Mozambiques Best Beaches for that Ultimate Summer Holiday

21 December 2022
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If you’re looking to escape the everyday and explore some of the best beaches in Mozambique, you’ve come to the right place. Mozambique is renowned for its pristine white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and vibrant culture. From Ponta do Ouro to Quilalea Island, Mozambique’s beaches are truly spectacular.  

Read on to learn about the best beaches in Mozambique that South African travellers should be sure to visit!


Ponta do Ouro

Located near the border of South Africa, Ponta do Ouro is a popular destination for South African holidaymakers. With its turquoise waters and long stretches of white sand, this beach offers an idyllic setting to relax and enjoy some sunbathing or partake in water sports such as kiteboarding or diving. There are also plenty of restaurants and bars where you can grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset over the Indian Ocean. Plus, if you’re lucky, you might even spot dolphins swimming nearby. 

Ponta Mamoli

Sitting on the southeast zenith of Mozambique, Ponta Mamoli’s crystalline waters offer an idyllic escape from reality. Plus, its proximity to Zimbabwe means there are plenty of safari possibilities for those who want something a bit different. It’s the perfect destination for honeymooners or those hoping to get away from it all with family or friends. With its white sands and swaying palms, you won’t find a more ideal tropical paradise. Ponta Mamoli is also known for its beautiful coral reefs which are home to many different species of fish and turtles. It’s a great spot for snorkelling and scuba diving enthusiasts alike. 


Inhaca Island

Inhaca Island lies off the coast of Mozambique and is a beach-lovers paradise. Lush rainforests encircle tranquil white beaches, along with striking view of zig zag mountains in the distance exposed from low tide. It’s a perfect place to spend lazy days snorkeling through the reefs or take a trip out to more remote sandy islands accessible by boat. Spend some time exploring the island and you’ll come across nature watch trails, waterfalls and lagoons hiding amidst the dense tress; the ideal spot for spotting rare birds and other wildlife. You can extend your stay further with an adventure safari across Zimbabwe or make a day trip out to Maputo, Mozambique’s capital city just over 30km away. There won’t be an end to what exciting activities you’ll discover! 

Tofo Beach

Tofo Beach is situated on one of Mozambique’s most spectacular coastlines with miles upon miles of white sand stretching out before you into an azure sea. The calm ocean here makes it ideal for swimming, surfing, and other water activities like paddle boarding or kitesurfing. Adventurous visitors can also explore the sand dunes by quad bike or 4×4 vehicle.     


Magaruque Island

Part of the Savegre Archipelago set in the Bazaruto National Park, Magaruque Island is located halfway between Mozambique to the north and Zimbabwe to the south. Boasting a gorgeous beach, natural coral reefs and mesmerizing jungle scenery, it’s no wonder why this gem has earned a reputation as one of Southern Africa’s premier destinations for safari vacations. Whether you’re looking for a secluded romantic getaway or just some time to disconnect from the world and reconnect with nature, Magaruque Isalnd can provide an inspiring escapade like no other! 

Benguerra Island

Benguerra Island in Mozambique is an absolute paradise for those looking for an inspirational and unique getaway. This island offers an unforgettable experience with its stunning landscapes, incredible wildlife and incredible safari options. It’s a great destination for nature lovers not just due to its exotic flora and fauna, but also due to its many diverse outdoor activities such as snorkeling, fishing and kayaking. There are numerous wildlife sanctuaries here that enable visitors to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the region while appreciating all of its biodiversity. With its captivating beaches, fascinating culture and charming hospitality, Benguerra Island promises a truly remarkable vacation like no other! 


Quilalea Island

Quilalea Island in Mozambique is an absolute paradise. Located just off the coast of Mozambique, this private island resort offers its guests a beautiful and luxurious safari experience. Whether you are looking to explore the island by paddle board, snorkel among the vibrant coral reefs or search for wild game on foot, Quilalea has something for everyone. With pristine beaches and clear waters, it’s no surprise that this unique oasis continues to draw visitors from around the world looking for tranquility and adventure. 


Whether you’re looking for adventure or relaxation there are plenty of amazing beaches in Mozambique that offer something for everyone to enjoy during their stay in this beautiful country! From Ponta do Ouro to Quilalea island there are plenty of options when it comes to finding your perfect beach getaway. Browse our Mozambique packages now and start planning your next trip. 

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