Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira is privately owned and run. Positioned on the breathtakingly beautiful Primeiras and Segundas Archipelago, it is a first-rate option for travellers seeking a sumptuous seaside holiday. The accommodation is booked on a B&B basis, including dedicated villa host, unlimited non-motorised watersports activities, and use of snorkelling gear, with upgrades to half board or full board available at extra cost.
ACCESS & LOCATION:
The property is situated on a private island within the Primeiras and Segundas Archipelago, 11 kilometres off the coast of Mozambique. It is accessed via boat or helicopter transfer.
ACCOMMODATION & FACILITIES AT BANYAN TREE ILHA CALDEIRA:
Guest accommodation consists of 40 private villas, across five categories. At entry level is the Bliss Pool Villa (75 square metres), an ideal couple’s retreat that features a king-size bed, an open lounge with smart TV, indoor and outdoor showers, a deck with daybed and plunge pool, and ocean views.
Next up, the Serenity Pool Villa (90 sq. m), a private sanctuary for two guests and one child aged under 12 years, and benefiting from a separate lounge with smart TV, a walkway to the en-suite bathroom, and a deck with outdoor shower, daybed, and plunge pool.
The Two-Bedroom Serenity Pool Villa (130 sq. m) accommodates up to four adults and one child under 12, while the Four-Bedroom Serenity Pool Villa (300 sq. m) is sufficiently spacious for up to eight adults and one child under 12.
Finally, there is the Four-Bedroom Harmony Pool Villa (430 sq. m), offering two king bedrooms and two twin bedrooms (all en suite), a large lounge, a fully equipped kitchen, and a deck with fire-pit, private pool, jacuzzi, and spectacular vistas over the ocean. All villas blend effortlessly into the natural environment, with their wood-and-thatch materials and mainly neutral décor.
The communal areas at Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira include a deluxe lounge and cocktail bar, perfect for guests to relax with their favourite tipple while enjoying vistas over the ocean. There is a fish and seafood market restaurant, to which local fishermen bring their best catches. Other facilities include a gallery, fun for browsing local handicrafts, a fitness centre featuring cardio equipment and yoga pavilion, and a spa, where you’ll be offered a range of treatments in a lovely tranquil setting. For extra pampering sessions, there’s a beauty salon too! Finally, the property has an infinity pool, with some spectacular ocean views.
ACTIVITIES AT BANYAN TREE ILHA CALDEIRA:
The property offers an exciting variety of activities and experiences! These include:
Snorkelling– The eastern sides of the islands of the Primeiras and Segundas Archipelago are fringed with coral reeds. The coral reef contains at least 56 coral genus and 194 reef fish species. Snorkelling here is a great opportunity to explore the archipelago’s colourful coral reefs.
Kayaking– Kayaking is great for adventurous and energetic types. You can kayak around the island for better views and to spot the local sealife.
Tour and excursions centre– The tour centre offers a variety of activities, including: scuba diving, whale watching, sailing, windsurfing, surfing, island hopping, deep sea fishing, shipwreck diving, sunset cruises and turtle tours.
Kid's club– There’s also a kids club, where youngsters will be kept happily entertained with all sorts of island pursuits and games.
For more information about activities from Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira, or anything else to do with staying at the property when it opens later this year, please get in touch with a member of the YZ team.