When you are visiting Vilanculos, make sure you spend some time at Vilanculos Beach.
DIY travelers will love leaving the tourist trail completely behind by discovering the other towns and cities around Vilanculos.
Enjoy a moment of serenity at Mozambique's cathedrals.
Have a break from seeing the sights and spend a relaxing afternoon swimming or scuba diving.
Trying local food is one of the keys to getting to know about an area. So be sure to spend time in some of the region's restaurants and cafés. You will discover banana and coconut milk are commonly used elements in local foods. There are many specialty meals locally. Sample pao (bread rolls) or peri peri chicken. Once the main course dishes are cleared away try the delicious ananás com gengibre (pineapple with ginger). Enjoy a Manica while you're in Mozambique. It is one of the region's most popular beers.
Taking the time to practice a little Portuguese is one of the greatest gestures you can pay to the Mozambican people. "Você é bem-vindo" is a good phrase to know. In English, it means "You're welcome" "Queres dançar comigo? " ("Would you like to dance with me?") is another useful one.
As your adventures here draw to a close, spend what's left of your meticais on last-minute keepsakes and say Adeus to the characters you have met and the places you've spent time.