About Vilanculos

 

Vilankulo ,Of the many coastline towns, boasts the largest accumulation of tourist-centric facilities and services.Historically Vilankulo had been chosen as a choice location for the hotel development,as can be seen by the Dona Ana Hotel,which was originally built by the Portuguese entrepreneur Joachim Alvesin in 1967,which re-opened on the 20th of December,2013.There are a number of cafes,restaurants,shops, that cater for tourists and locals alike. Vilankulo also serves as the gateway to the archipelago.Dhows(traditional sailing boats) safaris provide daily and overnight travel between the town and the islands of the Bazaruto Archipelago.The town itself is only about 5km long filled with all the amenities needed to make your visit comfortable. The airport is based on the outskirts of the town with flights arriving and departing on a daily basis.The market is located in the center of town towards the main beaches of Vilankulo.If you prefer something a little more exclusive,there is a wide variety of exquisite lodges and resorts to visit, and Dona Soraya is one of them.