You’ll find the Bazaruto Archipelago just off the central Mozambican coast. A grouping of six white sand islands that are either a short helicopter flight or slightly longer boat journey from the mainland. Namely they are Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque, Banque, Santa Carolina and Shell (affectionately known as Pansy Island).
The islands are white sand perfection, this is the place for barefoot beach bliss with sand so soft you can barely believe it. A collection of luxury beach lodges operate on both Bazaruto and Benguerra Island with highly regarded operators such as Azura Resorts and &Beyond leading the way in terms of luxury options.
Conveniently, South African Airlines operate a daily direct flight between the Kruger National Park and Vilanculos on the main land, meaning you can game drive in the morning and be snorkelling before the day is done – not bad a bad way to spend a day in our opinion!