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Situ Island On the eastern Point of the Island, Quirimbas National Park, Cabo Delgado Province Mozambique
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#1 of 2 in Quirimbas National Park
Ever wished to escape the rigors of life and disappear to a remote island where you can truly relax and unwind with just your friends or family around? Add to that the exquisite beauty of a nature reserve which boasts some of the best dives and fishing in the world, sumptuous meals made of local delights, and relaxing on a powdery white beach. All this just off the Mozambican coast. Welcome to Situ Island Resort. The most relaxing holiday destination to date. Situated in the most southern section of the spectacular Quirimbas National Park, Mozambique, Situ Island forms part of the Quirimbas Archipelago - 28 islands of which 11 are coral islands between the towns of Pemba in the south and Palma in the north. Described by guests as "breath-taking", "intimate", "secluded" and "wunderbar", Situ Island Resort is unique in that you can book the entire island exclusively for your friends and family, if you wish.
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Bar / lounge
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BBQ facilities
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Wine / champagne
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Shuttle bus service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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English, Afrikaans, Portuguese


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Situ Island On the eastern Point of the Island, Quirimbas National Park, Cabo Delgado Province Mozambique
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Craig Thomassen wrote a review Jan 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
This was our second trip to Situ, and we were so happy to find that it was every bit as special as it had been the first time, two years ago. What makes Situ stand out from other island lodges is the laid back and relaxed atmosphere of the lodge, the amazing attitude of staff and management towards their guests and the exceptional home style cooking, with delicious seafood dishes created from fresh, locally sourced produce. The fishing and diving in the area is amazing, and as good as one could expect anywhere in Mozambique. The lodge is small and personal, and you feel like you are in a comfortable family environment when you are there. The managers of Situ are Craig and Tessa, a welcoming couple, who bend over backwards for their guests. I have travelled to many coastal and island lodges in the Indian ocean and Situ remains in my top three.
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Date of stay: January 2020
Tony G wrote a review Jan 2020
Clarens, South Africa12 contributions
This splendid resort is managed by the marvelous couple, Tess and Craig. Tess is a fabulous diver and remarkable underwater photographer. She captures the full up sea life with skill and clarity. Craig produces magical sustenance from his kitchen mixing and matching available food with finesse and culinary skill. There is much to do to keep one busy if so inclined . Scuba diving,snorkeling ,deep sea fishing( One of the best rigged boats I have fished from)and walks. A fantastic 10 days at Situ .😄🐟🐬🐠
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled
Frances6254 wrote a review Nov 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa6 contributions1 helpful vote
Situ is a diving getaway must! And what's more one is thoroughly spoilt by the warmest reception from hosts Tess & Craig and all the staff. The lodge is wonderfully comfortable and feels so authentically remote with its sand floors, simple decor and beautiful outlook onto the tidal beach and rocky 'bommies'. The rooms are private, set apart from each other, and perfectly designed with beautiful interiors. Craig is the best chef ever .... we were indulged with the freshest of seafoods, salads and fruit and then delicious desserts .... how does he do it in such a remote setting?? Tess is warm and on the button of everything. And then the diving - superb reefs and superbly guided by Predi, Situ's diver instructor. It couldn't have been a more perfect week.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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SharksSupporter1 wrote a review Oct 2019
Ballito, South Africa560 contributions1165 helpful votes
Two years later and we visited again to find the same gem of a place with friendly staff, well run by Tessa and Craig, food great, diving great and relaxed so hope that it is not another two years before we go back again. During the whole time never wore shoes or shirt so it a casual place. Our group from Cape Town, PE, EL and Durbs got on really well and it was great to meet like minded friendly people. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: October 2019
Room Tip: All rooms face the sea.
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MalawiMike2014 wrote a review Aug 2019
Lilongwe, Malawi328 contributions16 helpful votes
Another hidden gem just off the coast of Pemba - If unpretentious barefoot luxury is what you are looking fo this may fo you, if you looking for a villa with a plunge pool and butler then keep on looking!! Situ is about an hour boat ride for Pemba and hence an easy and budget friendly transfer. It is in a great setting amongst some fantastic fishing and diving spots. Their boats and diving/ fishing equipment are solid and well maintained. Craig and Tess are such good people and fantastic managers, its very obvious how well they treat their staff and how respected they are, its like a family. The food was world class... its clear how passionate Craig is about the food and it shows… sooo good!! This spot is awesome and great value and I felt at home from the minute I arrived. It should be in your Mozambique itinerary.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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US$435 - US$444 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MozambiqueCabo Delgado ProvinceQuirimbas ArchipelagoQuirimbas National Park
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Frequently Asked Questions about Situ Island Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Situ Island Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and airport transportation.
What food & drink options are available at Situ Island Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Does Situ Island Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Situ Island Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Situ Island Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Situ Island Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Situ Island Resort?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Portuguese, and Afrikaans.
Is Situ Island Resort accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.