Things to do in Mozambique
We tailor-make beach holidays and honeymoons in Mozambique. Go for pure relaxation, or try fishing, diving or snorkelling on the Indian Ocean coast or on Lake Niassa (Mozambique side of Lake Malawi). To combine with a safari, we recommend Tanzania or southern Africa.
When to go to Mozambique
The all-round best months to come to Mozambique are May to October. This is the dry season and perfect for enjoying the beautiful Mozambique beaches. January to March is the rainiest and hottest time, so avoided by most people, however November to March are generally the best diving months.Read more
Places to go in Mozambique
Read about the highlights of this incredible country in our short summary guides to the main places to go.View more
Bazaruto and Benguerra Islands
A string of idyllic tropical islands off the southern coast of Mozambique offering everything from a rustic getaway to the lap of luxury.
Mozambique is blessed with a stunning, picture-postcard coastline. Long, quiet beaches; tall palms; warm waters of the Indian Ocean, you get the picture.
A unique collection of 32 remote islands off the north coast of Mozambique. Isolated, and pristine, locked in a time capsule.
Places we love to stay in Mozambique
Here you’ll find a small collection of our favourite places to stay in Mozambique, though as an independent tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays, we actually sell a wider choice of Mozambique properties than we show.View more
Terraco das Quitandas
Machangulo Beach Lodge
Facts and information
No direct flights from the UK, but daily access is via Johannesburg or Dar Es Salaam. There are light aircraft connections to the more remote islands and reserves.
Portuguese is widely spoken in Mozambique and remains the main language. English is understood in a few larger towns.
GMT +2 hours
Most nationalities do need a visa for Mozambique
This is a malarial area and several vaccinations are receommended.
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