Now Open: Anantara Medjumbe Island Mozambique

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Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique

Anantara has added another Mozambique island paradise to its portfolio. Joining the Bazaruto property, the Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort & Spa is now open on a pristine private island in the Quirimbas Archipelago off the country’s northern coast. This is the Indian Ocean at its finest: white sandy beaches, turquoise waters, and colorful coral reefs for snorkeling and scuba diving adventures. This is an adults-only resort (not appropriate for children under the age of 16), and the facilities are conducive to romantic sojourns and honeymoon getaways.

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique

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There’s the Anantara Spa, housed in a beachfront villa, where therapies run the gamut from the Moya Crystal Experience (combining salt exfoliation and a crystal gem massage) to salon treatments. The Jahazi restaurant showcases fish and crab caught fresh by local fishermen, while the Bahari Lounge Bar has impressive ocean views.

For those looking for an active vacation, the resort offers a range of water sports, whale watching trips, bird watching, kite surfing, and cruises to remote islands for picnics. It’s possible to privatize the entire resort for special celebrations.

Note that the Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort is currently promoting an “Extended Stay Offer” for savings up to 30% off for all-inclusive stays through December 22, 2014. For more information, visit

Anantara Medjumbe Island Resort, Mozambique

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All retreats include twice-daily yoga sessions, daily spa treatments and specially designed healthy “yogic menus” for breakfast, lunch and dinner.