Once known as Indigo Bay Resort, Anantara is a luxury beach villa complex that sits on Bazaruto Island, Mozambique.
After a 45-minute trip by boat from the mainland, or at extra cost by charter-plane, guests walk up a dark wood path and through a traditional-style stone arch into the walled Anantara complex. With-in, the facilities available include: two swimming pools (one available for family-use, the other a luxury beach-side infinity pool with in-pool bar); a top-notch main restaurant serving food catering to every taste; a well-stocked and expertly-staffed main bar that incorporates architectural elements from the buildings of early Portuguese traders; and a luxuriant spa, gym and golf course. Through-out, the ambience is characterised by luxurious marble, wood and glass as well as local materials such as reeds and thatch, arranged in a contemporary style with a wealth of colourful references to local traditional arts and crafts.
Anantara offers 44 villas in total, and a range of sizes are available. The ‘standard’ beach chalets are about 30m from the beach and feature en-suite bathrooms, king-size beds, large outdoor showers, private decks, air-conditioning, open-plan living areas and plunge pools. There are twelve Deluxe Seaview Pool Villas, two-bedroom chalets directly overlooking the beach that include extra luxuries such as a private jacuzzi and four-poster beds. The decor combines the clean style of a top-end hotel with dark woods and woven rugs, and incorporates colonial touches like whitewashed shutters.
The emphasis at Anantara is on water-based activities such as snorkelling, waterskiing, cruises and whale and dolphin viewing. Other activities include tennis and golf.
To find out more about Bazaruto Island Resort And Spa and to arrange your tailor-made trip, get in touch with us today.