Learn more about the beautiful country of Mozambique on the eastern coast of Africa


Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique and can be found in the most southern region of Mozambique in the Maputo City Province. Mozambique, a very popular tourist destination, lies just above South Africa on the eastern Coast of southern Africa. Having put their dreadful past behind, Moçambicans have been re-building and restoring their beautiful country at a very fast rate with tourism playing a major role in their efforts. Maputo sits on a hillside, overlooking a majestic bay where tourists are often fascinated by the city's welcoming diverse culture and historical architecture, which some date as far back as the 16th Century. With plenty of arts & craft shops, restaurants & nightlife, Maputo is definitely a place to visit, offering a lot for the wandering visitor.

Mozambique with its sub tropical - tropical climate has so much to see and do.

Beautiful clear waters, white sand and blue skies, make this destination the perfect place to spend your holiday. Visitors often travel to Mozambique to spend their time off, snorkeling, scuba diving and enjoying the hot sun and warm waters.
With plenty of resorts / lodges / hotels and other accommodation situated on Mozambique's spectacular beaches, Mozambicans have really taken advantage of their stunning coastline. There are also plenty of top class game reserves for the Game and bird watching enthusiasts.
The most popular times of the year occur around the Chistmas and Easter holidays, so if you are interested in visiting Mozambique, make sure to book accommodation early to avoid disappointment and the mad rushes.

Depending on the individual person, the best times to visit Mozambique is generally between May and late January. Mozambique experiences lower temperatures and rainfall between May - November (dry season) with temperatures averaging aprroximately 18.4° to 20°C (65° - 68°F).

Between November and January (wet season) temperatures can reach a scorching high of 37°. Average temperatures generally range between 26.6°C and 29.4°C (80°F and 85°F). Extremely high rainfalls and even floodings occur between the months of February - April. So roads can be difficult, if not impossible to go through in the centre and southern regions. So take this into consideration if you travelling around that time of the year.

Mozambique Accommodation

If you're planning to go on Holiday to Mozambique, then click here to start your Search for Accommodation, Self Catering Lodges,, B&B's Hotels and Campsites in Mozambique

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Mozambique Map

If you have heard of a town but aren't too sure of it's location or if you're curious to just exploit different towns located all over Mozambique, then click here to view our full Road / Town Map of Mozambique

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Mozambique Towns & Cities

With over 50 Mozambique Towns & Destinations to learn and discover, Our website provides you useful information about each town of interest in Mozambique, from Accommodation, Attractions and Activities to do, Weather Forecasts to general questions people ask when traveling to Mozambique

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Mozambique Provinces & Regions

Mozambique is divided into 11 Different Provinces. Find out more information and learn about each province in Mozambique

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Mozambique Border Posts

If you are traveling to Mozambique from another country, then you will need to take a look at this section for important information regarding various Borders Gates from neighbouring Countries like South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania, that enter into Mozambique

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Mozambique Travel Information

We have put together a variety of useful tips when Traveling to Mozambique, from Documents Needed at the Mozambique Borders, Safety Tips and Items we recommend you bring when Traveling to Mozambique

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Mozambique Currency

Mozambique's currency is measured in Meticais. Click here to calculate the exchange rate between your currency and Mozambique Meticais

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Mozambique Malaria & Prevention

Malaria a serious an infectious disease that's known to plague mainly Africa (including South Africa), third world countries and in other countries within tropical climates. Click here for more Information and Malaria prevention

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Mozambique Historical Landmarks

Mozambique boasts a remarkable presence of historical monuments, chapels, forts, ruins and buildings with beautiful architecture that still exist from as far back as the early 1500's. Click here to learn more

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Other Places of Interest:

Bazaruto Islands

Southern Mozambique

Santa Carolina (One of the Bazaruto Islands) hosted the popular and well known TV Show 'Survivor South Africa' in 2010.


Southern Mozambique

Visitors will be pleasantly treated with a game drive through the Maputo Special Reserve before reaching the Machangulo Peninsula. Spot various wildlife from elephants to giraffes, zebra, antelope, flamingos, crocodiles, hippos, birdlife among others ...


Southern Mozambique

Zavora is a beautiful beach renowned for its huge protective reef running 2km parallel and close to the shoreline. This reef acts as a natural tidal pool with shallow, calm waters, perfect for activities such as snorkeling, swimming and fishing

Island of Mozambique

Northern Mozambique

The Island of Mozambique has played an important role since the 10th century in intercontinental trade to the East, in the 16th century is was an established and wealthy trading port for ships sailing on monsoon winds and where cargoes of ivory, gold and slaves were traded for fabrics and spices from India and Arabia.


Southern Mozambique

Tofo Bay is ideally situated along the well renowned Manta Coast - a popular dive site region for all levels of diving experience with over 30 dive sites to explore.

Santa Maria

Southern Mozambique

Find beautiful pansy shells off the beaches of Santa Maria during a spring low tide, full or new moon.


Southern Mozambique

Ponta Falsa (the tip of Pomene beach) has some great rocky cliff features including the "whole in the wall" and a huge blowhole. Explore the ruins of the Old Pomene Hotel which was once the holiday home of Samora Machel where one can admire beautiful bay views

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Categories Explained

For better understanding, we have put together a brief summary guide of what each category means and to also give you an idea of what each associated icon refers to when you see them on listings & adverts.

