Mozambique Beach Sunset

7 Reasons to visit Mozambique now

Eye See Africa highlights some of the best reasons to discover the warmth and wonder of exotic and untamed Mozambique, ideal for the free-spirited adventurer.

 

Unspoiled Beaches and Tropical Islands

With over 2500km of unspoiled beaches, Mozambique is the ideal beach destination. The stunning Mozambique beaches are secluded and the untouched silver sands stretch as far as the eye can see.

Daybeds surrounded with lanterns in Mozambique

Benguerra Island Castaway picnic

Top spots include the beaches near Xai-Xai, Praia do Tofo, Pemba, Barra and the Quirimbas and BazarutoArchipelagos, home to various spectacular islands such as Bengurerra. These are some of the most romantic and secluded beach destinations in the world - ideal for a perfect  honeymoon.

Mozambique Beach lanterns

Yoga on the beach

 

The Gorongosa National Park

The Gorongosa National Park is one of the most beautiful and unspoiled national parks in Africa, where visitors experience a true wilderness.

Gorongosa National Park Lion

Gorongosa National Park Zebras

Following years of effort, it has been rehabilitated and is now touted as Africa’s “Lost Eden”. Its magnificent floodplains, savannah and forests are home to elephant, lion, zebra, buffalo and more than 300 species of birds.

Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa Flooded Plain

Gorongosa National Park Elephant

Gorongosa National Park Crocodile

Gorongosa National Park

Birdlife Lake Malawi

Gorongosa National Park warthog

 

The Marine Life

Mozambique boasts some of the best diving and snorkeling sites in the world.

Diving with turtle

Diving in Mozambique

Tofo is arguably one of the greatest places on earth to see mega fauna marine life such as whale sharks, giant manta rays, and hammerhead sharks. The sandy archipelago of Bazaruto is home to over 1200 marine creatures including dugongs, hundreds of species of fish, starfish, and flamingos.

Stingrays in Mozambique

Snorkelling Mozambique

 

Seafood

Mozambique is famous for the quality of its fresh seafood.

Delicious Mozambique Food

Rice and Seafood Mozambique

The Portuguese influence can be experienced in dishes such as Peri-Peri (hot and spicy) Prawns and Peri-Peri Chicken. The Portuguese and Malay influence and wonderfully fresh seafood have combined to offer some of the tastiest seafood dishes in the world. Even the most basic dishes are vibrant and flavorful.

Mozambican seafood dish

Gourmet food at Anantara

 

Authentic African Culture

Nowhere is the essence of unfettered African life more clearly visible than in Mozambique’s capital, Maputo.

Colourful fruit Mozambique

Traditional dancing in Mozambique

The Portuguese were lured here by rumors of pearls in the 17th century, when they founded the city, and it quickly turned into a trendy, cosmopolitan, and wealthy destination.

Traditional African Batik painting

Mozambique Music

Spice market Mozambique

Lago Niassa

Malawians call it Lake Malawi, Mozambicans call it Lago Niassa.

Kayaking on Lake Malawi

Young boy at Lake Malawi

Some say the Mozambican shoreline is quieter and more rugged. Many others enjoy Mozambique’s Lago Niassa, which is certainly less visited and a lot cheaper. The best way to see it is from a kayak, or at least from a wide sandy beach.

Snorkelling in Lake Malawi

Accessibility

With just over one hour’s direct flight, you can now combine your safari at Kruger National Park in South Africa with lazing on a Mozambican tropical beach in the Indian Ocean.

Lioness watching zebra in Garangosa National Park

Lake Malawi Sunset

 

Mozambique is perfectly safe for women travelling alone. It is a beautiful, exciting, adventurous and enlivening experience for all. The locals are welcoming. The food is delicious. The beaches are out of this world. It is ideal for couples, honeymooners, solo travelers or families.

Mozambique beckons you to explore its incredible beaches, islands, lakes, cities and national parks. To plan your personalized adventure to Mozambique, contact info@eyeseeafrica.net

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