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Filed Under (Accommodation, Fishing, Mozambique islands, Mozambique Travel) by haxton on June-25-2008

Macuacuane Lodge is an up and coming fishing Lodge in the Zambezia province near a quaint and quiet town called Pebane. Absolutely mesmerising beauty and tranquil surroundings are created by the coconut palm groves in the area. The lodge is fast becoming famous for the outstanding fishing that seems untouched due to its remote location.                                           

QUOTES
“I have been up and down the Mozambique coast line in search of a perfect location with perfect fishing and I have found that Place; Macuacuane Lodge. ” —– The Malawians.

“Fishing days at Macuacuane Lodge compare to the Mid-Indian Ocean atolls that I have fished..” ——–Jaimie Milling (Australia)

“Two Marlin were hooked in one day, and one of them was on a small blue Rapala lure.” ——– Mick (Zimbabwe)



Filed Under (Bazaruto Islands, Mozambique islands, Pemba, Quirimbas) by BC Travel on May-23-2008

Rani Resorts owns Pemba Beach Resort, Indigo Bay Island Resort, Matemo Island Resort, Medjumbe Island Resort and Lugenda Bush Camp. Rani Resorts has perfected the talent of indulging guests in exotic and unspoiled locations in southern Africa. Rani embraces some of the area’s most stunning destinations – the jewel-like Bazaruto Island and Quirimbas Archipelagos, historical Pemba and the untouched wilderness of Niassa Game Reserve.

Each exclusive Rani property has been designed to world-class standards, each one reflecting the natural beauty of its surrounds. Their portfolio of well known properties includes island retreats off the coast of Mozambique, private game reserves on the African mainland and a resort on the Mozambican coast.
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Filed Under (Bazaruto Islands, Mozambique islands) by BC Travel on May-21-2008

Azura GabrielGeneral Management: Azura is delighted to announce the appointment of highly qualified management couple Jean-Francois and Nicola Crinquand who will start at the end of May. Jean-Francois is Relaix and Chateaux Hotel Management trained, the couple have significant overseas experience in managing luxury boutique hotels in remote island locations in the Caribbean, as well as in Africa and Europe. Most recently they launched and managed the exclusive 5 star luxury Jade Mountain in St Lucia, and also managed its sister property at Anse Chastanet (Conde Nast Traveller reader awards 2007, TOP 25 HOTELS, The Americas & the Caribbean).
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Filed Under (Destinations, Mozambique islands) by BC Travel on April-25-2008

The 52km² island is situated at 26°S, 33°E, and separates Maputo Bay (Baía de Maputo) to the west from the Indian Ocean off its eastern shores. The island’s irregular coastline approaches mainland Machangulo Peninsula at Ponta Torres where a 500m-wide tidal race separates the two headlands. In administrative terms Inhaca Island is a municipal district of the municipality of Maputo, while the Machangulo peninsula is included under the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area and is part of the district of Matutuíne, Maputo Province.



Filed Under (Accommodation, Bazaruto Islands, Honeymoon, Mozambique islands) by BC Travel on April-25-2008

Some mornings we were the only two people on mile after mile of sand. Indigo Bay Island Resort is really is one of the last pieces of paradise on Earth – unending stretches of silver beach with the palms almost reaching down into the clearest sea that I have ever seen anywhere in the world. Obviously this stunning hideaway is very popular with honeymooners – one couple never left their room but sounded very happy – and for the rest of us there was a wide range of activities. Of course the, the old favourite pastime of sitting in the ocean-view bar watching people fall off their windsurfers or half drown trying to get up on their water-skis, is as popular here as anywhere in the world.



Filed Under (Accommodation, Bazaruto Islands, Destinations, Mozambique islands) by BC Travel on April-25-2008

Benguerra Lodge SunsetBenguerra Lodge constantly strives to improve their guests’ overall experience. With this in mind they have, since the end of January, slowly introduced an informal Mozambique style butler service. The butlers were sourced from existing staff who volunteered for the intensive Butler training program. The butlers have really embraced the program with great enthusiasm and take pride in caring for their assigned guests.

Guests staying in the Casitas are assigned a personal butler on check-in to look after them for the duration of their stay. In keeping with our style of “bare foot luxury” our butlers are informal and friendly, adding a very special, personal touch to every guest’s visit.
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Filed Under (Bazaruto Islands, Destinations, Honeymoon, Mozambique islands, Mozambique Travel, Pemba, Quirimbas) by BC Travel on April-24-2008

Mozambique is home to the Bazaruto Archipelago – a group of remote, untouched islands. This area is off the beaten track and if you are looking for stunning beaches, clear azure sea and relaxation then Mozambique could be the place for you.

Accommodation varies from Eco lodges, such as Guludo Lodge – this is tents on the beach, very rustic and fantastic for scuba diving! – to 5 star deluxe resorts, such as Indigo Bay – wonderful for honeymooners. Ibo Island is steeped in history, guests stay in an old Portuguese house which has been renovated to a very high standard.

Many people think that Mozambique is inaccessible & hard to reach, but LAM, Turbo Max and SA Airlink all fly directly to various cities in Mozambique.



Filed Under (Accommodation, Bazaruto Islands, Inhambane, Mozambique islands) by BC Travel on April-18-2008

Visiting Pemba, a coastal town at the mouth of a huge bay with a great beach, some interesting buildings and a lively atmosphere – Exploring llha de Mozambique, the northern half of which has been declared a Unesco World Heritage-listed site – Swimming at the Bazaruto Archipelago National Park Seeing the grand Zambezi River dammed by the Barragem de Cahora Bassa-set in stunning scenery at the head of a magnificent gorge – Lazing on the long, beautiful beaches of Tofo and Barra