Mozambique - Vilanculos


Named after a local chief from this region, the picturesque beach town of Vilanculos is definitely a place worth visiting when travelling through Mozambique. A small tourist town with loads of character, this superb spot is a gateway to offshore idyllic islands such as the well-known Bazaruto Island. Situated in northern Mozambique, 700km from Maputo, it is an untouched gem perfect for those wanting to unwind on stunning sandy white beaches.

Things to do in Vilanculos include visiting the vibrant and colourful local market in the centre of town, snorkelling on the reef in crystal clear waters with an abundance of ocean life, as well as whale watching during season. Dhow trips to exquisite and remote nearby islands is also a main attraction, where there are once in a lifetime opportunities to go swimming with dolphins and turtles. If you’re keen on adventure then this pristine location has many water sports to get involved in such as kitesurfing, scuba diving and ocean safaris.

Vilanculos is rated the best marlin fishing spot in the world, so if you’d enjoy a charter fishing trip then this is highly recommended. Famous for their large delicious prawns and ice cold local beers, going to one of the many rustic yet charming seaside restaurants and pubs is also a fun way to experience pure Mozambican culture at its best

So if travelling to this exquisite location is something you would love to do then contact Ashanti Travel Online for the best deals in overland tours and budget accommodation.

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Tips on How to Prevent Malaria

July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Adventure Tours, Botswana, Budget Safaris, Day Tours, Destinations, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, News, Overland Tours, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Travel Advice, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Nearly half of our planets population (more than 3 billion people) are living in high, medium or low risk malaria areas. Even though there has been a massive progress in curing and preventing this disease, it still causes many deaths each year and unfortunately most of them are here in Africa. When you’re on a holiday you really don’t want to have to worry about something as unpleasant as malaria, but at the same time you want to keep the risk of contracting the disease as low as possible. Here are a few steps to help prevent Malaria:  ABC(D)- prevention Awareness of the risk. [...]

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