Location of Vila Do Paraiso in Vilanculos
Vilanculos, Mozambique is situated on the lush coastline overlooking the Bazaruto Archipelago, 800 km (497 miles) north of Maputo.
Gateway to the beautiful Bazaruto Archipelago, Vilanculos, Mozambique has gorgeous beaches and a great holiday atmosphere. This destination is ideal for watersports, dhow safaris and exciting boating and fishing.
Vila do Paraiso is located on the beachfront about 15 km (9 miles) from the international airport at Vilanculos, Mozambique. Airport transfers are provided for guests flying into this wonderful holiday hot spot. Transport into town on a 4x4 bus from Vila do Paraiso is also available 6 days a week for guests wanting to shop, sightsee or visit the local restaurants and bars.
Vilanculos has a busy market, basic shops and supplies, banks and a variety of lodges, resorts and eateries. Guests will find tasty local beers and excellent seafood and of course the sought after Mozambique prawns! The Bazaruto Archipelago National Park consists of a chain of gorgeous islands and fabulous marine life which includes the rare Dugong. The park lies just off shore from Vilanculos.
Languages Spoken at Vila do Paraiso
English, Afrikaans, Portuguese.
Directions to Vila do Paraiso, Vilanculos
There are a number of ways to get to Vila do Paraiso. Guests who wish to self-drive should set aside at least 2 days if travelling from Johannesburg. Travel at night is not recommended. It is at least a 9 hour drive from Maputo to Vilanculos on a scenic route with one or two rough road conditions. There is a variety of accommodation along the way.
There are scheduled flights from OR Tambo International Airport and Lanseria in Johannesburg, South Africa as well as internal scheduled flights from Maputothe capital of Mozambique. Airport transfers will be arranged for Vila do Paraiso guests.
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