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Vilanculos

"Bem-vindos!" Vilanculos is situated in Mozambique, where beaches are part of the scenery and foreign travelers are are still a novelty.

Vilanculos Vacation Packages

Vilanculos is located around 320 miles northeast of the national capital, Maputo.

Beaches within easy reach include Vilanculos Beach, 11 miles to the northwest of Vilanculos, and Bazaruto Island Beach, 35 miles to the north.

If you're eager to explore more of the area, you'll find Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary 9 miles to the southeast and Benguerra Island 17 miles to the north.

If your idea of an excellent vacation is stepping outside to enjoy nature, then you could try hiking or quad biking.

Whenever the sky is clear, you can head down to the water here. You might want to try swimming and snorkeling for some added fun.

Don't miss the opportunity to satisfy your tastebuds with a tour of the region's culinary traditions.

Enjoy a culinary adventure. Banana and coconut milk are locally sourced ingredients that are used in many local delights.

Every area has its own special dishes, and here it's worth sampling pao (bread rolls) or peri peri chicken.

All visitors must try ananás com gengibre (pineapple with ginger), a locally-celebrated, delightful delicacy.

Manica will be sure to quench your thirst. Spend an afternoon seeing some friends while sipping on this classic brew.

Authentic traveling involves so much more than just seeing the sights, it's also about the words, stories and ideas of a place. Your experience in this part of the world will become much more meaningful if you take the time to learn some day-to-day words and phrases in Portuguese. "Você é bem-vindo" translates to "You're welcome" in Portuguese. Or, try "Queres dançar comigo? " (Would you like to dance with me?).

Visitors staying here will be pleased to know that the 25th of September is Independence Day, a day of national celebration.

Say "Adeus" to Vilanculos, safe in the knowledge that this special part of the world will be waiting for you to return whenever you desire.

If your plans include arriving and departing by plane, take into account that the nearest airport is 9 miles to the northwest of Vilanculos.


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£249
Bahia Mar Beach House

Bahia Mar Beach House

Vilanculos, Vilanculos
4.0 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos villa is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Municipal Market and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

£130
Hotel Dona Ana

Hotel Dona Ana

Avenida Marginal, Bairro Central, Vilanculos
3.5
of 5, from 2 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos hotel is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Municipal Market and 1.9 mi (3 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

£136
Casa Rex by Sol Resorts

Casa Rex by Sol Resorts

17 Bairro de Outubro, Vilanculos
4.4
of 5, from 9 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos hotel is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Vilanculos Beach and 1.7 mi (2.8 km) from Municipal Market.

£94
Villas do Indico Eco-Resort & Spa Lodge

Villas do Indico Eco-Resort & Spa Lodge

Parcela 32, Chigamane, Vilanculos
4.2
of 5, from 36 reviews
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in Vilanculos, this beachfront lodge is on the boardwalk, 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Municipal Market, and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

£298
Dugong Beach Lodge

Dugong Beach Lodge

Vilanculos Coastal Wildlife Sanctuary, Vilanculos
4.7
of 5, from 3 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This lodge is by the ocean, nestled on a beach in Vilanculos within easy reach of scuba diving and sailing. Regional attractions also include Magaruque Island Beach and Municipal Market.

Casa Babi

Casa Babi

Rua do Palacio, Vilanculos
3.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos lodge is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Municipal Market and 3.6 mi (5.9 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

£36
Dolphin Dhow Safaris

Dolphin Dhow Safaris

330 Bairro Central, Avenida Marginal, Vilanculos
3.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos lodge is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Municipal Market and 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

£31
Mamma Mia Complexo

Mamma Mia Complexo

Avenida Marginal, 1099, Vilanculos
3.5 out of 5.0

Nestled on the beach, this Vilanculos guesthouse is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) from Municipal Market and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Vilanculos Beach.

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