While there is hardly anything spectacular to see in Vilankulos, the feel of the entire place encapsulates everything there is to love about Mozambique: lazy beaches, plenty of sun, and an atmosphere cut off from the chaos of city life. We especially love to beach hop here, soaking in gorgeous sunsets with a beer in hand to wash down our spicy African meals.
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207 Kms from Vilankulos
Considered one of the prettiest towns in Mozambique, Inhambane houses several historic buildings that make it a wonderful town to stroll through. A stones throw from some of the most popular places in all of Mozambique, Inhambane manages to hold its own -- located on a peninsula overlooking a bay.
209 Kms from Vilankulos
It might be slightly touristy, but its difficult to deny the charms of the eight-kilometere stretch of pristine white sand. Tofo beach is fast becoming a pull for tourists all over the world, offering the entire range of activities from scuba diving to surfing to horse riding (!). The good news for the backpacker, of course, is that this translates to plenty of budget stay options, including semi-permanent cottages on the beach itself. Perfect place to just push back and unwind.