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Ibo Island is a former Portuguese settlement and slave port in the Quirimbas Archipelago. Arab traders had previously held sway on the tropical island, but under the Portuguese it became the second-most important settlement on the Mozambique coast, after Ilha de Moçambique.
The Quirimbas Archipelago is a group of around 30 islands off the northern coast of Mozambique, stretching from the town of Pemba towards the Tanzania border. The remote Quirimbas islands are regarded as one of Africa's finest beach holiday destinations, with unspoilt and secluded beaches, mangrove…