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Wed, 30 March 2016

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort in Mozambique Reopens Following Refurbishment

The Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, located on a pristine private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the northern coast of Mozambique, has reopened following an extensive refurbishment.

The 12-villa, adults-only African island hideaway now features a refreshed dcor, upgraded villas and new signature experiences. The resort will also soon be one of the only African island resorts to use 100% solar energy.

Medjumbe Island is one kilometre long and 300 metres wide, and is just a 45 minute light aircraft transfer from Pemba International Airport, which can be reached from Mozambiques capital Maputo or international flights from Johannesburg or Dar es Salaam. 

All of the 12 thatched Beach Pool Villas, which open onto soft powdery sands, exude a sense of natural luxury, including newly designed private splash pools with an aqua mosaic finish, and a built-in Champagne step to sip bubbles while admiring the Indian Ocean view.

Surrounding Medjumbe Island, Quirimbas National Park boasts an impressive number of pristine coral reefs that attract an abundance of marine life, making it one of the worlds best snorkelling and scuba diving destinations, as well as a prime haven for dolphin and whale watching boat trips.

The turtles which are frequently sighted in the water also come ashore to lay their eggs often right in front of Anantaras beachfront villas.

Water sport thrills range from water skiing to wake and knee-boarding. Romantics can travel by dhow sailing boat to picnic on a deserted island, or set off at dusk for a Champagne sunset cruise.

Adding to the wide range of ocean experiences, the resorts new dhow sailing boat lesson offers couples a bonding 90-minute experience on the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, with the option of both taking up the challenge of mastering traditional techniques, or one relaxing onboard and cheering on their partner.

Guided by a team of three experienced local skippers, guests learn how to work the ropes, check for wind direction, control the sail and steer. The brand new Robinson Crusoe-style star bed experience invites couples to spend a night sleeping in a king size four-poster bed surrounded by lanterns, underneath a twinkling night sky.

Check special rates and availability at Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort.

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