Nacala is on the northern coast of Mozambique and the deepest natural port on the east coast of Africa. Also known as Cidade de Nacala or Nacala-Porto, this small town plays an important role as the terminal for the Nacala Railway which links Mozambique with Malawi, a landlocked African country.

Mozambique Accommodation at Nacala, some 112km north of Ilha de Mozambique, is varied and suitable for visitors going diving or exploring. The area also boasts a small airport, exceptional seafood restaurants, petrol stations, a hospital, banks and local markets.

Mozambique Travel may include a visit to Nacala which has developed since the late 1970s into a major industrial, agricultural and exporting centre where cement, sisal and cashew nuts are made and / or packaged.

Mozambique Diving Holidays from Nacala Bay offer wonderful coral reefs, warm waters and stunning accommodation. The diving lodge on the famous Fernão Veloso beach also specialises in free diving. The restaurant here is open to the public on Sundays therefore well worth a visit for Sunday lunch – try the calamari!

Few travellers will know that the Nacala Development Corridor (or “Corredor de Desenvolvimento do Norte” -CDN) stretches north to Malawi and is home to about 10 million people. These communities are employed by the seaport, its small modern hospital and related services including banking, insurance and administration.

Mozambique Holiday Packages may include visits to the Nacala Cathedral, surrounded by beautiful vegetation, and Nuarro Lodge. And

Nacala has become a shipping harbour since 1951 and trains travel from there to neighbouring countries while roads radiate out to Nampula southwest of Nacala and Pemba and Montepuez to the north.

Discover Ossimba Beach Lodge at the entrance to Nacala Bay in Nampula. Choose your luxury suite nestling in 50ha of beautiful indigenous forest dotted with plenty of exquisite Baobab trees, home to diverse birds, including migratory species. Complete privacy is a huge attraction here where your chalet is hidden from the others and boasts panoramic sea views and paths to the private beach. Sip a drink at the Sunset bar around the pool and watch the sun sink into the ocean as the mountains turn purple. So many pleasing activities, you will have to choose a week-long package to soak it all up!

2017 From : US$ 300 per person sharing per night

Nuarro (meaning ‘hole’) is named after a formation created from ancient coral rock which has eroded over eons of time.

2017 From: US$ 350 per person per night