Pemba Package Holidays
Holiday packages to Pemba
Pemba boasts some of the best white sand beaches and un-chartered diving reefs and is fast becoming the premier destination for visitors. Packages to Pemba include return flights from Johannesburg, airport taxes and return transfers between your hotel and the airport. Packages also include accommodation on a dinner bed and breakfast basis and will often include the non-motorised water sports offered by the hotel or resort. These packages do not include the required immunisation and inoculations, travel and medical insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
Information about Pemba
Formerly known as Porto Amelia, Pemba in Mozambique is the beautiful gateway to the Quirimbas Archipelago and national park. Visitors to Pemba can see lovely Portuguese colonial architecture and strong Arab influences, also magnificent views over the bay from the city heights. Pemba Bay forms a huge harbour and world class coral reefs lie close to shore providing wonderful diving and snorkelling adventures.
A good time to travel to Pemba is in the dry season from May to November when it is less humid although Malaria is a threat throughout the year in Pemba.
Most popular areas in Pemba
Pemba boasts some of the best pure, white beaches for sun drenched holidays and Wimbe and Farol are two of the most popular. They offer a wide range of accommodation and restaurants.
Taking a Dhow safari from Pemba is a popular way to sail around the bay and beyond and is a step back in time as you explore the coast in this age old tradition.
A day trip to the beautifully untouched Qurimbas islands, consisting of 32 islands, including the historic Ibo Island, is a must for all visitors to Pemba.
The bustling Club Naval in Pemba boasts an Activity Centre offering all the sporting action you can choose from – such as deep-sea fishing for Kingfish, Sailfish, Marlin or Barracuda, diving off coral reefs, snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking or water-skiing.
Pemba is one of Mozambique’s premier diving destinations, with divers able to explore exciting hard and soft coral reefs with legions of fish species and marine invertebrates waiting to be discovered in waters that seldom drop below 26 degrees.
Fishing enthusiasts in Pemba will be at no loss for thrilling encounters with big game fish. The St Lazarus Banks near Pemba produce some of the most exciting game fish such as Kingfish, Barracuda, Dorado, Queen Mackerel, Queenfish, and Pompano