Vilanculos

A stopover for the islands, Vilanculos is an easy and vibrant coastal town to navigate. With plenty of markets from fresh fruit and vegetables to arts and crafts it’s the perfect place to pick up some souvenirs before leaving Mozambique.

What to do in Vilanculos

There is plenty to do here and is arguably the best spot for those who enjoy water-sports and a bit more of a nightlife. Visit the islands on day trips returning to the mainland in the afternoon. Famous for its huge prawns and local beers, stop off for lunch at a beach bar for a delectable Mozambique soiree.

Who is Vilanculos good for?

It is also an affordable option for those that find the islands price tags a little hefty – beautiful beaches and plenty to do equals a great destination. Vilanculos suits everyone – big or small groups, families with children from young to teens, couples, even corporate getaways.

Where to stay in Vilanculos

Bahia Mar

If you want ultimate luxury in a destination where you can experience culture and the fabulous Bazaruto Archipelago, then Bahia-Mar is the perfect place to retire for a few days of relaxation.

Santorini

Situated in Vilanculos, above the cliffs of Kingfisher Bay sits the breath-taking Santorini. Offering some of the most stunning views over the archipelago islands.

asDunas

A little boutique beach lodge overlooking the wonderful Bazaruto Archipelago Marine Reserve and National Park. Located on the beach and immersed in the tropical wilderness.

Tours including this destination

Diving, Dunes and Dolphins

17 days / 16 nights
Mozambique

Wild Africa

21 days / 20 nights
Zambia, Malawi & Mozambique

The Big 3

22 days / 21 nights
Zambia, Malawi & Mozambique

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