marine reserve and national park.

Ilha de Bazaruto, Island of the Mist, lies 30 km off the mainland. At 35 kilometers long and up to seven kilometers wide; Bazaruto is the largest island in the archipelago. Here, rolling sand dunes melt into a clear azure ocean. Swim with dolphins and experience the annual migration of humpback whales from July to September. Set sail for the sunset. Lose yourself to nature’s beauty in one of the last untouched paradises.

Skip to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Rates or Specials and Packages

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation

Choose your setting, from beachfront to perched over the bay with spectacular views. Indulge in island romance or quality family time at one of the top Mozambique holiday resorts; with 44 x luxury villas dotting the coastline of Bazaruto.

All of the Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort accommodations have great views of the ocean. With luxury bathtubs, minibars, and complimentary high-speed internet. They also all have indoor and outdoor rain showers.

Beach Villa

Wake up to the call of the ocean; sliding open ‘floor to ceiling’ doors for a morning stroll on the beach. The Beach Villas have direct access to the beach. Spend sunny days in a hammock or sun loungers, touched by ocean breezes. The villas are open plan with beachfront verandahs. They have a feature bathtub overlooking the ocean (58 m²).

Sleeps up to 2 x Adults and 1 x Child; 12 years and under on a rollaway bed.
Bed Type: Choice of King or Twin

Anantara Bazaruto <yoastmark class=

Beach Pool Villa

Beach pool villas (58 m²) offer spacious outdoor living with a beachfront veranda and private sun loungers; with a view of the waves crashing on the shore. Choose where and when to swim; in your private plunge pool overlooking the ocean or in the sea; just steps away from your villa. Rinse off in your tropical outdoor shower or; soak in a bubble bath indoors.

Sleeps up to 2 x Adults and 1 x Child; 12 years and under on a rollaway bed.
Bed Type: King Bed

Anantara Bazaruto <yoastmark class=

Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa

Deluxe Sea View Pool Villas are perfect for families (250 m²); with two en-suite bedrooms opening onto a central living room. There are both indoor and outdoor dining spaces with a kitchenette and a wet bar. Spend time together out in the private pool with a sundeck; then retire for a quiet bath overlooking Bazaruto Bay at one of the best resorts in Mozambique.

Sleeps up to 4 x Adults and 1 x Child; 12 years and under on a rollaway bed.
2 Bedroom Villas: 1 King and 1 Twin Room

Anantara Bazaruto Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa deck with private plunge pool
Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa with private plunge pool
Bazaruto luxury accommodation
Anantara Bazaruto Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa

Pool Villa

The luxury and spacious Pool Villa (310 m²) enjoys a secluded location with panoramic Bazaruto Bay views. Luxurious touches range from four poster beds to a sunken Jacuzzi in the master bedroom; with sea views. This villa is perfect for parties of up to four; with its own kitchenette, you can dine and lounge indoors or on your sundeck in the dining sala; with a private plunge pool overlooking the ocean.

Sleeps up to 4 x Adults and 1 x Child; 12 years and under on a rollaway bed. OR; 2 x Adults, 2 x Children, and 1 x extra child on a rollaway bed.
2 Bedroom Villas: 1 x King and 1 x Twin bedrooms

Stay at Anantara Bazaruto accommodation
Bazaruto Pool Villa Exterior View

Mozambique Family Holidays

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Child Policy ↓

The children’s center has a variety of children’s toys and games; is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. There is a supervisor on duty during the festive season. Children of all ages are welcome, however; children younger than 3 years must be accompanied by a parent or a childminder. Childminding services are available on request at an additional charge.

Kids up to 5 yrs of age, stay for free on a rollaway bed; when sharing with 2 x adults. From 6 years to 12 years, a 50% supplement will apply and teenagers from 13 years old, pay the full adult rate.

Please note that due to the nature of the furniture and fixtures in the villas; twin beds can be converted into double beds. However; double beds cannot be converted into twin beds.
A maximum of one extra bed per villa is allowed; the extra bed will either be the existing sofa bed in the Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa or; an extra rollaway bed will be provided subject to availability
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort provides complimentary baby cots / cribs.

Things to Do at Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Enjoy a host of seafaring activities for a ‘picture perfect’ day in paradise. Sunbathe on pristine sands and savor a barbecue picnic. Return to the resort for a soothing treatment at the Anantara Spa. Explore some of the world’s best scuba diving sites. And spot elusive Dugongs, playful dolphins, turtles, and also whales in season. Master deep-sea fishing or water skiing and wake boarding. Learn how to cook local Mozambican dishes with Spice Spoons’ guidance from an expert chef. Drive by the lakes, villages, dunes, and beaches, including Sailfish Bay and Dolphin Bay; all the way to the very tip of the northern point of Bazaruto Island.

