Vilanculos is a popular destination and the gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago, a group of islands and Mozambique's underwater national park. On day trips from Vilanculos, enjoy diving and snorkelling; the archipelago's coral reefs and clear waters offer excellent diving. There are horse safaris and day rides along the Vilanculos coast; enjoy long stretches of untouched beaches and wonderful views. Experience a traditional dhow trip, complete with azure waters, sandy beaches, palm trees and unspoiled coral reefs. This is a great fishing area, ranked as the best Black Marlin destination in the Eastern Indian Ocean. There are a number of good restaurants and a few bars and shops.
Transport: The town is compact and can be explored on foot.