Dhow tours

Sunset has a private traditional dhow for charter. The 6 meter-long ‘Aurora’ comes equipped with a cool box and snacks. Picnics are available on request the night before. Our crew will welcome you aboard and escort you to Ilha, or Chocas-Mar, to the College, or to the surrounding desert islands and the coral reef. If you have never sailed in a dhow before, this is a must-do. And if you are an old hand, you will probably want to book in for another gentle sail. Sailing usually also requires wading into and out of the dhow, so bring beach shoes you can use to walk in water and a hat.


Take your pick from tuna & barracuda to parrot fish, on your own with a rod or with a group of local fishermen who will take you out and show you how the Macua fishermen have brought in their catch since they first settled on this Indian Ocean shore some 1000 years ago.

Water sports

The snorkeling is remarkable and, if you are lucky, you can not only see, but swim with dolphins. There are also giant sea turtles the size of a small army tank, and,