Vilanculos is a coastal town and one of the best beach holiday destinations in Mozambique in east Africa.
Vilanculos has its own airport and operate direct flights to South Africa on a daily basis. If you happen to drive from South Africa to Vilanculos, you don’t need a 4x4 to get there as it is accessible by all vehicles.
Vilanculos town are filled with friendly locals and a lively atmosphere, the town offers the perfect base from which to explore the picturesque Bazaruto Archipelago and the Bazaruto National Park. The marine reserve comprises of five pristine islands; Santa Carolina a.k.a. Paradise Island, Bazaruto, Benguerra, Magaruque and Bangue.
The coral reefs are profuse with a diversity of tropical fish and turtles, and are amongst the most pristine in the Indian Ocean. Dolphins are seen year round and whales are seasonal visitors to the Archepelago.
The Archipelago offers one of the best snorkelling, scuba diving and big game fishing destinations in the world. There are also an abundance of other activities available such as island adventures, reef trips, sun-downer cruises, paragliding and excellent bird watching.
Accommodation in Vilanculos ranges from rustic beach chalets to private villa rentals and 5 star luxury resorts and lodges.
The town of Vilanculos has grown extensively over the last decade, and has been the recipient of considerable inward investment into its tourism infrastructure.
Browse through our holiday packages or let Oceans, Islands and Safaris tailor make your holiday vacation to Vilanculos in Mozambique.
Other Mozambique Destinations
| Inhaca Island
| Inhambane, Barra and Tofo
| Lagoon Coast - Bilene
| Lake Malawi / Lake Niassa
| Niassa Game Reserve
| Ponta do Ouro & Ponta Mamoli
| Quirimbas Archipelago