Listed in alphabetical order

Backpackers Lodge:

Those who are on a tight budget should keep a lookout for this category icon. This type of establishment offers dormitory (shared) bedroom accommodation with other "Backpackers" generally using either single beds or bunk beds with a communal kitchen and shared ablutions.

Bar On-Site:

Meaning the venue has its own bar on-site with staff serving alcohol/non-alcohol beverages and perhaps "pub-grub" included. They may offer satellite TV for bar patrons to follow the latest sporting fixtures live and may also host live music on certain days / evenings.

Bed & Breakfast:

If an establishment has this icon, this means they either include breakfast in their rates or offer the opportunity for you to choose to include breakfast during your stay which is usually served to guests in an on-site breakfast room dinette or restaurant. Some B&B's offer basic / light (continental) breakfasts, Full English breakfasts or buffet style breakfast options.

Campsite / Glamping:

Either they offer camping grounds for you to pitch your own tent if on a tight budget and / or they have their own pre-setup tents for you to camp in, some offering private facilities (aka "Glamping") within their tents such as beds, a fridge, sofa and bathroom.

Conference Venue:

This means the establishment has a dedicated hall room specially arranged and equipped with most facilities to host important business meetings, teambuilding events or any other occasion alike.

Disabled Friendly Accommodation:

Goes without saying. Any establishment marked with this icon and listed under this category offers facilities for those who have reduced mobility. They may have basic facilities for these conditions or advanced. Kindly enquire with them directly for more information and/or specific requirements you may need.

Dive Charter:

These are dive centres who are a team of qualified dive instructors (PADI which means Professional Association of Diving Instructors) offering SCUBA diving lessons for clients and excursions to some of the best dive sites in the region for an unforgettable underwater adventure.

Eco Lodges:

Environmentally friendly establishments built by local communities using naturally sourced / non-toxic materials with the objective of protecting the surrounding habitat. These types of lodges range from rustic bush and beach to luxury accommodation. Not only does this movement protect the environment, but it also helps support local families.

Fishing Charter:

This means the associated business offers professional paid-for deep sea fishing charters / outings and excursions for those fishing enthusiasts (and for newbies). They generally have a fully equipped fishing boat and all the fishing gear ready for clients to bait up and cast a line. Their expertize, knowledge and experience will reward you with some of the best fishing spots for an action packed deep sea fishing experience.

For Sale:

If you're looking to invest or buy property in Mozambique, keep an eye out for this category for the latest in the property market.

Full Board Accommodation:

Full Board means breakfast, lunch and dinner (also known as "All Inclusive"). If a venue is listed under this category, then they either offer guests the choice of a full board meal plan during their stay or their rates by default include full board meals. a lot of these establishments will have private personal chefs serving guests top class cuisine.

Group Accommodation:

Because this is a popular search and request amongst many, we have created this specific category for exactly that - group accommodation which is very much the same as our Holiday Homes category. These are establishments that can cater and accommodate for large groups of 8 people and up in the same house / unit offering most self catering facilities as if you are "home away from home".

Guest House:

Similar to a typical B&B, a Guest House is usually a private house offering very few accommodation units all within the main building structure (or some seperately). Some serve home cooked meals within their in-house dining room specially catered to seat all their guests and offer a lounge area where fellow travellers can interact, socialize and share stories.

Holiday Home:

This type of accommodation is usually ideal for large groups of people going on holiday being a "home away from home" with numerous bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen for your self catering needs, lounge, toilets, braai/BBQ area, some with a swimming pool and some offering exclusive privacy.

Honeymoon / Romantic Accommodation:

Very self-explanatory. A venue will be listed under this category if they offer a specific luxury, private honeymoon suite or because our admin has "hand-picked" the establishment to be perfect for such an occasion based on their location and facilities offered. However, you are the best judge when it comes to planning that special getaway with your loved one anyway. Pssst ... and it doesn't have to be expensive either to enjoy, right?!


A hotel is generally a large premises that can accommodate a large amount of guests in many adjacent rooms grading from standard 2 sleeper units to "executive" luxury suites offering more in-room space and facilities. They generally have a restaurant and bar on-site for all day meals and drinks (quite often offered on a buffet dining basis). Other on-site facilities may include a swimming pool, gym, spa, in/outdoor entertainment area for kids, a conference / wedding room for meetings / ceremonies and a small shop.

Restaurant / Personal Chef(s) On-Site:

This indicates that the establishment has a small / large restaurant on-site for their guests (they may also accept walk-ins for non-guests) or they have on-board catering staff serving guests in their own private space or in a designated dining area.

Self Catering:

This type of establishment offers guests facilities required to cater / cook on their own terms whether it be within a holiday home for example or on communal grounds.


This means the establishment has spa facilities and services offered to guests who are looking for personal treatments during their vacation.

Tours & Safaris:

These business services can range from swimming with dolphins, horse riding, city tours, boat tours, island tours, dhow tours to game drives and more. You'll have to click on their advert to find out more and what they have to offer.

Wedding Venue:

This means, the venue has all the on-site facilities and catering services to host large or small weddings and ceremonies. Depending on the size of the wedding, some may have enough units to accommodate all wedding guests.