Facilities at Anantara Bazaruto

The resort has two pools; one for families and one for adults only. Order your refreshments from your poolside lounger or swim up to the bar. There is a fitness center that has the latest in weight training, cardio equipment, and a fully equipped fitness circuit; leaving no muscle untouched. Tennis, Soccer or Basketball anyone? Keep in shape or up your game, with courts overlooking the ocean.

Fitness on Mozambique Vacation
Tennis, Soccer and Basketball courts

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort features an award-winning Spa; with five luxurious treatment rooms, a Jacuzzi, and a relaxation area that overlooks the ocean. A health bar serving a selection of infused waters, herbal teas, juices, and smoothies.

Activities in and around Bazaruto Island ↓

The beauty of an island holiday is you can do as much or as little as you want. Explore the island, delve beneath the ocean’s surface, sail into the sunset, or; choose to just lie back and revel in nature’s beauty in Mozambique.

Dhow Excursions

Used throughout the Indian Ocean for thousands of years; these slender, long-hulled vessels are the preferred mode of transport for Bazaruto’s traders and fishermen. Enjoy a range of excursions by dhow, including a romantic sunset voyage.


The Bazaruto Archipelago has world class dive sites with barely a soul in sight. Enjoy balmy waters all year; with PADI dive masters. All your equipment needs are taken care of.

Bazaruto Archipelago diving
Bazaruto Archipelago diving

Paradise Island

Travel by boat to nearby Paradise Island where you can swim amongst dazzling schools of brightly colored fish. Sunbathe on the pristine sands and savor a delicious barbecue picnic.

Dolphins, Whales, Dugongs, and Turtles

Spot dolphins dancing in the waves. Look out for humpback whales from August until October, and whale sharks from April to July. Turtles also frequent the waters, and leatherback, loggerhead, and green turtles often come ashore to lay their eggs. Lucky guests may also catch a glimpse of the elusive dugong.

Deep-Sea Fishing

The Bazaruto Archipelago has been a national park since 1971. A strong marine conservation policy of tag and release ensure sustainability; therefore many a prize catch. Anglers looking to test their skills can try their hand at catching the black, blue, and striped marlin; for which the area is known.

Dom Carlos Point

Drive by the lakes, villages, dunes, and beaches, including Sailfish Bay and Dolphin Bay; all the way to the very tip of the northern point of Bazaruto Island to Dom Carlos Point. Enjoy swimming, snorkeling, and witnessing majestic bird and marine life with the Bazaruto lighthouse as your backdrop.

Horseback Riding

Horse ride along the sandy beach and into the surf. A great experience for the whole family, catering to all levels of riders.

Bird Watching

Bazaruto is an ornithologist’s dream, home to over 180 species of birds. Including a vast range of Palearctic migrants, 26 species of waders, and huge flocks of pelicans and flamingos; that frequent the coastal lakes and tidal pools.

Pansy Island Excursion

Cruise to the southernmost tip of the island, passing gorgeous bays, and local fishermen in traditional dhows. With a little luck; spot flamingos, dugongs, dolphins, or turtles. Reach your destination, Pansy Island; a remote sandbank beautifully situated along the dunes. Enjoy a mouthwatering picnic and swim in the warm ocean. If the tide permits, take a 10-minute boat ride to Two Mile Reef; one of the archipelago’s best snorkeling sites.

Mozambique deserted island
Pansy Island picnic excursion

Dune Boarding

Bazaruto has spectacularly high sand dunes; tempting you to clamber up these towering works of windblown art and board back down at an exhilarating speed. Dune boarding requires very little skill and is appropriate for both children and adults; perfect for a great family holiday.

Spice Spoons

Add new flavors to your culinary repertoire with a richly immersive, ‘step by step’ cooking class. The day begins with a guided tour of the vegetable garden and private orchard of the resort. The chef introduces local ingredients used to create color and spice. Back in the show kitchen, learn traditional methods of preparation for your chosen dishes. Enjoy your creations with a glass of wine and return home with new recipes to try out.

Anantara Bazaruto Dining

The cuisine at Anantara Bazaruto is inspired by the surroundings. With locally sourced seafood, and indigenous herbs and spices from the resort garden. Explore the complex layered flavors of Mozambique, Portugal, and beyond at the restaurants.

There are many dining options to choose from. Whether you looking for freshly baked pastries in the morning; a table for two on a sandbank out in the middle of the ocean. Or champagne and canapés aboard a traditional dhow sailing off into the sunset.

Fine dining on Bazaruto Island
Fine dining on Bazaruto Island
Mozambique vacation
Dining overlooking the beach in Bazaruto, Mozambique

Getting to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Fly to Vilanculos Airport; with direct flights from Johannesburg, and Maputo.

From Vilanculos Airport, you can either get the boat transfer. Please note that there is no jetty as such; guests will have to wade into the water to reach the boat.

