Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa, bordered by Zimbabwe, Malawi, Tanzania and the Indian Ocean and separated from Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel. Mozambique is a very culturally and historically rich country with plenty to see and do. The climate is tropical and the weather is generally sunny during the dry season, which runs from April to September, making it the best time to visit. Our Mozambique Lodge Specials have just what you need for that perfect getaway.
The Quirimbas National Park is one of the most unique and beautiful national parks in the world. Consisting of beautiful beaches and lush and dense vegetation, the Quirimbas National Park has become one of Mozambique’s most popular tourist destinations. This coastal national park has a tropical island vibe to it and offers a range of stunning lodges along the beach. Conservation efforts in the park sees to protect the coastal forest and the coral reefs, as well as the population of marine life and land animals, which include lions, leopard, elephants, wild dogs and crocodiles. Marine life includes turtles, dugongs and over 375 species of fish. The local community are active in the upkeep and maintenance of the park. Activities include a variety of water sports such as snorkelling, sailing and kayaking. Other activities include hiking, bird watching and day trips to the surrounding islands. Mozambique has 12 different national parks, offering safaris and other outdoor activities.
For a cosmopolitan and chic city experience, the beautiful coastal town of Pemba is the place to go. Despite being bustling and busy, the town maintains a rustic feel, and is warm and welcoming. Comprised of stunning Portuguese colonial architecture and littered with cafes, bars, and restaurants that serve a fusion of traditional, Portuguese and Western foods. The town has a backdrop of gorgeous hills that blend into the sky and baobab trees which grow amongst the wooden huts that were erected by the locals. Wimbe Beach is the main beach, where the silky sand melts away into the warm, and crystal clear, Indian Ocean. Pemba is a popular destination for water sports and, because of the mass of coral reefs; it is a prime diving destination. There is a market in the centre of town, called a Souk, which sells an array of items, including traditional and hand-made trinkets, silver and other various arts and crafts. Pemba is also in close proximity to Quirimbas National Park and serves as a stopover or the gateway city to the park. There are numerous wonderful accommodations in Pemba, ranging from swanky beachfront hotels to modest villas facing the sea. Whatever holidays you’re interested in, our Mozambique Lodge Specials are sure to have what you are looking for, so browse our page for fantastic deals.
To properly experience the culture of Mozambique, a visit to the capital Maputo is a must. The capital city consists of wide avenues with shops on every corner and a bustling and vibrant atmosphere. Popular sites include the museum, where various cultural artefacts can be found, and the Iron House and Central Railway Station, both designed by renowned architect, Gustave Eiffel. There is also the Maputo National Reserve, also known as the Elephant Park because of its abundance of elephants, where you are able to experience some amazing wildlife sightings, including hippos, as well as, crocodiles, jackals, flamingos, antelope, leopards and, of course, elephants.
Not far from Maputo is the historical Inhaca Island, which consists of 40 km of pristine beach and coral reefs. There is also a beautiful, old lighthouse and a fascinating museum of marine biology.
For a romantic historical trip, the tiny Ilha de Mocambique is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has 17th and 18th century architecture as well as beautiful mosques built in the colonial period.
Mozambique is a truly unique African country and has a mixture of safari excellence and island tranquillity. Contact Us to book your trip today and speak to our team about the range of lodges to suit your diverse holiday in Mozambique.