Portuguese Island, Inhaca

#2 of 9 in Nature in Mozambique
Portuguese Island represents an uninhabited nature reserve with beaches, abundant vegetation, and lagoons. Patches of mangroves around the island characterize the wilderness, and you'll find it secluded, often with empty bays and beaches. Swim in the warm and clear waters, rest under the shade of umbrellas, and shop for souvenirs from Inhaca vendors who come to the island. Try the local specialties, including the Tipo Tinto, which is distilled from local sugar cane. For Portuguese Island and beyond, use our Inhaca Island tour itinerary builder to get the most from your Inhaca Island vacation.
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  • The entertainment area is large and well equipped. Make sure to take enough cash to buy gifts and Mozambique R&R from the locals on the beach and haggle a bit. Take cold water, it is hot. The swimming...  more »
  • The Portuguese Island stopover formed part of our 11 day Christmas Cruise and was without a doubt the highlight of our holiday. Owned by MSC, this island is an uninhabited nature reserve with pristine...  more »
  • A beautiful scenery - great place to lie back and enjoy a cocktail, with your feet dipping in the beautiful beach.
  • The Island has a beautiful beach I went there with my sister with an MSC cruise it beautiful and we spent the whole day there it was fun. Other people came with kids and it was great for the kids.
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