Maputo HolidaysMozambique
Maputo has been the capital of Mozambique since 1898. The city was previously called Lourenço Marques until the country's independence in 1975. It is the largest city in Mozambique and the country's most important harbour. It is situated at the mouth of the Santo River in the extreme south, 90 …

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How to get to Maputo

Here's what you need to know about getting to Maputo. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Maputo takes 14 hours, 35 minutes.

When to go to Maputo

Typical Holiday Price

£845 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Maputo varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

April

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - April is the cheapest month to go to Maputo.

Where to stay in Maputo

Whatever your travelling style, we can help find you the perfect place to stay. From luxurious hotels to practical apartments, these are our most popular places in Maputo, according to other travellers.

Reviews of Maputo

Greer & Mike
Greer & MikeWatamu
04/12/2016

Not a patch on the Lourenco Marques of old - it is now filthy, run-down and it's not uncommon to have pavement meals with a beggar on your right and an guard with an AK47 on your left... but it still holds a certain fascination... possibly sentimental on my part.

Harold
HaroldBrooklyn
01/05/2015

I loved Maputo. It won't appeal to many people but it is my favorite city so far in sub-Saharan Africa. There is grit and corruption but its seaside location, fascinating history, good architecture, delicious fusion cuisine and cultural diversity make it really special. It isn't as beautiful as Cape Town but it has a depth and cultural complexity that I found far more enthralling.

Nomadic by Nature
Nomadic by NatureNairobi
22/11/2014

Read about my perception of the city here: http://www.nomadic-by-nature.com/maputo-poverty-and-prosperity/ Maputo has been cool for years now, but for most, it will be too expensive for them before they even hear about it. Basic hotels in the capital already charge about US$ 200 a night. The prices in Maputo are now just as likely to bring tears as the poverty.

Seung-jin Chung
Seung-jin ChungSeoul
17/08/2012

모잠비크 수도. 다 기억난다. 제일 기억에 남는건! 클럽!ㅋㅋ the capital of Mozambique. I visited in 2010 and there was developing going on. this pics is about one town in Maputo :) nothing special but I liked Mozambique and ppl.

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