Mozambique is a hidden gem on
the East Africa coast. With a vast long coastline stretching from
South Africa to Tanzania Mozambique offers stunning uncrowded
beaches and tropical warm Indian Ocean water. Mozambique
also has amazing marine reserves filled with coral reef, whales,
dolphins, whale sharks, reef fish and more as well as inland game
reserves. Not a very developed country Mozambique has a charm of its
own, tourism is slowly developing and what Mozambique lacks sometimes
in service standards it more then makes up for in friendliness and outstanding
Interactive Mozambique Map
click on area for accommodation
brief outline of each area of Mozambique, starting in the south and working
north, to see accommodation in the area simply click on the title.
Ponta do Ouro
known for its good beaches, great swimming, excellent diving and fishing
with plenty options for accommodation - access by 4wd only lodges will
collect from Kosi Bay border.
Maputo the capital of Mozambique,
a compact city with the Indian Ocean on two sides, vibrant nightlife,
good seafood restaurants and plenty hotels from budget to 5 star.
Inhaca Island just across
the bay from Maputo, an ideal getaway from busy life, daily flights and
at the weekends a ferry take you across to this sleepy Mozambique Island.
Beline 180 km from Maputo this
sleepy village has a variety of accommodation and has lovely sandy beaches
around a tranquil lagoon with a sea entrance. Great for families and fishermen.
Chidenguele out on a sandy
peninsula this is a lovely area for those who want peace and quiet away
from the crowds and resorts. Small lodges offering good value.
Xai Xai a good place to stopover
on the way north, excellent fishing beaches and good fuel supply.
Inharrime another quiet little village ideal as a stopover,
enjoy a cold drink or to spend a few days at the local Cashew farm
the main town along the southern coast, fuel, supplies and gateway to
Barra beach, Tofo and Guinjata.
Barra Beach one of the main areas
for holiday makers in Mozambique, a long sandy beach with a selection
of lodges, self catering chalets and plenty to do in the area.
Tofo small village and a hub for
divers, snorkellers and sunseekers, a selection of accommodation options,
restaurants, bars and lovely beach make Tofo a relaxing place for a holiday.
Guinjata Bay down a 4wd sandy
track Guinjata bay has several places to stay and offers beautiful beaches,
fishing and diving
Linga Linga across the
bay from Barra beach and accessed by 4wd or boat transfer only, the remote
beautiful sandy beaches are perfect for honeymoons, families or those
Maxixie nothing really to see here but a good place to
get fuel on the road north.
Pomene / Morrungulo / Ngulane
this part of the coast is all old coconut plantations so plenty swaying
palms and long sandy beaches, 4wd preferred to get to these remote peaceful
Vilankulo / Vilanculos busy
seaside town with a selection of restaurants, accommodation and a vibrant
nightlife and gateway to the Bazaruto Islands.
Bazaruto / Benguerra these
beautiful islands known as the 'Pearl of the Indian Ocean' are perfect
Island escapes, accommodation choices are top end lodges.
Beira bustling port city and nearest airport to Gorongosa
Gorongosa National park is
Mozambiques major wildlife reserve and is now open after extensive rebuilding
of the accommodation and roads, fantastic birding and a wonderful wildlife
Cahorra Bass Dam Tiger fishing centre for Mozambique, most
of Mozambiques electricity is created by the dam also the hottest place
in the country.
Nampula city north of the Zambezi river, nearest airport
for access to Mozambique Island (Ilha De Mocambique) a couple of hotels
and fuel available here.
Nacala peaceful bay with fantastic
diving, not easy to get to but more difficult to leave as after a few
days you will adjust to the wonderful pace of life.
Ilha De Mocambique
a world heritage site with amazing history and full of crumbling old buildings
forts and people all hanging on to this small piece of history in the
Niassa reserve the most remote
and untouched part of Mozambique, from the shores of Lake Malawi (called
Lake Niassa in Mozambique) Niassa offers the ultimate pioneering safari
in a part of Africa still wild and untouched.
Pemba the most northerly city
in Mozambique and runs as if the rest of the world does not exist, beautiful
beaches, peaceful people and gateway to the Quirimbas islands and Lazarus
a group of exclusive islands stretching along the northern coast, luxury
lodges with excellent food and service, watersports, snorkeling, diving
and sunbathing in such a remote area make it the perfect escape from all
But where should you visit in Mozambique ?
and how do I organise it?
Everyone has different requirements and budgets so we have put in several
ways to find what you need and if you have any questions simply email
an expert using the button on the left:
1/ Area guide
- giving you the highlights of each area of Mozambique.
2 / Accommodation
listings find accommodation by city, town, beach, wildlife
3/ Flights -
the flights to various locations in Mozambique with flight schedules and
5/ Vehicle Rental
- if you want to self drive around Mozambique or need a vehicle while
in Mozambique on business here is a list of prices and information for
all types of vehicle.
Mozambique is an ideal destination for everyone with a variety of accommodation,
great weather a place to really escape the rest of the world and enjoy
the natural beauty that is Mozambique.
Mozambique has several islands off is coast offering the perfect
island holiday destination, including Inhaca Island, Bazaruto
Island, Benguerra Island, Vamizi Island, Quilalea
Island, Ibo island, Matemo Island, Medjumbe Island
and Ilha De Mocambique (also known as Mozambique Island)
. Each Mozambique island has its own unique character some are beautiful
uninhabited islands, some historic islands with forts and others are Islands
full of people and culture.
The capital Maputo in the south of Mozambique has the Indian Ocean
on two sides and is a compact city with a vibrant African feel to it.
Mozambique has a few small towns and villages along the coastline that
are slowly developing to welcome tourist, the main ones are Ponta Do
Ouro, Chidenguele, Inhambane, Tofo, Barra, Pomene,
Vilankulo (also known as Vilanculos), Inhassorro, Nacala
and Pemba, while Inland Gorongosa National Park is being
revitalised and is rapidly becoming Mozambique’s top wild life attraction
along with Parc National De Limpopo (adjacent to Kruger park and
part of the Limpopo Transfrontier Park now that fences between the two
parks have been removed in sections) Lugenda wilderness reserve
and Lake Niassa (Mozambique side of Lake Malawi).