Vilankulo is a coastal town in Mozambique, lying in the Vilanculos District of Inhambane Province. Vilankulo is named after local tribal chief Gamela Vilankulo Mukoke, and some of the “bairros” are named after his sons. Known as Vilanculos during colonial times,
The town is a few kilometres inland from the bay where visitors will find restaurants and bars, banks, fuel, markets and basic supplies. The local airport in Vilanculos is busy with daily local and international flights.
Vilanculos is about 750km (466 miles) north of Maputo, Mozambique’s capital, on tarred roads suitable for a regular vehicle. Visitors to this Mozambique city can also bring a 4×4 vehicle for off-road adventures and explore the countryside. The town itself is compact and easy to get around on foot.
The markets in Vilanculos have lots of fresh fruit and vegetables and various arts and crafts can be found at the cultural centre to take home. Famous Mozambique prawns and beers are readily available at a number of town eateries or at lodge/resort restaurants on the bay.
Vilanculos in Mozambique is a popular tourist destination and has a variety of accommodation options available. From hotels to lodges, to self-catering resorts, you will definitely find suitable package for yourself
- Bazzaruto Sand Dune Island Tour
- Town & Village Tour
- Return Road Transport