Situated next to Tanzania and overlooking Madagascar, Mozambique is a country with stunning beaches that stretches out to the glistening Indian Ocean. A Mozambique holiday is perfect for those that love to explore an off-the-beaten path destination that oozes with culture, idyllic beaches and remote offshore islands. After a thrilling safari holiday in Tanzania, Mozambique serves as a coastal paradise, which is a 3 hour and 17 minute flight away, making this a fascinating destination to add to a multi-centre holiday package in Africa.

Four pristine offshore archipelagoes belong to Mozambique, dotted in the Indian Ocean with white beaches, coral reefs and excellent diving opportunities. The most visited archipelago is Bazaruto, which features four beautiful islands with high-end resorts and is excellent for snorkelling, scuba diving, deep-sea fishing and water-skiing. Those that love to see rich history must visit Ibo Island, which is part of the Quirimbas Islands. This former Portuguese trading post island has World Heritage status, featuring ancient culture with three historical forts, and today it is used to make handmade jewellery.

On mainland Mozambique, the port city of Maputo is the country’s capital and features preserved Portuguese colonial buildings, museums and botanical gardens to explore for a 1 or 2 night stay. Tofo is the country’s most popular town for tourist, known for its stunning curved beach and corals. An excellent destination for spotting wildlife – Tofo Beach is home to massive manta rays, that circle at Manta Reef. As well as the opportunity to go on a boat trip to spot dolphins, whale sharks and humpback whales that migrate off the coast. Another coastal area to stay in Mozambique is the beautiful port town of Pemba, located on the northeast coast. Enjoy your days on the palm fringe white beach or head to Quirimbas National Park located to the north, that homes endangered dugongs as well as dolphins and whales.

Mozambique is perfect for a romantic holiday for two as well as having family-friendly resorts and hotels with so many wonderful experiences to enjoy. Whether you’re searching for a paradise island escape or a blend of city and beach exploration with culture to see. Mozambique is a splendid African country to consider for your next holiday, contact us today about creating your tailor made holiday to Mozambique, or a multi-centre holiday package combined with the likes of a safari adventure in Tanzania or South Africa.


How many days do you need in Mozambique?

Depending on what you want to see and do, a city and beach break to Mozambique can be anywhere from 7-14 days.


When is the best time to visit Mozambique?

The best time to visit Mozambique is from April to September as this is the dry season. If you are looking to see humpback whales, visit between July and October.


How long is a flight from the UK to Mozambique?

It takes 11 hours and 53 minutes to fly from the UK to Mozambique.


What language is spoken in Mozambique?



What currency is used in Mozambique?

Mozambican metical.


What is the time difference in Mozambique?

Mozambique is 1 hour ahead of UK time.


Do I need a visa to visit Mozambique?

You will need to get a visa to travel to Mozambique before travelling. To find out more info and for up to date travel advice, visit this FCO website link.


Planning a trip to the Mozambique is a thrilling chance to dive into the wonders and unique qualities that make that place so special to you. Whether it is a peaceful beach, a vibrant city, a tranquil countryside, or a stunning mountain range, Mozambique has its own charm and invites you to uncover its hidden gems.

Perhaps it is the vibrant energy of the Mozambique that draws you in, offering endless possibilities for exploration. Or maybe you are drawn to the tranquility of nature, seeking solace in the peaceful embrace of mountains, forests, or beaches. So pack your bags, set out on your journey, and let the magic of Mozambique unfold before you.

Ultimately, exploring holidays at Mozambique is about more than just sightseeing—it is about connecting with a place on a deeper level, creating lasting memories, and nourishing your soul with experiences that will stay with you long after you have returned home.

Immerse yourself in the cultural wonders that Mozambique has to offer. There is no shortage of experiences to deepen your connection to the rich tapestry of traditions and heritage that make Mozambique special. Engaging with local communities will further enrich your appreciation for the unique history and charm of the area.


Mozambique is a tropical country with year round warm weather that rarely dips below 20 degrees. Enjoy visiting in dry season from April to September, or if visiting Bazaruto Island, go between August and January, however, avoid December to March as this is the wet season.

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