Perched on the north east coast of Mozambique, overlooking the Indian Ocean, Avani Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa is a popular destination. Designed to resemble a sprawling Arabian palace, this large 100-acre resort property is an excellent family-friendly choice for a holiday in the tropics and is equally popular with conference goers and wedding parties. With its earthy tones and exotic details that reflect the Spice Islands, this resort a wide range of rooms, garden rooms and ocean suites to chose from depending whether you are a romantic couple or a family group. Each is characterised by tasteful décor that reflects the surrounding tropical environs.
The gateway to the northernmost reaches of Mozambique, many guests making their way further afield to the Quirimbas Archipelago opt to spend a night or two at Pemba Beach. Others travel from all over Africa for some time out on this palatial property where there is seemingly no end to the activities on offer. From spending your day poolside, admiring the infinite Indian Ocean views to deep-sea fishing, diving or playing doubles on the tennis courts, there are plenty of ways to play here. Of course, Spa time is a big focus here and the pretty spa building is a private oasis with spectacular views and indoor tropical courtyard gardens. Here, resident specialists are available to offer top to toe spoils and treatments.
Come late afternoon, you might want to enjoy a G&T on your room balcony or you may choose to join guests on the hotel’s open air terraces where board games and enjoying the view are on the agenda. Evenings at Pemba Beach are devoted to dining in the main hotel with its impressive double volumes or settling into outdoor supper on the beach and considering its proximity to the ocean, a seafood-studded menu is the norm. Of course, visiting the market and surrounds of Pemba itself are a must and the hotel can easily arrange a tour of the authentic Mozambican surrounds. With its beautiful manicured surrounds, numerous facilities and Indian Ocean views, there is no doubt Avani Pemba Beach Hotel & Spa is the best in Pemba.