The Tofo and Inhambane area at large, offers an untamed African wonderland amidst hundreds of palm trees, miles of unspoilt beaches, world-class diving, epic surf-breaks, delicious fresh seafood and more. With daily direct flights from Johannesburg to Inhambane, the area is fast becoming the new jewel of Southern Africa.
Initial growth was primarily due to the high concentration of Whale Sharks and Manta Rays in the area which lead to Tofo particularly becoming a Mecca for divers worldwide. However, there is more to Tofo which has lead to its ongoing popularity … It has an exotic magnetism that instantaneously captures the hearts of travellers; The laid back Latino-Afro rhythm of life combined with miles of spectacular beaches with warm balmy waters, perfect and un-crowded waves for all surfing abilities and the welcoming and innocent charm of the local Mozambicans mesmerizes visitors to return time and again.
Since the boom of tourism in the area, many people have settled permanently in the area. Growth and expansion has been steady and constant resulting in a growing community including various industries from tourism, to business, building and more.
The old City of Inhambane is situated 20kms from Tofo and offers quick access to the International Airport, banks, petrol stations and amenities for all your needs. Inhambane town is a melting pot of Arabic, Portuguese and African cultural heritage, dotted with street cafes and fresh markets infused with a dreamy ambiance of a bygone era with traditional Arab Dhows gliding the calm waters of Inhambane Bay, as Flamingos browse in the shallows.
With a growing expatriate community settling in the area and ongoing development and facility improvements, Tofo and Inhambane combined has become a prevalent cosmopolitan African destination sure to attract growing interest world-wide.