Tucked away off Mozambique’s northern coast, Medjumbe Island offers a truly captivating getaway with lots of new discoveries for the intrepid traveller.
This island belongs to the Quirimbas Islands which is a part of the Quirimbas National Park in Mozambique. Resorts don’t crowd this 01 km long and 500 metre wide island which only features 12 beach villas belonging to Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort for a secluded escape.
The islands of the Quirimbas Archipelago are nesting grounds for several turtle species and between October and April, you may get a chance to see baby turtles hatching. From July to October, Medjumbe Island becomes an ideal place from which to witness migrating Arctic humpback whales, while frolicking dolphins are a popular sight the whole year through.
Snorkelling & Diving
The clear waters around the island offer plenty of snorkelling fun and the surrounding Quirimbas Archipelago is a key diving destination; dugongs, tropical fish, dolphins, sharks, turtles, whales and more than 100 coral species are among the marine treasures that can be found here.
Thrilling Water Sports
For more active escapades, Medjumbe Island provides a range of water sports like kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, wakeboarding and waterskiing. Sailing and big-game fishing are also popular on this enchanting isle where each new day brings with it a new adventure!a.
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