Cheap Flights to Quelimane, Mozambique
Quelimane is a small resort town in the eastern-central region of Mozambique, near the mouth of the Bons Sinais River. Quelimane is one of the oldest settlements in the area and was founded by the Portuguese in 1544 as a trading station. During the 18th and 19th centuries the town had a slave market. In 1761 Quelimane become a Portuguese colonial town and two years later it was established as a township. Today fishing remains an important industry in the area.
If your ideal holiday involves lazing on pristine beaches, sipping local beers and indulging in the freshest seafood, check out travelstart.co.za for the cheapest flights to Quelimane for your next holiday.
Visa Requirments & SA Embassy Details
- South African citizens travelling to Quelimane do not need a Visa to enter Mozambique for up to 30 days. However your passport will need to be valid for 6 months from your return date. Also make sure that your South African passport has at least 2 pages free for stamps.
- The South African High Commission in Mozambique is situated in the capital, Maputo, at 41 Avenida Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo. Phone: +258 21 243 000.
See and do
Roads are in poor condition in Quelimane, so you’re likely to need a 4X4 to get around.
A visit to the Coconut Plantations near Quelimane makes for an interesting outing. This is one of the largest coconut plantations in the world and can be found en-route to Zalala Beach to the east of Quelimane. Speaking of beaches, Zalala Beach boasts white sands that stretch for miles. Spend time unwinding on the beach or taking a dip in the warm waters. Be sure to always have water with you as Mozambique is extremely hot!
If you enjoy culture and architecture you can visit the Quelimane Catholic Church and old waterfront church. Both offer inspiring architecture.
Quelimane Airport – UEL
You can catch a flight operated by LAM from Maputo or Beira to Quelimane airport (UEL). The airport, although small and basic is in good condition and easy to navigate.
Imperial car rentals operate from the airport where you can rent a vehicle for your holiday but remember to keep in mind that roads are in poor condition. The main road into Quelimane, though, is in decent condition.