With over 2500km of pristine and untouched coastline, Mozambique is the perfect secluded beach extension to an African safari, with award-winning luxury island hideaways and intimate bespoke villas.
Experience swimming with wild dolphins, diving with manta rays or snorkelling with majestic whale sharks in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. Cultural enthusiasts will appreciate the art deco-inspired capital of Maputo and the beautiful ruins of Ilha de Mozambique, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Scuba dive in the Pristine watersThe Mozambican coastlines is dotted with several marine sanctuaries and protected areas, so expect to see unspoiled coral gardens, whale sharks, mantas, dolphins, turtles, as well as 2000 different species of fish.
Embrace your inner beach bumThere are few destinations that can boast 2500km of some of the world’s most beautiful coastline. Top spots include the beaches near Xai-Xai, Praia do Tofo, Pemba, Barra and, of course, the Bazaruto archipelagos, home to various spectacular islands such as Benguerra. There are plenty of accommodation options to suit all budgets.
Bush and Beach all in one
Hop onto the most authentic experience. A raw and real safari experience in one of the famous Parks in Mozambique. Most popular are Gorongosa National Park and Maputo National Park which has facilities for an authentic, back-to-basic safari experience. Then hop into luxury or nature at one of the amazing eco-lodges or ultra-lux lodges strategically positioned on the coastline for the ultimate relax.
Go to Ilha de Moçambique
This miniscule, crescent-shaped island is a good place to experience the country’s cultural fusion. There is a lively fishing community as well as plenty of historic sights to explore, including the Fort of São Sebastião (the oldest complete fort still standing in sub-Saharan Africa), and the Green Mosque. There are plenty more churches, temples and museums to tick off your list, too. It’s an instagrammers paradise for photos at the ruins.
Laze by the Lake of Stars
Part of Mozambique’s border with Malawi is the beautiful Lake Niassa (also Lake Malawi), an undiscovered jewel with pristine white beaches and turquoise waters. A variety of beautiful accommodation exists right on the lake.