Holiday Activities at Tofo Beach Cottages

Enjoy a range of activities suitable for everyone during your Mozambique self-catering holiday.

Guests staying at Tofo Beach Cottages on their Mozambique holiday can enjoy a range of activities. The warm ocean water makes it ideal for divers to visit the coral reefs. Snorkelling, scuba diving and spear fishing are all popular sports in Mozambique.

The world famous Manta Reef is situated close to Tofo. This stretch of coastline is home to a vast number of game and tropical fish species as well as a variety of corals and rare marine creatures such as dugongs, whale sharks and turtles.

Fishing is another activity Mozambique is well known for. The beautiful blue ocean water is home to the king mackerel (baracouta), Dorado, wahoo and several other species of kingfish, bonito and yellow-fin tuna. Sailfish season peaks from June to August and boats can be launched or chartered from Tofo beach.

Guests seeking to catch Marlin should visit in summer. Guests on their Mozambique vacation at Tofo Beach Cottages are encouraged to catch and release all fish that will not form part of the evening meal in order to protect Mozambique’s natural resources and the environment.

Tofo beach is the ideal spot for beginners to learn how to surf. Several ideal surf spots are located close to Tofo. Long-boarders will also enjoy the conditions at Tofo beach. After spending the morning relaxing on the pristine beach, why not go into town for some shopping? Search for a holiday souvenir along the roadside stalls or markets. Visitors on their Mozambique holiday can buy beautiful colourful cloths called capulanas, which is worn by women around their waste.

Alternatively stock up on grass mats, batik prints, wood carvings, baskets, traditional ceramics and sculptures. The markets are also a great place for fresh produce. Here guests on their Mozambique holiday can stock up on fresh fruit, vegetables, bread rolls, cashew nuts and sea food. The prices are reasonable so bargaining shouldn’t be necessary.

Inhambane Province is a haven for bird watchers with over 500 species of birds. Alternatively, enjoy a romantic dhow cruise on the blue ocean waters. For the more adventurous, parasailing, windsurfing, paddle-skiing and kayaking are all available to do. Guests can enjoy quad biking in and around Tofo, as well as guided trips into the towns and total settlements. There are also 4x4 trails available at nearby Paindane, Praia da Roche and Jangamo Bay.

Activities Nearby Include

  • Parasailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Paddle-skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Quad biking
  • Dhow trips
  • 4×4 trails
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Regulations
  • Surfing
  • Bird Watching
  • Curio Shopping
  • Shopping Opportunities

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