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This small boutique property is a short drive from Inhambane and perfectly located along a beautiful beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, home to manta rays and whale sharks.

Located on Praia do Tofo, the hotel features 13 guestrooms including two suites, all with an in room safe, air-conditioning and en-suite bathroom. The deluxe and suite rooms feature a TV. Standard rooms offer sunset or sea views. WiFi internet access is available throughout the ground level. The atmosphere is relaxed and it’s a place where the enjoyment of your surroundings is contagious.

Facilities at the Tofo Mar include a restaurant and bar with outdoor and indoor dining at a prime location on the beachfront, serving fresh local ingredients with a Portuguese twist. For larger groups, there are conference facilities for up to 80 people.  Water sports such as surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing are available and the dive centre is on-site. 

Diversity Scuba

Tofo’s longest operating dive centre is a PADI 5-star IDC facility offering a comprehensive range of courses and daily boat diving to the 20+ local sites.  The professional and experienced team offer a high standard of diver training in a safe and relaxed environment.

Experienced divers will enjoy diving from one of the three well equipped RIBs that operate daily to the local reefs. Expect reefs teeming with life, sharks, rays, turtles, mantas, whale sharks and humpbacks in season. The waters are generally warm throughout the year.

Facilities include a training pool, classroom and café. A full range of Scubapro equipment is available to rent as well as both 12 and 15 litre tanks. Nitrox is available (up to 40%).

Seasonal ocean safaris operate as a full day snorkelling adventure in the hope of a whale shark encounter in season (Nov-Apr).

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Key info

  • Ideal for:
    • Groups
    • Non-divers
  • Diving suitable for:
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced

Dive trips

This accommodation is featured in the following itineraries:

Inhambane Discovery

Discover the Tofo region of Mozambique, famous for its diversity of marine life including critters, several species of ray including the iconic manta, seen year round, and whale shark encounters in season.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 10 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £2,345 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea

Kruger Safari & Mozambique Diving

For those looking for big safari animals and big marine life, Kruger National Park and Mozambique are a winning combination. Expect big cats, hippo and plentiful sightings of mantas and whale sharks.

  • When to go: Jan-Dec
  • Duration inc. flights: 13 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £3,795 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Tofo is quickly becoming known as a premier world-class dive destination, famous for large pelagics, especially manta rays, whale sharks and humpback whales. Divers can also encounter schools of devil rays, sharks, turtles, game fish and excellent macro life.

  • Ideal for viewing: giant oceanic manta ray, reef manta ray, whale shark, humpback whale, giant frogfish
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Shark diving, Whale shark, Manta ray