Inhambane "Land of the Good People" - The people of Inhambane are vibrant and friendly, the coast line and beaches are simply breathtaking and if you are into seafood – you could not wish for anything more: giant prawns, crabs, lobster and fish are in abundance – washed down with excellent local beers.
Inhambane enjoys an almost carnival atmosphere, and its culture is a heady mix of Portuguese and Arab African. There are lots to see, including world-renowned beaches, World Heritage sites, funky colonial architecture and colourful local culture.
Inhambane also boasts some of the best yacht charter, scuba diving and fishing in the world. Inhambane is blessed with the strongest coastal assets in southern Africa. Its coastline remains unexplored and has a very diverse landscape, flora and fauna. Marine life is present in large quantities and international diving and fishing experts praise its quality. Large marine species such as dolphins, whales, whale sharks, manta ray, turtles, and therare dugongs, make up a diverse and interesting coastal experience.
Inhambane is blessed with a scenic landscape and travelling between tourism destinations is an experience in itself.
02 June 2012
For the Seasoned traveller to Mozambique you will know that travelling more northern up into the country you are more likely to find locations along the vast coastline to be more alluring.
This is due to the diversity of Inhambane. Inhambane can cater to the needs of any traveller, so it does not matter whether you are looking for the buzz and ethnicity of the town itself, or if you are looking for solitude on the outstretched white beaches. The trick is knowing when to find what you are looking for and when to be there.
The different areas of Inhambane provide a great diversity on activities that has been proved to entice both young and old. Fishing, diving and snorkelling is the preferred few, but just taking a day and driving out to other areas, whether you take the tar, gravel or sand roads is an adventure by itself. Go exploring from Tofo to Paindane or vice versa. Pack a picnic basket and don’t plan just drive up and stop at different places. You might just find your next activity for the next day or so. Inhambane provides some interesting diving and fishing locations, so make a bucket list and tick them off one by one. Ever wanted to see the large humpback beauties from close....take an ocean safari and experience the glory of the mammal. There is no shortage of interesting things to do and to learn. A must do is have an outing with the great whale sharks and learn about the importance of protecting this species. There is nothing greater that to see the underwater universe with all its creatures both large and small.
You can experience local cuisine, white beaches, palm trees to many to count, but the greatest thing you will take back with you? This will be the first time you have spent wisely in your entire life, quality time with family and friends, an experience on or off the water that no one will be able to take away from you, and in the process, you would have lowered your blood pressure for once by just relaxing! When you hit home, you will already contemplating when you will return!
02 June 2012