Mozambique, is a country which boasts a cool 250km of coastline. It is neighbors with countries such as Malawi, Swaziland, South Africa and Zimbabwe. The climate is tropical to subtropical which means plenty of rain but also long beautiful hot days. The perfect white sand beaches are ideal if you’re looking for some organic fun in the sun. Whether you enjoy walking, swimming, dancing, sightseeing or shopping Mozambique has it all for you.
Mozambique – A Tropical Paradise
If you are indeed looking to spend a lot of time in the water, scuba diving or whale watching at the famous Tofo Beach is the ideal place to experience the clear crystal waters; so do book your stay in this area as well.
Once you are out of the water; there are plenty of restaurants that offer excellent food and as the sun sets the atmosphere is vibrant and laid back . There are loads of awesome places where one can go enjoy a night out, especially in the capital city of Maputo. Head out to Chimoio, which is the capital of Manica Province in Mozambique. It is the fifth-largest city in Mozambique.
Cathedral of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception
A popular Roman Catholic cathedral in downtown Maputo. It is a sight to behold, very beautiful and worth seeing. It was built in 1936.
Fortaleza of Maputo
This is one of the oldest structures in the capital. Fortaleza of Maputo offers a glimpse into Maputo’s colonial history. It was built by the Portuguese in the 18th century and has now been turned into a museum.
Cafe-Bar Xeirinho and Gil-Vicente Café-Bar
They serve cold beer and the karaoke nights are a real treat. You can hang out with the locals and have a really good time
You can feel the spirit of the city as this place attracts a variety of groups. Performances take place here on some nights and the dancing carries on into the wee hours.
Restaurants and Eateries
In Chimoio, Restaurante Maua has a menu that includes tiger prawns, peri-peri chicken and matapa – the flavors are amazing and the whole vibe of the restaurant is chilled.
Hotel Milenio Restaurant
Hotel Milenio has great ambience and a taste of Indian food head to the North side and find Hotel Milenio restaurant, where both meat and vegetable dishes are available.
Rickshaws Cafe offers a more relaxed and casual vibe. Here you can fill up on tacos and pizza as well as catching the best sunset views. Given its rich Portuguese influence, Mozambique is one of the best places to visit if you love fresh seafood. If you’re an art enthusiast, you’ll definitely enjoy the northern regions which are popular for their arts and crafts; which include sculptures made by the Makonde people. The Makonde are an ethnic group who originated in Mozambique.
We at TimeOutInAfrica definitely recommend Mozambique as your next holiday destination.