Vilankulo is a great place to have fun. Please note that Mozambique has a zero tolerance policy regarding recreational drugs (including cannabis). Avoid putting yourself in
any vulnerable situations.
Visiting the markets can be an interesting experience. Bargaining is the norm with curio and casual sellers, although prices of basic goods & fresh produce are usually standard. Shopping is regarded as a social event, so be patient - and enjoy the barter.
But keep your wits about you. Petty theft can be a problem, - be aware of those around you and keep valuables out of sight. ‘Street-kids’ are sometimes involved so do not encourage dependency by giving them money or gifts. It is however customary to give a coin to the old and disabled