Best of the Best 2018 - 52
SKOU R A , MOR OCCO
N E I G H B O R H O O D Traditional Village
As indulgent a setting as anyone could hope for, the 19th-century Dar Ahlam leaves fortunate
guests enchanted and inspired. Set against a stunning Saharan panorama, this Skoura retreat
features sumptuous suites and an expansive villa with mud-brick floors and adobe walls, decadent Moroccan cuisine, a swimming pool, hammam, Jacuzzi - even its own perfume parlor,
with a selection of hand-cut soaps, body vinegars and massage oils. The riad, a traditional
Moroccan house located in the midst of the resort, is dedicated solely to caring for the body
through myriad pampering treatments at the wellness center.
A DV I S O R T I P
50-minute massage for two, once per room.
Arrange a private picnic and dine on delicious
local dates at your picnic table, which spans a
babbling brook surrounded by pomegranate
Distance from Ouarzazate Airport (OZZ): 22 miles/35 km
Size: 14 rooms Room Style: Contemporary Vibe: Casual
AZURA BENGUERRA ISLAND
B A ZA R U TO A R CHIPELA GO, MOZA MB IQU E
N E I G H B O R H O O D Bazaruto Archipelago
Azura Benguerra Island is an unspoiled island within a pristine Marine National Park. With 20
spacious "beach-chic" designer villas, each with its own private pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean, and located a few steps from the pristine white-sand beach, Azura Benguerra offers
an enchanting seaside escape. Spend your days fishing, watching whales and dolphins, and
visiting protected reefs. You can also relax on the beach and indulge in African spa treatments
while a Mozambican host looks after your every need. The island's local people make for fascinating cultural encounters, and the starry night sky is magnificent to behold.
A DV I S O R T I P
50-minute massage for two, once per stay.
Don't miss the island-hopping excursion by
private speedboat - the picnic on Pansy
Island will be the highlight of your stay.
Distance from Vilanculos Airport (VNX): 10 minutes
Size: 20 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Casual
AZURA QUILALEA PRIVATE ISLAND
QU IR IMB A S A R CHIPELA GO, MOZA MB IQU E
N E I G H B O R H O O D The Quirimbas Archipelago
Azura Quilalea is a hidden gem, somewhere to retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Its relaxed and understated Robinson Crusoe castaway style complements the luxurious seafront villas. It is a wholly uninhabited island paradise, ensuring total privacy and exclusivity for
its guests, and is surrounded by the magnificent pristine waters of a marine sanctuary. It is
paradise for lovers of marine life and offers snorkeling and scuba diving straight off the beach.
Enjoy kayaking, deep-sea fishing, African spa experiences, exclusive picnics and beach dinners. All guests receive Azura's trademark Mozambican host service.
Choice of Guided Snorkeling Safari for two or
$100 value Trading Store gift voucher, once
To see humpback whales, visit between July
and November. You'll find nesting turtles
from November to April, and dolphin pods
Distance from Pemba Airport (POL): 25 minutes
Size: 9 rooms Room Style: Indigenous Vibe: Casual