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2 Islands to explore in Mayotte


Mayotte, overseas département of France comprising the two southeasternmost islands of the Comoros archipelago.

Chissioua Bambo
Chissioua BamboChissioua Bambo, Mayotte

Chissioua Bambo is an islet in Mayotte. It is the second island in the east of Mayotte the most frequented by tourists, after the Bandrélé islet. The vegetation of the two islands is considered degraded, but the islet nevertheless harbors several rare animal species and constitutes an important resting site for seabirds. This island is part of the Mayotte Marine Natural Park and is protected by the Conservatoire du Littoral.

Chissioua Mtsamboro
Chissioua MtsamboroChissioua Mtsamboro, Mayotte

Chissioua Mtsamboro, widely known previously as Zamburu Island is a beautiful island which was about 3 miles off the northwest coast of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean in the Comoros archipelago. It is a mountainous island covering 2 square kilometers, providing shelter to the main stretch of beach, tucked away in the southwest of the island which contains the main settlement and numerous huts dotted along the beach.

Map of Islands to explore in Mayotte