10 Best Hotels & Places to Stay in Praia Do Tofo Mozambique
Praia do Tofo is an idyllic coastal town. The beaches offer perfect spots for swimming and sunbathing while its reefs host abundant marine life like whale sharks and manta rays.
Praia do Tofo offers something for every visitor! Relax on its sandy beach, go scuba diving or explore its bars and restaurants; all are sure to find their place here.
1. Ulani Lodge
Ulani Lodge on Ibo Island of the Quirimbas Archipelago features stunning 360 degree views from its rooftop terrace, boasting spacious rooms equipped with attached bathrooms adorned with mosquito nets for added protection from mosquitos. Indulge in relaxing in its gardens or by its swimming pool.
Features at this Ibo hotel include valet parking, a library and 24-hour front desk services. Furthermore, this property provides rooftop terrace access, car rentals and currency exchange services for added convenience.
This smoke-free property features eight guestrooms, each equipped with a ceiling fan. Each bathroom offers rainshower showerheads and complimentary toiletries for added comfort. Dine at the on-site restaurant or unwind with drinks at the bar/lounge; plus enjoy complimentary breakfast every morning!
2. Sundance Hostel
Sundance Hostel, just steps from Tofo Beach, offers guests an ideal stay with its garden, free private parking on-site and bar services.
Ilha’s old town offers many delights, and this delightful jewel stands out as an oasis of airy dorm rooms and friendly staff, close to many atmospheric spots – and with incredible value for the money!
Close to Diversity Scuba, this guest house is ideal for exploring Mozambique by day and relaxing at sunset by night. Offering full-service spa amenities as well as outdoor pool access for guests’ use and free wifi connectivity for guests, this accommodation can also be found just a short drive from Maputo International Airport or Premier Shopping Mall.
Taka-Taka Hotel provides guests with an elegant and hearty stay in Maputo. Offering several standard amenities like blackout curtains and cable TV, each room boasts its own ensuite bathroom and bidet.
For guests wanting a culinary adventure during their trip, this property features an on-site restaurant as well as multiple cafes and eateries nearby.
Taka-Taka Hotel is situated in Maputo’s Central A district, approximately 1.4 kilometers from Tunduru Botanical Gardens and less than 20 minutes’ drive away from Jardim Dona Berta. Additionally, Independence Public Square can be reached on foot while enjoying outdoor activities such as garden seating and terrace use – plus 24-hour front desk services are provided as well as currency exchange service!
4. Casa na Praia Tofo
Casa na Praia Hotel & Beach Club boasts its location right on the beach with private beach access and offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout its facilities and air-conditioned rooms, along with lounge bar service and an on-site restaurant.
All rooms feature a mini fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and private bathrooms with showers and toiletries.
Casa na Praia provides simple but comfortable accommodations, making for an excellent base to explore the area. Their staff are extremely friendly and accommodating; guests can take part in activities such as fishing, snorkeling and horseback riding during their stay here.
This property offers convenient proximity to Marine Megafauna Foundation, Tofinho Dive Centre and Dathonga Art Center – as well as having its own shuttle bus that will transport guests nearby attractions – with free public parking also provided on-site.
5. Baia Sonambula
An intimate and stylish beach retreat offering the authentic Mozambican experience, offering stunning ocean views across one mile of endless Indian Ocean and offering restaurants, shops, bars, and dive centers all within walking distance of this beachside location in Tofo.
Beautifully secluded rooms provide complete relaxation. Beds feature luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets and overhead fans to cool them. Enjoy stunning views from your private patio and delicious breakfasts including freshly baked homemade pastries and muffins, fruits, thick yoghurts and quality coffee served up daily – truly the ideal start to the day.
Staff members were extremely welcoming and helpful; there’s a lovely garden that allows easy access to Tofo restaurants; we particularly appreciated having access to their telescope for whale and star gazing!
6. Casa Amendoa
Set in an ideal spot on Tofo Main Beach but far enough from its bustle to offer total seclusion, this luxurious self catering house can sleep 8 in four spacious bedrooms and offers all the comforts of a first world homestead. It has recently been renovated with all new furnishings for maximum luxury living experience.
