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Portuguese Island

Inhaca, Inhaca Island, Mozambique
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Portuguese island

Went there by one of the small boats(not the safest/most comfortable mode of transport but its a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Precious L
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sinfonia stopover

Beautiful blue waters and nice sunny weather made it a great day trip coming off the MSC sinfonia... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FoodloverZN
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Inhaca, Inhaca Island, Mozambique
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there by one of the small boats(not the safest/most comfortable mode of transport but its a short distance.took us about 20mins. Wouldnt use these kinda boats with kids) we found at the beach in inhaca.cost us R300 to get there for all four of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful blue waters and nice sunny weather made it a great day trip coming off the MSC sinfonia. A really fun time.

Thank FoodloverZN
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time here. We went snorkeling at Santa Maria. The coral rocks are sharp so be careful, carry an umbrella and sandals as it's really hot... The beach is absolutely perfect! Will definitely visit again!

1  Thank Nisaa D
Reviewed 17 May 2017

After reading so many posts about the awful boarding at Durban I was pleasantly surprised to find it was not so! Yes, there were many passengers, but the queues moved and it only took around 30 minutes! No need for the FastLane extra expense boarding...More

7  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 15 May 2017

It was our first sea cruise and MSC did not disappoint. The cocktails were excellent, meals divine. Rooms were a little small, although we spent most times not being in the room. I did not enjoy the onboarding, i think MSC could definitely stream line...More

1  Thank DevanMoodly
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

There are some wonderful and some awful aspects to cruising with the MSC Sinfonia. We booked a balcony suite which is relatively expensive at over 20K for 4 nights. The room itself is great and the views spectacular. It's the other aspects of the ship...More

6  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

An excellent mini break. A wide range of entertainment. Brilliant service in the dining room. Staff all very pleasant. All in all a wonderful time

2  Thank janicedianneb
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We had a 4 night 5 days cruise on the Msc Cruise end of March. We had such a beautiful time. Everything was well organized. I would like to thank our waiter - CEP IAN - who gave us such an amazing service, his level...More

3  Thank nomvulanjapha
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This has been my second bhangra cruise on MSC. The first cruise was with Opera ship and this last cruise was with Sinfonia. I must compliment the organisers for the entertainment. The comedy shows were excellent. The bhangra was great. Beautiful music played by all...More

2  Thank sannurasiaha
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip on the MSC SINFONIA cruise ship departing Durban and stopping off at the Portuguese Island. We booked the themed Bhangra Cruise, departing 24th March and returning 27th March. I would like to share some tips and advice that I have...More

11  Thank bazzer1911
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global-traveller48
1 July 2017|
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Response from raymonds370 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes you do need a visa to visit the Portuguese Island
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Leigh C
20 March 2017|
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Response from PumlaNgwenya | Reviewed this property |
Hi, MSC cruises from November to end of April, so I'd say that the best time to access the Island through their cruises.
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sithandiwe m
5 March 2017|
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Response from taheer | Reviewed this property |
we did take the malaria tabs to be safe but the rest of our families and groups did not and they fine but I was not prepared to take the risk very safe for kids we had a 7 month old and 6 years 9 years etc all had a ball on... More
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