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.

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.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Room Types

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 Accommodation
Anantara Bazaruto Beach Villa Accommodation

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 Beach Pool Villa Accommodation
Anantara Bazaruto Beach Pool Villa deck with private plunge pool

Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa

Deluxe Sea View Pool Villas are perfect for families (250 m²); with two ensuite 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

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

Anantara Bazaruto accommodation
Anantara 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 twelve years of age stay for free on a rollaway bed; when sharing with 2 x adults
Teenagers 13 to 17 years of age; are charged a supplement per night; when sharing with 4 x adults in either the Anantara Pool or Deluxe Sea View Pool Villa.

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.

Getting to Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort

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

From Vilanculos Airport, you can either get the complimentary boat transfer or; charter a private helicopter to soar over the ocean, landing on the island’s helipad.

Please note that there is no jetty as such; guests will have to wade into the water to reach the boat.

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, Socer 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.

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, spot elusive dugongs, playful dolphins, turtles, and also whales in season. Master deep-sea fishing or water skiing and wakeboarding. Learn how to cook local Mozambican dishes with Spice Spoons’ guidance from an expert chef. Drive by the lakes, villages, dunes, beaches, including Sailfish Bay and Dolphin Bay; all the way to the very tip of the northern point of Bazaruto Island.

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 divemasters. 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, 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, 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 bird; 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 Cusine

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.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation Rates

Please note the below are international rates PER VILLA so if you are from the SADC region, please do let us know.

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

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
Accommodation Rates PER VILLA
Standard Season:
1st February 2022 until 26th December 2022 and
6th January 2023 until 31st January 2023
Festive Season:
27th December 2022 until 5th January 2023
Beach Villa$ 880$ 1400
Beach Pool Villa$ 990$ 1700
Deluxe Seaview Pool Villa$ 1300$ 2850
Anantara Pool Villa$ 1500$ 3400
Rates Include / Exclude

Rates include
Accommodation, Return boat transfers from Vilanculos to Bazaruto; Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
Soft drinks, water, house wine, local beer, and selected house spirits, tea, and coffee, selected minibar items*,
Non-motorized watersport 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 Season, 1 x authentic Dhow Cruise Experience and one 60 minute spa treatment per adult per stay; will also be included in the rate.

Rates exclude
International / domestic flights to Vilanculos Airport, Visas, Helicopter 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
All items not stated above.

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort Accommodation Special Offers

Early booking Offer

All bookings made between 90 to 119 days in advance, get a 15% discount or; get a 20% discount if you book more than 120 days in advance.
Valid in Standard Season. Full pre-payment is required and it is non-refundable.

Long Stay Offer

Stay for 4 or more consecutive nights and get a 25% discount or; get a 30% discount; if you book for 8 nights or more.
Valid from 1st February 2022 until 26th December 2022 and 6th January 2023 until 31st January 2023

Anantara Bazaruto Honeymoon Offer One

Book 5 nights or more and get a 25% discount on your honeymoon accommodation.

Plus receive the following Honeymoon Added Value inclusions:
A fruit platter and a bottle of wine in the villa on your arrival
A romantic three-course dinner for two; including wine either on your villa patio or on the beach.
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.

We would recommend adding on the Anantara Romance Experience; cost is $160 per person; for this special occasion which includes:
Dining by Design experience; once during your stay
Pansy Island or Paradise Island Picnic Snorkeling; once during your stay
A 60 Minute Couples Bamboo Massage in Villa
A romantic turndown with a bottle of wine.

Valid from 1st February 2022 until 26th December 2022 and 6th January 2023 until 31st January 2023

Anantara Bazaruto Honeymoon Offer Two

Honeymooners staying less than 5 nights are welcome to use our long stay offer (4 nights) and they will receive:
A Welcome card, exotic fresh fruit bowl, bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, a romantic turndown, and canapes with a glass of sparkling wine at 5 pm once during your stay.

Romantic Mozambique Honeymoon
Dining by Design – on the beach dinner

Combo Offer

Spend at least 2 nights at two Anantara Southern Africa properties, and get an extra 5% discount. This includes Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort, Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, or the Royal Livingstone Hotel in Livingstone; on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls.

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

Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort
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