The grounds are stunning with clever planting of olive, cypress and palm trees along with lush lawns and carefully chosen shrubs and plants to create stunning views at every turn. There is also an exquisite 12m x 5m pool featuring alfresco dining under a timber pergola.
Casa Amendoa Villa is situated in a serene hamlet just a few kilometres away from Boliqueime village, making it the perfect starting point to discover Albufeira and Vilamoura with their breathtaking beaches, vibrant towns, and tranquil spaces – yet you can return home at night to its peace and serenity.
7. Earth Lodge
Earth Lodge is an exquisite blend of organic design and dramatic minimalism. Reversing tradition, each of the 13 luxurious suites at Earth Lodge are set into the landscape with walls composed of gnarled tree trunks as walls and artful sculptures as sculptural features.
Each villa features its own private plunge pool, glass fronted bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers and indoor and outdoor verandah seating areas for viewing wildlife from your veranda or the bar lounge, restaurant or boma facilities. All central facilities are nestled among lush landscapes for uninterrupted bird-watching opportunities from your veranda or other facilities such as bar lounge, restaurant or boma seating areas.
Food at Amani Spa is truly exceptional and after spending your day out in the reserve drinking safari drinks with locals you can return for a pampering treatment at their luxurious Amani Spa. There is also a well-equipped gym offering panoramic views of nature as well as an incredible wine cellar – this truly unparalleled luxury safari experience will leave an indelible memory in its wake.
8. Baia Sonambula Beach Cottages
Mozambique’s Tofo Bay on its south-eastern tip boasts Mozambique’s ultimate beach-side retreat – Baia Sonambula. Boasting six charming en-suite rooms and three self-catering cottages, Baia Sonambula provides an idyllic beach-side location, boasting amazing beaches, excellent diving spots, and abundant sea-life to discover during any stay here.
Subtle boutique charm characterizes these rooms, which exude relaxation with French influences and European bathroom appointments. Lavish king-sized beds and intricate wooden and rattan furniture stand out against large windows that offer breathtaking ocean views.
Baia Sonambula offers guests a relaxing sea-facing deck where they can sip sundowners while indulging in delicious homemade breakfast of fresh jams, yoghurts, muffins and pastries prepared with quality coffee – or they may opt to visit one of the nearby bars and restaurants just 150 metres away – perfect for enjoying sundowners before diving. Also popular are whale shark watching tours, snorkelling trips or taking part in SCUBA courses available through Baia Sonambula.
9. Tofinho Beach Cottages
This charming beach resort provides the ideal setting for a restful vacation. The beaches here are immaculate, while there is plenty to do here such as swimming, snorkeling, diving, fishing and surfing.
This beautiful resort boasts its own restaurant and bar, providing guests with the ideal place to gather at sunset for cocktails with locals or enjoy daily activity programs for guests.
These cottages are conveniently situated right on Tofinho Beach and only steps from the water, featuring borehole water supply and 220V electricity (which may experience load shedding).
A large veranda offers stunning ocean views where dolphins and whales can frequently be spotted. This self-catering complex is perfect for families and friends, featuring 24 hour security, laundry services, staffed laundry room and 24-hour laundry pickup services.
10. Baia Sonambula
Attractions along the coast don’t get much more idyllic than this boutique funky art hotel located along Priai da Barra on Mozambique’s Inhambane peninsula, offering spectacular emerald shores of Priai da Barra with idyllic right-handers off Tofo Beach as well as vast waters filled with marine life below the surface.
Each room is spacious and bright with large windows capturing breathtaking scenery. Each suite boasts two beds (which sleep two) in its main bedroom; private verandahs; overhead fans to keep things cool; as well as Egyptian cotton linens, mosquito nets and an outdoor covered deck area featuring a sofa.
Dining at this guest house is an indulgent delight, featuring fresh seafood, homemade pastries and great wines paired with mealtime service. Additionally, guests can relax with drinks from the bar while watching sunset over Tofo Beach; furthermore, Tofo Market and Marine Megafauna Foundation can easily be reached within walking distance from this guest house.