Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa

Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa is a island destination situated on Bazaruto Island, the largest island in the Mozambican archipelago. It offers visitors a Indian Ocean island holiday of unspoilt beauty of the surrounding area.

Location:   Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa Bazaruto  Island

Best time to visit:   April to November

Approximate per night rate :   From $545  per person per  night.Full board including meals, teas, coffees and bottle water in rooms, non-motorised watersports and park fees.

Hotel/Camp/Resort activities:

Diving, Snorkeling, water-skiing, wake boarding, knee boarding, kayaking, windsurfing , Hobiecat sailing,Dune boarding,  bird watching, horse riding.

The largest of the archipelago islands, Bazaruto is one of Africa’s premier scuba diving destinations. Divers are able to see over 100 species of coral, thousands of tropical fish species, five kinds of dolphins, four whale species and sharks, all five marine sea turtle species and the largest population of the rare dugong on the African east coast.

Indigo Bay offers world-class, understated luxury, with its elegant design making the most of its superb location on the white-sand shores of Bazaruto. State-of-the-art facilities include restaurants, bars, swimming pools, specialist dive pool, and an activity centre, which co-ordinates a wide variety of water sports, as well as diving and fishing activities.

With its tropical climate, unspoilt scenery and wealth of activities on offer, Indigo Bay is the perfect getaway for families, honeymooners and incentive groups.

On Bazaruto Island Rani has built community centres, provided transport facilities and access to water for local islanders. The education and training needs of local people remains Rani’s focus with the building of schools and initiating adult literacy programmes.


Also on Bazaruto Island, Rani has formed a partnership with local communities to conserve the ecosystem and assist the Bazaruto National Park staff with transport, communication and health care facilities.

Teaching the importance of conserving local marine life and working with the authorities to counter illegal fishing activities is a priority as well as implementing a tag and release policy for fishing activities in conjunction with Durban’s Oceanographic Institute (ORI).

Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa offers world-class luxury and facilities, its elegant yet natural design perfectly complimenting the beauty of its tropical location overlooking Indigo Bay on Bazaruto Island.


The guest areas, as well as the luxury Beach Chalets and Bay View Villas, have been constructed of natural materials like reed, soft-fringed thatch and wood in order to blend harmoniously with the natural surroundings.


Each chalet and villa offers complete luxury, with air-conditioning, mosquito screens, sumptuous en-suite bathrooms, mini-bars, 24-hour power, satellite TV and telephone access. A choice of separate, inter-leading and shared veranda chalets and villas are available.

Island Accommodation, Mozambique


29 Beach Chalets with en-suite bathroom, outdoor shower, king-size beds, dressing room, verandah, living area, mosquito screens, air-conditioning, mini-bar, satellite TV, electronic safe.

1 Beach Honeymoon Chalet with en-suite bathroom, mosquito screens, mini-bar, satellite TV, dressing room, lounge area and splash pool.

12 Luxury Bay View Villas, each with two bedrooms, featuring outdoor dining area, sala, outdoor shower, private splash-pool, air-conditioning, mini-bar, satellite TV, mosquito screens, lounge and kitchen.

1 Executive Suite (Matemo Suite) with king-size bed, en-suite bathroom, lounge, verandah and private plunge pool.

1 Presidential Villa, offering the ultimate in 5-star luxury with its own spa bath and swimming pool. It comprises 1 King room and 1 twin room, each with en-suite bathroom, in addition to a lounge and bar.

Indigo Bay Island Resort and Spa Guest Areas


Spectacular restaurants specializing in seafood, and characterful bars with original walls dating back to the early Portuguese traders, provide the focus of Indigo Bay’s living areas.

Nearby, the activity centre is the base for a host of Mozambique island-based activities, such asdiving, fishing, snorkeling and water-skiing.

A state-of-the-art dive-training pool is available for guests wanting to hone their diving skills or take up one of several dive courses on offer. Those simply wanting to relax can laze around the beautiful swimming pools, drink cocktails (ask for a caiparinha!) at the wet bar, or while away time at the beach snack bar.

And for ultimate hedonism, the ultra-luxurious newSanctuary Spa offers a range of pampering treatments to revitalize the weariest of souls. If you must check your emails, our refreshingly cool business centre is available.