Vilanculos is known for its fantastic white beaches, coconut palms, clear azure ocean, warm weather and island-style adventure and pampering atmosphere.

This Mozambique tourist region boasts a new international airport and is part of the wonderful coastline of Inhambane. Did you know that Vilankulo is named after local tribal chief Gamala Vilankulo Mukoke and today the district is called Vilanculos and the town Vilankulo?

travellers will be fascinated by the traditional lifestyle here – local people deliver their own home-grown vegetables and fruits and fish to the lodges within the Vilanculos National Park. 

Watch dhows travelling between this port and the islands all day and stroll around the numerous local markets to buy fresh fish or other necessities. 

Sample some of Mozambique’s Portuguese food – sumptuous and exciting, making eating out a pleasure.