A Europeans Guide to Mastering Mozambique

It’s time to brush up on your Portuguese because you’re heading to Mozambique. Many travelers find themselves soaking in the Mozambican Sun during the December holidays, however, some if not most have no idea where to go. We understand that if you’re flying in from far, an expert’s guide is just what you need.

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1. Viva la Visa

Is your passport in check? Do you have your Visa? Remember to make sure that you have your visa and passport are both in check for your trip to Mozambique. If you hold a British passport or one from anywhere else in the EU, a visa is required. Don’t let your holiday start with stress, get it all sorted in advance and begin your holiday stress free.

2. Pack Light

When you are packing for this trip, remember this summer is nothing like summers in Britain, but more like Spain or any other country that reaches more than 30 degrees a day. Ensure that you pack your lightest, coolest fabrics; your costumes and your sun hats, sunglasses, sandals and loads of sunblock – we suggest carrying these items wherever you go – as the sun is warm from morning to late afternoon and a holiday is not fun when you’re sun burnt!

3. Sua casa for the suit cases

The hot spots in Mozambique are situated all around the magnificent destination, after all that is why it is such a phenomenal place to take a holiday.

In Pemba relax at the Diamonds Mequifi Beach Resort, situated on the white sandy dunes, overlooking the crystal blue waters, where you can enjoy your afternoon swims.

In Inhambane enjoy the beach bar, beach games and snorkeling in the Azure Indian Ocean at the Massinga Beach Lodge.

Bazaruto is best known for world-class luxury and relaxation. You can enjoy a fabulous spa treatment at the Anantara Bazaruto Island Resort & Spa with pools overlooking the ocean and divine dining areas, this resort boasts its scenery and serenity.

Azura Benguerra Island is the perfect spot to enjoy Africa’s ultimate private luxury hideaway in the most undiscovered, pristine environments.

You can cool off in your own personal splash pool or wander down through the private gardens to the water’s edge at Bahia Mar Club.

Casa Rex and the nearby areas boast a host of water sports, sailing, horse-riding on the beach, kite surfing, deep sea fishing and so much more!

Take a day trip on a dhow, snorkel off the Archipelago beach or enjoy a dive in the most unspoilt reed in the world at Archipelago Resort.

Last but not least, Santorini Mozambique, here you can explore, island hop, snorkel, laze in the warm Indian ocean or even around the courtyard pool with a wide array of other activities available such as scuba diving, deep sea fishing, river canoeing and kites surfing available.

4. R & R

You are headed to Mozambique for some R & R, but the locals know R & R as rum and raspberry and we certainly encourage you to try their local master piece because “when in Rome” or rather “when in Mozam”.

5. Don’t say no to H20

Don’t mix too much sun with too much rum. Keep yourself hydrated at all times, carry bottles of still water and make sure to drink lots, especially if you will be indulging in a few day time cocktails

6. Say “Sim” to Street bash

If you decide to stay in Pemba, then every Sunday from around 3pm, the main road, just behind Wimbe Beach is populated with people.

Locals and foreigners join together and party like it’s New Year’s Eve, but it’s not, it’s Sunday afternoon, but just as festive. You will be entertained by jam sessions with the sounds of the guitar and drums, be sure to grab a bite to eat from the delicious street food available. If you fancy sitting down and enjoying a meal, then visit one of the many restaurants and enjoy Mozambique’s peri-peri prawns and the traditional Mozambican and Portuguese cuisine. Do you feel like a prawn curry? No problem, these restaurants serve up the best local cuisine.

Properly prepared yet? If you would like to book your relaxing yet adventurous getaway today then visit our website and enquire now!

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