Head to the famous surfing beaches of Tofo and Barra in Inhambane. Stop en route to Beira at this charismatic Mozambique town to stock up. Inhambane is the capital of Inhambane province in the south and a great holiday destination for all adventure and outdoor lovers.
SURFING, BEACHES AND DIVES
Visit Inhambane merely to see one of the best quality tourism regions in Mozambique. Experience its ideal tropical climate and many inviting beaches. Tofo offers you a sweeping curved beach, protected from the sea by a rock and reef shelf. Book a special diving package to explore the Manta Reef, a massive Manta ray cleaning station!
Once in Inhambane, take the time to explore the fascinating mix of African, old-world Portuguese and Muslim cultures. As long ago as the 10th century, Inhambane was the southernmost port used by the Arabs for slave trading and Vasco da Gama claimed the bay for Portugal in 1498.
DUGONGS AND NUTS
From the past to the present, Inhambane is one of Mozambique’s best diving and fishing regions. Look out for the rare Dugong cruising the bay. Taste the delicious and creamy coconut and tangy citrus fruits that come from here.
Did you know that the region is also the largest cashew nut growing area in Mozambique?
Honeymoon couples are magnetised by Barra Beach, only 30 minutes from Inhambane town. Enjoy secluded beaches, rustic accommodation in coconut groves and endless ocean horizons.
The blissful setting, peaceful environment – this is romance at its best in Mozambique. Enjoy time alone in a world class setting famous for its hospitality.
WHERE TO GO
Book the accommodation in Inhambane that suits your needs. There are luxury villas, sumptuous hotels and awesome rustic beach campsites.
Most lodgings can arrange activities to excite and enthral: diving, fishing, traditional dhow sailing trips, sightseeing, parasailing, boat hire, horse riding, water skiing and four-wheel motor buggy hire.