in Inhambane Province, Mozambique

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-22.000 and 35.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -22° 0' 0" and E 35° 19' 0"
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: 06:19 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Maputo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:47 am and 5:37 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: 2020-04-01 07:28:26

Discover Vilankulo

Vilankulo in Inhambane Province is a town in Mozambique about 324 mi (or 521 km) north-east of Maputo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Vilankulo is now 06:19 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Maputo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 7 airports near Vilankulo. The closest airport in Mozambique is Vilankulo Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Inhambane, Beira, Chimoio, Chokwe and Xai-Xai. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 5%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1019 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 35% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 3rd of April 2020

27°C (80 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 4th of April 2020

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 5th of April 2020

29°C (83 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Dona Ana

1,2 mi
Avenida Marginal, Bairro Central

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


0,2 mi

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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

Tree Jumps

Published: April 16, 2013
Length: 00:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KitesurfingCentre Mozambique

Another wonderful afternoon of kiteboarding in Vilanculos bay - Mozambique. A day dedicated to have some fun doing some tree jumps :)

FOTP vol.133 : モザンビークの海Ⅱ

Published: September 05, 2011
Length: 39:44 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yoshihiro Shimada


Kitesurf @ Vilanculos Bay

Published: September 29, 2012
Length: 26:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KitesurfingCentre Mozambique

This was the first trial with the GoPro. A good and consisting northeasterly wind was blowing in Vilanculos bay that morning. Lea also had a great time :) ... as she always do ... Enjoy and...

Azura Benguerra Island Helicopter Transfer

Published: October 08, 2014
Length: 04:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: S Dubois

One of the most memorable parts of the trip to Azura is the helicopter ride there from Vilankulos airport. Bazaruto Bay's mix of tidal flats and clear water produce an unbelievable pallet of...

Vilankulos, Mozambique

Published: February 10, 2012
Length: 15:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bruce Batten

10 Days in Paradise, a day trip out to Isl de Margarite in the Achipelago De Bazaruto Mozambique.

Sunrise in beautiful Vilanculos

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jorge De Pauw

Canon 6D.

San Sebastian - Vilanculos - Mozambique

Published: December 26, 2009
Length: 53:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DenisOdyssea

Free diving with dolphins, diving with nurse sharks and turtles, spotting marlin... Thanks Suzanna for editing this video for Odyssea Dive, hope to see you soon again on our boat!

Sunset viewed from Vilanculos Beach

Published: May 08, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jorge De Pauw

Canon 6D.

Vilanculos Downwind 2013 Nautical Channel

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 56:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: KitesurfingCentre Mozambique

The local kitsurfers of Vilanculos welcome you to experience this amazing little explored kitesurfing spot. In one weekend you may experience some of the best runs of your life while uplifting...

Downwind Benguerra 2012.wmv

Published: October 13, 2012
Length: 49:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Susana Vidal

An amazing day with great friends. The best kitesurfing event organised in Vilanculos. The downwind from Vilanculos mainland to Benguerra Island.

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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.

Vilankulo Airport

Vilankulo Airport is an airport in Mozambique that serves the city of Vilankulo in the Inhambane Province.

Located at -22.0184, 35.3133 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Mozambique


Chibuene is a Mozambiquean archaeological site, located five kilometres south of the coastal city of Vilanculos South Beach. The site was occupied during two distinct phases. The earlier phase of occupation dates to the late first millennium AD. The second phase dates from around 1450 and is contemporaneous with the Great Zimbabwe civilization in the African interior. During both phases of its development Chibuene was a trading settlement.

Located at -22.033, 35.325 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Mozambique

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Vilankulo.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Vilanculos, Villancuios, Vilankulo, VNX