A few months into the New Year and it’s just about time to start planning your next family holiday to soak up the last of the summer sunshine before the winter months approach. A holiday in Mozambique is just what your family needs at one of our top family-friendly locations.
With its 2500km long coastline littered by islands, sugary sanded beaches and a tropical blend of Portuguese and African influence, there is no better place to plan your Easter break but in magnificent Mozambique.
Find four of our favorite family friendly Mozambican hotel hideaways, perfect for a pre-winter pause.
Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort
While rough diamonds may be mistaken as pebbles, Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort by no means suffers a similar fate. Diamonds Mequfi Beach bungalows offer family vacationers exclusive ocean views, luxury accommodation and generous private verandas for the family that prefers to keep to themselves, enjoying quality time together. Situated in the south of Pemba, Mecufi Bay, home to the 5 star picturesque Mequifi Beach resort is luxury par excellence.
Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa
Situated just off the Mozambican coastline, close to Vilanculos, Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort and Spa provides the active family with an abundance of water sports, premium diving and fishing activities. While the activity center scores are off the charts, so do the luxurious and world class amenities when frequenting this elegant hotel in Mozambique.
Ossimba Beach Lodge
Remote and untouched, Ossimba Beach Eco Lodge offers the ultimate Mozambican holiday experience. Surrounded by 50ha of natural forests, operating exclusively on solar energy, for the eco-friendly-family looking to experience, pristine and private beaches, in a protected marine reserve, Ossimba Beach Lodge offers an idyllic bliss for the conservation conscious.
Azura Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Best described as an eco-boutique retreat, Azura Benguerra Island brings together traditional Mozambican and African influences with a nautical modern beach house boutique. For a family discerning of flavours and with a sophisticated palate, Azura Benguerra is famous for exquisite food. Serving meals prepared by internationally renowned chefs, making use exclusively of local produce, Azura Benguerra creates for a setting and food fit for African family royalty.
With your family’s next luxury holiday just a few hours from sunny SA shores, Mozambique offers a blissful breakaway that’s accessible by both drive-in and fly-in options. When planning your trip, crosscheck all the travel requirements and necessities to be sure you aren’t left at the border all beached up and nowhere to go.
Things to note:
- Bring along you passport with an expiry of more than 6 months.
- While vaccinations are not necessary anti-malaria prophylactics are a must.
- Those opting to drive in, be certain to keep vehicle licensing and registration papers close on hand.
- Children travelling under the age of 18 will require an unabridged birth certificate.
- Other than the allotted beach gear bring along insect repellant and antihistamine ointment.
Some great news: International guests can now get Mozambique Visas on arrival! (Visas are not required by SA Passport holders).
With the co-ordinates set, your Mozambican holiday accommodation booked and your check list crossed off, head out to the majestic Mozambique and enjoy one of the best family holiday destinations Africa has to offer.