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"Ibo Island and Ibo Island Lodge is a place that time forgot"

Ibo Island and Ibo Island Lodge is a place that time forgot, and now people are returning to know it again. Eat breakfast on a perfect sandbank beach surrounded by warm, turquoise sea. Then snorkel through delicate corals and tropical fish followed by sun tanning, or exploring.  

Sail the Quirimbas National Park in graceful traditional dhows, and kayak through the mangrove forest canals. Ibo Island Lodge is fast gaining a name for its cultural and historical guided experiences and friendly people. Dine on fresh seafood of every description, and don’t forget to simply relax at one of the pools with a cocktail and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. 
 
What are you waiting for.....?! 
Ibo Island Lodge is the perfect place to explore the Quirimbas Archipelago. The waters surrounding Ibo offer idyllic beaches and some of Africa’s richest coral reefs. Eat breakfast on a perfect sandbank beach surrounded by warm, turquoise sea. Then snorkel through delicate corals and tropical fish followed by sun tanning, some more swimming or snoozing. Discover the Quirimbas National Park in graceful traditional sailing dhows, or kayak through the cool mangrove forest home to varied bird life with your guide. Ibo Island Lodge is fast gaining a name for its cultural and historical guided experiences and  wonderfully friendly people. Dine on fresh 
seafood of every description, and don’t forget to relax at one of the pools with a cocktail or frosty Mozambican beer and soak up the tranquil atmosphere. 
 
For the last 500 years Ibo Island was a prosperous  trading post along the stunning coast of East Africa. Three forts, a beautiful old catholic church and numerous ancient trading buildings stand guard over the sea.  Pirates, ivory and intrigue and the never to be forgotten slave trade, featured on this little palm-fringed coral island. Boundless secrets, history and culture are still contained amongst the marvelous ruins which date back to the early 1500s. 
In this part of the world, ancient sailing dhows are by far the most widely used form of transportation. A cruise on a traditional teak sailing dhow is something you will never forget. Become immersed in the unchanged, ancient culture of Ibo and the rare chance to interact with wonderfully hospitable islanders or simply relax, refresh the senses and soak up the romantic atmosphere.
 
 

Ibo Island really is an amazing place!


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Telephone +27 21 55 66 543
Fax 086 645 4618
Email info@oisafrica.com

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