Praia do Tofo
in Inhambane Province, Mozambique

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-23.856 and 35.548 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -23° 51' 20" and E 35° 32' 53"
Currency and Currency Code:
Metical - MZN
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:23 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Maputo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:48 am and 5:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
19.494 and -154.824 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Vacationland Hawaii
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Current travel safety evaluation for Mozambique in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Mozambique.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Mozambique. Last Update: 2020-04-05 07:24:15

Delve into Praia do Tofo

Praia do Tofo in Inhambane Province is located in Mozambique about 236 mi (or 380 km) north-east of Maputo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Praia do Tofo is now 03:23 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports close to Praia do Tofo. The closest airport in Mozambique is Inhambane Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Inhambane, Xai-Xai, Chokwe, Manhica and Maputo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 54%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Monday, 6th of April 2020

29°C (84 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

31°C (87 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

25°C (76 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sentidos Beach Retreat

4,5 mi
Barra Beach

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Lobster Chalets

0,9 mi
Praia Do Tofinho

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Farol da Barra

4,3 mi
Praia da Barra

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

View from the rooms at Miramar - Barra Inhambane Mozambique

Published: August 24, 2011
Length: 11:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MiramarBarra

Filmed at sunrise, this should give you an idea of what you can expect to see from your room every day. We will be opening soon so please keep track of developments on Facebook.

Marine critters of Mozambique - Barra

Published: January 10, 2013
Length: 13:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Barra Dive

Showreel of underwater small marine life, popularily known as critters, that you can find when diving off Barra Beach with our dive op. Video contains absolutely no stock footage, sightings...

on the way to barra

Published: January 12, 2010
Length: 58:31 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: chursdorfer

Auf dem Weg zum Ponte de Barra.

Galleria Galleria Old Art Oy Turku

Published: March 26, 2012
Length: 55:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fonecta03 , Galleria Old Art Oy Puutarhakatu 16 Galleria Old Art Oy myy, ostaa ja vaihtaa vanhaa suomalaista taidetta ja taidelasia. Galleria sijaitsee Turun keskustassa...

Tartaruga Beach Brave or Save - Made it

Published: January 04, 2013
Length: 29:31 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: Danie Claassen

Tartaruga Beach Brave or Save Mozambique.

Mozambique Surf trip 2010

Published: February 08, 2011
Length: 01:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrGeoffkirsten

3 friends and our wives go on a surf trip, from Pretoria to Tofo, Mozambique. sweet times!!

Dive Mozambique Inhambane

Published: June 22, 2014
Length: 45:15 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Matt Reston

Kas Diving in Tofo, Mozambique 2012

Published: June 09, 2012
Length: 58:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: kas pijpers

Life is good in Tofo.

Tartaruga Bay

Published: April 02, 2011
Length: 34:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TartarugaBay

Adventure, luxury and superb style at the Mozambican coconut coast. The exclusive Tartaruga Bay coastal estate offers extravagant beauty in an unspoilt tropical paradise at an affordable price....

Diving - Snorkeling - Whale Watching - Surfing in Tofo, Mozambique

Published: March 11, 2015
Length: 20:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Liquid Dive Adventures

Produced by SeaCandy Media - Discover the wonders of Mozambican marine wildlife and water sports in Tofo, with Liquid Dive Adventures. Whale Sharks, Manta Rays and much more. Scuba dive with ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Praia do Tofo or simply Tofo is a small town in southeastern Mozambique. The town lies on the Indian Ocean coast, on Ponto do Barra peninsula in Inhambane Province, Jangamo District, 22 km drive from Inhambane city. A major Mozambican tourist destination, Tofo is home to beach villas and diving retreats, with tourists drawn by a long Indian Ocean beach front and nearby reefs which attract sealife.

Located at -23.8494, 35.5436 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Mozambique, Inhambane Province, Tourism in Mozambique

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Praia do Toto, Praia do Tofo