The island of Bazaruto is undeniably one of the most beautiful and untouched destinations in Africa, offering idyllic beaches, magnificent coral reefs and magical sunsets. Bazaruto archipelago consists of Bazaruto, Benguerra and Magaruque Islands and the smaller Island Santa Carolina, previously known as Paradise Island. Pestana Bazaruto Lodge is situated on the largest island of the Bazaruto Archipelago and offers visitors the ideal island hideaway.
Pestana Bazaruto Lodge offers a variety of activities for guests to choose from; including, diving, snorkelling, on-shore and off-shore fishing, Marlin fishing, Island hopping trips, picnics, sunset trips by Land Rover or dhow, bird watching, water-skiing and wake boarding. Marine species include dolphins, dugongs, humpback whales, marine turtles and the freshwater lakes in the area are home to crocodiles. The remarkable beauty of the coral reefs complements this subtropical ecosystem, enriched by the abundance and rare beauty of the tropical fish, clear water and fantastic surf, plus rock and fly-fishing. The archipelago is known as the "Pearl of the Indian Ocean".