Traveling Tofo, Mozambique: Where to Stay and What to do
- by Ari Travels
Have you ever heard of the town called Tofo? Probably not! It’s located in Mozambique, and I highly recommend that you consider making the trip here when traveling throughout the continent of Africa. Tofo is easy to get a flight to from South Africa and neighboring countries or take public transportation from Maputo (the capital of Mozambique), making it a great stop if you’re looking to add some ocean to your African Safaris. While in Tofo, I found the best hotel, called Kumba Lodge, in Tofo, Mozambique. From the moment I stepped foot on this property, I knew this would be an amazing stay.
Welcoming smiles from the friendly staff upon my arrival set the tone for an incredible stay. The lodge's lush tropical gardens and colorful decor exude a vibrant charm that instantly puts me in vacation mode. Nestled just steps from the Indian Ocean, the lodge offers breathtaking views of the sparkling waters. The views here are so incredible it’s hard to even put into words. There are built-in steps, so you can easily access the ocean too. If you’re lucky, you might even get to see whales right off the deck!
Accommodation Options at Kumba Lodge in Tofo, Mozambique
Kumba Lodge boasts various affordable accommodations, each uniquely designed to embrace the surrounding nature. I opted for the beachfront bungalow, and it truly exceeded my expectations. The eco-friendly thatched-roof cabana exuded rustic elegance while offering modern comforts. Falling asleep to the gentle lull of the waves and waking up to a stunning sunrise peaking through the window every morning was a top-tier experience.
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Amenities at Kumba Lodge in Tofo, Mozambique
The Infinity Pool
When I needed a break from the waves, the infinity pool at Kumba Lodge provided the ideal oasis. I spent lazy afternoons here, relaxing in the sun. The views never got old here!
Modern Comforts with Free Wi-Fi
Free Wi-Fi was available in the dining area of the lodge, and it worked very well. As a remote worker, I was able to get everything I needed done on a daily. Fast wifi can be difficult to find in Mozambique in general, so if you’re looking for something with reliable wifi, I would highly consider Kumba Lodge.
There are Yoga classes directed by Steven, the owner of Kumba Lodge, a few times a week. The yoga classes are a great way to start the day!
Tours and Activities
Tofo is renowned for its rich marine life, and Kumba Lodge ensures you won't miss out on any of it with the many activities offered at the lodge. The most popular are whale diving, snorkeling, and island hopping. If you’re an ocean lover, you will enjoy all of the affordable and fun activities they have to offer.
Delicious Food Menu at Kumba Lodge in Tofo, Mozambique
Eating good food at a nice lodge with a great view is something I always love. Kumba Lodge's vibrant restaurant, perched on a wooden deck overlooking the ocean, was a culinary haven. You will enjoy delicious meals with upbeat music and great views to go around. The menu is perfect for everyone, and you’re guaranteed to find something you love. I highly suggest trying their Asian noodles and Falafel Bowl!
The Best Hotel in Tofo, Mozambique
My stay at Kumba Lodge was exactly what I needed to relax, recharge and rewind. It felt like a retreat and a break from the chaotic travel life. From the captivating sunsets that painted the sky to the surreal experience of the infinity pool, every second here was a delight. Kumba Lodge's dedication to offering modern comforts, a "vibey" property, friendly staff, and a delicious menu truly stood out for itself. I highly suggest booking your stay at Kumba Lodge if you’re looking for top-tier accommodation and activities to see in Tofo for an affordable price, yet a luxurious experience.