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Cruises to Portuguese Island

Portuguese Island (Photo: MSC Cruises)

About Portuguese Island

Portuguese Island is an off-the-beaten path destination off the coast of Mozambique that is ideal for a low-key day of swimming in the warm sea and relaxing shoreside. The island can be traversed on foot in about an hour and is dotted with stands offering visitors dishes of local cuisine and cold beverages. Sailing, fishing and other boating excursions are also options on Portuguese Island.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

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MSC Poesia
MSC Poesia

120 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

483 Reviews
Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 5, 2024
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MSC Orchestra
MSC Orchestra

14 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

373 Reviews
Leaving:Durban
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Dec 26, 2022
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MSC Poesia
MSC Poesia

89 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 5, 2024
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MSC Poesia
MSC Poesia

112 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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7 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Durban
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Dec 19, 2022
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126 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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121 Night
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Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 4, 2024
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114 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 5, 2024
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115 Night
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Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 6, 2024
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128 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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83 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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116 Night
Cruise To Portuguese IslandDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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3 Night
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Leaving:Durban
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
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118 Night
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Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 7, 2024
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85 Night
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Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:MSC Cruises
Jan 5, 2024
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Why go to Portuguese Island?

Pros:

Portuguese Island has some of the most picturesque beaches on Africa's southern coast

Cons:

The island is rather remote and not a frequent cruise stop, so your options may be quite limited

Bottom Line:

A visit to secluded Portuguese Island is all about beautiful views and seaside relaxation


Portuguese Island Cruise Reviews
Portuguese Island is one the best so farRead More
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Mazibuko
Transfer to and from island was efficient. Layout on island with food was good. Lots of entertainment available for the dayRead More
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mplester
We rented a car with another couple we met from the cruise and drove around the island and had a thermal bath. It was an interesting trip and it felt great to be on land again.Read More
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VictoriaBC cruiser
This place is very nice and trip to Inhaca was nice to see the people on how they live there. Different experience. Inhaca, not many might be interested, but if you are keen for something excursions there, then yoRead More
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