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You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, children and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, teenagers, children and infants.

Each adult passenger can bring one infant.

Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.

  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFW), children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
  • You can book up to nine passengers per booking, including adults, Overseas Filippino Workers (OFWs), teenagers, children and infants.
  • Each adult & OFW passenger can bring one infant.
  • All OFWs must submit the required documents to avail the tax exemption.
  • Children travelling alone, or in a different cabin class to their parents, are considered Unaccompanied Minors and pay the full adult fare. Please get in touch with us to book this service.
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Flights to Luanda

Although witness to civil unrest, in recent years Luanda has basked in the glory of foreign investment and has benefitted from the country’s natural resources – namely, its oil reserves and mineral wealth. And the increase in the number of flights to Luanda is testament to that fact.

In fact, today Luanda is largely unrecognisable from the city it once was. It’s had a complete facelift, and the result is something both beautiful and exotic. It’s created a palpable sense of excitement in the city.

Most visitors will agree that Luanda’s best days are still to come, with much-needed funds going into construction and building restoration projects. Yet for all that, the history of Luanda is what gives it its character today. It’s almost 500 years since the city was first populated by the Portuguese, and apart from a brief era of Dutch rule, they ran the city until 1975.

Known back then as São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda, these influences are still visible today in the city’s foods, forts, museums and culture.

Luanda boasts beautiful natural beaches. And now a growing marina and even a beach club scene – Tamariz Beach Club is one of the most popular – have made this a popular spot for sun-seekers from beyond the borders.

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What to do in Luanda

Visit Fortaleza de São Miguel

In recent years, Luanda’s skyline has been transformed thanks to all the new skyscrapers. Yet it’s the ancient Fortaleza de São Miguel (Fortress of São Miguel) that carries the real significance. This 16th century fort, which is perched on a hill at the centre of the Luanda Bay basin, played an important role in the slave trade. Today it is home to the Museum of the Armed Forces.

Calçada de São Miguel
Luanda Bay
+244 222 373 623

Explore Shipwreck Beach

One of the most curious sites on this side of Africa is called Shipwreck Beach (Praia do Sarico), or even Karl Marx Beach after one of its most famous wrecks. The mysterious stretch of sand is home to around 20 rusting ships, tankers and fishing vessels. This boat graveyard is 90 minutes north of the city, and as an experience you’ll struggle to find anything as surreal.

Praia do Sarico
Off Estradas de Cacuaco
Cacuaco

Take a stroll down the Marginal Promenade

The Marginal Promenade is a curved road, lined with palm trees, which hugs the beautiful golden coast and provides stunning views of the sea. Begin at any end and explore the 10km of uninterrupted bay. En route, you can visit the Port of Luanda clocktower, along with the famous pink Banco de Angola (National Bank of Angola) or Clube Náutico.

Clube Náutico
4B Rua Murtala Mohammed
Ilha do Cabo
+244 222 309 689

Where to eat in Luanda

Cais De Quatro (International)

You can observe the frenetic pace of the city across the bay as you tuck into any one of the 100-plus dishes on the menu. The vast selection might suggest a lack of quality, but from the pizza to the sushi, the food more than delivers.

Av Murtala Mohamed (Casa do Desportista)
Ilha do Cabo
+244 924 570 620

Luanda Chic (Modern Angolan)

If you’re seeking gourmet Angolan food, look no further. Located in the newly constructed Atlantic Business Centre, Luanda Chic is a classy and energetic establishment that has really changed the landscape of the dining scene in the city. The menu is ambitious, but never falters.

Atlantic Business Centre
Talatona
+244 947 576 708

Chill Out (European fusion)

Placed perfectly along a spit of land opposite the city this spot offers a rare chance to eat with the sound of waves gently lapping. Seafood plays a big part on the menu, but it’s really the setting that makes this restaurant stand out.

Rua Murtala Mohamed
Ilha do Cabo
+244 924 282 810

Places to stay in Luanda

Hotel Chez Wou

Chez Wou gives an Oriental vibe, and inside guests are in for a treat. Not only does the hotel offer splendid views of the bay, each room is unique in its own way. Hot tubs, balconies and private services means it is more than just a place to use as a base; you’ll want to spend a while here.

Ilha do Cabo
+224 934 556 590

Hotel Presidente

Desirably located right along the bay of Luanda, within sight of all the best tourist attractions and restaurants, Hotel Presidente has all the hallmarks of colonial Angolan hospitality. Its traditional design is fused nicely with a modern twist.

Largo 4 de Fevereiro
+244 222 311 717

Rouxinol Luxury Guesthouse

This boutique hotel is well priced in a fairly expensive area, and maintains a degree of personality not often shared by its larger chain rivals. It offers rooms furnished in whites and blacks, with lovely views from the windows. A cool touch is the hotel’s gothic welcome gate.

Beco de Moçambique
Cruzeiro 16
+244 923 745 078

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