Southern Mozambique holiday resorts near Maputo

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Southern Mozambique holiday resorts near Maputo

A vacation at one of these Mozambique holiday resorts is an affordable holiday that offers guaranteed levels of quality.

Mozambique GSA represents the best of Mozambique and in this blog, we give you some more information on southern Mozambique holiday resorts close to Maputo. The southern part of Mozambique offers travellers an idyllic tropical island setting not too far from the border. The southern side is also known as a diving and snorkelling hot spot.

There is accommodation (and plenty of activities to go with it) for everyone – couples, singles, and families with kids. So, dive in and experience the best accommodation in Vilanculos and the other southern areas of Mozambique.

For the family:

Castelo do Mar – With loads of activities, three meals included per day, and beautiful family rooms, Castelo do Mar is a fabulous breakaway for the whole family. Fun in the sun for everyone!

Casa Rex Vilankulo – Casa Rex overlooks the southern-central section of Vilankulo Bay and the Bazaruto Archipelago, a World Heritage Site. If you and your family are looking for accommodation in Vilanculos, Casa Rex is the place for you. It is also a great stopover destination for single travellers or business people.

Maputo City Hotels – Maputo is a good place for a stopover if you are heading to the north of Mozambique. However, if you are holidaying at the southern Mozambique holiday resorts, why not consider one of the fantastic hotels in Maputo? You can choose from the Pestana Rovuma Hotel and Conference Centre, the Polana Hotel, Casino and Conference Centre or the Hotel Cardoso.

For the ‘two of you’:

Barra Beach Club – Just think, the two of you on the coconut-lined beach of Barra – how romantic! Scuba diving, quad bike tours through the local villages, fishing charters, ocean safaris (look out for dolphins, humpback whales and loads more) mangrove kayaking, surfing, and dhow rides to nearby islands are just some of the activities on offer at Barra Beach Club.

Bahia Mar Boutique Hotel Vilankulo – Bahia Mar offers luxury accommodation, fantastic views and beautiful surroundings – all with a personal touch. Whether you want to wade into your private splash pool or wander through the lush gardens, Bahia Mar should be high on your list of accommodation in Vilanculos.

Pomene Lodge – With 10 beautiful water chalets, Pomene Lodge is the perfect destination for any couple who are looking for romance and luxury while staying in touch with nature. The restaurant offers a range of food and the activities include scuba diving, horse-riding, and ocean safaris.

More about Maputo

Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique and was founded in 1782. It has a population of more than 1.7 million and was known as Lourenço Marques before its independence. Some of its chief exports are cotton and sugar but it also produces cement, shoes, rubber, and furniture.

There is a lot of development that has taken place in Maputo since the end of the civil war and it has become a bit of a business hub as well. There are several museums and other places of interest, including the well-known Mercado Municipal market, an 18th-century fort, and the Roman Catholic Cathedral, which is one of Maputo’s most impressive buildings.

More about Vilanculos

Vilanculos (or Vilankulo) is in the Inhambane province of Mozambique. It has grown quite a bit over the years and has a population of more than 24 000. It has been receiving an increasing amount of tourists and is a popular holiday destination in the south of Mozambique.

Contact us today for more information or to book your well-deserved vacation at any of our fantastic Mozambique holiday resorts.