The expression “Africa time” was probably coined in Vilanculos, a tiny, tropical village on Mozambique’s southern Indian Ocean coastline.
It’s unapologetically laid-back, things definitely don’t get done on time and it’s the best antidote to big-city life that we could imagine. A lot of people skip through Vilanculos on their way to the Bazaruto Archipelago, but there are excellent reasons to stay put for a while. How about colourful market stalls to explore and friendly restaurants selling fresh crab to nibble on?
Maybe a dhow safari through the pristine marine national park and some damn fine lodges to stay in, spilling out onto the squeaky sand beach? Yes please!