How to have your dream holiday in Maputo
It boasts hotels like the: Southern Sun Maputo, Raddison Blu Hotel & Residence and the Polana Serena Hotel.
We’re sure you’re thinking, shouldn’t there be more to a place than its accommodation and the fact that it’s close to the Indian Ocean? What about places that you could see during your stay there?
You’re going to want to see the places we’ve picked for you to see while visiting Maputo.
Tunduru Botanical Gardens
A public park and garden; which provides serenity. It was designed by Englishman Thomas Honney in the late 19th Century. Upon entering the Tundura Botanical Gardens, you will be marvelled by the statue of Mozambique’s first President Samora Machel. It is home to tennis courts owned by the Mozambique Tennis Federation. Why not start playing tennis there, if you haven’t tried. I t will give you a chance to be active whilst sight-seeing.
An island some 30km offshore Maputo, it boasts opulent offshore coral reefs. It features a variety of ecosystems. Here you will enjoy the sand dunes, swimming and snorkelling. Yes get your snorkelling gear ready. There are palm lined paths and mangrove forests, that provide pleasant hiking conditions. This pathway will align you with the marvellous sight of flamingos and pelicans. Somewhere there, there’s a nearby uninhabited island with pristine beaches. It was once a leper colony.
Discover the numerous architectural masterpieces and allow yourself to appreciate the Portuguese influenced culture. (Maputo is well known for its historic sights, nature, museums and of course shopping). Think of it as visiting the African Paris with beaches. ..
You cannot just visit Maputo without experiencing their tantalising cuisine. Try their restaurant Zambi.
The restaurant is located under palm trees and near the ocean. They have just recently renovated their indoor dining room; this is to accommodate cold weather conditions. Warm weathers are the best as you can dine outside.
Their Portuguese cuisine includes picanha (Brazilian cut steak), with a slice of orange, lobster and grilled tiger prawns.
Their exquisitely made desserts include, petite gateau, cashew nut tart and the popular favourite Amarula ice cream. We can’t give away their menu. We can’t give everything away, get on a Greyhound Coach and find out what more can Maputo offer.
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