Lying along Mozambique’s tropical south east coast, Inhambane is a place of glorious beaches, wonderful weather, splendid seafood and friendly locals, making a holiday in Mozambique an affordable and unforgettable experience. Stretching from Quissico in the South to Nova Mambone in the North, Inhambane offers a variety of accommodation to suit every budget and is the country’s premier tourist destination.
Famous locations include Praia do Tofo; Praia dos Cocos, Ponto do Barra, Vilankulos, Ilha de Benquerra and Guinjata Bay. The typical sights of a tropical paradise are found in this region including swaying palm trees, pristine beaches and a lively mix of culture and history dating back to the 11th century. Highlights include a visit to the local museum, the old mosque and shopping for spices and nuts in the local ‘mercado’, or market.
Scuba diving in Inhambane is among the best in the world with reefs close to every beach, including the world famous Manta Reef and Gallaria. Regular sightings of giant manta rays, whale sharks and turtles are a highlight. The snorkeling is also an excellent experience.