Nearby Pemba town is a fascinating maze of shops with interesting curios and top quality silverware. Relax on a sunset cruise, visit the impressive Lurio Waterfalls or simply unwind on one of the best beaches during your vacation in Mozambique.
The Pemba region near the Quirimbas Archipelago offers the best fishing in the world. This string of islands begins about 60km (37.2 miles) north of Pemba and continues almost to the Tanzanian border 270km (167.7 miles).
Being the gateway to the Quirimbas, all the joys of an island paradise are within your easy reach. You can sail up the scenic coast, aboard one of the luxury fishing vessels. There are day trips and overnight stays for richly rewarding, cultural experiences.
Fishing from the mainland, in front of the Pemba Resort is good due to the tidal conditions, however, it is the untouched islands and reefs of the unexplored Quirimbas Archipelago that offers exceptional fishing locations.
The nearby St Lazarus Banks is one of the only places where Marlin is known to breed, and the islands of Matemo and Medjumbe offer spectacular fishing where Bonefish, Big Kings, greater Barracuda, Tuna, Cuta, Wahoo, Dorado, Marlin and Sailfish abound.
All activities offered at Pemba Beach Resort Hotel & Spa include the relevant equipment and safety gear. The use of such equipment is a necessity and trained staff are readily available to ensure safety and enjoyment to all guests on their vacation in Mozambique. After an active day outside go back to the hotel for a relaxing massage or water treatment at the full destination spa.
The motorised watersports at Pemba include skiing (tandem and slalom), tube skiing and banana tube rides. All motorised watersport takes place in front of the hotel grounds, depending on the weather. All safety equipment is included. The sunset cruises at Pemba is definitely a highlight and can be very romantic. Other activities include scuba diving, snorkelling, windsurfing or volleyball.
Hobie Sailing is by far the most requested of the self-guided sailing options offered at this Mozambique resort (gypsy and laser sailing are also available). Guests disembark from the small beach next to the marina, where trained staff set up the Hobie cats and assist guests with entering and exiting the water for an hour or 2 of exhilarating sailing.
With a range of single kayaks, a double kayak, and even fishing kayaks to offer, this is one of the most popular non-motorised sport activities. Guests enter and exit the water in front of the activity center (Clube Naval) where they are assisted by trained staff to ensure safety and enjoyment for an hour or 2.
Pemba Beach's wonderful Santuary Spa adjoins Clube Naval on a site that seems to hover magically above the Indian Ocean. Occupying more than 500 square meters of sumptuous space, the spa's hot and cold treatment rooms, steam rooms, saunas and showers are designed to merge indoor and outdoor pampering against a backdrop of the shimmering Quirimbas ocean. An array of treatments, from Swedish massages, to milk baths, body brushes, body wraps and facials are designed to restore even the most jaded city soul.