Maputo, formerly known as Lourenco Marques is the capital city and the largest city with the country’s most important harbor. For beach holidays, Mozambique is arguably the best destination in Africa, and also one of the best destinations for scuba diving and game fishing. Mozambique’s colorful and well-preserved coral reefs and clear, warm waters attract snorkelers from all over the globe.The white beaches are a must for a beach holiday to remember.