Mozambique has 10 provinces that can be grouped into the following three regions:
Cabo Delgado, Nampula and Niassa provinces.
Manica, Sofala, Tete and Zambézia provinces.
Gaza, Inhambane Vilankulo and the Bazaruto National Sea Park, and Maputo provinces.
- Maputo - the thriving capital in the far south of the country.
- Beira - a busy port town and capital of Sofala Province.
- Ilha de Mozambique - a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the former capital under Portuguese rule.
- Inhambane - a pretty historic town on a bay.
- Nampula - an industrial city in the north and capital of Nampula Province.
- Pemba - in Northern Mozambique, a popular holiday destination for Mozambicans, although its isolation has kept it off the tourist route for most Western visitors.
- Bazaruto Archipelago - a beautiful island resort and underwater marine park with great diving, geared to high-end tourism.
- Cahora Bassa dam - Hydro-electric dam on the Zambezi river and the second largest man-made lake in Africa.
- Gorongosa National Park
- Ponta d'Ouro - a great dive spot, more easily accessible from South Africa than from Maputo.
- Quirimbas Archipelago & Quirimbas National Park - at the North of the country, a scenic and secluded holiday destination off the beaten track with lush African bush on the mainland and white sand beaches/crustal blue water in the Archipelago and on the coast. Accessible through Pemba.
- Tofo Beach - a backpacker haven on the coastline east of Inhambane with excellent diving.
- Vilanculos - also known as Vilankulo is a popular holiday destination. The gateway to the Bazaruto Archipelago the largest Sea Park in Africa with excellent scuba diving and snorkelling also well known for it's deep sea fishing.