Xai Xai Beach

Xai-Xai Beach is a beautiful destination located in the Gaza Province of Mozambique, about 200 km north of Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. The beach is easily accessible by car, with a well-maintained road leading from Maputo to Xai-Xai that takes around three to four hours.

The beach is known for its long stretches of white sand, turquoise waters, and beautiful coral reefs. Visitors can enjoy a range of water activities, including swimming, snorkeling, diving, and fishing. The water is warm and clear, making it ideal for a range of water activities.

Another highlight of Xai-Xai Beach is the nearby Xai-Xai town, which has a lively atmosphere and offers visitors a chance to experience the local culture and cuisine. The town is home to several restaurants and bars that offer local Mozambican dishes, including fresh seafood, spicy curries, and stews.

Xai-Xai Beach is a beautiful and accessible destination that offers visitors a perfect combination of relaxation, outdoor activities, and local culture. Whether you're looking to unwind by the beach or explore Mozambique's rich culture and cuisine, Xai-Xai Beach is definitely worth a visit.

How to get to Xai Xai Beach

The drive from Maputo to Xai Xai beach is approximately 200 kilometers and takes around 3 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. The route follows the EN1 highway, which is the road that runs along the coast.

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Driving to Xai Xai

The drive from Maputo to Xai Xai takes approximately 2.5 to 3 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Here are the directions:

  1. Start by getting onto the EN1 highway from Maputo. This is the main road that runs north-south along the coast.
  2. Follow the EN1 for approximately 180km until you reach Xai Xai. You will pass through several towns and villages along the way, including Boane, Macia, and Chissano.
  3. As you approach Xai Xai, you will see signs for the turnoff to the town. Take this turnoff and follow the road into Xai Xai.
  4. Once you are in Xai Xai, you can follow the signs to your destination within the town.

Note that the road can be busy and there may be some potholes, so it's important to drive carefully and stay alert. It's also a good idea to have a map or GPS device to help you navigate.

Xai Xai accommodation at the beach (Praia de Xai-Xai)

  1. Acomodação Uamusse
  2. Hotel Big Brother
  3. Complexo Turístico Halley
  4. Ondas Do Mar
  5. Go Wild Beach Resort
  6. Reef Resort Xai-Xai
  7. Paradise Properties 
  8. Blue Dolphin Resort
  9. Xai Xai Eco Estate
  10. Montego Resort
  11. Chonguene Holliday Resort
  12. Limpopo River Hotel
  13. Luxury Tsinhes Accommodation
  14. Chongoene Holiday Resort
  15. Chicuanga Resort lda
  16. East Africa Safaris
  17. Zona Braza Beach Lodge & Restaurant