destinations, simply because so many people aren’t aware of what it has to offer.
While visiting the world’s most developed continents and countries has its own
advantages, there’s an element of romance and adventure that can only be found in
Africa. Perhaps one of the most exciting parts of this majestic place is the Quirimbas
Archipelago in Mozambique.
Not only does is provide travellers with some of the most scenic views in the world,
it’s also a hub for exotic wild and aquatic life, offering nature-lovers, adventurers and
historical enthusiasts a wealth of unique experiences that can only be found in the
islands. The best way to see the area is by yacht, as you’ll have the opportunity to
fully explore the Quirimbas, from both land and sea. Mozambique Yacht charters can
help you plan and enjoy your trip, with visits to a number of islands within the
As early as the 2nd century, it’s believed that Oriental and Arabic sailors graced the
shores of Quisivia, where they met the Swahili people. As a result, Quisiva is the
poster child for a mix of cultural influences, offering a rich and diverse heritage that
can still be experienced today. The island is a sanctuary, where you’ll have the
chance to witness local green and sustainable design at its best. Infrastructure is
built with both the locals and travellers in mind, and is exquisite in it’s simplicity and
with its stone detailing.
Quilalea is quite a small island in comparison to some of the others comprising the
archipelago, making it the perfect resting place for travellers who enjoy the charm
and intimacy of it. The shoreline serves as a home to hundreds of exotic fish that
swim and live within the coral. The number of visitors is kept to a minimum to ensure
tranquility and peace.
Matemo is essentially an island resort and ocean paradise, where adventurers
travellers go to enjoy themselves. Laze on the beach and soak in the sun or explore
the countless coves that exist on the island in-between swimming, dining and
enjoying the local entertainment. You’ll also have the opportunity to partake in diving
and other eco-friendly watersports.
Medjumbe is a small, private island most famous for its quite beach chalets and
hammocks that are perched within the ocean itself. Every year, travellers from across
the world visit to get a glimpse of local dolphin species, which are known to come
quite close to the shore. However, get on your diving gear and you’ll have the
opportunity to witness rare turtle and fish species too. If you’d rather relax and enjoy
a cocktail, you’re more than welcome to do so, with a view that stretches out for
All told, visiting the Quirimbas is an unforgettable experience for any traveller,
offering serenity, leisure and exploration, along with a wealth of cultural heritage and
a passageway into a bygone era.
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