Mozambique Holidays: An Overview

Mozambique is a destination on the up, thanks to a wealth of natural attractions, in particular vast stretches of unspoilt coastline and picture perfect desert islands.

Eleanor, Fee and Isabel are here to help give you the inside track.

Why we think you’ll love it

  • The waters off Mozambique are one of the world's hidden gems and the Quirimbas Archipelago has, in our opinion, the best diving on the East African coast
  • From July to November, southern right and humpback whales arrive in the warm coastal waters of the Mozambique Channel to mate and calve
  • Few islands are as unspoilt as those off the coast of Mozambique, often with just one lodge and miles of deserted white sand to make your own while on a luxury holiday
  • Learn more and find out when to go in our in-depth guide
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Original Highlight

The thrill of big game fishing was a real surprise and delight, and catching my own lunch while staying on the island of Vamizi was a definite high point in my African travels.

Isabel, Original Traveller

A note on price

Luxury holidays in Mozambique can be combined with a safari elsewhere in Africa, but a straightforward week at one of the country’s beautiful and unspoilt beach hotels would cost between £2,700 to £6,250 per person including flights. Learn more about our pricing

Top picks for Mozambique

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

Mozambique

The most striking feature of the Bazaruto Archipelago in Southern Mozambique is its remote untouched beauty.

Where to go

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago
Vamizi Island

Vamizi Island

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Vamizi is an eight-mile long finger of jungle covered island, fringed by idyllic sandy beaches and pristine coral reefs. It also happens to be about the most idyllic barefoot luxury destination on the planet.

Where to stay

Vamizi Island
Azura Benguerra

Azura Benguerra

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

Azura is a boutique beach lodge located on Benguerra Island, part of the Bazaruto Archipelago that lies just off the coast of southern Mozambique.

Where to stay

Azura Benguerra
Dhow and Kayak Safaris

Dhow and Kayak Safaris

Mozambique

We can arrange private or set departure traditional dhow safaris and kayak safaris between some of the country’s most remote islands, accessible only by boat.

What to do

Dhow and Kayak Safaris
Coral Lodge

Coral Lodge

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Set on a peninsula overlooking one of Mozambique’s most beautiful beaches, Coral Lodge is renowned for both its location and accommodation.

Where to stay

Coral Lodge
Ibo Island Lodge

Ibo Island Lodge

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Ibo Island is one of 32 tropical islands that make up the unspoilt Quirimbas Archipelago in northern Mozambique.

Where to stay

Ibo Island Lodge
Pambele

Pambele

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

An exclusive private retreat on the white sand shores of southern Mozambique.

Where to stay

Pambele
Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Mozambique

The remote Quirimbas Archipelago is one of the last untouched wilderness areas on Africa’s Indian Ocean coast.

Where to go

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago
White Pearl Lodge

White Pearl Lodge

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

With the Indian Ocean to the East and the Maputo Elephant Reserve to the West, the new White Pearl Resort is the perfect location for guests seeking an active beach break, a post safari ‘chill out’ or a relaxing and restorative retreat.

Where to stay

White Pearl Lodge
Nuarro Luxury Eco Lodge

Nuarro Luxury Eco Lodge

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Nuarro is one of Mozambique’s newest and most idyllic luxury eco beach lodges. Located on the breathtakingly beautiful Nanatha Half Moon Bay at the southern point of the larger Memba Bay on the Baixo do Pinda Peninsula, the lodge offers 12 luxury beachfront chalets, nestled amongst the dunes but within meters of the azure, crystal clear ocean.

Where to stay

Nuarro Luxury Eco Lodge
Benguerra Lodge

Benguerra Lodge

Southern Mozambique & Bazaruto Archipelago

Benguerra Lodge is a luxurious beach retreat situated on the protected north-western side of Benguerra Island, part of the Bazaruto Archipelago that lies just off the coast of southern Mozambique.

Where to stay

Benguerra Lodge
Azura at Quilálea

Azura at Quilálea

Northern Mozambique & Quirimbas Archipelago

Azura at Quilálea is an idyllic Mozambique island resort situated in a forgotten corner of Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago.

Where to stay

Azura at Quilálea

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