Mozambique Accommodation

Our Destinations



Neighbouring countries: South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania and Malawi Major activities: Kayaking, sailing, dhow trips and snorkelling; visiting the Bazaruto Marine Park and the historical Ilha de Mozambique; game viewing and bird watching in the Gorongosa National Park; and many more.

Mozambique Socio-Economic Statistics*

Shimmering oceans, azure skies and a history steeped in rich culture and adventure make Mozambique the ideal destination for every type of traveller, from honeymooners to backpackers. The mild temperatures of the Indian Ocean currents and the stunning beaches are also a tempting drawcard to many scuba-divers, spearfishermen and anglers.

Capital Maputo
National Day 25 June 1975
Airports Maputo, Pemba, Beira, Nampula, Vilanculos, Tete
Main languages Portuguese, Swahili
Neighbouring countries South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi.
Time zone GMT +2
Size 799 380 km2
Population 21 300 million (2008)
Economy Tourism and agriculture are important contributors, and Maputo’s harbour handles a high volume of imports to Southern Africa.
Currency New Metical
Climate Tropical, with rainfall from December to April and a possibility of cyclones. Summer temperatures exceed 30°C, and the rest of the year the average is 25°C.
Places to see Maputo, Bazaruto Archipelago, Ilha de Mozambique, Gorongosa National Park, Pemba, Wimbi Beach.

Tourism Partners

Visit Mozambique

Nampula Travel Partners

Airlink operates daily direct and convenient flights to Nampula from Johannesburg.

Coral Lodge:

Nuarro Lodge:

Beira Travel Partners

Airlink operates daily direct and convenient flights to Beira from Johannesburg.

Explore Gorongosa:

Maputo Travel Partners

Flights between Durban and Maputo.

Mahangulo Beach Lodge:

Pemba Travel Partners

Airlink operates direct and convenient flights Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays and Saturday to Pemba from Johannesburg.

Azura at Quilalea:

Ibo Island Lodge:

Vamizi Lodge:

Anantara Medjumbe:

Diamonds Mequfi Beach Resort:

Vilanculos Travel Partners

Airlink operates direct convenient flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday with departures on Thursdays and Sunday departing from Nelspruit, Kruger direct to Vilanculos. There are daily return flights from Vilanculos to Johannesburg.

Santorini Mozambique:

Azura Bengerra:

&Beyond Benguerra

Anantara Bazaruto:

Pestana Bazaruto

Dugong Beach

Magaruque Island:

Rio Azul Lodge:

*Socio economic data courtesy RETOSA
The Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern Africa (RETOSA) is a Southern African Development Community (SADC) body responsible for the development of tourism through marketing and promotion of sustainable regional tourism in 14 Southern African countries. Working in close cooperation with the region’s national tourism organisations, the private sector and media partners, RETOSA engages in several projects while promoting tourism investment and affecting transformation through public sector facilitation.

Associations & Memberships


Airlink is an Associate Member of the United States Tour Operators Association. However, Airlink is NOT a participant in the USTOA $1 Million Travellers’ Assistance Program and is not held by USTOA to certain other standards required of Active Members.