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Scuba Dive; Praya do Tafo, Mozambique

You’re nose to nose with a whale shark…and suddenly you’re distracted by a manta ray coming up on your right. Such is the life of diving in Mozambique.

The Manta Coast on Africa’s eastern shoreline is home to an impressive marine life and one of the best dive spots in the world.

Comparable with Caribbean, but not nearly as cluttered, the sites around Praya do Tafo give you access to some of the ocean’s largest underwater inhabitants.Continue

Dive Blue Archipelagos; Bazaruto, Mozambique

Imagine swimming languidly through warm, crystal clear blue waters, admiring iridescent schools of fish and ocean wildlife and then walking across pristine sands sipping a crisp cocktail as the sun goes down.

The Archipelagos of Mozambique is the ideal place to do this and has a reputation for being one of the most beautiful ad idyllic places on earth – they are well worth a visit.

Looking Back

For the fifty years prior to the year 2000, Mozambique was plagued by poor governance and civil war and tourism was non-existent despite the country’s exceptional natural beauty.

In 1992, the country began to return to political stability and diving enthusiasts and nature lovers started to return to the rich waters and tropical islands of the Bazaruto and Quirimbas Archipelagos.

These islands have long been home to primitive fishing settlements and grew from the Arab trading and Portuguese slave posts. Many of the islands are still uninhabited.

Ibo Island is one of the most popular destinations in the Quirimbas Archipelago and it has a rich and fascinating history with beautiful buildings.

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Seclusion in Paradise; Benguerra Island, Mozambique

In a desirable destination with a favorable climate, privacy doesn’t come cheaply. However should you be willing to spend a few years collecting change from under the couch, an island vacation might be ideal for a special occassion.

Whether you’re looking to go on honeymoon, spice up your relationship, or maybe just get away from it all, think about making your way to Benguerra IslandContinue