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Bazaruto Island

Ultimate guide (July 2020)
Bazaruto is the largest island in Bazaruto Archipelago in Mozambique. There are many excellent beaches and sand dunes, you can walk, ride on a horse, as well as ride down from the dune top on the board. Shore and seabed: sand. [edit]

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This beach ranks #3 of the "Best beaches in Africa"
Rating: 8.8 - 745 votes [vote]
Coordinates: -21.706576, 35.446231
See also: Bazaruto archipelago

Hotels [edit]

The only hotels on the island are Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort (5-stars) and Pestana Bazaruto Lodge (4-stars with the best beach on the island). Both hotels are of the highest level, expensive, but worth the money.

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How to get there [edit]

Fly to Maputo International Airport (MPM) or fly to Johannesburg International Airport (JNB). Next fly to Vilankulo Airport (VNX). In most cases, the flight to Vilankulo via Johannesburg will be cheaper. Next, get to your island on a small private plane or by boat. The hotel will offer you all possible transportation options.

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When to go [edit]

The best time for a beach holiday in the islands of Bazaruto is a dry season from April to November. However, sea water may be rather cold during the period from June to October. Therefore, the best monthes are April-May and November.

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