Or; a scenic helicopter transfer. See the Bazaruto Archipelago from the air, landing on the island’s helipad.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation Rates

Please note the below are international rates PER VILLA.

The rates don’t include discounts we offer on our special offers and honeymoon package.

We pride ourselves in giving you the best rates (see explanation below).

2024/25 Rate period

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation Rates PER VILLA

Standard Season:
1st February to 25th March 2024,
17th April to 30th June 2024,
1st September to 20th December 2024, and 6th January – 31st January 2025
High Season:
26th March – 16th April 2024
1st July – 31st August 2024
Festive Season:
21st December 202 until 5th January 2025

Beach Villa

$ 950$ 1150$ 1585

Beach Pool Villa

$ 1175$ 1380$ 1915

Deluxe Seaview Pool Villa (2-bedroom)

$ 1735$ 1955$ 3200

Anantara Pool Villa (2-bedroom)

$ 2615$ 2805$ 3900

Rates include
Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
Soft drinks, water, house wine, local beer, selected house spirits, tea, and coffee, and selected minibar items*,
Non-motorized water sport activities and equipment,
Special amenities for key celebrations, and emergency medical evacuation.

* The minibar in the Beach Villas includes soft drinks and beer.
* The minibar in the Pool Villas includes soft drinks, beer, wine, and a selection of snacks.

Plus; during the standard and high season:
1 x authentic Dhow Cruise Experience and 1 x 60-minute spa treatment per adult per stay is included in the rate.

Rates exclude
International / domestic flights to Vilanculos Airport, Visas,
Helicopter transfers, and/or boat transfers,
Specialized and Premium Brand beverages,
Food and beverage services to Villas,
Motorized water sports, horse riding, and all activities unless specified,
Gratuities and park fees of USD 15 per person; per stay (subject to change)
All items not stated above.

Best Rate Explanation

Lets explain this further. If you take the beach villa rate for 2024/5 standard season above of $950. With the 20% discount, this becomes $760. So for 4 nights the total (including taxes of 16%) is $3040. In addition, a $15 park fee will be added (park fee is subject to change) per person per stay so $3070 with this included for 2 people.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation Special Offers

Long Stay Offer

Stay for 4 or more consecutive nights and get a 20% discount on accommodation.

Stay for 8 or more nights and get a 25% discount on accommodation.

Early booking Offer

All bookings made 90 or more days in advance, get a 15% discount.
Full pre-payment is required and it is non-refundable.

The Early Booking and Long Stay Offers cannot be combined and are not valid in festive season. Blackout dates may apply.

Bazaruto Flash Sale

Book your stay of at least 3 nights by 30th April 2024 and get 25% off your accommodation.

Valid for stays until 30th October 2024.

Plus get a complimentary sunset dune experience.

Anantara Bazaruto Honeymoon Offer

Use the above long stay offer to qualify for this discount on your honeymoon accommodation (not valid in peak season).

Plus Honeymoon Added Value inclusions (valid all year):

A welcome card,
Exotic fresh fruit bowl,
A bottle of sparkling wine on arrival,
Romantic turn down,
Canapes with a glass of sparkling wine at 5 pm once during your stay

The honeymoon offer is also valid for same-sex marriages and wedding anniversaries.
A copy of the wedding certificate or proof of marriage must be presented. This must be dated not more than 12 months prior for honeymooners and; one-month pre or post date of the anniversary.

Romantic Mozambique Honeymoon
Dining by Design – beach dinner

Combo Offer

Spend at least 2 nights at Anantara Bazaruto and at least 2 nights at the Royal Livingstone Hotel on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls and get an extra 5% discount.

The combo offer can be combined with any other special offers so offers great value.

Mozambique Accommodation ↓
Azura Benguerra Island

Azura Benguerra Island

Enjoy luxury for less at Azura Benguerra Island, a luxury Eco-boutique retreat; the ideal Mozambique honeymoon or beach vacation. Best rates

Vilanculos Beach Lodge Accommodation

Vilanculos Beach Lodge

Special Offers (incl Honeymoon) at Vilanculos Beach Lodge, in the small coastal town of Vilanculos, Mozambique

Quirimbas archipelago accommodation

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort in the Quirimbas Archipelago. Mozambique holiday and honeymoon special offers for this remote paradise in the sun

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort is one of the most beautiful Mozambique Resorts inside Bazaruto National Park; off the coast of southern Mozambique. This idyllic tropical island paradise is surrounded by palm trees, white sand, and the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean.

andBeyond Benguerra Island Resort

andBeyond Benguerra Island

andBeyond Benguerra Island Lodge is a unique, African island paradise for honeymooners, families in the Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique

White Pearl Resorts

White Pearl Resorts (Ponta Mamoli)

Escape to White Pearl Resorts, a private beach resort on the Southern coast of Mozambique, 100km from Maputo. Special offers and honeymoon

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
Inhambane Mozambique

You may also like...